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Cleaner jailed for two and a half years for stealing from workplaces

18-10-2018 Court Reporter

A cleaner has been jailed for two-and-a-half years after he pinched jewellery from two houses he was working at.  Danny Avis was on his second day in the role for a friend's family business when he helped himself to the gems.    

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Photographs ‘From Wiltshire woods to the Cornish coast’: a White Horse Gallery exhibition

18-10-2018 A Correspondent

An exhibition of pictures by Hilary Stock, a local fine art photographer, will be showing in November at the White Horse Gallery in Marlborough. ‘From Wiltshire Woods to the Cornish Coast’ will include a range of new work that celebrates Savernake Forest and Westwoods, as well showcasing Hilary’s well known...

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Expensive watch scam being carried out in the Marlborough area - Police urge vigilance

18-10-2018

  Police are urging residents to be vigilant and wary following a number of reports of scam phone calls, particularly in the Marlborough area. Residents have reported receiving a call from a man purporting to be a police officer who advises they are investigating a fraudulent use on their bank card...

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Call for new on-call firefighters In East & West Wiltshire

18-10-2018

A ‘have a go’ event is being held at Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service’s training centre at Hopton Industrial Estate, Devizes on Saturday, October 20 (10am-3pm) to encourage people to become on-call firefighters across east and west Wiltshire.

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Plumber - Marlborough College

18-10-2018

  Plumber     We are looking for a plumber to work in a small team, undertaking appropriate repairs, maintenance and improvements of the College's domestic/commercial plumbing and drainage installations, in a variety of interesting buildings, in a pleasant environment. Applicants should have a City & Guilds Plumbing (6089) NVQ Level 3 or equivalent,...

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Dispensing Assistant - Kennet & Avon Medical Practice

18-10-2018

  Dispensing Assistant       Hours:   Full or Part-Time position available - weekly hours to be agreedSalary:   £8.16 - £10.20 depending on qualifications and experienceThe Kennet and Avon Medical Partnership (KAMP), was formed on 1 April 2017 from the Marlborough Medical Practice and Pewsey Surgery, to provide primary care services to around 18,000 patients....

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After School Club Assistant - Avenue Day Nursery

18-10-2018

  After School Club Assistant     The Avenue Adventure club runs a busy after school club for children from the local schools. We are looking for an enthusiastic, fun loving individual that is keen to learn and able to use their own initiative.Experience preferred but not essential, DBS will be required for this...

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Kitchen Assistant - Avenue Day Nursery

18-10-2018

  Kitchen Assistant     The Avenue Day Nursery are looking to recruit a part time Kitchen Assistant at their Mildenhall site.   For more information please contact  01672515763 or Sophie@avenue-nursery.co.uk www.avenue-nursery.co.uk    back

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PARKING CHANGES - LATEST NEWS: new charges come into force on November 19

17-10-2018

There is further clarification from Wiltshire Council on the implementation of the decisions taken late last month - and not publicised - of the new charges for parking season tickets and the extension of charging to Sundays and Bank Holidays. 

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First steps in moving Marlborough's police base to Corner House in George Lane car park

16-10-2018

The following statement has been issued by the Police and Crime Commissioner:

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Photographs ‘From Wiltshire woods to the Cornish coast’: a White Horse Gallery exhibition

Early Morning in WestwoodsEarly Morning in WestwoodsAn exhibition of pictures by Hilary Stock, a local fine art photographer, will be showing in November at the White Horse Gallery in Marlborough. ‘From Wiltshire Woods to the Cornish Coast’ will include a range of new work that celebrates Savernake Forest and Westwoods, as well showcasing Hilary’s well known Cornish pictures.

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A Quick Mop...........

The Mop Fair normally lasts between Friday lunchtime and Sunday morning.  Above is the whole weekend in less than four minutes, from Friday mid-day when the cars are still on the street through to Sunday morning when the High Street gets back to normal and the fairground environment is just a memory for another year.  A larger and slightly better quality version can be seen directly on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQkHr2GRbGk&t=48s

 

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1918 - the last year of the 'Great War' - with bleak Marlborough footnotes

In September 1918, the Allied offensive was making it very 'hot' for the Kaiser & his armies [Marlborough Times, 25 September 1918]In September 1918, the Allied offensive was making it very 'hot' for the Kaiser & his armies [Marlborough Times, 25 September 1918]A timely event at Marlborough LitFest 2018 was Peter Hart's talk about his book book The Last Battle - Endgame on the Western Front, 1918.  This tells the story of the First World War's last ten months mainly through the words of those who fought through them. 

Marlborough historian David Du Croz kindly wrote an introduction to Peter Hart's talk for marlborough.news - emphasising the cost of 1918's fighting to men from Marlborough College and from the Parish of St Peter. 

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Marlborough achieves a Community First award for transforming the Youth Centre

Mayor Lisa Farrell receives the very first Local Council Community Award from Community First's president, Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire, Mrs Sarah Rose TroughtonMayor Lisa Farrell receives the very first Local Council Community Award from Community First's president, Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire, Mrs Sarah Rose TroughtonOn behalf of the Marlborough Town Council Mayor Lisa Farrell was presented with the inaugral Local Council Community Award from Community First at their AGM and Award Ceremony held last night, Thursday 11 October in Devizes.

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