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Mayor Noel hands over cheque to Bobby Van

Mayor Noel Barrett-Morton handing over the grant cheque for £350 to Bobby Van Operator, Doug Batchelor Mayor Noel Barrett-Morton handing over the grant cheque for £350 to Bobby Van Operator, Doug Batchelor This morning (16 March) Mayor Noel Barrett-Morton handed over a grant cheque of £350 to Operator Doug Batchelor of the Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust.

This was an award made by the Town Council's Finance and Policy Committee and goes towards the Bobby Van works helping the vulnerable and disadvantaged people in the Marlborough area.

The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust provides a county-wide service, advising on and installing home security equipment for those in need.  They also provides a service to victims of domestic violence.  

Over the past year they have added security to sixty-eight homes in the Marlborough area and also made a further forty-nine 'preventative' advisory visits.

Alongside Marlborough there are a further fourteen town councils in Wiltshire that contribute to the Bobby Van Trust making it a valuable and important resource for the elderly and disadvantaged residents across the county.  The Patron is The Duchess of Cornwall.

"They give excellent advce and make people's homes much safer" said the Mayor, Councillor Noel Barrett-Morton.  "Feeling safe and secure in your own home is so important to the elderly within the community" he added.  "This grant will make a real difference to the lives of some within the Town."

Click here for more information about the Bobby Van Trust

 

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