Prospect Savernake Appeal: Support group organises array of events

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:04pm Friday 24th October 2014

From bingo nights to duck races Pewsey Prospect Hospice support group has organised an array of events to support the charity and now the team is thinking up ways to support its Savernake Appeal.

Prospect Savernake Appeal: Clergyman backs bid for outpatient centre

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:54pm Friday 24th October 2014

As a GP, clergyman and now a trustee of Prospect Hospice, David Maurice has seen from all angles the care the charity provides for people in Marlborough.

All in a whirl at Marlborough's Mop

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Families flocked to Marlborough on Saturday to enjoy all the fun of the fair at this year’s big Mop.

Cuts to Marlborough parking fees may be on the cards

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Marlborough's High Street could soon have CCTV coverage

6:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Changes to High Street parking in Marlborough could be on the way as a review of parking is undertaken by Wiltshire Council.

Pregnant woman, 34, crashes after avoiding tree felled by Hurricane Gonzalo

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:36pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A pregnant woman was taken to hospital after she swerved her car to avoid a fallen tree at Postern Hill, on the A346 near Marlborough, and crashed into a stationary BMW.

£30k grant bringing war history alive in Kennet valley

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:26am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

History will come alive for youngsters in North Wiltshire thanks to a £30,000 grant given to The Kennet Valley at War Trust.

Jailed: 'Remorseless' man who spied on teenager and mum with hidden video cameras

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A 49-year-old man who set up video cameras to spy on a girl in a bathroom and bedroom has been jailed for eight months.

Calne man, 76, cautioned over stable block burglarly

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

7:50pm Monday 20th October 2014

A 76-year-old man from Calne was cautioned after burgling a stable block in Savernake Forest.

Trophy for services at Aldbourne

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Aldbourne Village Stores is a hub of the community and the hard work of owners Sue and Mark Rendell has been recognised with a Community First award.

Burbage pupils hatch a school project

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Plucky pupils at Burbage Primary School have taken delivery of half a dozen eggs laid by their pet chickens.

Mildenhall pride in award win

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

Villagers celebrated as Mildenhall received its Wiltshire’s Best Kept Medium Village award from the Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire on Sunday.

Mildenhall loves a good yarn

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

A tree in Mildenhall has been given a colourful woolly makeover by the village’s new WI group.

Traffic concerns to fore over plans for 220 homes in Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:23pm Friday 17th October 2014

People in Marlborough are concerned that plans for up to 220 new homes and a hotel on land off Salisbury Road would cause more traffic woes for the town.

History talk at Marlborough on Shackleton

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Explorer dodges iceberg on Antarctic expedition

5:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

Public speaker Rob Caskie is giving a talk at St John’s in Marlborough in an event organised by three sixth form students.

Burbage nurse climbs mountain for good cause

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:10am Friday 17th October 2014

Student nurse Freya Brown battled severe weather conditions to climb Malawi’s highest peak in aid of medical charity AMECA.

Earl of Cardigan loses fight to stop sale of ancestral Savernake home

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tottenham House at Savernake

11:41am Friday 17th October 2014

Stately home, Tottenham House, will be sold to a mystery buyer for £11.25 million - despite the fierce objections of the Earl of Cardigan.

Calls for ban on lorries in Marlborough street

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Friday 17th October 2014

BusinessS owners want action to be taken to stop lorries hitting their buildings in Kingsbury Street and putting Marl-borough’s heritage at risk.

Insight at Marlborough into Afghanistan

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

3:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Portraits of Afghan village life taken by Oscar-nominated film maker Leslie Knott will be on display at Marlborough College this weekend.

Marlborough horse trainer tells of his horror at shooting of mare

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:15pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Horse breeder Mark Hope has spoken of his shock after his award-winning brood mare Darcy was shot in the face with a rifle.

Police appeal after horse shot in face near Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:08pm Monday 13th October 2014

The owner of a highly trained dressage horse is continuing to care for his prize winning mare after discovering it had been shot in the face last week.

Dressage horse is shot in the face

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:51pm Monday 13th October 2014

A dressage horse was shot in the face with a rifle, say police .

Off-roaders at Ogbourne Down warned trespass fines await

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Friday 10th October 2014

A motorcyclist caused damage to Ogbourne Downs Golf Club when they drove across a green.

Marlborough Police get on their bikes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: PCSOs Mark Howard and Andy Taylor take to the streets on their police bikes.

10:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Police in Marlborough now have the power of the pedal behind them having recently taken ownership of two pushbikes.

Marlborough's lunch boost

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Pensioners pack out Towerlands in Braintree for their annual Christmas lunch

6:00am Friday 10th October 2014

The future of Marlborough’s much-loved OAPs’ Christmas lunch is safe thanks to a donation from the Hill family.

Friends pledge to match your Prospect Hospice Savernake Appeal money

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:21pm Thursday 9th October 2014

The Friends of Savernake Hospital have put their weight behind Prospect Hospice’s fundraising appeal for an out-patient centre in Marlborough by promising to match funds raised by the community, up to £20,000.

Trio of Marlborough friends tackle 14-day trek for hospice

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Mentes said the views from the top were 'amazing'

8:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Friends Mat Hayles, Guy Clarkson and John Askew set out on a gruelling 14-day trek from Fort William to Cape Wrath in Scotland last Saturday to raise money for Helen and Douglas House.

