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New! A chance to outrun Santa - in aid of the Prospect Hospice

19-08-2017

  It is still August (even if it feels a bit like late October), but here is valuable advance warning of a new fund raising event to get you fit for Christmas.

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Marlborough's Laura Ashley branch closes - how's the High Street looking?

18-08-2017

  The branch of Laura Ashley Home at 1-2 Hilliers Yard is now virtually empty and will close finally on Saturday (August 19).

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Air pollution in Marlborough

18-08-2017 Peter Morgan

  Sirs,   Nick Fogg suggests in his recent column that Marlborough has a serious air pollution issue and we are experiencing an environmental 'crisis'.  I would like to offer an alternative viewpoint.Quoting World Health Organisation estimates on air pollution isn't appropriate for Marlborough.  More plausible references for statistical data in the UK,...

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Brass Intrument Players, particularly Cornet players - Phoenix Brass Band

18-08-2017

  Brass Intrument Players   particularly Cornet players   We are a very friendly 4th section Brass band based in Froxfield Near Marlborough.    We are currently seeking Cornet players -  front and back,  but also ALL player of brass instruments are welcome.   We have instruments available for you to use.We also have a...

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Man given suspended sentence following Ramsbury burglary

17-08-2017

  A 29-year-old man has been given a suspended sentence following a burglary in Ramsbury. Luke Patterson, of Whitehill Close, Ramsbury, was sentenced on 14 August after pleading guilty to burglary, taking without consent and using a vehicle without insurance and a licence. On 10 May 2017, he...

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Marlborough provides Any Port in a Storm for new Gifford's Circus show

17-08-2017 Sue Bradley

Gifford’s Circus bring their latest production to Marlborough Common next week. Sue Bradley caught Any Port in a Storm in the Cotswolds. It’s got dancing horses and a height-defying pole performer, fearless gymnasts who fly through the air before landing in near-impossible places and, of course, the Cotswolds’ favourite clown.   Yet running...

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Cask Marque award for Pewsey's Micropub - The Shed Alehouse

17-08-2017

It’s a real pub.  And now it’s achieved industry recognition with the award of a ‘Cask Marque’ just two years after landlord and brewer Gordon Edwards opened the doors to the public for the very first time.  

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A* grades glitter as St John's students achieve excellent 'A' level results

17-08-2017

It's 'sum' achievement for the top 'A' level students at St John's, Marlborough this year with excellent results achieved across the board, but particularly in Maths, History and English Literature.  

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Permanent Sales Assistant - Quality Stationers

16-08-2017

  Permanent Sales Assistant Saturday 9am - 2:30pm   We are looking for a responsible, reliable person who works well as part of a team and is also confident to work by themselves.Retail experience would be useful but full training can be given.Possibility of extra hours available for holiday cover to the right candidate...

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Two sent to prison following a Marlborough burglary

14-08-2017

Two men were sent to prison today (14 August) following ‘guilty’ pleas to their involvement in a burglary in Marlborough earlier this year. Simon Charles Hinton, age 48 of Heanor, Derbyshire, pleaded guilty to handling stolen goods and Stuart Alexander Barker, age 41, of no fixed abode, Swindon pleaded guilty to...

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Why are stuck HGVs like buses?

 

Because you wait a couple of weeks for one, then two come along on the same day.

After the saga of the HGV that blocked Elcot Lane for twenty-four hours, comes another example of HGVs not coping with the town's roads or, perhaps, the town's roads not coping with some of the larger HGVs...but certainly HGVs inconveniencing local residents.

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Improvements to Marlborough's infrastructure are not a priority - says Wiltshire Council

The Salisbury Road development of 175 dwellings and a hotel has helped take Marlborough off the list of places in the county that need more new homes - some in substantial numbers - to meet Wiltshire Council's required strategic housing target.  After taking account of house building already planned, the whole Marlborough Community Area only needs 51 more homes by 2026 - 17 of those in the town.

 

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