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Bartender - Royal Oak, Pewsey

21-10-2017

  Bartender - Royal Oak, Pewsey   We are currently looking for Bartenders to join our team at the Royal Oak in Pewsey. If you are interested and meet the following requirements then we would like to hear from you.Do you have the following skills?Training or Experience with Bartending is a plus.  You...

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Saturday market cancelled tomorrow due to expected high winds

20-10-2017

  Wiltshire Council have cancelled Marlborough's Saturday street market (October 21) because forecasters are predicting very high winds across the area.

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Horse racing: future of training at famed Manton yard secured

20-10-2017

  The trainer of many successful horses for flat racing, Brian Meehan is to buy Manton's famous yard and equally famous gallops and intends to be there "...for the duration".

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Domestic Cleaner & Facilities Support - Marlborough College

20-10-2017

  Domestic Cleaner & Facilities Support    We are looking for a reliable and enthusiastic person to join our team in General Services.  Reporting to the Domestic Services Manager, you will provide roaming assistance (as required for all areas) including: cleaning services around the College campus as well as driving for deliveries and...

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House Domestic Cleaner – B1 (Term Time plus Spring Cleaning) - Marlborough College

20-10-2017

  House Domestic Cleaner – B1   (Term Time plus Spring Cleaning)   We require a reliable and enthusiastic person to join our team of Domestic Staff.  Working within B1 (a boy’s Boarding House), and reporting to the Dame, you will be required to assist with the day to day cleaning operation of the House....

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Marlborough Area Foodbank to relaunch next month with a new vision

19-10-2017 Sue Round

Marlborough Area Foodbank distribution centre at Christchurch will re-launch on the morning of Friday November 17.   With the support of Marlborough Area Poverty Action Group (MAPAG) it is hoped to offer a home distribution service as well as raise awareness of what the Food Bank can offer and who...

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Cheap cigarette fraud - do you recognise this man?

19-10-2017

Do you recognise this man?  Police are appealing for information following an incident of fraud which took place in Marlborough. At 2pm on 25 September, a couple met a man in the Bear Hotel who told them he had a discount code and could get them cheap cigarettes from a wholesalers.  ...

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Nomads come home: Marlborough Nomads reunite on the pitch with Rosslyn Park Nomads after a gap of 107 years

19-10-2017

The Nomads team from Marlborough RFC, the club's second XV keeps alive the name and spirit of the original Marlborough Nomads.  Marlborough, along with several other clubs still in existence such as Blackheath were synonymous with the early development of Rugby as a sport in the latter nineteenth century.  The...

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Members of St Mary’s Church in Marlborough to help people take control of their finances

18-10-2017

  Members of St Mary’s Church in Marlborough wanted to help people from the Marlborough area who are suffering a squeezed household income and in danger of getting into financial difficulties to get on top of their household finances.   So in conjunction with members of the Gorse Hill Baptist Church in Swindon, who...

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Residents' Permit Parking Charge rise - Daylight Robbery!

18-10-2017 Patrick Fox

  Sirs,Looking through letters I am surprised no one has complained about the daylight robbery to be perpetrated on resident parking.It is planned to rise from £394 which is already larger than parts of London to a staggering £720.  It really is daylight robbery with captive victims who have no option...

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Cheap cigarette fraud - do you recognise this man?

Bear Hotel Cigarette fraudsterBear Hotel Cigarette fraudster

Do you recognise this man?  Police are appealing for information following an incident of fraud which took place in Marlborough.


At 2pm on 25 September, a couple met a man in the Bear Hotel who told them he had a discount code and could get them cheap cigarettes from a wholesalers.  

The woman gave the man £125 as advance payment for the cigarettes and the man gave the couple his contact details and then left with the money.

 

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Evidence proves that Marlborough does have a parking problem - now this can be addressed

Marlborough High Street - a sea of cars even at nearly 6pmMarlborough High Street - a sea of cars even at nearly 6pm

OK….. we all know that Marlborough has a parking problem, don’t we?  We don’t need anyone to tell us this, it’s as clear as the sky is blue and sun is yellow?  But the study conducted by an independent consultant commissioned through the Marlborough Area Neighbourhood Plan (MANP) and presented last night’s meeting at the Town Hall (Monday 16 October) provided us with clear and detailed evidence that our perceptions were very much grounded in reality.

