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Death of Lady Rothschild of Stowell Park near Pewsey

17-01-2019

Lady Rothschild who lived at Stowell Park near Pewsey, has died at the age of 83 (January 13).  The house was owned by her father Sir Philip Dunn, she was brought up there and was very attached to the house.

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Sales & Marketing Co-ordinator - Sheepdrove Organic Farm & Eco Conference Centre

16-01-2019

  Sales & Marketing Co-ordinator   (Fixed Term, to cover Maternity Leave)   Sheepdrove Organic Farm & Eco Conference Centre       We are looking to appoint an individual who will generate new business here at the Eco Conference Centre. The successful candidate will be proactive in upselling and marketing weddings and burials as well as being responsible for...

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Local Home-Start charities celebrate funding from The Royal British Legion & ABF The Soldiers’ Charity

15-01-2019

Home-Start Kennet, the charity that supports struggling families, say the £19,000 grant from the Royal British Legion and £15,000 from ABF The Soldiers’ Charity will fund a new project for military families.

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Yellow line proposals supported by the Town Council for Frees Avenue and The Green

15-01-2019

Whilst Red Lines may be dominating current discussions in the House of Commons as it struggles with the debate over Brexit, the colour of the lines that dominated discussion at last night's (14 January) Planning Committee meeting of the Town Council were of an altogether different hue - Yellow.

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Winterbourne Monkton villagers over the moon as their pub re-opens

15-01-2019

2019 has started not just with a good news story: "This", the man on the bar stool declared, "is great news".  After six years without a pub, Winterbourne Monkton's New Inn is open again. 

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Area crime update - 7 - 14 January

15-01-2019

  Below are details of the latest crimes committed in Marlborough and surrounding villages.  If anyone has any information as to these offences please contact the Police on 101,  or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111   Area:   Axford Type:    Vehicle Offences Time/Date:   07/01/2019   09:19 Details:    Axford, Kennet Rise  - Unknown suspect has...

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Marlborough Rugby: Marlborough edge a thrilling encounter away at Banbury

15-01-2019 Mike Banfield

    Banbury  29 - 33  Marlborough   Marlborough made the journey to Banbury to play against a strong Banbury outfit who had been on an eight-game winning run.  Their Club and stadium are hugely impressive and certainly shows where Marlborough’s aspirations are aimed.Head Coach, Elisi Vunipola, was looking to build on last week’s strong...

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Great Bedwyn driver fined for abandoning vehicle

14-01-2019

  Leaving his car in a Great Bedwyn car park untouched and untaxed for three years cost Chris Rushton of Fairfield, Great Bedwyn more than £2,000 in fines and costs.   On Monday 17 December 2018,he was ordered to pay £2,018.26, following a successful prosecution by Wiltshire Council at Salisbury Magistrates.The vehicle was...

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Another Marlborough Scrap Metal dealer prosecuted for not having a licence

14-01-2019

  Mrs Ann Antoni of 11 Lynden Close, East Grafton, Marlborough pleaded guilty to collecting scrap without a scrap metal licence and for the offence of transporting controlled waste, without the correct waste carriers licence.  She was ordered to pay a total of £1,856.28 in fines, costs and victim surcharge by Salisbury...

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Sales Administrator - BMM Ltd

14-01-2019

  Sales Administrator   Start Date:   ImmediatelyFull time:  9:00am - 5:30 pm Monday-FridayHoliday: 21 days annual leave, All UK Bank Holidays PLUS the Christmas shutdown Main responsibilities: Office based role providing support to the Account Manager with the day to day running of all accounts. Clients come from very varied industries so must be...

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Yellow line proposals supported by the Town Council for Frees Avenue and The Green

Frees Avenue - proposed site for double yellow lines between Hyde Lane and the Cemetery entranceFrees Avenue - proposed site for double yellow lines between Hyde Lane and the Cemetery entranceWhilst Red Lines may be dominating current discussions in the House of Commons as it struggles with the debate over Brexit, the colour of the lines that dominated discussion at last night's (14 January) Planning Committee meeting of the Town Council were of an altogether different hue - Yellow.

