News dot2left cropped500pxt
  • Hares 017cropped
  • Marlborough-2013-04-18 St Peters-2
  • IMG 9097-2
  • Bluebells-in-West-Woods-10-05-09------30
  • Sunset2
  • 4MI-2013-11-28 030
  • ARK Manton -2012-01-14 49-
  • Silbury-Sunset---10-06-08-----07-2
  • D4S0472
  • Mop-Fair---10-10-09------08
  • D812668
  • Xmas-Lights-2011-11-24 10
  • IMG 8472-2
  • Jazz Fest Sat 572
  • TdB-Pewsey 044
  • Torch-2012-05-23 093-
  • Big-Bull
  • Christmas-Lights 15-11-20 097
  • Town-Hall-2011-05-03 08-2
  • MYFC 005
  • Camilla-2012-10-19 152
  • D4S9273
  • Civic Selfie1
  • Duke-of-Kent 086
  • Landscape

 

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Why leave the bus diesel engine idling when stopped at a main bus stop for a long time? Turning…

18-09-2018

Diesel engines, especially the large ones that power the buses around here do emit plenty of noxious emissions including particulates and nitrogen dioxide, and when left running in a confined location those toxic emissions build up and become a health risk.  Transition Marlborough have been campaigning for the past two...

Read more

Administrator (Maternity Cover) - Omicron Research (Hungerford)

18-09-2018

  Administrator   (Maternity Cover)     We are a small company in Hungerford looking for a part time Office Administrator to support the team in the office. Preferred hours are approximately 30 per week, Tuesday to Friday, dependent on candidate availability. This is a fixed term maternity cover post of one year.The purpose of the...

Read more

Marlborough Rugby: Three out of three for impressive Marlborough away at Wimborne

18-09-2018 Mike Banfield

Wimborne 21 - 51 Marlborough   Marlborough continued their good start to the season with an impressive performance away to Wimborne.  The visitors showed no effects from the long travel to the South coast and started the game well.  They were soon on the attack and winning some good ruck ball, a...

Read more

Great West Way project - what will this do to congestion and parking in the town?

17-09-2018 Roger Mallett

  Sirs,As a Marlborough resident, I know only too well about the congestion and parking issues which are ongoing in this town.  This is a serious problem which I fear is not going to be resolved anytime soon.  So you can imagine my concerns when I read at length the article...

Read more

Not just going for gold, but gaining platinum - Ramsbury Primary wins two sports awards

17-09-2018 Sue Round

Ramsbury Primary received the title of top performing school in sport in Wiltshire and Swindon at the end of the 2018 summer term.  They were presented with a trophy by Steve Boocock, CEO of Wiltshire and Swindon sport.  This was swiftly followed by the accolade of gaining the National School Games...

Read more

Assault in Marlborough High Street - appeal for information

15-09-2018

Police are appealing for information following an assault in Marlborough High Street.



Read more

Chance for Marlborough businesses to check out the new tourist route - The Great West Way

14-09-2018

All those in Marlborough who are interested in enticing more tourists to their businesses - shops, restaurants, pubs, coffee bars and accommodation - have a chance on Wednesday evening (September 19) to find out more about the Great West Way project.

Read more

Casual Lifeguards - Marlborough College

14-09-2018

Casual Lifeguards   Applications are invited for Casual Lifeguards to work in the College’s state of the art, 25-metre, indoor swimming pool, which has  eight lanes and a hydraulic bottom (which alters the depth from 0.8 to 3 metres) making it equally ideal for squad training, water polo, sub aqua, canoeing or...

Read more

Losing our Religion?

14-09-2018 Andrew Studdert-Kennedy

  A recent survey about religious attitudes and practice in Britain makes challenging reading for anyone who has a vested interest in the place of the church in society.  The survey suggests that as a society we are losing our religion.The numbers of those identifying as ‘belonging’ to the Church of...

Read more

England hockey star to be at Marlborough's Club Day

13-09-2018

Marlborough Hockey Club is delighted to have Team GB Olympic Gold Medallist Laura Unsworth at their Club Day on Sunday, September 23.

Read more

Why leave the bus diesel engine idling when stopped at a main bus stop for a long time? Turning off is easy

Protesters at the Transition Marlborough 'FlashMob' protest outside Lloyds BankProtesters at the Transition Marlborough 'FlashMob' protest outside Lloyds BankDiesel engines, especially the large ones that power the buses around here do emit plenty of noxious emissions including particulates and nitrogen dioxide, and when left running in a confined location those toxic emissions build up and become a health risk.  Transition Marlborough have been campaigning for the past two years for a 'No Idling' sign to be erected outside Lloyds Bank in the High Street and on Monday, 17 September, held a 'No Idling flash-mob' action to highlight this problem.

 

Continue Reading

Print Email

Marlborough Rugby: Three out of three for impressive Marlborough away at Wimborne


Mitieli Vulikijapani breaks through the Wimborne defence supported by Jake Williams and Ben FultonMitieli Vulikijapani breaks through the Wimborne defence supported by Jake Williams and Ben Fulton

Wimborne 21 - 51 Marlborough

 

Marlborough continued their good start to the season with an impressive performance away to Wimborne.  The visitors showed no effects from the long travel to the South coast and started the game well.  They were soon on the attack and winning some good ruck ball, a powerful run by Avenai Cakaunitavuki set up another ruck near the Wimborne line, the ball was quickly moved wide by prop Lemeki Moala for Joe Visei to go over in the left hand corner; the conversion was missed.  

