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Town Hall to resound to the Sounds of Christmas on 20 December

10-12-2018

Marlborough Town Hall will be filled with the magical sounds of Christmas on the evening of Thursday 20 December when a group of experienced singers stage ‘Sing a Song of Christmas’ to raise money for Manton Village Hall Refurbishment Fund.

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GWH to get £30 million of capital funding for expansion and new approaches to treatment

08-12-2018

Great Western Hospital has been successful in their bid for major natonal funding for capital projects to help expand its capacity.   GWH is now far too small for the large growth of Swindon's population - a growth that is still continuing - and the ageing population of the wide area...

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Pewsey Tennis Club wins top 2018 award as best club in Wiltshire

07-12-2018

At the annual meeting of the Wiltshire Lawn Tennis Association (a branch of the national organisation) Pewsey Tennis Club achieved two notable awards - Pewsey Tennis Club was named 'Club of the Year' and Keith Hampson was named volunteer of the year. 

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Dental Nurse / Treatment Co-ordinator - Savernake Dental Practice

07-12-2018

  Dental Nurse / Treatment Co-ordinator   (part time to support endodontics, orthodontics, restorative and implants)     Salary:    Salary will depend on qualifications and experience. Our offer to you: A competitive starting salary and the opportunity to increase this through training and development Fully funded CPD training, GDC registration, DBS and Professional Indemnity Progression and development Contributory pension scheme Modern...

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SEND school closures: parents right to be concerned

06-12-2018 Sylvia Card

Sirs    In response to Jo Waltham’s article on the closure of the three schools for children with special education needs and disabilities, I can understand why some parents are pleased that the proposed new school will  be built on the Rowdeford site.  Rowdeford is an excellent school and parents and staff campaigned...

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Radiotherapy appeal for GWH unit reaches target - thanks to Rotary Clubs

06-12-2018 A Correspondent

Brighter Futures, the charity for the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has successfully closed its £2.9 million Radiotherapy Appeal thanks to the continued generosity of the community and a final pledge from the Rotary Clubs of Swindon and surrounding area. 

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Sentence extended for thieving cleaner after he intimidated a juror

05-12-2018

  A thieving cleaner who intimidated a juror minutes after he had been found guilty following a trial has had a month added to his jail term.Danny Avis was on the phone standing outside Swindon Crown Court as members of the panel who had just convicted him left the building.As they...

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Mulled wine, fizz and mince pies galore for Marlborough’s late night Christmas shoppers on Thursday December 13

05-12-2018 Sue Round

Many of Marlborough’s High Street shops will be staying open until 7.30pm on Thursday December 13.  There will be mulled wine, glasses of fizz, mince pies and in-store promotions to put shoppers in a festive mood.

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Hockey: Marlborough Ladies second team continue to 'show face' - despite tough opposition

05-12-2018 Louise Gostling

Louise Gostling reports how Marlborough Ladies seconds lost 3-10 against Salisbury - in one of their toughest games of the season so far, but they take away lots of positives. 

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Wiltshire Council's major change of policy on outdoor education centres

05-12-2018

In March Wiltshire Council said they wanted to close the two outdoor education centres - Oxenwood near Marlborough and Braeside in Devizes - in August.  This would have ended the provision of outdoor education within the county. Now they have changed their minds.

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Mulled wine, fizz and mince pies galore for Marlborough’s late night Christmas shoppers on Thursday December 13

Valentiner will be offering shoppers spending £40 or more a £5 gift voucher on the evening of December 13Valentiner will be offering shoppers spending £40 or more a £5 gift voucher on the evening of December 13Many of Marlborough’s High Street shops will be staying open until 7.30pm on Thursday December 13.  There will be mulled wine, glasses of fizz, mince pies and in-store promotions to put shoppers in a festive mood.

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White Horse Gallery celebrates fruitful first year for Thriving Through Venture - the new local charity

The young people who took part in TTV's first projectThe young people who took part in TTV's first project The exhibition From Marlborough to Gunjur: Changing Young People’s Lives at the White Horse Gallery looks back on the first year of achievements by Thriving Through Venture, which was set up to help young people prepare for life beyond school.  The exhibition opens on Wednesday, December 5 and runs through the month.

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Marlborough Rugby: Back on track with an entertaining victory over Salisbury

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Salisbury  28 - 41  Marlborough

 

On the first day of Advent, both sets of fans opened their doors to a magnificent game of rugby at Salisbury.  The sun was out, and the recent cold weather relented to provide perfect conditions for the players.  Marlborough, on the back of a home defeat to Royal Wootton Bassett felt this was a good opportunity to return to winning ways, despite a number of injuries causing selection complications.

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'Many hand(s) make light(s) work' - Paul Martin (and family), Andrew Barnett and Mayor Lisa Farrell bring Marlborough's Christmas to life

Paul Martin, his three children, Andrew Barnett and Mayor Lisa Farrell all push the plunger down to bring Christmas to Marlborough's High Street Paul Martin, his three children, Andrew Barnett and Mayor Lisa Farrell all push the plunger down to bring Christmas to Marlborough's High Street Yes, it was many hands that pushed the traditional black plunger handle down into the big red box that brought Marlborough's High Street Christmas to light.  TV's Paul Martin, ably assisted by his children, Andrew Barnett, the newly crowned 'Citizen of the Year' and Mayor Lisa Farrell and helped by the large and vocal crowd surounding the stage outside of Lloyds Bank in the High Street counted down and then pushed the plunger down.

 

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