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Loaded with cupcakes, the Healthwatch NHS roadshow is in Marlborough on Wednesday, 20 September

19-09-2017

  Staff and volunteers from the county’s independent health and care champion, Healthwatch Wiltshire, are in the road with their 1969 classic campervan to find out what people think about their local health and care services.

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Final permission granted to Redrow for housing on the Salisbury Road development

19-09-2017

  Meeting last week, Wiltshire Council's Strategic Planning Committee have given the final go ahead for Redrow's housing element of the Salisbury Road development.

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GWH congratulated by Jeremy Hunt for a near-perfect score

19-09-2017

  Amidst all the talk of health service cuts, targets, waiting times and delayed transfers of care there comes a pat on the back for GWH from the very centre of the NHS.

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Badger cull: will new government licences to kill badgers in Wiltshire include the Marlborough area?

18-09-2017

  Official government licences to allow the killing of badgers - a species protected under British law - have been announced for eleven new areas in England.  There are three licences for Wiltshire.The government claim that the culling will reduce the spread of TB in cattle which has led to many...

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Honeystreet Cafe - shock closure announcement

14-09-2017

An out-of-the-blue announcement that the highly regarded Honeystreet Cafe was to close at the end of their season has taken their many regular customers completely by surprise.“We’re very sad about it but don’t have any choice” proprietor Sophie Harper told marlborough.news.  “We only found out last Friday that we couldn’t...

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85,000 Bricks and 14 pairs of Wellingtons: Reflections on a new Building

14-09-2017 Andrew Studdert-Kennedy

  The completion and now opening of the new Marlborough St Mary’s Primary School building has been a great moment in the life of the Town.  It is also reflects the huge amount of time that lots of people, many of whom are volunteers, have put into the project.One of the...

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Salaried GP - Kennet & Avon Medical Partnership

14-09-2017

  Salaried GP Opportunity   The Kennet and Avon Medical Partnership (KAMP), was formed on 1 April 2017 from the Marlborough Medical Practice and Pewsey Surgery, to provide primary care services to around 18,000 patients around these two population centres in northeast Wiltshire.Our partnership is searching for an enthusiastic and forward looking salaried...

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Dispensing Assistant - Kennet & Avon Medical Partnership

14-09-2017

  Dispensing Assistant   Hours: Part-Time position for 25 hours a week Salary: £8.00 - £10.50 depending on qualifications and experience The Kennet and Avon Medical Partnership (KAMP), was formed on 1 April 2017 from the Marlborough Medical Practice and Pewsey Surgery, to provide primary care services to around 18,000 patients.  Our staff are...

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St Katharine's joins Ogbourne St George, Easton Royal and other local Primary Schools as part of Excalibur

13-09-2017 Sue Round

St. Katharine’s CE Primary School has become the latest school to join the Excalibur Academies Trust.

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Claire Perry Launches 'Best Local Pubs Awards 2017'

13-09-2017

    The Marlborough area has many fine pubs, some renowned for food, others as excellent places to take the family, or some that are just great places to go and enjoy a good pint, glass of wine, G&T or whatever hits the spot.  Or somewhere to go just for good company.  

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Honeystreet Cafe - shock closure announcement

The Honeystreet Cafe - soon to be no moreThe Honeystreet Cafe - soon to be no more

An out-of-the-blue announcement that the highly regarded Honeystreet Cafe was to close at the end of their season has taken their many regular customers completely by surprise.

“We’re very sad about it but don’t have any choice” proprietor Sophie Harper told marlborough.news.  “We only found out last Friday that we couldn’t continue beyond this season.

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Claire Perry Launches 'Best Local Pubs Awards 2017'

A good local pint from Pewsey's own There Castles BreweryA good local pint from Pewsey's own There Castles Brewery 

 

The Marlborough area has many fine pubs, some renowned for food, others as excellent places to take the family, or some that are just great places to go and enjoy a good pint, glass of wine, G&T or whatever hits the spot.  Or somewhere to go just for good company.

 

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Badger cull: will new government licences to kill badgers in Wiltshire include the Marlborough area?

 

Summer 2017: a young badger emerges from a sett near MarlboroughSummer 2017: a young badger emerges from a sett near MarlboroughOfficial government licences to allow the killing of badgers - a species protected under British law - have been announced for eleven new areas in England.  There are three licences for Wiltshire.

The government claim that the culling will reduce the spread of TB in cattle which has led to many farmers' herds being destroyed.

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Future of St Peter's: Marlborough community involvement key in any decision regarding development

The old Grade II listed St Peter's School building in Marlborough's conservation areaThe old Grade II listed St Peter's School building in Marlborough's conservation area

“It’s most important that the community is involved in what happens to an important community building.”  stated Council Leader Baroness Jane Scott of Bybrook as she made a clear and decisive intervention regarding the future of the old St Peter’s site.

 

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Ben Cipolla: Busking the High Street to the Royal Albert Hall

Ben Cipolla at last year's Marlborough International Jazz FestivalBen Cipolla at last year's Marlborough International Jazz Festival

Jazz megastar, Clare Teal, is a great discoverer of new talent.

After all, she discovered Jamie Cullum. Just five years ago, she was walking down Marlborough High Street on the way to her gig in the big marquee at the International Jazz Festival when she saw a young lad busking a Michael Jackson song.

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