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Social Seminars will help businesses get to grips with social media

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Marcus Lilley of FutrSocial

Marcus Lilley of FutrSocial

A series of free workshops aims to give Wiltshire businesses and organisations a better understanding of social media.

The informal courses will be led by social media entrepreneur Marcus Lilley, whose Marlborough-based firm, FutrSocial, helps people across the UK get to grips with an ever-changing array of communications technology. Read the rest of this entry »

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Marlborough motorists get a new filling station

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The shape of things to come - Mark Wilson and Nick Fraser at the company's filling station in Yarnton, Oxfordshire

The shape of things to come - Mark Wilson and Nick Fraser at the company's filling station in Yarnton, Oxfordshire

Marlborough motorists are to get a new filling station after Wiltshire Council gave planning proposals the green light.

The £2 million development will be able to fuel eight vehicles at a time and will come with a Budgens convenience store, Subway food outlet, car wash, parking for 19 cars and 50 new jobs. Read the rest of this entry »

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April 4, 2012 at 11:25 am

Tiger Tiger burns bright at awards

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Allison Brook of Tiger Tiger with her award

Allison Brook of Tiger Tiger with her award

After a decade of doing a roaring trade, Marlborough gift and homewares outlet Tiger Tiger has earned its stripes – being named the best gift retailer in the region.

At the prestigious Greats Awards – sponsored by Progressive Gifts and Home magazine – the business was named Gift Retailer of the Year in the South West and Wales.

Founder Allison Brook was at the awards ceremony, at The Lancaster, London, to collect the award, which this week took pride of place in the window of her Hughenden Yard shop. Read the rest of this entry »

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June 2, 2011 at 1:09 pm

Exhibition features work by 1,500 kids

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Winners with sponsors and judges

Winners with sponsors and judges

Hundreds of art lovers flocked to Marlborough Town Hall over the weekend to see an exhibition featuring a staggering 1,500 pieces of work by primary school children.

The Art at the Heart Children’s Festival worked with local primary schools and Marlborough  retailers to create a free exhibition, encouraging an exchange of visits and a creation of art based on the shop’s individual retail offering.The winners from each school, and their parents, were invited to a VIP Private View on Friday, April 1 and the art was on display to the general public at Marlborough Town Hall on Saturday, and Sunday, April 2 and 3.  Read the rest of this entry »

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April 4, 2011 at 4:20 pm

Christmas Lights will be spectacular again

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Marlborough Christmas Lights by Julie Wetherell

Marlborough Christmas Lights by Julie Wetherell

Britain’s widest high street will burst into colour and festive cheer again on Thursday, November 25 when the Christmas Lights are switched on.

Marlborough Christmas Lights Association has been fundraising hard to ensure the town’s festive display continues to be one of the most striking and memorable in the UK.

A day and evening of festivities will kick off when the We Love Marlborough Christmas Art Market returns to the Town Hall, by popular demand. Read the rest of this entry »

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October 11, 2010 at 11:53 am

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