Marlborough College's School of English and Culture runs alongside the annual Summer School (July 8 to August 4), offering both English language tuition and an Open Minds course that welcomes British teenagers. This year they are offering a number of scholarships for refugee teenagers living in the United Kingdom.
Where does Claire Perry stand on the steep rise in parking permit charges? She replies to John Ford's requestLast week marlborough.news published a report on the letter that High Street resident John Ford had sent to Claire Perry MP - asking her to spell out her position on Wiltshire Council's proposed £326 increase in the cost of annual parking permits. They are set to rise in August from £394 a year to £720 a year. Here is Mrs Perry's response:
Louise Steer, who was an apprentice at the Great Western Hospital, has received the Higher Apprentice of the Year award at the Health Education England (HEE) awards ceremony in Taunton.
Local schools have been celebrating World Book Day with many different imaginative activities. However, these activities were all postponed when the ‘Beast from the East’, which sounds like a character in a fairytale, swept in and closed schools on Thursday March 1.
At last week's Manton Village Hall AGM MantonFest Chair, Roger Grant and Musical Director, Stuart Whant presented the Nicki Evans, Chair of the Village Hall committee with a cheque for £3,000, raised by last year's MantonFest.
The cuts to the Police Budget are beginning to bite. Deputy Mayor Lisa Farrell expressed the widespread concern across the Town at Monday evening's (5 March) Town Council meeting.
The Town Mayor, Councillor Mervyn Hall, was adamant that the options coming out of Wiltshire Council's assessment for introducing 20mph speed restrictions in the town, should be put to a public consultation as soon as possible. And at Monday’s (March 5) meeting of the Full Council, that is what councillors voted for.
Following an assessment by Wiltshire Council of the viability of introducing 20mph speed restrictions in Marlborough, the debate on the results is just beginning.
Wiltshire Council's planned increase in parking permits for Marlborough: Claire Perry asked to spell out her views
High Street resident John Ford has written (March 12) to Devizes constituency MP Claire Perry asking her to spell out her position on Wiltshire Council's proposed £326 increase in the cost of annual parking permits. They are set to rise in August from £394 a year to £720 a year.
The dire supply of really affordable homes in Marlborough was raised by the Deputy Town Mayor, Councillor Lisa Farrell, at last Monday's full meeting of the Town Council (March 5).
A familiar and valued feature of the Marlborough community and High Street it may be, but with our help it might become recognised as a favourite on a far wider scale. Marlborough's White Horse Bookshop has been shortlisted for the Independent Bookshop of the Year: South West England award and if you think it deserves that accolade go and cast your vote.......
Mayor Mervyn Hall, in conjunction with Marlborough History Society, has organised a lecture to explore World War I from the German perspective. The lecture to be held in the Town Hall on Friday March 16 (7pm for 7.30pm) is being given by local historian and retired teacher, Michael Hart. Entry is free but there will be a charity collection for Julia’s House and for Home Start during the event.
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