As required by Wiltshire Council, Redrow Homes, the owner and developer of the Salisbury Road housing site, has asked Marlborough Town Councillors to suggest ten street names for the new development.
The only additional homes to be built in Great Bedwyn ought to be "small 'affordable' ones".
A New Career as a Teacher? Excalibur Teaching School Alliance’s first Cohort of trainees are in the classroom!
The one year graduate School Direct scheme run by the Excalibur Teaching School Alliance (TSA) is off to a flying start. Based at St John’s, Marlborough (a National Teaching School) and Bath Spa University, the course offers a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) as well as the possibility of gaining 60 credits towards a Masters.
With the Big Give Christmas Challenge donations to local charity Action Through Enterprise can be doubled
Action Through Enterprise (ATE) is a small Ramsbury-based charity fighting poverty in Upper West Ghana. From next Tuesday (November 26) and for the following week, donations ATE needs to help these children and to help their parents start enterprises to earn money, can attract match-funding that doubles their value.
Earlier this evening (Monday 13 November) members of the MantonFest organising committee headed by Chairman Roger Grant (resplendent in a bright yellow Pudsey Onesie) turned up at the North Swindon Orbital Centre to do their bit for Pudsey and Children in Need.
At the AGM of Action for the River Kennet (ARK) its director, Charlotte Hitchmough, announced that, in line with their strategy to become more active in the middle and downstream reaches of the Kennet, they will soon be recruiting a new member of staff to run projects between Hungerford and Reading.
Marlborough St Mary's Primary School and the new crossing point over George Lane: "An accident waiting to happen"
The opening of Marlborough St Mary's Primary school has - as was expected - brought changed patterns of movement as parents and children walk to school.
New independent research [see below*] shows there has been an 82 per cent increase in new housing units given planning permission in England’s 34 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in the past five years, despite the fact that national planning policy gives them 'the highest status of protection' from damaging development.
A new locally-based charity - Thriving Through Venture - has been set-up to help give young British people a chance to gain self-confidence through projects here and in Africa - and at the same time help young people in Africa.
Against a chill North wind with occasional bouts of light drizzle Mayor Mervyn Hall led today's (Sunday 12 November) wreath laying ceremony at the War Memorial adjacent to the Barn St roundabout.
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- Date set for official launch of Marlborough Community and Youth Centre - with McCarthy & Stone willing to help
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- 'Orphans of the Sea' - Special exhibition to commemorate 190 years of the Royal Merchant Navy Education Foundation
- The Marlborough Brandt Lecture: can lessening global poverty continue in the face of conflict, climate change & in-built inequality?
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- Growing sense of Outrage at Wiltshire's Parking Charge proposals, particularly the 80%+ increase for some Permits
- Kennet's University of the Third Age celebrates its twenty-fifth birthday
- Miniature houses generate massive funds for Cancer Research UK
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- The question: How to solve Marlborough's housing problems? The answer: affordable housing, affordable housing, affordable housing...
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- Marlborough Rector honoured as Queen’s Chaplain
- Marlborough Area Foodbank to relaunch next month with a new vision
- Cheap cigarette fraud - do you recognise this man?
- Nomads come home: Marlborough Nomads reunite on the pitch with Rosslyn Park Nomads after a gap of 107 years
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- Newbury Racecourse: Worthington's Armed Forces Raceday - with free entry for serving military and British Legion members
- Evidence proves that Marlborough does have a parking problem - now this can be addressed
- Feast of Food delivers Feast of Funds to Cancer Research for twentieth year
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