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Award for Marlborough PCSO...

25 May 2019 A Correspondent

...and long-serving fireman.

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New playground adventures at St Mary’s

24 May 2019 Sue Round

The playground at Marlborough St Mary’s is buzzing with excitement as pupils try out the new equipment that has just been installed.  In fact, it’s so popular that the school has had to draw up a rota allocating each year group one day a week to play on it.

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Digging to reveal more about Aldbourne's Band of Brothers

24 May 2019

Operation Nightingale's timing is spot on - they are revealing more about the Band of Brothers' Second World War stay in Aldbourne just days before the 75th anniversary of D-Day.  And, as the picture above shows, the incredible story of these American soldiers is being passed on to a new...

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Marlborough's youth protest demands action from politicians regarding climate change

24 May 2019

A large group of Marlborough's schools' pupils gathered earlier today (Friday 24 May) on the steps of the Town Hall to add their voices to the million or so students who walked out of their lessons elsewhere in the World to mark the worldwide day of climate change protest.

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Young Pewsey artists create mural for Vale Community Campus

23 May 2019 Sue Round

A wall mural designed to reflect Pewsey’s community spirit has been created for the foyer of The Vale Community Campus.  Students from Pewsey Vale School’s Year 7 and Key Stage 2 pupils at Pewsey Primary have collaborated over its creation.  

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Marlborough’s new rector returns to his roots

23 May 2019 Sue Round

Reverend Chris Smith, who has been appointed Team Rector for Marlborough St. Mary’s, Preshute and Minal, grew up in Chaddleworth on the Berkshire Downs and he has family living in Hungerford and Salisbury.

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Heritage board celebrates Ogbourne St Andrew’s ancient landscape

23 May 2019 Sue Round

A new Heritage Information Board has been erected next to the Norman church of St Andrew’s in Ogbourne St Andrew to inform visitors of the plethora of ancient sites in the vicinity. 

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Special Needs Education: Larkrise, St Nicholas and Rowde schools to be merged after 2023

23 May 2019

Under the heading 'Vision for special needs education agreed' Wiltshire Council announced their confirmed plans to merge the Larkrise, St Nicholas and Rowde schools on to a single site "in the future".

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A4 Closure: Stuck Truck causes Manton Mayhem

23 May 2019

Manton came to gridlock last night (Wednesday 22 May) after a large lorry with trailer carrying 'concrete sheets' got stuck having taken a short cut to avoid the A4 road closure.

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Claire Perry takes ministerial leave of absence

23 May 2019

Claire Perry MP is taking a break from her responsibilities as Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth to look after a family member who is unwell.

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New playground adventures at St Mary’s

The bouldering wall - new playground equipment Marlborough St Mary'sThe bouldering wall - new playground equipment Marlborough St Mary'sThe playground at Marlborough St Mary’s is buzzing with excitement as pupils try out the new equipment that has just been installed.  In fact, it’s so popular that the school has had to draw up a rota allocating each year group one day a week to play on it.

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Young Pewsey artists create mural for Vale Community Campus

Nina Slater Head of Art at Pewsey Vale, Alice Saunders, Art teacher and Sue Philpott, Art Co-ordinator at Pewsey Primary with students in front of the mural at the Vale Community CentreNina Slater Head of Art at Pewsey Vale, Alice Saunders, Art teacher and Sue Philpott, Art Co-ordinator at Pewsey Primary with students in front of the mural at the Vale Community CentreA wall mural designed to reflect Pewsey’s community spirit has been created for the foyer of The Vale Community Campus.  Students from Pewsey Vale School’s Year 7 and Key Stage 2 pupils at Pewsey Primary have collaborated over its creation.

 

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Getting Paid to Save the Planet

 

Photo: Alexander MillsPhoto: Alexander MillsThis week’s title is not a description of my dream-job.  It’s actually a way forward for all of us.  Too good to be true?   Stick with me and I’ll try to persuade you that I haven’t lost my marbles.

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Digging to reveal more about Aldbourne's Band of Brothers

Operation Nightingale's timing is spot on - they are revealing more about the Band of Brothers' Second World War stay in Aldbourne just days before the 75th anniversary of D-Day.  And, as the picture above shows, the incredible story of these American soldiers is being passed on to a new generation of villagers.

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Heritage board celebrates Ogbourne St Andrew’s ancient landscape

Ogbourne History Group (l-r) - Bruce Fox, (Chair of Ogbourne St Andrew History Group)   Margaret Matthews, Sue Parry, Jane Fox, ( Members )  Donald Sherlock (Chair of North Wessex Downs Landscape Trust)Ogbourne History Group (l-r) - Bruce Fox, (Chair of Ogbourne St Andrew History Group) Margaret Matthews, Sue Parry, Jane Fox, ( Members ) Donald Sherlock (Chair of North Wessex Downs Landscape Trust)A new Heritage Information Board has been erected next to the Norman church of St Andrew’s in Ogbourne St Andrew to inform visitors of the plethora of ancient sites in the vicinity.

 

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LITFEST 2019: children's programme revealed - with wizards, naughtiness, magic, bears...Cressida Cowell, David Baddiel, Chris Riddell an' all

Marlborough LitFest aims to promote a love of books and reading in its younger audience and this year’s children’s line-up is more packed than ever, with a host of headlining children’s authors including Cressida Cowell, David Baddiel and illustrator, Chris Riddell, as well as events and new outreach programmes to cater for all ages at this year’s10th anniversary Festival. 

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New Mayor promises an exciting year ahead for the town

Marlborough's new Mayor, Cllr Mervyn Hall accompanied by the new Deputy Mayor, Cllr Mark Cooper, the Bishop of Ramsbury, The Right Revd Dr Andrew Rumsey, The High Sherriff of Wiltshire David Scott and Mrs Letitia Scott, Deputy Lieutenant Dr David Hemery with Town Councillors assembled on the steps of the Town HallMarlborough's new Mayor, Cllr Mervyn Hall accompanied by the new Deputy Mayor, Cllr Mark Cooper, the Bishop of Ramsbury, The Right Revd Dr Andrew Rumsey, The High Sherriff of Wiltshire David Scott and Mrs Letitia Scott, Deputy Lieutenant Dr David Hemery with Town Councillors assembled on the steps of the Town HallMervyn Hall is Marlborough’s 709th town mayor.  He was sworn in at the Mayor Making Ceremony on Monday May 13 in front of an audience of councillors, former mayors, community representatives, family, friends, Deputy Lieutenant Dr David Hemery, The High Sherriff of Wiltshire David Scott and Mrs Letitia Scott, the Mayor of Swindon Councillor Junab Ali and the Bishop of Ramsbury, The Right Revd Dr. Andrew Rumsey.  Councillor Mark Cooper was elected as Deputy Mayor.

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