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"Brilliant Young International Musicians in St Peter's Church" current series - note from organiser Nick Maurice regarding rearrangements of concerts

31 Mar 2020

  Nick Maurice writes:   I very much regret that, owing to the coronavirus pandemic, we have had to cancel our next two recitals in the "Brilliant Young International Musicians in St Peter's Church" series.  However, as I have written to Judith Choi Castro and JP Ekins who were to have played for...

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Tribute to Tony Millett

31 Mar 2020

  Sirs,   I am sure we are all sorry to hear that Tony Millett has stood down as a Director of Marlborough News (onetime Marlborough News Online).  While he will be continuing to support the agency intermittently his intense involvement over the past 9 years, since MNO was founded by the late...

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Disturbance in Shalbourne: man arrested on suspicion of two counts of attempted murder

31 Mar 2020

At approximately 7:30pm last night (Monday 30 March) Police and the ambulance service were called to an address in Shalbourne, near to Marlborough following a disturbance.  A man was arrested and taken into custody on suspicion of two counts of attempted murder.  

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GWH has a new Chief Executive Officer

30 Mar 2020 A Correspondent

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Kevin McNamara as its new Chief Executive Officer.

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GWH prepares for the COVID-19 peak: restricted visits, free parking, staff support & great support from the local community

26 Mar 2020

There have been major changes at GWH as preparations build to meet the expected peak of COVID-19 cases - and NHS staff are getting some good support from the Swindon community.  

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Grand Dinner and Auction raises bumper funds for Marlborough's Jubilee Centre

24 Mar 2020 Sue Round

A fundraising charity dinner and auction held in the Town Hall on Saturday March 7 (pre-Lockdown) has raised a staggering £9,500 for Marlborough’s Jubilee Centre. 

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With live music performances cancelled, pianist Yulia Chaplina aims to cheer us up - via the internet

23 Mar 2020

With coronavirus lock downs in force, in continental Europe singers and musicians have been taking to their balconies and roof tops to perform solos - in an effort to cheer everyone up and keep themselves busy now their concerts have been cancelled.  Yulia Chaplina can't take her piano onto a...

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Coronavirus: changes to Bedwyn rail services

20 Mar 2020

With staff shortages due to Covid-19 and fewer people travelling, changes are coming soon to GWR’s rail service between Bedwyn and Paddington.

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Support Workers - White Horse Care Trust

19 Mar 2020

  Support Workers     The White Horse Care Trust delivers award winning residential, supported living and nursing care to adults with learning and physical disabilities. We are seeking dedicated Support Workers to join our Team in our beautiful homes in Marlborough, Shalbourne, Devizes, and Pewsey.Our Support Workers enjoy the following benefits - Competitive pay...

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While Coronavirus ends church services a National Day of Prayer is planned for Sunday

18 Mar 2020 Sue Round

The Bishop of Salisbury, the Rt. Revd Nicholas Holtam has written to clergy and churches in the Diocese in light of the latest guidance that all public worship should be suspended. “Public worship will have to stop for the time being but our churches will remain open for prayer.

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With live music performances cancelled, pianist Yulia Chaplina aims to cheer us up - via the internet

Yulia Chaplina Yulia Chaplina With coronavirus lock downs in force, in continental Europe singers and musicians have been taking to their balconies and roof tops to perform solos - in an effort to cheer everyone up and keep themselves busy now their concerts have been cancelled.  Yulia Chaplina can't take her piano onto a rooftop, but she has a scheme to help many of us here in the United Kingdom - via the internet.

 

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Marlborough Charities benefit from early College closure

'Every cloud has a silver lining', and in this case the 'cloud' is the unplanned closure of Marlborough College due to the Coronavirus crisis, and the 'silver lining' is the donation of their surplus food to Marlborough charities supporting the vulnerable and elderly, which took place earlier this morning, Friday 20 March.

 

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Coronavirus: St John's to 'partially close for the foreseeable future'

St John’s Academy will open only for students in Years 7,11 and 13 from tomorrow,  Thursday March 19 for the foreseeable future.  The school has struggled with staff shortages due to the self-isolation directive for staff if they are part of a vulnerable group or if either they or their family members are displaying any of the symptoms outlined by GOV UK.

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Coronavirus: Manton residents group together to support those in need in the community

In the heart of Manton, the recently re-opened OddfellowsIn the heart of Manton, the recently re-opened OddfellowsA group of Manton residents have delivered cards to all households in the viillage informing them how to get help if they are in need, in self-quarantine, and unable to get out to pick up essentials or prescriptions.  The card lists an emergency number to be called between 09:00 and 19:00 and an e-mail address.

 

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Schools close today amid uncertainties about exams

St John's Atrium on an 'A' Level results daySt John's Atrium on an 'A' Level results dayLocal schools will close today to all but the children of key workers.  However, they have not yet received information from the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) about how, with the cancellation of the exams, students will receive a grade for their GCSE and A-level examinations.

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While Coronavirus ends church services a National Day of Prayer is planned for Sunday

St Mary's Church, still the spiritual if not congregational centre of MarlboroughSt Mary's Church, still the spiritual if not congregational centre of MarlboroughThe Bishop of Salisbury, the Rt. Revd Nicholas Holtam has written to clergy and churches in the Diocese in light of the latest guidance that all public worship should be suspended. “Public worship will have to stop for the time being but our churches will remain open for prayer.

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Marlborough St Mary’s pupils raise money for eco projects

Marlborough St Mary's Otter class holding their sale of unwanted itemsMarlborough St Mary's Otter class holding their sale of unwanted itemsThe Year 5 Otter class at Marlborough St Mary’s have raised over £777 for the Rainforest Trust UK and World Wildlife Fund.  Their interest in these charities and the work that they do has been encouraged by studying eco issues and South America in school.

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Coronavirus: Kennet Valley announce a plan to help those self-isolating or vulnerable and calls for volunteers

Kennet Valley School, at the heart of the Fyfield and West Overton parish in LockeridgeKennet Valley School, at the heart of the Fyfield and West Overton parish in LockeridgeA Community Plan has been devised for the area covered by the Parish Council of Fyfield and West Overton (F&WOPC) to ensure that everyone in the parish who is either vulnerable, sick or self-isolating and thus unable to leave home will be served with the basic necessities such as groceries and prescriptions.  They are calling out for more volunteers to help make the plan sustainable across the foreseeable period as no-one can forecast (guess?) when this crisis will start to recede.

 

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Coronavirus: Marlborough Town Council go into a controlled near-shutdown

High St from St Peter'sHigh St from St Peter'sNever before in thirty minutes of a Town Council meeting have so many major decisions been made as happened at last night's (Monday 16 March) meeting of the Planning Comittee.  All public buildings owned by the Council are to be closed with immediate effect, all events over the next few months have either been cancelled or postponed, and staff will, wherever possible be working from home.  All bar essential meetings have been cancelled.

 

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