Musical-Time-Machine5
D4S9273
Marlborough-2013-04-18StPeters
MBORO-HOCKEY-YOUTH-473
Snowy-High-Street
MYFC005
Sunset2
Remebrance-18-1
Animals06
EARLY-MORNING-CANTER-473-
Inbox-1
Camilla-2012-10-19152
YELLOWHAMMER-473-
Sunset
4MI-2013-11-28030
Roving-Crows1
Town-Hall-2011-05-0308-
Turin-Brakes6
Hares017cropped
SBJ
TdB-Pewsey044
Christmas-Lights15-11-20097
IMG8472
Remebrance-18-2
JazzFestSat572
White-Horse
George-Wilding-301
Bluebells-in-West-Woods-10-05-09------30
Duke-of-Kent086
BABRURY-XC-JUMP-473
Gordon-and-Sam
Torch-2012-05-23093-
FROSTY-MORNING-
Inbox2
Brooks-Williams1
1stXV-and-others-with-Mayor
Landscape
Camilla-MSM
Tina-May5
Scouting-for-Girls7
Big-Bull
IMG9097
Brazier
D4S0472
Silbury-Sunset---10-06-08-----07
Pete-Gage-Band1
Ogbourne
D812668
Mop-Fair---10-10-09------08
Marlborough-under-snow-from-above---Pete-Davies
Civic-Service-18
Remebrance-18-3
Inquisitive-sheep-in-West-Overton

 

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Charities and Charitable Ventures

We meet migrants who took the back route but failed and returned to Gambia - Maisie Medcalf's blog

Gunjur - A birthday blog...but with a horrifying story:  This morning, when we got to the TARUD offices where we’ve been working, everyone sang Happy Birthday – several times, in English and in Mandinka.  It was amazing - they were so nice.  And my Gambian partner, Mariatou, gave me some beautiful material which I’m going to have made into clothes. 

Continue Reading

Print Email

Gambia with Thriving Through Venture: the shock of seeing where slaves were held - Libby's blog

Day out on boats to Kunta Kinte island and a piggy back ride to shore on our return"Day out on boats to Kunta Kinte island and a piggy back ride to shore on our return"We had a really early start from Gunjur today. We went in two minibuses with our Gambian partners.  On our bus there was a huge sing-song.

Everyone had so much energy.  Yet Maisie managed to sleep through it all!  We arrived an hour later at the shore of the Gambia River. 

Continue Reading

Print Email

Thriving Through Venture in Gambia - August '19 - George Amos' blog

My first impressions of Gunjur?  Where do I start?  I suppose you have to start with how different it is.  The culture shock. But actually, it’s been really quite easy to fit in.  And it’s the scenery, the whole culture, everything. 

That’s what we found out today.  Seeing how the local people live their lives, how they get on with their days. It’s like:  this is how they live, and it’s how we’re going to live for the next two weeks.  That’s exciting, and it makes me nervous too. Intrigued. 

Continue Reading

Print Email

Local charity takes Wiltshire students to The Gambia to help their development

The second group of 12 young people referred to the charity Thriving Through Venture (TTV) from both private and state schools in Wiltshire - including St John's Academy and Marlborough College - is currently in Marlborough's link community of Gunjur in The Gambia.

Each of these young persons has been referred with particular vulnerabilities in order to help develop their confidence and resilience and contribute to their general wellbeing. 

Continue Reading

Print Email

Christmas-Lights15-11-20097
SBJ
D812668
1stXV-and-others-with-Mayor
Inquisitive-sheep-in-West-Overton
Animals06
D4S0472
Remebrance-18-3
Duke-of-Kent086
Torch-2012-05-23093-
Remebrance-18-1
Musical-Time-Machine5
IMG8472
MYFC005
Big-Bull
TdB-Pewsey044
Civic-Service-18
4MI-2013-11-28030
Tina-May5
Camilla-2012-10-19152
Snowy-High-Street
Turin-Brakes6
George-Wilding-301
D4S9273
Remebrance-18-2
Bluebells-in-West-Woods-10-05-09---30
Scouting-for-Girls7
Mop-Fair---10-10-09---08
Landscape
Marlborough-under-snow-from-above---Pete-Davies
ARKManton-2012-01-1449-
Roving-Crows1
Ogbourne
Sunset2
IMG9097
JazzFestSat572
Town-Hall-2011-05-0308-
Sunset
Brooks-Williams1
Silbury-Sunset---10-06-08---07
CivicSelfie1
Hares017cropped
Gordon-and-Sam
Camilla-MSM
Pete-Gage-Band1
Brazier
Marlborough-2013-04-18StPeters
White-Horse