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Rick Stein's Marlborough unveiled as new sponsor for the MYFC U14 team strip

17-10-2017

Coinciding with the first anniversary of Rick Stein's Marlborough restaurant opening, the new Rick Stein sponsored strip for the Marlborough Youth Football Club (MYFC) under 14 team was unveiled on the steps of the restaurant.  

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Hockey: Marlborough ladies first team’s seven goals and a clean sheet - the thirds draw

17-10-2017 Jess Davis

  Marlborough Ladies     7         Swanage & Wareham     0   The first lie-in of the season for Malborough Hockey Club Ladies Firsts with a late pushback against Swanage and Wareham at home (October 14).  The game saw a stunning Marlborough win : 7-0.   The first half started really well with constant shots on goal and...

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Hockey: Marlborough men's first team keep their unbeaten record - and depleted seconds travel a long way for a draw…

17-10-2017 Matt Way

Marlborough     2      Swindon     1   Marlborough Hockey Club's first men's team maintained their one hundred per cent start in the Conference North league with an impressive victory over fellow table toppers - Swindon (October 14).   The game started at a frantic pace with Swindon enjoying the best of the early exchanges. Marlborough took...

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Housing Needs for Marlborough - A Public Meeting at the Town Hall on Tuesday next week

17-10-2017

Hard on the heels of one of Marlborough's perceived major problems - parking - is the other - housing needs, especially for young people.   On Tuesday evening next week (24 October) at 7pm there will be another public meeting at the Town Hall, this time with consultants Cobweb Consulting...

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Curtain Maker / Soft Furnisher - Blakeney Interiors (Oare)

17-10-2017

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Political whitewash hides complacency

17-10-2017

  There is optimism - there is unwarranted optimism - there are fake views and faked news - and there are slippery words.  The public relations industry deals in all of them.  And so do politicians.They use shifty and partial stories to give a gloss - often totally unwarranted - to...

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Newbury Racecourse: Worthington's Armed Forces Raceday - with free entry for serving military and British Legion members

17-10-2017

For the tenth consecutive year, Newbury Racecourse will welcome members of the Armed Forces and Royal British Legion on Saturday, October 28 for its final Flat meeting of the season. Worthington’s Armed Forces Raceday will also see the launch of the local 2017 Poppy Appeal.  

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Evidence proves that Marlborough does have a parking problem - now this can be addressed

17-10-2017

OK….. we all know that Marlborough has a parking problem, don’t we?  We don’t need anyone to tell us this, it’s as clear as the sky is blue and sun is yellow?  But the study conducted by an independent consultant commissioned through the Marlborough Area Neighbourhood Plan (MANP) and presented...

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Chilton Foliat Primary School purchases cutting-edge IT equipment

16-10-2017 Jessica Henman

  Chilton Foliat Primary School has purchased a range of new, cutting-edge IT equipment for each of its classrooms to ensure that its facilities are above and beyond the current Government guidelines.The new IT equipment, which includes laptops, chrome books and touchscreen ‘whiteboard’ monitors for each classroom, were purchased following extensive...

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Fat Face the High Street clothes shop is to close

16-10-2017

  The Marlborough branch of Fat Face - at 95 The High Street - is to close on November 26.

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Housing Needs for Marlborough - A Public Meeting at the Town Hall on Tuesday next week

Too big for future needs?  One of the recently developed properties in the Crest Nicholson Chopping Knife Lane developmentToo big for future needs? One of the recently developed properties in the Crest Nicholson Chopping Knife Lane developmentHard on the heels of one of Marlborough's perceived major problems - parking - is the other - housing needs, especially for young people.   On Tuesday evening next week (24 October) at 7pm there will be another public meeting at the Town Hall, this time with consultants Cobweb Consulting presenting the findings of the recently conducted Housing Needs Analysis.

