Town Mayor, Councillor Mervyn Hall’s chosen charities - Julia’s House and Home Start Kennet - received a military boost today, 18 April, thanks to forty soldiers from the 4th Military Intelligence Battalion (4MI).
A day out driving a combine harvester over the Marlborough Downs - one of the dreams of many a young person (or not-so-young in many cases!). This could be yours, but first you have to bid for and win this fantastic day out in the auction being held at the club's Black Tie Ball at the Town Hall on Friday 27 April.
When the Merchant's House was bought by Marlborough Town Council in 1991 the aim was to turn it into Marlborough's Museum. Then it was discovered that the House was itself a museum exhibit of great importance - and in urgent need of expert care restoration.
Marlborough.news has learned that Perrine, the the RDA Carriage Driving Pony who's life was under threat following an accident will now be retired rather than put down.
The 'Marlborough Foxes' - Marlborough Youth Football Club's U11 Girls Team have made it through to final of the Wiltshire U11 Girls League Cup to be played at the Oakfields Ground in Melksham on Sunday 6 May.
Transition Marlborough started the first Bee Road campaign in our area, and on Tuesday evening a wider scheme was launched to take action on the bee crisis. Bee Roadzz is a collaborative project between Transition Marlborough and the Marlborough Downs Space for Nature.
In an “Open letter to Marlborough Town Councillors, following Cllr Horace Pricket's presentation", Transition Marlborough have responded to the presentation at last week's meeting of Marlborough Town Council's planning committee on the proposal to re-establish a rail link to Marlborough.
'Let's debate whether we can debate a decision we've made'. This was the thrust of a two hour public debate with the Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee of Wiltshire Council at County Hall, Trowbridge today (April 10) which ended with councillors rejecting a ‘call-in’ by a vote of eight to five. 'We've decided we can't (won't?)' was their decision.
Wiltshire Council have announced the closure of its two Outdoor Education Centres, Braeside, near Devizes, and Oxenwood, near Great Bedwyn, at the end of August. They claim the centres are too costly to run.
There were allegations made at the Marlborough Town Council's planning committee meeting (April 9) under the chairmanship of Alexander Kirk Wilson, that not all is well on the Redrow development - Marleberg Grange.
As far as Wiltshire Council are concerned Marlborough is at the very bottom of the list for developing a rail link to re-connect the town to the rail system.
Janneke Blokland, Betty Dobson, Susan Elks and Juliette Plank of Marlborough Area Poverty Action Group (MAPAG) were presented with a cheque for £500 by the Mayor, Councillor Mervyn Hall in the Council Chamber of the Town Hall earlier today (Friday 6 April).