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Money raised by Marlborough Rotary at November's Armistice Beacon presented to Marlborough's British Legion

Marlborough Rotary Chairman Stewart Dailly presents Marlborough British Legion Chairman Alek Sagar with the cheque for £155, collected at last November's Beacon Armistice commemoration on the Common.  Also present are (l-r) Gerry Hooper (a past Rotary president), Peter Mansfield (a past Rotary president), Martin Luxford (a past Rotary president and also current president elect), Edward Ferguson, Marian Hannaford Dobson (BL Branch Treasurer) and Stewart Dobson (BL Branch Secretary)Marlborough Rotary Chairman Stewart Dailly presents Marlborough British Legion Chairman Alek Sagar with the cheque for £155, collected at last November's Beacon Armistice commemoration on the Common. Also present are (l-r) Gerry Hooper (a past Rotary president), Peter Mansfield (a past Rotary president), Martin Luxford (a past Rotary president and also current president elect), Edward Ferguson, Marian Hannaford Dobson (BL Branch Treasurer) and Stewart Dobson (BL Branch Secretary)Marlborough Rotary raised more than £300 at last November's Armistice Beacon ceremony on The Common, the proceeds of which were shered between the Marlborough British Legion and SSAFA - the Armed Forces Charity, and on Wednesday (9 January) Marlborough Rotary Chairman Stewart Dailly presented a cheque for £155 to Marlborough British Legion Chairman Alek Sagar.

 

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Marlborough Rugby: Strong start to the New Year at home against Wimborne

Marlborough scrum half Will Grant waiting for the callMarlborough scrum half Will Grant waiting for the call

Marlborough  39 - 15  Wimborne

 

Marlborough kicked off, attacking towards the town and received an early wave of Wimborne pressure.  They had the ball camped for the first few minutes inside the Marlborough half.  However, Marlborough grew into the game.  On fourteen minutes the breakthrough arrived.  Jonty Kaywent over the line after a rather scrappy sequence of play, however the try was coming.  Will Grant provided a beautifully taken kick from thirty metres to convert the try. 7-0.

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Wiltshire’s air ambulance flies out of problems

The MD 902 helicopter that's now flying for Wiltshire Air Ambulance The MD 902 helicopter that's now flying for Wiltshire Air Ambulance It’s been a bumpy start to 2019 for Wiltshire’s air ambulance. On January 2 it was grounded due to a technical fault and a day later the firm Heli Charter who have operated the charity's Bell 429 helicopter since 2014, went into voluntary liquidation.

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Kitchen Sisters to pop up with their gourmet burgers at No 7 Kingsbury Street

No7 Kingsbury StreetNo7 Kingsbury StreetA pop-up gourmet burger restaurant will be opening on Monday, January 14 at No7 Kingsbury Street (previously known as Godots).  The Kitchen Sisters, who have built up a reputation serving their handmade burgers at The Bruce Arms in Easton Royal, are taking over No 7’s restaurant from the manager and previous owner Lesley Powell, who will be starting a new Events business 'Franklins Food' very soon.

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Marlborough’s Jubilee Centre to have a new manager

L to r: Carole Walker (with Sharka the dog), Irene Pielke (assistant manager), Anne Hancock outside the Jubilee CentreL to r: Carole Walker (with Sharka the dog), Irene Pielke (assistant manager), Anne Hancock outside the Jubilee Centre“Everyone responds positively to kindness, love and attention,” says Jubilee Centre manager Carole Walker as she finishes her last week there as manager.  Carole, who has been the manager of the centre since 2004, is leaving on January 14.  She will be replaced by Anne Hancock, a retired teacher.

 

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Review: from Marlborough Rising, Kaleido Bay headline at The Vic

Kaleido Bay - from their Facebook pages - l to r: Ben Kay, Jake Gribben & Harry GraceKaleido Bay - from their Facebook pages - l to r: Ben Kay, Jake Gribben & Harry GraceAfter their impressive set at the Marlborough Rising Talent event that we reported last September, marlborough.news followed up-and-coming indie rock band, Kaleido Bay, to Swindon - their home town - for their first headline gig last week (January 4) at the popular music venue The Victoria - known to all as 'The Vic'.

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Chilton Foliat Primary School Pupils are told “Grow your fiver into a new classroom and community club house”

Mrs Turner, Head teacher at Chilton Foliat Primary School with pupils from the school at the 'Grow A Fiver' Pop up ShopMrs Turner, Head teacher at Chilton Foliat Primary School with pupils from the school at the 'Grow A Fiver' Pop up ShopFundraising has begun in earnest at Chilton Foliat Primary School where pupils, together with the Chilton Foliat Community Association, hope to raise £85,000 to build a new classroom and a new and improved 68mCommunity Club House. 

While government funding has been secured to build the new classroom portion of the project, a further £85,000 is needed to fund the new Community Club House. 

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