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Tesco's Christmas boost for the Jubilee Centre

Standing l to r: Lucy Ross-Millar & Sally WolfendenStanding l to r: Lucy Ross-Millar & Sally WolfendenCarole Walker, the manager of the Jubilee Centre, was busy in the kitchen making sure the lunch was just so.  Volunteers were helping the assembled lunchers with some gentle exercises - suitable for Marlborough's older generation (December 8).

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A Marlborough Christmas to raise funds for a trio of charities

Elf Lisa Utting with Chloe Thomas and Emma Cotton (Brighter Futures) at A Marlborough Christmas 2016Elf Lisa Utting with Chloe Thomas and Emma Cotton (Brighter Futures) at A Marlborough Christmas 2016A Marlborough Christmas will be held in the Norwood Hall, Marlborough College on Saturday 16 December from 10 am to 4 pm.  For the second year running the proceeds will go to Cancer Research UK (CRUK), Prospect Hospice and Brighter Futures, Great Western Hospital’s radiotherapy appeal.

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Festive fundraising for Hope and Homes for Children

Ann Swift displaying 'one I made earlier' Christmas wreathAnn Swift displaying 'one I made earlier' Christmas wreathA Christmas wreath workshop and a classical carol concert will raise funds for Hope and Homes for Children, the charity with a local connection.  The Christmas wreath workshop, held at Pewsey Vale Tennis Clubhouse was the brainchild of Sally Brown, who is a member of the Vale of Pewsey Hope and Homes for Children support group. 

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Savernake death crash: trial of two accused of causing death by dangerous driving starts at Salisbury Crown Court

Alex May (left) and Jordan Blake appearing at Salisbury Crown Court      ---      pics Nicola SaltAlex May (left) and Jordan Blake appearing at Salisbury Crown Court --- pics Nicola SaltThe trial of Jordan Blake and Alexander May, both jointly charged with causing the death by dangerous driving of hospital receptionist Jane Thompson on the A4 near Savernake Hospital on June 9 last year started this morning (Monday 4 December) at Salisbury Crown Court.

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McCarthy and Stone’s generous support for Marlborough Youth & Community Centre ahead of its opening

Let the unloading begin - l to r Nicki Beswarick, Liz Griffin, the Town Mayor and Shane PaullLet the unloading begin - l to r Nicki Beswarick, Liz Griffin, the Town Mayor and Shane PaullMcCarthy and Stone, the company building the Canning Place retirement homes at the foot of Granham Hill, have made a major contribution to the Marlborough Community and Youth Centre ahead of its grand opening.  They have donated £15,000 in kind and in money.

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November weather review - a month of fluctuation

St Mary's Church                pic courtesy of Eric GilbertSt Mary's Church pic courtesy of Eric GilbertNovember:  the month began with mild temperatures by day, 14.4C on 1 November but the nights were cold.  There were three nights when the thermometer dropped below zero producing a minimum of -2.1C on the morning of 6 November.

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The lights went on and everybody was in: Large crowd welcomes Marlborough's Christmas lights

Mayor Cllr Mervyn Hall assisting BBC Wiltshire's Ben Prater and family push down the plunger to bring Marlborough's Christmas to lightMayor Cllr Mervyn Hall assisting BBC Wiltshire's Ben Prater and family push down the plunger to bring Marlborough's Christmas to lightMarlborough's Christmas illuminations burst into light last night (Friday 1 December) at 6.30pm when BBC Wiltshire's breakfast presenter, Ben Prater, ably assisted by the Mayor, Cllr Mervyn Hall and Ben's two children downed the handle of the enormous red plunger on the stage in the middle of a crowded High Street to bring new meaning to the saying 'many hands make light(s) work' (apologies for dire pun).

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