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The 2018 flu season: locally 2,400 have already had their jabs

17-11-2018

There has been quite a lot of chat in the national media about delays with this year's flu vaccination programme and people have been asking marlborough.news why the jabs are later than usual.  So what is the situation in Marlborough?

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Rev Canon Andrew Studdert-Kennedy inducted at Uxbridge

16-11-2018

55 people from Rev Canon Andrew Studdert-Kennedy's Marlborough congregation went to Uxbridge on November 13 to attend his “Institution and Induction” to his new role as Team Rector covering the town's churches of St Andrew’s (Anglo-Catholic) and St Margaret’s (which is an evangelical charismatic church).

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

16-11-2018

Swindon & 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...

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Very quietly the NHS for our area is once again being reorganised

16-11-2018

For one or two moments we'll stop worrying about A&E waiting times, staff shortages, the numbers of fit patients stuck in hospital beds...  Instead we will try to understand how and why the NHS in Wiltshire is being reorganised - again.

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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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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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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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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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