19-03-2018 Sue Round
This weekend, as part of the Great British Spring Clean, Town Councillors, volunteers from Marlborough in Bloom, ARK and the local community joined together to tackle the litter in the town. After a successful clean-up on Friday and Saturday the weather moved in and yesterday’s session in the Priory Gardens...Read more
Up for a twelve mile walk around Marlborough next month? As one of Marlborough Lions' events to raise funds for the groups and causes they support on Sunday 8 March they are organising a sponsored walk around (or as closely as possible) the boundary of the town using publis footpaths.
At about 6.15pm on Sunday evening (March 18) police closed the A4361 between the Beckhampton roundabout and Broad Hinton - due to dangerous ice and snow. Police do not want motorists driving toward Swindon. But they realise that residents of the villages along that stretch of road will need to...Read more
Marlborough College's School of English and Culture runs alongside the annual Summer School (July 8 to August 4), offering both English language tuition and an Open Minds course that welcomes British teenagers. This year they are offering a number of scholarships for refugee teenagers living in the United Kingdom.
Last week marlborough.news published a report on the letter that High Street resident John Ford had sent to Claire Perry MP - asking her to spell out her position on Wiltshire Council's proposed £326 increase in the cost of annual parking permits. They are set to rise in August from...Read more
Due the forecast of freezing weather with possible snow over the weekend, Marlborough and District Junior Athletics has decided to cancel the Sport Relief event scheduled for Sunday, March 18. The organisers told marlborough.news: “We are very sorry to take this step, but felt we couldn’t guarantee the safety of...Read more
16-03-2018 Jayne Drew and Jill Turner
Sirs,Further to recent letters supporting the introduction of a 20 mph zone in Marlborough, including those from Dr Sam Page, (1 March 2018) and Jane Davies (12 March 2018) we are writing from Lockeridge to support the proposal.We were successful in obtaining Wiltshire Council agreement to the introduction of our 20mph zone...Read more
15-03-2018 A Correspondent
This guide to the arrangements being made for the resurfacing of the full length of George Lane in April has been produced by the Town Council.
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Louise Steer, who was an apprentice at the Great Western Hospital, has received the Higher Apprentice of the Year award at the Health Education England (HEE) awards ceremony in Taunton.
At last week's Manton Village Hall AGM MantonFest Chair, Roger Grant and Musical Director, Stuart Whant presented the Nicki Evans, Chair of the Village Hall committee with a cheque for £3,000, raised by last year's MantonFest.