Former British Forces Foundation employee accused of taking £22k from the charity

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

4:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Former British Forces Foundation employee Chantelle Maye appeared at South East Wiltshire Magistrates' Court on Friday accused of taking more than £22,000 from the charity.

We object to St John’s £1.19m sixth form centre, say Marlborough councillors

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Coun Nick Fogg

11:34am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Parking problems have lead Marlborough Town Council to object to St John’s £1.19 million sixth form centre.

Nature park plan submitted by Manton Estate as part of Rabley Wood development

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

7:49pm Monday 14th April 2014

The Manton Estate has submitted plans to Wiltshire Council to change land next to their proposed housing development into a nature park.

Pewsey family fear their pet has been dognapped

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Pewsey family fear their pet has been dognapped

3:59pm Monday 14th April 2014

A Pewsey family is distraught after their three-year-old cocker spaniel went missing from Savernake Forest yesterday afternoon.

Marlborough groups urged to sign up to youth engagement day

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The skate park in Marlborough is a popular draw for teenagers

10:04am Sunday 13th April 2014

Oganisations working with young people in Marlborough are being asked to get involved with an engagement day.

Tiny trout released at Aldbourne by caring pupils

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Mayor Guy Loosmore and a St John’s student release trout into the River Kennet

8:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

Dozens of trout reared by enthusiastic pupils in Marlborough and Aldbourne were released last week.

Marlborough diamond couple point to teamwork as key factor in happy married life

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Ann and David married two years after their first meeting

1:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Team work has been the key to a successful marriage for David and Ann Churchley, who celebrate their diamond wedding anniversary next Thursday.

Hospice call for Marlborough pet dogs to go walkies

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: site_logo

6:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Dog walkers in the Kennet Vale and Marlborough area are being asked to sign up for a Sunday morning fundraiser for their local hospice.

Preshute primary finds roomy site for school to move

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: site_logo

3:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Preshute Primary School could be on the move in the next two years, now land next to St George’s Church in Manton has been earmarked for a new building.

Marlborough campus project launches recruitment drive

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Campus delivery manager Matthew Woolford

1:33pm Friday 11th April 2014

A recruitment drive for those keen to play a role in the Marlborough campus project, which will help shape the way services are delivered locally, has been launched.

Drivers in A4 crash near Marlborough in serious but stable condition

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Emergency services at the scene today

8:26am Friday 11th April 2014

Two drivers are in a serious but stable condition in hospital following yesterday's car crash on the A4 at Fyfield, near Marlborough.

Entrepreneur spirit growing in Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Marlborough area children from Ogbourne, Burbage, Pewsey and Ramsbury schools with Waitrose’s department manager, Charles Bentley, and their seed growing kits for summer produce

6:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Youngsters will be sowing the seeds of success in Marlborough, as part of Waitrose Grow and Sell scheme.

Crash horror on A4 at Fyfield, near Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Emergency services at the scene today

11:03pm Thursday 10th April 2014

These are the terrible scenes from this evening's accident at Fyfield, near Marlborough, that left the A4 blocked for several hours.

Crash blocks A4 at Fyfield, near Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: A bird's eye view of the queues from Manton to Lockeridge

7:59pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A serious crash has blocked the A4 at Fyfield, on the outskirts of Marlborough, causing long traffic delays.

Train staff give funding boost to the Prospect Hospice

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Rob Mullen, general manager Central, presents a cheque for £271 to Gifty Tawiah, community fundraiser for Prospect Hospice

4:55pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A cheque for £271 has been presented to Prospect Hospice in Swindon thanks to First Great Western (FGW) staff.

Safety fears after A346 death crash of Marlborough man

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

4:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Concerns have been raised over safety on the A346 after a 75-year-old Marlborough man was killed in a crash last Thursday.

Plaque in West Overton marks historic link

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Katy Jordan discovered a family link to the Battle of Trafalgar                 (TP48597) By Trevor Porter

A forgotten link between the Battle of Trafalgar and West Overton will be honoured with a commemorative plaque in the village’s churchyard.

