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Elaine’s Travel wins top travel industry award

15-11-2018 Sue Round

Elaine’s Travel was awarded Agent of the Year at the travel industry awards, sponsored by Carrier, at an Oscar styled ceremony held at the Natural History Museum in London last night, November 14.

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Armed robbery at Aldbourne Post Office

15-11-2018

A man has been charged in connection with an armed robbery at Aldbourne Post Office on Wednesday afternoon (November 14). WITH UPDATE.

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Ramsbury Primary leads the way to improve reading standards in schools

15-11-2018 Sue Round

Ramsbury Primary School has been designated by the Department of Education as one of only thirty two English Hub schools across England.  English Hub schools are some of the best performing schools in the country and they will support other schools in the teaching of phonics and reading.

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Resurfacing work in The Parade

15-11-2018

Part of The Parade - the area around the central parking - is to be resurfaced by Wiltshire Council on Wednesday, November 21.

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Local celebrity to turn on Marlborough’s Christmas lights

15-11-2018 Sue Round

Paul Martin of BBC’s ‘Flog it’ fame will turn on Marlborough’s Christmas lights on Friday November 30 at 6.30pm.  Paul, who lives near Devizes, is no stranger to Marlborough.  He lived and worked in the town from 1995 to 2000 when he owned The Table Gallery in Kingsbury Street.

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'Ghost of Machines' play to a 'ghost' audience in Bristol dreamed up by 'ghosts of a machine' (otherwise known as…

14-11-2018

"It was surreal" said Manton's Nick Whant, bass player with Ghost of Machines after playing to a near-empty Exchange in Bristol on Tuesday night (6 November) last week.

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Review: JS Monroe's new thriller "Forget My Name" - Who are you when you've forgotten everything?

14-11-2018 Madison James

Warning: may contain spoilers.   What would you do if you woke up and realised you had forgotten everything? Who your family is, your friends, where you live, even your own name? 

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All spruced up… pick your own Christmas tree for the festive season

13-11-2018 Sue Round

Just over the canal bridge in Wootton Rivers is a forest of Christmas trees, Nordmann Firs and Norway Spruces, just waiting for the right home. 

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Ramsbury's Remembrance Wood - 400 saplings bring memories and new life

13-11-2018

As a lasting memorial to those from the area around Ramsbury and far beyond who were killed in the First World War, more than 400 saplings were planted close to the airfield that played such a notable part in the Second World War.

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Practice Secretary / Administrator - Ramsbury & Wanborough Surgery

13-11-2018

GP Surgery seeks:   Practice Secretary / Administrator   Approximately 16 hours per week   We are looking for a Secretary/Administrator to join our established and busy team.  Excellent communication skills and awareness of confidentiality are essential, along with the ability to work as part of a team.  You will be required to have competencies in a variety...

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Local celebrity to turn on Marlborough’s Christmas lights

Paul Martin, will be switching on this year's Christmas Lights on 30 NovemberPaul Martin, will be switching on this year's Christmas Lights on 30 NovemberPaul Martin of BBC’s ‘Flog it’ fame will turn on Marlborough’s Christmas lights on Friday November 30 at 6.30pm.  Paul, who lives near Devizes, is no stranger to Marlborough.  He lived and worked in the town from 1995 to 2000 when he owned The Table Gallery in Kingsbury Street.

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Remembrance Sunday: Marlborough remembers

The Last Post rings out as Colours are lowered during the Remembrance Parade at the Barn Street War MemorialThe Last Post rings out as Colours are lowered during the Remembrance Parade at the Barn Street War MemorialThe sun shone for Marlborough's Armistice Centenary Remembrance Parade.  Mayor Lisa Farrell led today's wreath-laying ceremony at the War Memorial adjacent to the Barn Street roundabout.

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Remembrance Commemoration at 7th Wilts War Memorial in Salisbury Road and at Marlborough's Cemeteries

Mayor Lisa Farrell, the Town Council and Officers from 4MI Battalion lay wreaths of remembrance at the 7th Wilts MemorialMayor Lisa Farrell, the Town Council and Officers from 4MI Battalion lay wreaths of remembrance at the 7th Wilts Memorial

Earlier today (Friday 9 November) the Town Council and members of 4MI Batallion based in Bullford layed wreaths of commemoration at the 7th Wilts Memorial at the junction of Salisbury Road and London Road.

 

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ARMISTICE 1918: Marlborough area's home front begins to get back to a sort of normality - very slowly

Celebrating: an American themed dance in Marlborough Town Hall (Photo courtesy Marlborough History Society - with thanks) Celebrating: an American themed dance in Marlborough Town Hall (Photo courtesy Marlborough History Society - with thanks) In the days after the Armistice, there were celebrations in Marlborough.  On Wednesday, 13 November 1918 a committee of ladies, headed by Mrs W. E. Free, held a dance with an American theme in the Town Hall - pictured above. The music was provided by ‘Jazz’ Thomas and his American Band. 

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Pewsey remembers the 33 fallen with trees, plaques, and poppies

A moment's silence after the unveiling of the plaque, Rt Hon Claire Perry MP in foregroundA moment's silence after the unveiling of the plaque, Rt Hon Claire Perry MP in foregroundThirty three Pewsey men died in World War 1. Their sacrifice has been honoured and remembered today, November 9, by an event organised by Pewsey Parish Council.  High on the hill just beyond the Pewsey White Horse, thirty three, children from Pewsey Primary School planted thirty three beech trees accompanied by thirty three hand crafted poppies.

 

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