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Town Hall to resound to the Sounds of Christmas on 20 December

10-12-2018

Marlborough Town Hall will be filled with the magical sounds of Christmas on the evening of Thursday 20 December when a group of experienced singers stage ‘Sing a Song of Christmas’ to raise money for Manton Village Hall Refurbishment Fund.

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GWH to get £30 million of capital funding for expansion and new approaches to treatment

08-12-2018

Great Western Hospital has been successful in their bid for major natonal funding for capital projects to help expand its capacity.   GWH is now far too small for the large growth of Swindon's population - a growth that is still continuing - and the ageing population of the wide area...

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Pewsey Tennis Club wins top 2018 award as best club in Wiltshire

07-12-2018

At the annual meeting of the Wiltshire Lawn Tennis Association (a branch of the national organisation) Pewsey Tennis Club achieved two notable awards - Pewsey Tennis Club was named 'Club of the Year' and Keith Hampson was named volunteer of the year. 

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Dental Nurse / Treatment Co-ordinator - Savernake Dental Practice

07-12-2018

  Dental Nurse / Treatment Co-ordinator   (part time to support endodontics, orthodontics, restorative and implants)     Salary:    Salary will depend on qualifications and experience. Our offer to you: A competitive starting salary and the opportunity to increase this through training and development Fully funded CPD training, GDC registration, DBS and Professional Indemnity Progression and development Contributory pension scheme Modern...

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SEND school closures: parents right to be concerned

06-12-2018 Sylvia Card

Sirs    In response to Jo Waltham’s article on the closure of the three schools for children with special education needs and disabilities, I can understand why some parents are pleased that the proposed new school will  be built on the Rowdeford site.  Rowdeford is an excellent school and parents and staff campaigned...

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Radiotherapy appeal for GWH unit reaches target - thanks to Rotary Clubs

06-12-2018 A Correspondent

Brighter Futures, the charity for the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has successfully closed its £2.9 million Radiotherapy Appeal thanks to the continued generosity of the community and a final pledge from the Rotary Clubs of Swindon and surrounding area. 

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Sentence extended for thieving cleaner after he intimidated a juror

05-12-2018

  A thieving cleaner who intimidated a juror minutes after he had been found guilty following a trial has had a month added to his jail term.Danny Avis was on the phone standing outside Swindon Crown Court as members of the panel who had just convicted him left the building.As they...

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Mulled wine, fizz and mince pies galore for Marlborough’s late night Christmas shoppers on Thursday December 13

05-12-2018 Sue Round

Many 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.

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Hockey: Marlborough Ladies second team continue to 'show face' - despite tough opposition

05-12-2018 Louise Gostling

Louise Gostling reports how Marlborough Ladies seconds lost 3-10 against Salisbury - in one of their toughest games of the season so far, but they take away lots of positives. 

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Wiltshire Council's major change of policy on outdoor education centres

05-12-2018

In March Wiltshire Council said they wanted to close the two outdoor education centres - Oxenwood near Marlborough and Braeside in Devizes - in August.  This would have ended the provision of outdoor education within the county. Now they have changed their minds.

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Road safety for Marlborough St Mary's pupils - Town Councillors express their full support for the school

A school warning sign - but St Peters closed eighteen months ago and the new school (Marlborough St Mary's) is still awaiting any warning signageA school warning sign - but St Peters closed eighteen months ago and the new school (Marlborough St Mary's) is still awaiting any warning signageAt Monday's (19 November) meeting of the Town Council Planning Committee Councillors pledged their full and unanimous support for Marlborough St Mary's Primary School in their efforts to improve saftey for their children by achieving some form of signage and speed restriction in George Lane, particularly at the Eastern end where the Van Diemen's path emerges into the main road by the old Police Station.

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Marlborough lecture - Richard Cooper, a life of adventure

Richard Cooper finishing the World Ironman Championship in HawaiiRichard Cooper finishing the World Ironman Championship in HawaiiRichard Cooper, who lived in Marlborough for twenty years, will be speaking about his passion for adventure when he gives this year’s Kempson/Rosedale Enterprise Trust's lecture in the Ellis Theatre at the College at 7.30 pm on Sunday December 2.  The lecture will be beautifully illustrated with photographs, many of wildlife.

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Small Talk Saves Lives - talk to a fellow passenger on the platform if you feel they may be at risk

Pewsey - nearest station to MarlboroughPewsey - nearest station to MarlboroughSwindon & District Samaritans are encouraging commuters at local train stations to act if they notice someone who may be at risk.  The Small Talk Saves Lives campaign, launched by Samaritans in partnership with British Transport Police (BTP), Network Rail and the wider rail industry, is emphasising how each of us has all the experience we need to help save a life.

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Priory Gardens a 'Drugs Den' claims Town Councillor Harry Forbes

Priory Gardens on a damp Autumn dayPriory Gardens on a damp Autumn day"I walked through a week ago and saw two people smoking cannabis there" exclaimed Cllr Forbes during a discussion on the re-siting of park benches in the gardens at Monday's meeting of the Council's Amenities & Open Spaces Committee.  "Priory Gardens seems to have turned into a Drugs Den" he added

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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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