Although Burbage's 'Three Horseshoes' at Stibb Green has closed and ceased to trade as a public house, a group of Burbage residents who used to regard the pub as their local and an important cornerstone of the village community are banding together to oppose the change of use application submitted...Read more
A fly-tipper was issued a fixed penalty notice of £400 after a vigilant citizen tipped off Wiltshire Council when he saw the culprit dumping a van-load of rubbish in a country lane.The quick-thinking witness watched the man unload cardboard boxes and carpet on a verge off Rockley Road, Ogbourne Maizey,...Read more
19-06-2018 Sue Round
There is cause for a double celebration at Burbage Preschool. Judged good in all areas by Ofsted in May, the Preschool joined the Excalibur Academies Trust at the beginning of June.Read more
A request for the Town Council to comment on an application for Street Trading Consent to site a unit in the car park of the Marlborough Leisure Centre to sell 'Kebabs, Burgers, Chips and hot and cold soft drinks' achieved its goal and did attract plenty of comment - mainly...Read more
Yesterday, Monday 18 June Police were called to report a burglary at Goldsworthy salon in Hughenden Yard, Marlborough. Various expensive hair straighteners, hair dryers and curling tongs were stolen. The items stolen were:5 x GHD straighteners worth approximately £100 each.1 x GHD white limited edition straighteners worth £135.2 x GHD travel hairdryers...Read more
Volunteer Groundscare Position
Crofton Beam Engines, part of the Kennet & Avon Canal Trust, invites expressions of interest for a new volunteer role in Groundscare who will play an important leadership and coordination role in the grounds presentation, conservation, interpretation, development and maintenance of a nationally and internationally significant heritage site...Read more
18-06-2018 Gary Rawlinson
Sirs,As you may well have read on marlborough.news recently another village pub, this time the 'Three Horseshoes' on Stibbs Green in Burbage has fallen into the hands of developers who wish apply for change of use and turn this traditional and popular old pub into an extensive four bed residential home.A...Read more
18-06-2018 Francesca Del Mar
Launched in Marlborough on Thursday evening (14 June) at The White Horse Bookshop, Dr Nick Snashall, National Trust Archaelogist for the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site, has just published her first book, a crime novel called The Hidden Bones, under the pen name of Nicola Ford.
On Tuesday 3 July Great Bedwyn's Grade I listed church, St Mary's, will be hosting the Choir of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge who will be presenting ‘Music on a Summer’s Evening’ with all proceeds going to the Friends of Great Bedwyn Church’s appeal for the funding of structural repairs to the roof...Read more
15-06-2018 Christopher Rogers
The latest concert in the St Peter’s series was unusual in that it featured voice and piano for the first time. The concert was a selection of Schubert songs, hence a ‘Schubertiade,’ sung by the American soprano, Leigh Michelow, accompanied on the piano by Henry Seaman.