Living in Marlborough, Wiltshire

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  • Come Dine With Marlborough - seeking local contestants

    Wednesday, 15 November 2017.

    YOUR CHANCE TO BE ON NATIONAL TELEVISION. It is the nation’s favourite tea time show and it’s coming to our doorstep to film the next series of this classic TV show! Come Dine With Me has been......

    Lit Fest gets new sponsorship

    Saturday, 23 September 2017.

    Hungerford’s acclaimed Literary Festival has attracted generous support from Dick Lovett BMW and Mini for 2017. Now in its sixth year, The Hungerford Literary Festival will be held on 13...

    Large lorry damages Marlborough College Bridge

    Thursday, 11 May 2017.

    This evening (Wednesday) at approximately 5.30 police reported that a Waitrose delivery lorry travelling West on the A4 struck and became lodged underneath the College Bridge. This ...

    The Cold War and the Marlborough hotline!

    Friday, 19 August 2016.

    The Cold War, that period of political and military tension between the end of the Second World War and the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, was rich with tall tales and conspiracy theories. The daily newspaper fodder of scare stories...

    BMW donated for a good cause

    Tuesday, 31 October 2017.

    SWIFT Medics are trained volunteer pre-hospital emergency care doctors who attend road traffic accidents and medical emergencies in Wiltshire when an incident is so serious that the NHS ambulance te...

    A quiet storm

    Thursday, 13 July 2017.

    Diminutive chanteuse, Lucy Rose played before a breathless crowd which had gathered to hear her play tracks from her new album, Something’s Changing, at Cafe38 in Marlborough on Monday 10th July. T...

    Crow away

    Thursday, 11 May 2017.

    Firemen: the brave heroes who rescue us from raging fires and extract the injured from mangled vehicles. But yesterday in Marlborough the officers of the Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Service assumed a ...
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    D&R Furnishers of The Parade, Marlborough are a long established family business who thrives on their reputation, offering exceptional quality in their range of home furnishings together with a level of personal service that can only be achieved by local independents

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    Originally part of the Icknield Way which ran from Norfolk to Wiltshire, the Ridgeway is Britain’s oldest road and was extended in 1972 and designated as a National Trail.

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    Alma Mater to an illustrious roll call which includes William Morris, poets Siegfried Sassoon, Louis MacNeice and John Betjeman, Bruce Chatwin, bankrupts Ian and Kevin Maxwell and the sublimely talented Nick Drake, ...

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    Avebury is a henge monument (which is an ancient place surrounded by a bank and ditch) and is the world’s largest prehistoric stone circle, originally comprising of some 100 standing stones, with two inner stone circles.

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    Dating from around 3,650 years BC West Kennet Long Barrow is one of the largest and most accessible Neolithic Tombs in Britain

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    World famous from its starring role in the smash hit drama series Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle’s future is secure thanks to the scores of visitors who have flocked to witness its imposing façade first hand.

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    This half term Cobbs Farm Shop and Play Barn are offering a little bit extra with non-stop entertainment for all the family.

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    Marlborough TOWNSITE™ is well established as a conduit for local people featuring news, events, attractions and special offers and NOW we've added a LOCAL JOBS BOARD to our already successful mix. This comprehensive section aims to connect with local job hunters in a friendly and more engaging way

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    Top of any day tripper's list when they visit Marlborough is the Merchant's House. This magnificent timber and brick building is a Marlborough landmark, constructed by prosperous silk merchant, Thomas Bayly

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    There are no shortage of great places to eat and stay, rest your weary bones and fill your boots in the loveliest town in Wiltshire,

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