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A Very Naughty Polar Bear

Written by Louisa Davison on .

A Very Naughty Polar Bear

Review of The Bear, Bristol Old Vic, Saturday 18 February 2107

A polar bear squeezes through a child's window and...is very naughty.

Tales of polar bears could go cuddly or monstrous. Recently, for instance, I've been watching the TV show Fortitudeset on an Arctic island. There, everyone packs

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Democracy returns to The Gambia: new President meets Marlborough link delegation

Written by Dr Nick Maurice on .

Democracy returns to The Gambia: new President meets Marlborough link delegation

Dr Nick Maurice has been back to Marlborough's long-standing link village of Gunjur in The Gambia to see the return of 'democracy, peace and harmony'.  As the leader of an opposition coalition, Adama Barrow was elected President in elections on December 1.   After six weeks of tension and the threat

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REVIEW Psychological thriller by local author: Jar's girlfriend killed herself - why does he keep glimpsing her so long afterwards?

Written by Adrian Clarke on .

REVIEW Psychological thriller by local author: Jar's girlfriend killed herself - why does he keep glimpsing her so long afterwards?

Find Me - before they do  by J.S. Monroe (published 2017 by Head of Zeus Ltd)


J.S. Monroe's Find Meis a tremendous read.   The story unfolds at a great pace and the narrative  structure is used with great finesse to keep the reader puzzled and on the very edge of

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Major find in the Vale of Pewsey : metal detectors' Roman hoard gives up rare evidence about ancient plant life

Written by Tony Millett on .

Major find in the Vale of Pewsey :  metal detectors' Roman hoard gives up rare evidence about ancient plant life

Mick Rae, Rob Abbott and their friend Dave were detecting in a field in the Vale of Pewsey in October 2014 when they came across a hoard of eight metal vessels - including a cauldron and four small pans from weighing scales. 

The vessels were buried in a pit

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White Horse Bookshop’s Open Art Exhibition to become an annual event

Written by Sue Round on .

White Horse Bookshop’s Open Art Exhibition to become an annual event

Following last year’s successful Open Art Exhibition at the White Horse Bookshop, the Exhibition is set to become an annual fixture for the town.  This year’s Exhibition will be in May.

The inaugural Exhibition in 2016 celebrated the opening of the bookshop's art gallery. More than a thousand visitors enjoyed

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