Widower of Little Bedwyn rail crossing victim launches £500,000 damages claim

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Cookery writer Julia Canning

11:48am Thursday 10th April 2014

The widower of a woman killed by a train after serious safety blunders at a level-crossing near Marlborough has launched a claim for more than £500,000 damages from Network Rail.

Man behind bars again after Marlborough burglarly

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

11:00am Monday 7th April 2014

A man who took part in a house burglary while on early release from prison is back behind bars.

Hair-raising fund-raising

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Children at Rushall Primary School sport colourful wigs to raise money for charity

6:00pm Sunday 6th April 2014

WIGS, wacky hairdos and hats were the order of the day at Rushall Primary School last Wednesday as pupils raised money for children’s cancer charity CLIC Sargent.

Gearing up for Marlborough's first soapbox race

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Great Cheverell Soapbox derby fun from 2010

9:00am Sunday 6th April 2014

TEAMS from across Marlborough are gearing up for the town’s first soapbox derby which is set to take place this summer.

Ambassador learns about Gambia link

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Ambassador learns about Gambia link

2:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

The new British Ambassador to The Gambia has visited Marlborough to learn about its links to Gunjur set up by the Brandt Group.

Marlborough store gift for guide dogs

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Di Clarke with puppy Fletcher, Natalie Levin of the charity, Waitrose’s John Goddard and Alan Fletcher with Nutmeg

7:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

Shoppers in Waitrose have given a helping hand to Swindon Guide Dogs for the Blind, thanks to their donations throughout January.

Savernake Forest Easter Egg hunt hunt bikes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The Big Belly Oak at Savernake Forest

11:53am Friday 4th April 2014

Youngsters can get on their bikes and hunt for the Easter eggs in Savernake Forest on Saturday.

Marlborough focus is on what matters

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: A Sunday market is coming to Marlborough, on the site of the Wednesday and Saturday markets

11:31am Friday 4th April 2014

People had their say on the future needs of the area during a meeting on Monday.

Objections to Marlborough care home

10:46am Friday 4th April 2014

Marlborough Town Council has objected to plans for a 64-bed care and dementia home on the former Wiltshire Council depot site in Salisbury Road.

75-year-old Marlborough man killed on A346

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 75-year-old Marlborough man killed on A346

9:16am Friday 4th April 2014

The man killed on the A346 yesterday afternoon was a 75-year-old from the Marlborough area, police have confirmed.

Robotic mannequin to test chemical suits in Wiltshire

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The robotic mannequin is put through its paces

10:01am Friday 4th April 2014

A new robot mannequin that will help test the next generation of chemical and biological protective suits for the UK's armed forces has been unveiled.

New lease of life for trust’s narrowboat

11:28am Friday 4th April 2014

Narrowboat the Rebecca, which has brought smiles to the faces of disabled and elderly people, and has undergone a makeover to mark The Bruce Trust’s 25th season.

April fool pranksters turn Alton Barnes horse into zebra

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The Alton Barnes White Horse was given stripes  for April Fool’s Day             (DV1217) By Diane Vose

5:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Villagers in Alton Barnes had a surprise on Tuesday when the white horse was transformed into a zebra as part of an April Fool’s prank.

Fatal crash in Ogbourne St George closes A346

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wiltshire police investigating serious sexual assault

4:47pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

A MAN has died in an accident in Ogbourne St George this afternoon.

Passer by alerts pensioner to fire in roof of Marlborough home

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: A firefighter on an aerial appliance gets in close to the seat of the blaze

2:04pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Pensioner Jim Cavanagh was blissfully unaware that a fire was tearing through the roof of his house in Tin Pit, Marlborough, until a passer-by knocked on his door and alerted him.

Marlborough school to host Question Time-style debate

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: St John’s School in Marlborough will be closed to pupils in years 7-10 on Wednesday because of strike action

12:30pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Politicians will gather at the Theatre on the Hill at St John’s School in Marlborough on Thursday April 24 for a Question-Time style debate.

Teen crashes motorbike into Chippenham school barrier

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

6:00am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

An 18-year-old who took a motorbike for a spin in Chippenham crashed it into a barrier at Sheldon School at the weekend, causing £600 worth of damage. He took the bike from a layby at 8.30pm on Saturday, where its 16-year-old rider had stopped to talk to some people he knew. A spokesman for Wiltshire Police said: “A man known to the 16-year-old decided to hop on his bike and drive off without a helmet.

