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Marlborough cyber security firm picks-up national industry award

15-07-2018 A Correspondent

A Marlborough based cyber security specialist has scooped a national industry award for its groundbreaking work on security for online payment systems.

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Songfest raises money for Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

13-07-2018 Sue Round

Nearly £400 has been raised for Wiltshire Wildlife Trust at two concerts given by the Marlborough & Pewsey Music Schools Cluster, supported by Wiltshire Music Connect (the music education hub for Wiltshire).

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Liberté, égalité, fraternité - Vive la Révolution! Ramsbury Primary celebrates Bastille Day

13-07-2018 Sue Round

Pupils at Ramsbury Primary School enjoyed a day of Bastille Day linked activities on Thursday July 12, two days ahead of the real French Fête Nationale on July 14.  The activities were designed to bring the events of July 14 1789 to life and to teach the pupils more about...

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WAYFARING: Celebrating the ancient track across our area of outstanding natural beauty

13-07-2018

Walking along stretches of the Ridgeway is one of the privileges Marlborough area people enjoy. It's not so well known that the Ridgeway is part of an ancient and  much longer route known as the Icknield Way that ran from the Dorset coast to the Norfolk coast.

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Best Marlborough gardens – the results are out

12-07-2018 Sue Round

The winners of the Marlborough in Bloom garden competition were presented with their awards on Wednesday, July 11, the official judging day for South West in Bloom.  Sponsored by Henry George, Estate Agents, this was the second year of the competition which attracted fourteen entrants, up four from last year.There...

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Great Western Hospital's plan to meet Swindon's huge population growth

12-07-2018

At the turn of the century when Great Western Hospital (GWH) was being built there was some surprise that it would have a smaller capacity than the Princess Margaret Hospital it was replacing.  It was, after all, a time when Swindon's population was growing fast - as it still is.

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Thai Caves and Brexit: Contrasting Exit Strategies

12-07-2018 Andrew Studdert-Kennedy

    There were two striking and very contrasting items of news at the beginning of this week – the successful rescue operation from the caves in Thailand and the unravelling of the Prime Minister’s latest plans for the Brexit negotiations.  Whilst the former offers a perfect illustration of clear thinking and...

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Herd Manager - Lotmead Farm, Wanborough

12-07-2018

  Herd Manager   Lotmead Farm, Wanborough     We offer a great opportunity for a herd manager to drive our daily operations on our 250 spring and autumn block calving farm. Our facilities include 32:16 dairymaster parlour, good grazing infrastructure and productive pasture.Duties include milking, grassland management, herd health/ fertility and record keeping.The successful applicant will...

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LitFest ticket sale rush leads to disappointments & some anger

12-07-2018

Those who queued early at the White Horse Bookshop for David Walliams tickets were the wise ones - though the tickets allocated for sale there soon ran out.

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Savernake Forest's ash trees are suffering widely from 'ash dieback' disease

11-07-2018

The disease known as 'ash dieback' or 'Chalara dieback' is affecting many trees in Savernake Forest.  The Forestry Commission, which leases and manages the Forest, is well aware of the problem.

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Monday 09 October 2017, 19:30
Lecture:

PICKLED FOR POSTERITY:

BRITISH ART IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

by MONICA BOHM-DACHEN
MONDAY, 9 OCTOBER 2017
Lectures are held in the Bouverie Hall, Pewsey, SN9 5QE
The hall is open from 7pm - lectures begin 7:30 pm for approximately one hour
Coffee/tea and wine are served from 7pm
Picture: Roanld Searle Self-Portrait - while serving in the Thaland Jungle in 1943
This lecture addresses the wartime activities of emigre artists from Nazi-occupied Europe who sought refuge in Britain in the late 1930's and the work of British POW's such as Ronald Searle, who produced some extraordinary images in captivity, and the British artists present at the liberation of the concentration camps.
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