 

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Evidence proves that Marlborough does have a parking problem - now this can be addressed

Marlborough High Street - a sea of cars even at nearly 6pmMarlborough High Street - a sea of cars even at nearly 6pm

OK….. we all know that Marlborough has a parking problem, don’t we?  We don’t need anyone to tell us this, it’s as clear as the sky is blue and sun is yellow?  But the study conducted by an independent consultant commissioned through the Marlborough Area Neighbourhood Plan (MANP) and presented last night’s meeting at the Town Hall (Monday 16 October) provided us with clear and detailed evidence that our perceptions were very much grounded in reality.

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More funding revealed to help the much-needed refurbishment of the former Youth Centre

Debbie Wilson presents the Lions' cheque to Town Mayor, Councillor Mervyn Hall (Photo: Dawn Whitehall)  Debbie Wilson presents the Lions' cheque to Town Mayor, Councillor Mervyn Hall (Photo: Dawn Whitehall) Just before the meeting of Marlborough Town Council's planning committee, Debbie Wilson of the Marlborough and District Lions Club presented a cheque for £1,000 to the Town Mayor towards the costs of refurbishing and equipping the former Youth Centre - to create the Marlborough Community and Youth Centre.  It was one of two bits of good news for the project.

 

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Newbury Racecourse: Worthington's Armed Forces Raceday - with free entry for serving military and British Legion members

The first Poppy of 2017 will again be delivered to Newbury Racecourse by the British Legion parachute teamThe first Poppy of 2017 will again be delivered to Newbury Racecourse by the British Legion parachute teamFor the tenth consecutive year, Newbury Racecourse will welcome members of the Armed Forces and Royal British Legion on Saturday, October 28 for its final Flat meeting of the season. Worthington’s Armed Forces Raceday will also see the launch of the local 2017 Poppy Appeal.

 

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GOLD! Marlborough achieves the ultimate accolade in this year's South West in Bloom

The 'Gold' award flag being held tightly by Marlborough in Bloom Chair, Anne Crawley with assistance from Mayor Mervyn Hall to her right, Val Compton to her left, and Richard Beale beside The Mayor, with the whole team who made this achievement possibleThe 'Gold' award flag being held tightly by Marlborough in Bloom Chair, Anne Crawley with assistance from Mayor Mervyn Hall to her right, Val Compton to her left, and Richard Beale beside The Mayor, with the whole team who made this achievement possible

Where do we go from here?  This was the immediate question posed by Chair Anne Crawley following Marlborough's outstanding GOLD success in this year's Royal Horticultural Society 'South West in Bloom' competition.

 

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Feast of Food delivers Feast of Funds to Cancer Research for twentieth year

Cancer Research team with sponsor, Jonathan Conning of Henry George at last year's 'Feast of Food' - l-r:  Cheryl Swan Lesley Conway, Jonathan Coning, Liz Rea Mary du CrozCancer Research team with sponsor, Jonathan Conning of Henry George at last year's 'Feast of Food' - l-r: Cheryl Swan Lesley Conway, Jonathan Coning, Liz Rea Mary du CrozFeast of Food, to be held in the Norwood Hall, Marlborough College on Sunday October 22 from 10 am to 4 pm, is celebrating its twentieth anniversary.  Organised by Cancer Research UK Marlborough Fundraising Group all profits go straight to Cancer Research.  The Marlborough group have raised a staggering £888,000 over twenty years and are keen to make it a million!

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The sixth series of Brilliant Young Musicians begins this month - more musical treats for Marlborough audiences

Juliet Wood's 'Brilliant Young Musicians' - can be seen at the Juliet Wood exhibition at the White Horse Bookshop Gallery during shop hours until 3 November 2017 - admission freeJuliet Wood's 'Brilliant Young Musicians' - can be seen at the Juliet Wood exhibition at the White Horse Bookshop Gallery during shop hours until 3 November 2017 - admission freeRecitals by visiting Brilliant Young International Pianists and Musicians at St Peter's Church, Marlborough begin their sixth series on Sunday, October 29 with the duo Judith Choi-Castro (violin) & JP Ekins (piano), who have both played in previous series - but as soloists.

 

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