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Bedwyn Bus Cuts - affecting more than just Marlborough residents

20-07-2018 Jo Carroll

  Sirs,   Following on from Dr Sam Page’s letter regarding the cuts to buses with links to Bedwyn, I’d like to point out that this doesn’t only affect residents of Marlborough.   I lived in Marlborough for many years before moving to Newbury last summer.  I have no car, and rely on public transport...

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Ready for the rain – when it comes... Ramsbury Primary School’s new rain garden

20-07-2018 Sue Round

Action for the River Kennet’s rainscapes project to improve storm water management in towns and villages along the River Kennet has now spread to Ramsbury. Ramsbury Primary School has an innovative new rain garden. So when the downpours finally arrive not a drop of water will be wasted.

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Oare burglary - Police appeal for witnesses

20-07-2018

Burglars broke in to a house in Oare, just off the Marlborough - Pewsey road (A345) between 3pm on Wednesday 18 July and 9am the next morning and made off with a large amount of high value items.    

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Brexit watch....and listen carefully to the words

20-07-2018

  After two years Brexit is still just a matter of words.  We can take our pick - we can even cherry-pick:  Chaotic?  Confused?  Treacherous? ( Trump-style) treason?  Constructive conversations?  The EU's 'founding principles'?  Or the famous 'Brexit means Brexit'.'Brexit means Brexit' is not the kind of definition you will find in Dr Samuel Johnson's great...

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Mayor Lisa leads from the from the front at the annual Mayor's XI v Marlborough Cricket Club match at Savernake

20-07-2018

There is no such thing as 'RBW', or 'Robes Before Wicket' so Mayor Lisa Farrell was probably quite safe from getting bowled out in the warm-up to Wednesday's annual Mayor's XI v. Marlborough Cricket Club match at the beautiful setting of the Cricket Club's Savernake ground.

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Users get a say in the design and layout of the upgraded Cooper's Meadow Play Area

20-07-2018

Coopers Meadow play area will be improved and upgraded, turned into a contemporary place for children to play in safety that is in the heart of the Town. 

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Administration Assistant: Reception - Marlborough College

20-07-2018

Administration Assistant: Reception       We are looking for an Administration Assistant, to provide a professional and welcoming first point of contact to visitors to the College, both in person through Reception and on the telephone.  You should have excellent interpersonal, communication, IT, administrative and organisational skills.  The ability to work under pressure, with...

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Recreational cyclist sets out to ride the 'Ride London' 100 miles challenge for Alzheimer's around the 2012 Olympic course.

19-07-2018

Self confessed 'not particularly fit person', 47 year old Mark Waring-Jones will take on the 100 mile challenge on Sunday week - 29 July - in aid of Alzheimer's Society.

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'Bigger & better' trains but a cut & worse bus service: can that be sensible?

19-07-2018 Dr Sam Page

Sirs,  In January 2019, Great Western Railways will be introducing new, five-car, bi-mode, Intercity Express Trains (IETs) running between Bedwyn station and London Paddington. These new trains, capable of running on both diesel and electric, will mean that GWR is able to continue to operate direct services to Bedwyn, Hungerford and...

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Special school holidays event: Swindon Museum & Art Gallery's free family archaeology day

19-07-2018 A Correspondent

If you thought Swindon only started with the railway age, think again!  The town's Museum and Art Gallery holds a rich collection of archaeological finds made in the area from the Stone Age onwards.

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Mayor Lisa leads from the from the front at the annual Mayor's XI v Marlborough Cricket Club match at Savernake

Mayor Lisa Farrell shows that civic robes are no impediment when facing bowlers at the wicketMayor Lisa Farrell shows that civic robes are no impediment when facing bowlers at the wicketThere is no such thing as 'RBW', or 'Robes Before Wicket' so Mayor Lisa Farrell was probably quite safe from getting bowled out in the warm-up to Wednesday's annual Mayor's XI v. Marlborough Cricket Club match at the beautiful setting of the Cricket Club's Savernake ground.

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Oare burglary - Police appeal for witnesses

Three of the items stolen from the house in OareThree of the items stolen from the house in OareBurglars broke in to a house in Oare, just off the Marlborough - Pewsey road (A345) between 3pm on Wednesday 18 July and 9am the next morning and made off with a large amount of high value items.  

 

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Golf, Tennis? Next Murray or McIlroy? Come and try both on Sunday

Marlborough Tennis' new courts at Port Hill - open to the public for the first time on Sunday (22 July)Marlborough Tennis' new courts at Port Hill - open to the public for the first time on Sunday (22 July)'Try out Marlborough Tennis' new courts' is the appeal to anyone interested in turning their Wimbledon watching skills into court action.  This Sunday, 22 July, Marlborough Tennis' new courts on Port Hill will be open to the public - wannabe Djokavics or Kerbers, or anyone else who's sights are set slightly lower - for the first time as part of the 'Great British Tennis Weekend'.

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Marlborough meeting discusses Wiltshire Council's options for special schools

L to r: Jo Waltham, Cllr Ian Thorn, Cllr Jon Hubbard, Cllr James Sheppard (speaking), Cllr Jane Davies, Cllr Nick FoggL to r: Jo Waltham, Cllr Ian Thorn, Cllr Jon Hubbard, Cllr James Sheppard (speaking), Cllr Jane Davies, Cllr Nick FoggWiltshire Council are holding a three-month pre-consultation on the future of the county's special schools - for children with Special Education Need and Disability (SEND).  On Monday (July 16) a meeting was held in Marlborough to discuss the consultation and to hear the views of Wiltshire councillors and parents.

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Songfest raises money for Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

Pupils from Pewsey Primary, St Katharines and Great Bedwyn with their teachers.  L to R:  Lucia Pupilli (Pewsey Primary), Di Crocker (St Katharine's) and Jacki Pattenden (Marlborough and Pewsey Music Cluster Co ordinator)Pupils from Pewsey Primary, St Katharines and Great Bedwyn with their teachers. L to R: Lucia Pupilli (Pewsey Primary), Di Crocker (St Katharine's) and Jacki Pattenden (Marlborough and Pewsey Music Cluster Co ordinator)Nearly £400 has been raised for Wiltshire Wildlife Trust at two concerts given by the Marlborough & Pewsey Music Schools Cluster, supported by Wiltshire Music Connect (the music education hub for Wiltshire).

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Preparations to start at Great Bedwyn for introduction of new trains

One of the new trains arriving for the first time at Bedwyn Station (Photo courtesy GWR) One of the new trains arriving for the first time at Bedwyn Station (Photo courtesy GWR) For GWR to run their new five-car bi-mode Intercity Express Trains (IETs) between Bedwyn and Paddington, they need to make a short extension to the turn-back siding at Bedwyn. Bi-mode engines can switch from electric to diesel power - and so travel beyond the electrified line, which ends at Newbury.

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Liberté, égalité, fraternité - Vive la Révolution! Ramsbury Primary celebrates Bastille Day

Singing the MarseillaiseSinging the MarseillaisePupils at Ramsbury Primary School enjoyed a day of Bastille Day linked activities on Thursday July 12, two days ahead of the real French Fête Nationale on July 14.  The activities were designed to bring the events of July 14 1789 to life and to teach the pupils more about French history, culture and way of life.

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