Marlborough house fire confined to the roof

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: A firefighter on an aerial appliance gets in close to the seat of the blaze

7:12pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Fire crews tackled a roof blaze at a detached house in Tin Pit, Marlborough, this afternoon.

Fire crews tackle blaze at Marlborough bungalow

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: .

4:45pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Fire crews are in attendance at a bungalow in Tin Pit, Marlborough to tackle a roof blaze.

Cash bid for Marlborough CCTV system comes under fire

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Brighton and Hove City Council defends spy camera parking fines

10:25am Tuesday 1st April 2014

The issue of CCTV in Marlborough was debated once more last night during the Marlborough Area Board meeting when the town’s Chamber of Commerce applied for a £5,000 towards its installation.

Fallen tree blocks road at Ogbourne Maizey

9:37am Monday 31st March 2014

A tree is blocking Rockley Road at Ogbourne Maizey and cars are unable to pass.

Pewsey firefighters put potential new recruits through their paces

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Firefighter Stuart Hillier shows Zac Messenger how to use breathing apparatus

8:51am Monday 31st March 2014

Villagers in Pewsey got a taste of life as a firefighter last week.

Ogbourne Brownies enjoy colourful and tasty science experiments

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Emily, Isabelle and Isobel paint their feet to learn about pressure on hard and soft surfaces

7:00am Monday 31st March 2014

An inquisitive group of girls have turned sleuth as they investigate the science of how their bodies function with a series of experiments.

Marlborough and Aldbourne pupils set to release trout into River Kennet

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: St Peter’s trout helpers, from left, Nathan, Caitlin, Rohan, Thomas, Freyer,  Tyler and Leila with Helen Kelly

8:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

Youngsters are heading for the River Kennet to release the trout they have cared for since the day they spawned.

Captain Corelli author to open Marlborough LitFest 2014

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Louis de Bernières

7:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

Novelist Louis de Bernières will open Marlborough’s annual LitFest this year.

Summer date for Met Film School at Marlborough College

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Rowde Parish Council is supporting calls for a crossing on the Caen Hill dual carriageway

7:00pm Friday 28th March 2014

London's Met Film School is bringing its filmmaking camp to Marlborough College for the first time this summer.

Marlborough branch of Rowlands Clothing closes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Clare Balding

2:53pm Friday 28th March 2014

The Marlborough branch of a fashion shop closed on Saturday, as retailer Rowlands Clothing called in administrators.

Volkswagen Polo leaves road near Sutton Benger

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

9:13am Friday 28th March 2014

Emergency services went to Draycot Cerne, near Sutton Benger, this morning after a car came off the road and ended up in a field.

Seven-year-old Ellie’s out and about after life-saving transplant

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Two months after a life-saving bone marrow transplant Ellie Davidson is recovering well

8:29am Friday 28th March 2014

Two months after a life-saving bone marrow transplant Ellie Davidson is recovering well and could be home in as little as a fortnight.

Collingbourne Kingston family conquer mountain

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: From left, Carel and Lizzie Bouwens, Will Fortescue, Caroline Bouwens and George Bouwens

7:00pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

Retired couple Carel and Caroline Bouwens conquered Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for the Cancer Vaccine Institute.

Teachers' strike: St John's will shut to pupils in years 7-10

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: St John’s School in Marlborough will be closed to pupils in years 7-10 on Wednesday because of strike action

4:00pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

St John’s School in Marlborough will be closed to pupils in years 7-10 on Wednesday because of strike action by the National Union of Teachers .

Power goes off briefly in Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Southern Electric engineers repaired the fault

3:30pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

Homes and businesses in Marlborough experienced a short power cut this afternoon.

Controversial homes bid objected to by Marlborough Town Council

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wiltshire and town councillor Stewart Dobson

11:33am Tuesday 25th March 2014

Marlborough Town Council has objected to controversial plans to build 46 houses on land next to Rabley Wood View.




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