How you can back our Savernake Appeal

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:29pm Thursday 9th October 2014

There are lots of ways you can help reach our £75,000 target to make the outpatient centre at Savernake Hospital a reality.

Celebration time at Sutton Benger and Chippenham markets

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Around 100kg of fresh fruit and vegetables have been donated for the annual Middlesbrough Town Meal which is being served up tomorrow (Saturday) in the town’s Centre Square from noon to 4pm.

4:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Wiltshire Farmers’ Markets have two reasons to celebrate this weekend with the the launch of a new market in Sutton Benger on Saturday and the first anniversary of Chippenham’s on Sunday.

Idea flow as support for new Prospect Hospice centre builds

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:02pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Inventive ways to raise money for the Prospect Hospice Savernake Appeal are being thought of and community fundraiser Sara Thompson is ready to lend a helping hand.

Confidence is high that Prospect Hospice target will be reached

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:54pm Thursday 9th October 2014

The announcement that Savernake Hospital will have a Prospect Hospice facility by spring next year has delighted people in Marlborough and Pewsey.

Teary farewell to Spirit Son from Greatwood racehorse charity staff

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Thursday 9th October 2014

Staff of the Greatwood racehorse charity said a teary goodbye to former Aintree star Spirit Son, who had to be put down at the age of eight yesterday.

Water-saving devices flow into Marlborough homes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Shower safe: beware of bacteria from the shower head

5:30pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Action for the River Kennet (ARK) has smashed its target of encouraging people in Marlborough to save two million litres of water.

'Protective web' spun at Avebury by anti-fracking protesters

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A 'protective web' has been spun at Avebury, by pagans campaigning against fracking.

Heartbreak at Malborough charity as former racehorse Spirit Son is put down

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:31am Wednesday 8th October 2014

Spirit Son - winner of the 2011 John Smith's Mersey Novices' Hurdle at Aintree - has died at his retirement home, the Greatwood charity at Marlborough.

Little Mop peaceful after police crack down on youths fighting

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:35am Tuesday 7th October 2014

Revellers enjoyed a peaceful Mop fair in Marlborough at the weekend with a fight between youths swiftly dealt with by police.

New home proves a success for Shalbourne Classic Car Show

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:23pm Monday 6th October 2014

The Shalbourne Classic Car Show settled into its new home on Sunday with more than 250 cars and motorbikes on display.

Marlborough garage’s customers assured about future

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Sunday 5th October 2014

Staff at Clarke and Rodway Garage in Marlborough are contemplating a future in a new site but their customers remain their priority.

Preshute villagers help mend banks of River Kennet

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Sunday 5th October 2014

Banks of the River Kennet have been restored by a team of Preshute parishioners led by Anna Forbes.

Marlborough garage turns back the clock

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Saturday 4th October 2014

CLASSIC car and tractor fans were spoilt for choice on Saturday at the 40th anniversary of the Wiltshire Agricultural Preservation Group.

Screaming Eagles WWII group steps out for cancer charity

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

A group of Second World War military re-enactors made their way through Aldbourne and Ramsbury last Saturday to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

Traffic delays in Marlborough as High Street closes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:06pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Long delays are building up in Marlborough as the High Street closed to traffic at noon today to allow fairground workers to set up for tomorrow's traditional mop fair.

Ceremony to mark 15th anniversary of Paddington train crash

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:38am Friday 3rd October 2014

Those bereaved by the Paddington train crash in 1999 are to mark the 15th anniversary of the disaster with a ceremony on Sunday.

Gazette and Prospect launch £75,000 appeal for hospice outpatient centre at Savernake in Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:10am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Today we join forces with the Prospect Hospice to raise £75,000 for an outpatient centre at Savernake Hospital in Marlborough.

Marlborough LitFest: Town is buzzing after fifth festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:30pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

Marlborough was buzzing with literature during the fifth LitFest at the weekend, with more than 20 events for adults and children, including fiction and non-fiction, poetry and workshops.

Marlborough ready for first Mop fair

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Town clerk Shelly Parker and Mayor Guy Loosmore on a ride at Marlborough Mop Fair

1:23pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

One of the oldest fairs in the country is making its way to Marlborough this weekend as the town gets ready to welcome the Showmen’s Guild of Great Britain for the first of the annual Mop fairs.

Restored bells ring out in Little Bedwyn

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:12pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

CELEBRATIONS chimed through Little Bedwyn when Bishop of Salisbury Nick Holtman rang the new bell at St Michael’s Church during a rededication service.

Prospect Savernake Appeal: How the new outpatient centre will look

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

Plans for the new £200,000 Prospect Hospice outpatient centre at Savernake Hospital in Marlborough will see an eight-room suite transformed into the outpatient centre including a courtyard, welcome room, day hospice group room, counselling room, small group room, medical outpatient room, therapy room, store and office.

Prospect Savernake Appeal: Patients says new centre will be wonderful

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Among the people welcoming the news of the outpatient centre is retired headteacher Audrey Tomlin.

Prospect Savernake Appeal: Cancer victim’s partner says town will rush to support bid

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Susie Fisher, whose partner Mike Bracey spent his last days at Prospect Hospice in Wroughton, is backing the Gazette’s Prospect appeal. 

Prospect Savernake Appeal: Care will be right on patients' doorstep

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

The journey from Marlborough to Wroughton may not seem much to a healthy person, but to a cancer patient it can be an ordeal. 


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