21 Jan 2020
At last night's (Monday 20 January) meeting of the Town Council residents of Stonebridge Close presented a petition objecting to a proposal from the Town Council and ARK (Action for the River Kennet) to create an access into Stonebridge Meadow from Stonebridge Close.
Announced by ARK as a 're-opening' of the...Read more
21 Jan 2020
"It was the sparks flying off the bottom of the skis, I couldn't see how he was going to be able to stop!" Pewsey Vale Assistant Head Chantal Dean's own personal moment of Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards inspiration, recalled as she introduced Eddie to the Pewsey Vale audience. A lasting...Read more
20 Jan 2020 Sue Round
Last week Marlborough and District Embroiderers Guild enjoyed a talk by Pamela Smith about the history of metal thread and gold embroidery in Russia.Pamela’s interest in Russia started at a young age when her father worked in London near to the Russian Shop. She was often given books and artefacts...Read more
19 Jan 2020 Sue Round
Pupils at Oare School are eco aware and setting a good example to other Excalibur Academies Trust Primary Schools. They have been chosen to be the first school to host the fluffy Environmental Champion, the Penguin of Power, as he begins his tour of Excalibur Primary Schools.Read more
19 Jan 2020 Madison James
Despite the arrival of Storm Brendan on Monday, Movida was packed upstairs for the arrival of London-based punk-pop band, The Big Moon. Playing a short set followed by a signing at Sound Knowledge in order to promote their new album, Walking Like We Do, the band offered a glimpse of their...Read more
18 Jan 2020
The shortlist of books for the 2019 Richard Jefferies Society/White Horse Bookshop Prize for Nature Writing has been announced. The prize is now in its fifth year.
18 Jan 2020 Nick Maurice
Ian Anderson died on 26th November 2019 aged 85 and at his request was cremated privately.
Ian had a happy retirement for 13 years in Marlborough, chosen to be near his son James in Newbury and Heathrow airport to be able to visit a home in Switzerland. After being educated at Winchester...Read more
17 Jan 2020
Swindon & District Samaritans are encouraging people throughout the area to beat Blue Monday by getting together for a supportive cuppa on Monday 20 January for 'Brew Monday'.
17 Jan 2020
Mid-Day Supervisory Assistant
The Governing Body of St. Mary’s School is seeking to employ a Mid-Day Supervisory Assistant to work 1½ hours per day, from Monday to Friday, supporting the children at lunchtimes. As an MDSA you will be responsible for supervising play during the lunch break, setting up/clearing the hall for lunch and encouraging and supporting...Read more
16 Jan 2020 Sue Round
Local children’s author, Debi Evans and Rolo, her time travelling dog, are back in Book 5 of The Secret Adventures of Rolo – Phoenix and the Dragonling which will be launched, along with a colouring and activity book aimed at younger children at The White Horse Bookshop on Saturday (18 January)...Read more