Continue Reading

Print Email

Have motorcycle - will travel - & write about it : after her ride around Iran, Lois Pryce comes to Marlborough LitFest

If someone left an anonymous note suggesting you went off to Iran on your motorcycle, would you go?  Adventurer Lois Pryce did.  And the result is her widely admired travel book Revolutionary Ride - on the road in search of the real Iran, which she will be talking about at the Marlborough LitFest (September 27-30.)

Continue Reading

Print Email

Rowdeford closure proposal: Marlborough Councillors express unanimous support for parents of children at the threatened school

Rowdeford SchoolRowdeford School

 

Councillors expressed genuine concern and unanimous support for the parents of Special Educational Need and Disability (SEND) children who currently attend Rowdeford School just outside Devizes and who would have to travel an extra hour every day were the proposed plans to close Rowdeford (along with two other schools in the County) and replace with one new 'super school' in Trowbridge. See Marlborough meeting discusses Wiltshire Council's options for special schools

Continue Reading

Print Email

Marlborough Rising: Joe Stilgoe closes on Sunday afternoon at The Priory

Joe Stilgoe and band bringing the first Marlborough Rising to a rousing closeJoe Stilgoe and band bringing the first Marlborough Rising to a rousing closeJoe Stilgoe bought the curtain down on the first Marlborough Rising with a set that combined wit and spontaneity with musical expertise and breadth.  A superbly entertaining session embracing music from many different and (normally) unrelated genres, but all delivered in his unique, captivating and engaging style and closing after two hours to a standing ovation.

 

Continue Reading

Print Email

Marlborough Is rising: Friday's opening fills the town with music

Scouting for Girls at the end of their rousing setScouting for Girls at the end of their rousing setFrom Avebury's George Wilding kicking the weekend off in the Priory Gardens with a superb solo set, to Roving Crows finally ending their long gig to the great displeasure of the audience who had been chanting 'ten more songs' for what seemed ages, Marlborough's music fans had an evening to savour with a range of excellent bands performing across the four Marlborough Rising stages.

 

Continue Reading

Print Email

Not just going for gold, but gaining platinum - Ramsbury Primary wins two sports awards

Ramsbury School sports teams with Steve Boocock, CEO of Wiltshire and Swindon sportRamsbury School sports teams with Steve Boocock, CEO of Wiltshire and Swindon sportRamsbury Primary received the title of top performing school in sport in Wiltshire and Swindon at the end of the 2018 summer term.  They were presented with a trophy by Steve Boocock, CEO of Wiltshire and Swindon sport.  This was swiftly followed by the accolade of gaining the National School Games Platinum Award.

Continue Reading

Print Email

Marlborough Rising: Saturday......

Turin Brakes at The PrioryTurin Brakes at The PrioryWhile The Priory rocked to Turin Brakes and the Castle & Ball thundered to Ray Harris' fusion of funk, soul, latin, jazz, The Doors and everything else that forces you on to the dance floor, Marlborough Rising's theming of venues allowed the music to complement the surroundings in every case.  St Peter's offered an intimate setting for the audience to embrace the jazz and blues sounds of Pete Gage and Jim Blair, whilst St Mary's enabled Tina May to bring the music of Edith Piaf to life in the grandeur of Marlborough's classic church which dates back way beyond the middle ages.

 

Continue Reading

Print Email

Vietnam War - here Julian Pettifer tells how it was reported & at Marlborough LitFest how historian Max Hastings records its 'epic tragedy'

Julian Pettifer at home in Marlborough...a scene from the Vietnam war...Max Hastings (courtesy Harper Collins) Julian Pettifer at home in Marlborough...a scene from the Vietnam war...Max Hastings (courtesy Harper Collins) One of the major events at this Year's Marlborough LitFest will be Sir Max Hasting's talk about his new history of the Vietnam War which is published by William Collins on 20 September 2018.

Continue Reading

Print Email

More Articles ...

  • Christmas-Lights 15-11-20 097
  • TdB-Pewsey 044
  • Civic Selfie1
  • IMG 9097-2
  • 4MI-2013-11-28 030
  • Bluebells-in-West-Woods-10-05-09------30
  • MYFC 005
  • Camilla-2012-10-19 152
  • Sunset2
  • Town-Hall-2011-05-03 08-2
  • Big-Bull
  • Xmas-Lights-2011-11-24 10
  • IMG 8472-2
  • Silbury-Sunset---10-06-08-----07-2
  • Jazz Fest Sat 572
  • ARK Manton -2012-01-14 49-
  • D812668
  • Duke-of-Kent 086
  • D4S0472
  • Hares 017cropped
  • D4S9273
  • Marlborough-2013-04-18 St Peters-2
  • Mop-Fair---10-10-09------08
  • Torch-2012-05-23 093-
  • Landscape