Mulled wine, fizz and mince pies galore for Marlborough’s late night Christmas shoppers on Thursday 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.
We are very fortunate to have two obituraries for Michael Gray, one of - as Nick Fogg describes - Marlborough's great characters, who passed away on Saturday 24 November.
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.
November reversed the trend of six consecutive drier than average months with a total rainfall of 96.5mm, which was 5.2mm above the 34-year average. The extreme rainfall months of November occurred in 1990 with just 27.8mm and 203.5mm in 2002.
'Many hand(s) make light(s) work' - Paul Martin (and family), Andrew Barnett and Mayor Lisa Farrell bring Marlborough's Christmas to life
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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- Wiltshire Council's last minute U-turn: Sunday car parking charges suspended
- Chief Inspector of Hospitals demands significant improvements at Prospect Hospice
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- Remembrance Commemoration at 7th Wilts War Memorial in Salisbury Road and at Marlborough's Cemeteries
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