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More funding revealed to help the much-needed refurbishment of the former Youth Centre

Debbie Wilson presents the Lions' cheque to Town Mayor, Councillor Mervyn Hall (Photo: Dawn Whitehall)  Debbie Wilson presents the Lions' cheque to Town Mayor, Councillor Mervyn Hall (Photo: Dawn Whitehall) Just before the meeting of Marlborough Town Council's planning committee, Debbie Wilson of the Marlborough and District Lions Club presented a cheque for £1,000 to the Town Mayor towards the costs of refurbishing and equipping the former Youth Centre - to create the Marlborough Community and Youth Centre.  It was one of two bits of good news for the project.

 

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Nomads come home: Marlborough Nomads reunite on the pitch with Rosslyn Park Nomads after a gap of 107 years

The last scrum between the two original Nomad teams before their merger more than a century agoThe last scrum between the two original Nomad teams before their merger more than a century ago

The Nomads team from Marlborough RFC, the club's second XV keeps alive the name and spirit of the original Marlborough Nomads.  Marlborough, along with several other clubs still in existence such as Blackheath were synonymous with the early development of Rugby as a sport in the latter nineteenth century.  The original Marlborough Nomads and Rosslyn Park Nomads merged into one club at Rosslyn Park back in 1911 but last Saturday (14 October) the two Nomad teams met again for the first time in 107 years.

 

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Newbury Racecourse: Worthington's Armed Forces Raceday - with free entry for serving military and British Legion members

The first Poppy of 2017 will again be delivered to Newbury Racecourse by the British Legion parachute teamThe first Poppy of 2017 will again be delivered to Newbury Racecourse by the British Legion parachute teamFor the tenth consecutive year, Newbury Racecourse will welcome members of the Armed Forces and Royal British Legion on Saturday, October 28 for its final Flat meeting of the season. Worthington’s Armed Forces Raceday will also see the launch of the local 2017 Poppy Appeal.

 

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GOLD! Marlborough achieves the ultimate accolade in this year's South West in Bloom

The 'Gold' award flag being held tightly by Marlborough in Bloom Chair, Anne Crawley with assistance from Mayor Mervyn Hall to her right, Val Compton to her left, and Richard Beale beside The Mayor, with the whole team who made this achievement possibleThe 'Gold' award flag being held tightly by Marlborough in Bloom Chair, Anne Crawley with assistance from Mayor Mervyn Hall to her right, Val Compton to her left, and Richard Beale beside The Mayor, with the whole team who made this achievement possible

Where do we go from here?  This was the immediate question posed by Chair Anne Crawley following Marlborough's outstanding GOLD success in this year's Royal Horticultural Society 'South West in Bloom' competition.

 

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Housing Needs for Marlborough - A Public Meeting at the Town Hall on Tuesday next week

Too big for future needs?  One of the recently developed properties in the Crest Nicholson Chopping Knife Lane developmentToo big for future needs? One of the recently developed properties in the Crest Nicholson Chopping Knife Lane developmentHard on the heels of one of Marlborough's perceived major problems - parking - is the other - housing needs, especially for young people.   On Tuesday evening next week (24 October) at 7pm there will be another public meeting at the Town Hall, this time with consultants Cobweb Consulting presenting the findings of the recently conducted Housing Needs Analysis.

 

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Feast of Food delivers Feast of Funds to Cancer Research for twentieth year

Cancer Research team with sponsor, Jonathan Conning of Henry George at last year's 'Feast of Food' - l-r:  Cheryl Swan Lesley Conway, Jonathan Coning, Liz Rea Mary du CrozCancer Research team with sponsor, Jonathan Conning of Henry George at last year's 'Feast of Food' - l-r: Cheryl Swan Lesley Conway, Jonathan Coning, Liz Rea Mary du CrozFeast of Food, to be held in the Norwood Hall, Marlborough College on Sunday October 22 from 10 am to 4 pm, is celebrating its twentieth anniversary.  Organised by Cancer Research UK Marlborough Fundraising Group all profits go straight to Cancer Research.  The Marlborough group have raised a staggering £888,000 over twenty years and are keen to make it a million!

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The sixth series of Brilliant Young Musicians begins this month - more musical treats for Marlborough audiences

Juliet Wood's 'Brilliant Young Musicians' - can be seen at the Juliet Wood exhibition at the White Horse Bookshop Gallery during shop hours until 3 November 2017 - admission freeJuliet Wood's 'Brilliant Young Musicians' - can be seen at the Juliet Wood exhibition at the White Horse Bookshop Gallery during shop hours until 3 November 2017 - admission freeRecitals by visiting Brilliant Young International Pianists and Musicians at St Peter's Church, Marlborough begin their sixth series on Sunday, October 29 with the duo Judith Choi-Castro (violin) & JP Ekins (piano), who have both played in previous series - but as soloists.

 

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