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.

Beautician finds perfect venture in Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 10th August 2014

Young beautician Megan Bowyer has embarked on a new business venture taking over Marlborough shop Beauty-Fulltime.

Busted star thrills Marlborough fans

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

Former Busted frontman Charlie Simpson wowed a crowd of 150 Marlborough fans on Tuesday with a short acoustic set and signing.

Traffic trouble may be in store at former depot

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

Concerns over traffic problems in Salisbury Road in Marlborough are mounting as work has started on the redevelopment of the former Wiltshire Council depot site.

Stonebridge nature pool change over danger fear

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Stonebridge Meadow

6:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

Changes have been made to plans for reed beds in Stonebridge Meadow, after Marlborough Town Council expressed fears that a small open pool area would create a drowning risk.

Bag It and Bin It, dog owners urged by Action for the River Kennet

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:49pm Friday 8th August 2014

Action for the River Kennet is launching a campaign to encourage dog owners to pick up their pets’ poo.

Police appeal over car blaze on Marlborough garage forecourt

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:27pm Friday 8th August 2014

Police have appealed for witnesses after blasts like gun fire woke residents of George Lane in Marlborough in the early hours of Monday morning when a car burst into flames at Skurrays Garage.

Fears over future of youth services in Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

The future of the Marlborough Development Centre in St Margaret’s Mead is uncertain as it closes its doors to young people on August 20.

Boswell's crew ride out for father in Chippenham this Saturday

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Three brothers, who run the Boswell coffee shop chain, are getting on their bikes to raise money for Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund in memory of their father.

Wanda the wallaby wanders back to her Mildenhall home

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:46am Thursday 7th August 2014

Wanda the wallaby has been reunited with her owners after finding her own way back to her home in Mildenhall, near Marlborough.

Fans turn out in force to see pop idol in Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:30pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

FORMER frontman of popular boy band Busted Charlie Simpson wowed a crowd of 150 Marlborough fans on Tuesday with a short acoustic set and signing.

Marlborough pays sombre tribute to fallen of First World War

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:22pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Marlborough fell silent yesterday to mark the centenary anniversary of Britain’s entry into the First World War.

Neighbours woken by blasts like gunfire as car catches alight on garage forecourt in Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:52pm Monday 4th August 2014

Blasts like gun fire woke residents of George Lane in Marlborough in the early hours of this morning when a car caught alight at Skurrays Garage in George Lane.

Marlborough golfers putt in 999 air aid

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The Wiltshire Air Ambulance in action – from December it will use its own helicopter rather than sharing one with Wiltshire Police

5:00pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

Members of Marlborough Golf Club handed a cheque for £449 to the Wiltshire Air Ambulance after a successful Seniors Open.

Corelli author lined up for Marlborough book festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

Author Louis de Bernières will be the star attraction at this year’s Marlborough LitFest, as the event celebrates its fifth year.

Marlborough town will remember war dead

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: World War One poppies to be planted across Bushey

3:00pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

Marlborough will mark Britain’s entry into the First World War with a wreath laying ceremony at the memorial in New Road on Monday.

Ramsbury sighting raises hopes of safe return for wandering wallaby Wanda

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:32am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Hopes are growing that Wanda, Wiltshire's wandering wallaby, can finally be safely captured.

Cash to keep Alton Barnes church safe

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

THE future of St Mary’s Church in Alton Barnes is looking bright now it has received support from the Heritage Lottery Fund.




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