Hotel and 220 homes may be built on Marlborough outskirts by Crown Estate

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:49pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Up to 220 homes could be built on the southern side of Marlborough by the Crown Estate and could even include a new hotel for the town.

Aldbourne friends to pull out stops in memory of wartime heroine

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00am Monday 15th September 2014

Aldbourne is getting behind a year-long fundraising campaign for The Cavell Nurses Trust to mark the 100th anniversary off the execution of its namesake.

Can you pick up the baton in Marlborough?

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

3:00am Monday 15th September 2014

Marlborough Concert Orchestra needs a new conductor to replace long-standing conductor Christopher Irby, who has retired, from January 2015.

Marlborough diamond couple turn clock back six decades

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Diamond couple Nev and Terry Cooper celebrated 60 years together with a return visit to the hotel where they spent their honeymoon.

Aldbourne youth group celebrates remarkable funding success

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Aldbourne Youth Council is celebrating after the charity became self-sufficient and received a £1,755 donation.

Tour of Britain: Schools will be out in force to cheer cycling heroes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Thousands of cycling fans are expected to line the streets of Pewsey today as the Tour of Britain races through the village.

Duke to visit Marlborough to honour war veterans

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:56pm Thursday 11th September 2014

There will be a Royal visitor in Marlborough next month when the Duke of Kent unveils a commemorative plaque at the New Road war memorial to mark the centenary of the First World War.

Mystery surrounds fate of wandering wallaby Wanda after Ramsbury find

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:51pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Mystery surrounds the fate of Wiltshire’s famous wallaby Wanda after unconfirmed reports that she had been killed emerged on Facebook.

Devizes MP extends voting for Local Shop Awards

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:20am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Voting has been extended for the Shop Local Awards to find the best local independent shop in the Devizes constituency by MP Claire Perry.

Fire crews dish up funds sizzler

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

Firefighters in Marlborough handed over a cheque to Macmillan after showing off their barbecuing skills at the Jazz Festival.

Former champions on parade for anniversary of Greatwood charity

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

Racehorse welfare charity Greatwood celebrated its 21st anniversary this weekend at its annual open day.

Horses riding out to Marlborough Downs for wheelchair users

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Friday 5th September 2014

A horse-drawn driving route across the Marlborough Downs was opened for wheelchair users on Tuesday.

Dog dies of deadly disease after swim

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Friday 5th September 2014

A family has been devastated by the death of their beloved pet dog Scampi from Weil's disease which they believe he picked up while swimming in the River Kennet.

‘Horse’ rides to help Great Bedwyn Playgroup

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

The White Horse Bookshop became a stage for Gifford Circus performers on Friday at the launch of a new loyalty card scheme for Great Bedwyn Playgroup.

Arrests made after Axford poaching incident

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Trio jailed for fraud to tune of £800,000

12:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A 31-year-old man and a 42-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of poaching after an incident at an Axford farm on August 29.

Man accused of having hard drugs for supply in Chippenham bailed

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Katherine Applegate did not enter a plea at Swindon Crown Court

5:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A man who is accused of having hard drugs for supply in Chippenham has been released on bail by a judge.

Marlborough and Pewsey schools cope with a 50 per cent increase in meals

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:12pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

School across Marlborough and Pewsey are embracing the new government initiative which entitles five to seven-year-olds to free dinners.

Cheers as Rabley Wood View homes bid thrown out

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Coun Nick Fogg

11:13am Monday 1st September 2014

There were cheers when an application to build 46 houses on land next to Rabley Wood View in Marlborough was thrown out by Wiltshire Council's Eastern Area planning committee.

Woman suffers serious head injuries in Collingbourne Ducis accident

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:40am Monday 1st September 2014

A driver suffered serious head injuries in an accident at Collingbourne Ducis.

Defibrillator at Woodborough social club

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Village has life saving equipment thanks to pub's summer ball

4:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Woodborough's first defibrillator has been installed on the wall at the Social Club in Smithy Lane.

A final stir of the pan as Marlborough pair make a change

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

After 25 years in Marlborough, caterers Della and Stephen Moran are hanging up their aprons in search of new adventures.

Pewsey dad's 106km success is heartfelt

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

FATHER Andy Bayliss completed a tough 106 kilometre walking challenge on Saturday to raise money for the British Heart Foundation in memory of his unborn son.

Retirement homes scheme 'to ease Marlborough traffic'

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

DEVELOPER McCarthy & Stone says plans to build retirement flats at the site of the Clarke and Rodway Garage in Marlborough will help to ease traffic problems around Granham Hill.

Firefighters thanked after blaze tackled at upmarket furniture firm

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Upmarket furniture firm OKA has paid tribute to firefighters after its Froxfield warehouse went up in flames.

Cars are the stars at Axford fete

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:01pm Friday 29th August 2014

FAMILIES enjoyed a fun-filled day at the Axford fete last Saturday.

Concern over Rabley Wood land swap bid

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

2:57pm Friday 29th August 2014

ACTION for the River Kennet is the latest group to voice its concerns over plans to build 46 homes on land next to Rabley Wood View, Marlborough.

