On Saturday 12 May the life of Shane Hartop, an inspiration to all whose lives he touched will be celebrated at Marlborough Town Football Club's ground in Elcot Lane, with a fund-raising Fun Day featuring a football match, charity auction, Northern Soul Ska disco and many other activities, all aimed...Read more
25-04-2018 Sue Round
Stonebridge Wild River Reserve has many Snake’s Head Fritillary flowers in bloom. According to the Wildlife Trusts the flower is vulnerable and on the red data list. It is thanks to a community planting project that so many of these delicate flowers can now be seen in the reserve.
More names have been revealed for this year’s ninth Marlborough LitFest (28-30 September.) They include acclaimed novelist William Boyd, bestselling author Kate Mosse, historical fiction author Katie Hickman.
25-04-2018 Nick Maurice
[EDITORS' NOTE: Last week Dr Nick Maurice was present in London for meetings of the Commonwealth People’s Forum and the launch of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting or CHOGM. There he learnt more about the problems The Gambia has as it recovers from 22 years of dictatorship.It was the first CHOGM...Read more
Sunny Days Children’s Nursery, Lyneham
Do you love working with children? Would you like a new challenge? The role of Manager at Sunny Days Children’s Nursery in Lyneham could be just for you.We are looking for a manager who is enthusiastic, forward thinking and ready for a challenge. The Pre-school is...Read more
This was probably Marlborough's best attended Annual Meeting of the Town Council (April 23) for years and the brisk review of the Council's year, the public questions and a debate on the introduction of 20mph restrictions should ensure a similar turnout in years to come.
At a meeting of Wiltshire Council's cabinet (Tuesday morning, April 24) re-considered their plan to sell the piece of land they own in Kelham Gardens. Due to contamination and its shape, the land is almost certainly unsuitable for housing and the cabinet were in favour of negotiating with Marlborough Town...Read more
Further to our report today about the state of Marlborough High Street, we have since learned that the Now Vauxhall dealership, service and MOT workshops in George Lane has closed.
The airwaves, the digital this-es and thats and the newspapers have been full this past week of the current woes of High Street Britain. Mothercare is shrinking and Debenhams has seen a huge drop in profits.