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New Marlborough College Concert Series announced

23-07-2017

  With the College's Memorial Hall undergoing extensive refurbishment, the seventy-sixth season of the Marlborough College Concert Series divides its five performances between the College Chapel and the Ellis Theatre.

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Friends of Savernake Hospital's £7,000 grant to Alzheimer’s Support

21-07-2017

  The Friends of Savernake Hospital and the Community have given a £7,000 grant to the Wilthsire charity Alzheimer’s Support towards its work in the Marlborough and Pewsey areas.

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Residential Care Worker - Esland Group, Devizes

20-07-2017

  Residential Care Worker    About The Esland Group With 35+ years of residential childcare experience between the two legacy organisations, Esland has over 20 residential children’s homes and one school, our portfolio is spread across the Midlands, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire, Wiltshire, Kent & London regions of England.At Esland, we have a clear mission of...

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Chilvester Financial sign up as long term sponsor for Marlborough Rugby as Elisi Vunipola joins as Head Coach

19-07-2017

   Marlborough Rugby Football Club have just announced two very important signings:   firstly, Elis Vunipola, former Tonga international fly half, and uncle of England internationals Billy and Mako joins as Head Coach, and secondly, Chilvester Financial commit to a long-term five year sponsorship deal which will provide funding to support...

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Wiltshire Museum's new gallery space to attract exhibitions from national museums

19-07-2017

  The Wiltshire Museum in Devizes is creating a new Special Exhibition gallery that will be suitable to take exhibits from national museums.

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Refurbishment of Marlborough Youth Centre wins £10,000 Area Board Grant

19-07-2017

  Marlborough Town Council's decision to turn the deserted building that once housed Wiltshire Council's Development Centre for Young People into a working Community and Youth Centre, got a boost from the Marlborough Area Board with a £10,000 grant towards refurbishment.

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Marlborough Golf Club Junior Captain hands £850 cheque to St Mary’s Under Fives

18-07-2017

Alex Jewell chose St Mary’s Under Fives as his Junior Captain’s charity for his year in office.

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Brimslade air crash - a tribute to one of those who tragically died

17-07-2017

  The wife of one of the men who tragically died in a light aircraft crash near Marlborough has asked Wiltshire Police to release the following tribute. Kirsty Boazman said: “In the early evening of Thursday 13 July my precious and outrageously talented husband, Paul Gunnell (PG to most),...

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Brennan winner at Hills Wiltshire Professionals’ Golf Championship

17-07-2017

Nick Brennan of Tony Valentine Golf Centre was the winner of the 37th Hills Wiltshire Professionals’ Golf Championship held at Marlborough Golf Club on Thursday, July 6. Brennan scored an overall three under par. Despite a forecast of heavy rain and thunderstorms, perfect conditions prevailed throughout the day and 19...

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Marlborough networkers can discover how to prevent paper panic

17-07-2017

Paper panic and how to prevent it is the topic of conversation at the next Marlborough Chamber of Commerce business breakfast. Guest speaker Sammy Ryan will explain how her company, Strictly Organised, helps clients get to grips with piles of paperwork.The event takes place at Marlborough Golf Club from 7.30am on...

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Chilvester Financial sign up as long term sponsor for Marlborough Rugby as Elisi Vunipola joins as Head Coach

 

 Marlborough Rugby Football Club have just announced two very important signings:   firstly, Elis Vunipola, former Tonga international fly half, and uncle of England internationals Billy and Mako joins as Head Coach, and secondly, Chilvester Financial commit to a long-term five year sponsorship deal which will provide funding to support the thirty-five strong team of coaches who work with the nearly four hundred club members from Under 7s to First XV.

 

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Brimslade air crash - a tribute to one of those who tragically died

 

The wife of one of the men who tragically died in a light aircraft crash near Marlborough has asked Wiltshire Police to release the following tribute.

Kirsty Boazman said: “In the early evening of Thursday 13 July my precious and outrageously talented husband, Paul Gunnell (PG to most), died in a light aircraft accident just outside Marlborough.

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Marlborough in Bloom - judges impressed by the strong sense of community

 

The weather smiled on Marlborough yesterday (13 July) as the South West in Bloom judges toured all the beautiful displays created by the town to fulfil Marlborough's attempt to hoist a Gold Standard award in this year's SWiB competition.

Success breeds success and a greater challenge, and following previous year's excellent awards Marlborough is now being judged against some the South West's regular winners, such as Exeter, Truro and Portishead.

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Tomorrow (Thursday) is 'Judgement Day' for Marlborough in Bloom

 

Tomorrow, at 10 o'clock on the steps of the Town Hall everyone will assemble for the judging process to start.

 

Along with the Mayor, Councillor Mervyn Hall, members of the Town Council and Marlborough in Bloom committee, the RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) judges will be announced by a 'Shout' to the Marlborough public by Town Cryer Mike Tupman.  Then the trip around all the exhibits within the town will start.

 

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Countdown to LitFest '17 - tickets now on sale

Last night (13 July) at the White Horse Bookshop in Marlborough the countdown to Litfest '17 commenced.

Chair of the LitFest Committee addressed the audience of volunteers to announce the launch of the programme which features an ever stronger line-up of speakers, headed by Will Self, Frank Gardner, David Mitchell to name but three.

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One empty chair as Marlborough's Jazz Gala launches tonight

 Whilst this year's Marlborough Jazz Gala is all set to launch this evening with Beki Brindle, Sticky Wicket and Friends in the Assembly Room at the Town Hall at 6pm, there will be one face missing - David Draper, possibly the most fervent and loyal of all the Jazz Festival supporters having attended every one of the 30 events since it's inception back in 1986.

 

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Ancestors of Stonehenge people could be buried inside ‘House of the Dead’ discovered in the Vale of Pewsey

 

A ‘House of the Dead’ has been discovered near Pewsey by University of Reading archaeologists and students.  It dates back 5,000 years and could contain the ancestors of those who lived around Stonehenge and Avebury.

As part of the University’s final Archaeology Field School in the Pewsey Vale, students and staff, with the support of volunteers from the area, have investigated the site of a Neolithic long barrow burial mound in a place known as Cat’s Brain - the first long barrow to be fully investigated in Wiltshire in half a century.

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