Knock on effect will save water

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Experts say the River Kennet should have more wild fish

3:09pm Thursday 28th August 2014

ACTION for the River Kennet is encouraging residents in Marlborough to reduce their water consumption through an initiative next month.

Drug warnings issued in Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Trio jailed for fraud to tune of £800,000

4:44pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Four stop-searches have been carried out by the Marlborough neighbourhood police team in the last week.

Free books on offer for Marlborough's Big Town Read

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:20am Monday 25th August 2014

Book worms can get their hands on a free copy of Times journalist Sathnam Sanghera’s first novel as part of the Marlborough LitFest.

Marlborough pupil's fair tree wins contest

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

Young designer Grace Ahmed impressed judges with her ‘treemendous’ design in a National Graphic Design competition.

Motorcyclist airlifted after accident near Beckhampton

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:05pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A motorbike rider was airlifted to hospital at around 5.30pm today after he came off his machine about a mile from the Beckhampton roundabout.

Froxfield furniture firm takes stock of fire damage

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:17pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Thirty firefighters tackled a blaze in Froxfield at the up-market Oka furniture warehouse last night.

Anger as new wood barriers at Savernake cause picnic site chaos

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:31am Friday 22nd August 2014

Timber barriers that have been put up at Savernake Forest are causing anger and frustration among many visitors to the 4,500 acre oasis, it is claimed.

Pall of smoke hangs over Froxfield as furniture warehouse burns

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:42pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A pall of smokes hangs over Froxfield tonight as firefighters tackle a major blaze at the up-market Oka furniture warehouse in the village.

Major blaze shuts A4 around Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Vibrant space: Maratha wall hanging/throw, £245; velvet cushion covers, from £38; Savile sofa range from £760; Heligan mirror, £265 and Mandalay offering table, £159, all OKA (okadirect.com)

9:01pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Diversions are in place on the A4 around Marlborough this evening because of a major fire in a furniture warehouse at Froxfield, on the Berkshire border.

GCSE results: St John's, Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Patrick Hazlewood

11:02am Thursday 21st August 2014

There were tears of joy at St John's in Marlborough this morning as year 11 students picked up their GCSE results.

Wall of Remembrance crosses make moving display in Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:09pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Ten thousand crosses have gone on display as part of a Wall of Remembrance to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and commemorate the soldiers who died.

Police plea after washing machine stolen from outside Marlborough home

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: PCSO Mark Braithwaite says after eight years on the job you can spot the tell-tale signs

5:30am Monday 18th August 2014

Police are appealing for information after a washing machine was stolen from a property in Marlborough.

Circus owner's special appearance at Marlborough book shop

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Nell Gifford

5:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Circus owner Nell Gifford will be making a special appearance at the White Horse Book Shop in Marlborough to celebrate the launch of a new book club.

Marlborough's hospitality for Japanese visitors

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Japanese students got a taste of English life on a visit to Marlborough.

Bereaved husband's thanks to supportive Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Mickey Dobie has commissioned a bench in memory of his late wife Heather to thank the people of Marlborough for their fundraising efforts while she was undergoing dialysis.

Lead stolen from roof of Marlborough Medical Practice

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Trio jailed for fraud to tune of £800,000

5:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

Police are appealing for information following the theft of lead from the roof of Marlborough Medical Practice in George Lane.

Thousands of hours dedicated at the National Trust Avebury

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

VOLUNTEERS at the National Trust Avebury had a picnic in the manor grounds yesterday as a thank you for all their hard work.

Fight goes on against bid to build 46 houses in Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jayne Baker, front, and other protesters on the steps of Marlborough Town Hall

3:41pm Friday 15th August 2014

A battle over plans to build 46 houses on land next to Rabley Wood View in Marlborough continues as the developers release further details.

Church charity box broken into

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

Police are investigating an incident at St James' Church, Avebury, in which damage was caused to the organ and a charity box was broken into.

Driver stops bus and leaves girl, 13, stranded in Pewsey

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:01pm Friday 15th August 2014

Furious father Andrew Mundy has slammed a Wiltshire bus service as a disgrace after the driver suddenly stopped work and told passengers to wait an hour for the next one to come along.

A-level results: St John's, Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:01am Thursday 14th August 2014

Ten students at St John’s School, Marlborough have gained all A* and A grades in their A-level results.

Calne man found lying in road dies in hospital

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Trio jailed for fraud to tune of £800,000

9:06pm Monday 11th August 2014

A Calne man who was found lying unconscious in a road later died in hospital.

Read life of a Sikh teen

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:00pm Monday 11th August 2014

After a successful inaugural event last year, the Big Town Read is back for the 2014 Marlborough LitFest.

Pedal power in Savernake helps South Sudan health centre

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wiltshire's Savernake Sizzler

6:00am Monday 11th August 2014

A group of cyclists from Burbage have shown the importance of pedal power by raising £1,100 for a health centre in South Sudan.




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