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Wiltshire libraries organise a special Wiltshire Egg Hunt

08 Apr 2020 Sue Round

Wiltshire libraries are encouraging children and families to create colourful Easter eggs to display in windows and they have even supplied a template.

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Marlborough LitFest reminds readers of their Love Books Competition and extends the deadline for entries

08 Apr 2020 Sue Round

Last month Marlborough LitFest launched its Love Books Competition in association with Bath Spa University.  The competition, which aims to celebrate a love of reading amongst teenagers and adults, is perhaps even more important in these uncertain times.  The original deadline of April 24 has now been extended to July 17.

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COVID-19 treatment trial: GWH appeal

03 Apr 2020 Tony Millett

  Clinicians at GWH are currently running a trial looking into treatment options for coronavirus (COVID-19).  A statement from GWH reads: "It is important that we do all we can to help prevent this situation from happening again, and are asking for patients with confirmed COVID-19, who are currently being cared...

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St John’s teacher supplies face masks to the NHS

02 Apr 2020 Sue Round

St John’s Academy Design & Technology teacher and STEM Co-ordinator, Gary England, is coordinating the production of items to support the NHS during the COVID-19 crisis. 

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Wellbeing advice available to all on The College website to help everyone deal with lockdown

02 Apr 2020

At this difficult time when most of us are confined to our homes staying healthy and occupied is important for us all.  Marlborough College recognised this and have created a 'Wellbeing Resources' area on their website, where everyone - associated with The College or not - can find ideas, advice...

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March Weather - a respite from recent rain but marked by a biting North Easterly wind

02 Apr 2020 Eric Gilbert

A change in the month and thankfully a brief change in the weather as the beginning of March brought far less rain and a dry day on March 3.   However by March 4 the unsettled weather returned with twelve consecutive days when rainfall was recorded.  The wettest day of...

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From the front line – what’s happening elsewhere: Norwich, Norfolk

01 Apr 2020 Sue Round

Today’s reflections come from Sybil and Colin who live in Norwich and have an allotment. 

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Practice Nurse - Ramsbury & Wanborough Surgery

01 Apr 2020

Practice Nurse Full Time or Part Time   Ramsbury & Wanborough Surgery is seeking a Practice Nurse Band 5/6 to join the friendly team.Online applications via www.jobs.nhs.ukReference Number A0657-20-8218The vacancy will close when sufficient applications received..   For an application pack please contact the surgery on 01672 520366 or via email ramsburyreception@nhs.net   www.ramsburyandwanboroughsurgery.com Ramsbury & Wanborough SurgeryWhittonditch...

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"Brilliant Young International Musicians in St Peter's Church" current series - note from organiser Nick Maurice regarding rearrangements of concerts

31 Mar 2020

  Nick Maurice writes:   I very much regret that, owing to the coronavirus pandemic, we have had to cancel our next two recitals in the "Brilliant Young International Musicians in St Peter's Church" series.  However, as I have written to Judith Choi Castro and JP Ekins who were to have played for...

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Tribute to Tony Millett

31 Mar 2020

  Sirs,   I am sure we are all sorry to hear that Tony Millett has stood down as a Director of Marlborough News (onetime Marlborough News Online).  While he will be continuing to support the agency intermittently his intense involvement over the past 9 years, since MNO was founded by the late...

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Emergency Fund appeal for Gunjur by Marlborough Brandt Group

Marlborough and Gunjur: Brandt Group member Anita Bew with friends in Gunjur 2002Marlborough and Gunjur: Brandt Group member Anita Bew with friends in Gunjur 2002The Marlborough Brandt Group (MBG) is appealing to the Marlborough community to contribute towards an Emergency Fund set up in support of the poorest members of the Gunjur community who will suffer greatly as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

 

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Wellbeing advice available to all on The College website to help everyone deal with lockdown

At this difficult time when most of us are confined to our homes staying healthy and occupied is important for us all.  Marlborough College recognised this and have created a 'Wellbeing Resources' area on their website, where everyone - associated with The College or not - can find ideas, advice and inspiration to help deal with this 'new everyday'.

 

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From the front line – what’s happening elsewhere: Olivia's trapped in a camper van in New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand   -  Photo by Kirsten Drew on UnsplashAuckland, New Zealand - Photo by Kirsten Drew on UnsplashOlivia Shakeshaft, who lives at Clench Common just south of Marlborough, went out to New Zealand after graduating last year with a very good degree in geography from Aberystwyth University and was working as a nanny till she was joined by a friend from university.   They bought a camper van to start  touring...then came the pandemic.  Here is her account of what happened next:

 

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Marlborough Health news: update from KAMP

Chris Lincoln-Jones, Project Manager at the Kennet & Avon Medical Practice (KAMP) brings the latest news of what's happening at the Practice (and the overarching Clinical Commissioning Group), and how the new procedures set out by the Heslth Service will be managed locally by KAMP and how this will affect the community they serve:

 

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"Please help us save our business" Savernake's Imagine Studio boss Hannah Withers' appeal to the Chancellor of the Exchequer

Hannah Withers of Imagine Studios in Savernake appearing on the BBC national lunchtime newsHannah Withers of Imagine Studios in Savernake appearing on the BBC national lunchtime news"We've had to close our business, we've been able to ensure our staff get looked after under the Government furlough scheme, but this leaves my husband, our family and I with almost nothing on which to live, and for how long?"  This is what Hannah Withers, proprietor of Imagine Studios in Savernake Forest told marlborough.news earlier today, Friday 3 April, following her interview on the BBC lunchtime National News.

 

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From the front line - what’s happening elsewhere: Nova Scotia, Canada

Upper Tantallon, Nova ScotiaUpper Tantallon, Nova ScotiaMike Moss is a former student of Marlborough Grammar School.  Growing up in Chiseldon he has fond memories of his years spent in what later became the Stedman Building (class of 1970).  On leaving the Grammar School he studied Medicine in London, specialising in Pathology before taking a year's role in the flying doctor service on the Labrador coast in Canada.  That year evolved into a permanent move with Mike and his wife settling down on Canada's West Coast in British Columbia, before retirement last year and move back East to Nova Scotia, from where they are dealing with the Covid-19 

 

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March Weather - a respite from recent rain but marked by a biting North Easterly wind

Pic:  Eric GilbertPic: Eric GilbertA change in the month and thankfully a brief change in the weather as the beginning of March brought far less rain and a dry day on March 3.   However by March 4 the unsettled weather returned with twelve consecutive days when rainfall was recorded.  The wettest day of the month occurred on March 9 with 15.6mm of precipitation. 

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