Pupils from Ramsbury Primary, Marlborough St. Mary’s and Kennet Valley Primary have all been participating in Action for the River Kennet (ARK) Trout in Schools Project. Over sixty trout from each school have been released into the Kennet and Marlborough’s Mayor Mervyn was there to help. A few tears were shed as primary school children waved goodbye to their baby trout which they have been nurturing for several months.
On Thusday of last week (15 March) the sale of the Three Horseshoes went through to a company specialising in development and the pub signage was removed.
It will be called the Marlborough Rising Music Festival - a community event that will be non-profit making. It will be on Friday, 7 September and Saturday, 8 September and will be the first steps towards forming a new festival weekend for the town with a wider and more varied appeal than previously.
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.
The owners of the Bridge Garage - members of the Dean family - have applied for a variation of the planning consent they hold for the redevelopment of the Bridge Garage site.
Following the assessment by Wiltshire Council of the viability of 20mph speed restrictions in Marlborough, the Town Council are running a consultation so people can register their views.
Where does Claire Perry stand on the steep rise in parking permit charges? She replies to John Ford's request
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 £394 a year to £720 a year. Here is Mrs Perry's response:
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