Councillor defends the right of Marlborough residents to become obese in 'discussion' over kebab van street trader application at Leisure Centre car parkA request for the Town Council to comment on an application for Street Trading Consent to site a unit in the car park of the Marlborough Leisure Centre to sell 'Kebabs, Burgers, Chips and hot and cold soft drinks' achieved its goal and did attract plenty of comment - mainly in the form of significant opposition from Councillors and local residents. However, opinion was not quite universal.
St John's student Annabel Hitchmough to represent UK in the 420 Sailing World Championships in the USASixteen year old St John’s School student Annabel Hitchmough will be heading for the USA this summer to represent the UK in the 420 Sailing World Championships.
It was certainly a good day for a picnic - or a hog roast - or just looking at the farm animals, an amazing array of farm machinery and the wonderful and very fertile landscape.
“A seamless educational journey” for Burbage children as Burbage Preschool joins Excalibur Academies TrustThere is cause for a double celebration at Burbage Preschool. Judged good in all areas by Ofsted in May, the Preschool joined the Excalibur Academies Trust at the beginning of June.
Launched in Marlborough on Thursday evening (14 June) at The White Horse Bookshop, Dr Nick Snashall, National Trust Archaelogist for the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site, has just published her first book, a crime novel called The Hidden Bones, under the pen name of Nicola Ford.
Care Quality Commission's review highlights weaknesses in leadership of Wiltshire's health and social care
In a report published today (June 14) following a wide scale and detailed review of health and social care services in Wiltshire, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) have made some stern criticisms of the services' leadership in the county - especially in relation to Wiltshire Council.
I think it’s true to say that many, if not most people, would deem a painter of pictures to be a good artist by her or his ability to render things ‘realistically’. A portrait of “Uncle Fred” should look “just like uncle Fred”; a vase of forsythia should be instantly recognisable as such … and so on.
Actor, star of ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent, as well as highly successful children’s author, David Walliams, is Marlborough LitFest’s children’s author for 2018 - a star attraction for the festival's ninth year (27-30 September).
St Mary's in Great Bedwyn to host Summer Concert by world famous Cambridge choir to raise funds for restoration
On Tuesday 3 July Great Bedwyn's Grade I listed church, St Mary's, will be hosting the Choir of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge who will be presenting ‘Music on a Summer’s Evening’ with all proceeds going to the Friends of Great Bedwyn Church’s appeal for the funding of structural repairs to the roof and church fabric.
Until recently Urchfont Manor - a Grade 2* seventeenth century manor house - was owned by Wiltshire Council and run as a residential adult learning facility. As part of its austerity drive, the Council closed the adult learning centre and sold the building and its grounds.
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- Pink cricket weekend raises £1,000 for cancer unit
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- Former Marlborough fireman gets community order & curfew for assault on mother of his children
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- Town Mayor opens new clothing shop in Hilliers Yard
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- Will Wiltshire Council listen to "the voice of thousands of children"? Council votes for "every best effort" to keep Oxenwood & Braeside centres open
- New Town Mayor's call for openness and public participation
- The NHS goalposts are on the move again - how will Wiltshire's NHS be affected?
- Marlborough St Mary’s gymnasts vault into second place
- Scouting for Girls to headline the debut Marlborough Rising music festival
- An open letter in response to Wiltshire Council’s increases in parking charges for Marlborough
- Burbage school mud larks raise money for Cancer Research UK
- Outdoor Education Centres: how Wiltshire Council acquired Oxenwood
- A student reports on the miniature wonders of Marlborough Area Makerspace’s second Raspberry Jam day
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- A new treasure trove of local history - Marlborough’s Museum opens its doors to the public
- Three say farewell to Minal Parish Council after fifty years of service
- Chris Cleave to be talk of the town: book for Marlborough LitFest’s Big Town Read is announced
- Mercedes stolen during Marlborough burglary - police need information
- Threat of unaffordable parking charges hangs over Marlborough resident
- Marlborough’s new mayor, Lisa Farrell says, “I want to listen to the people of this town”
- Gambian friend of Marlborough gives mango trade - and Fair Trade - a boost
- Opposition to closure of Oxenwood & Braeside outdoor education centres continues
- A new law firm for Marlborough
- Lisa Farrell, the people's Mayor to be elected at Monday's Mayor Making ceremony at the Town Hall
- Sam Ponsford to welcome four refugees on scholarships to College's School of English & Culture this summer
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