News from Marlborough Town Council

New-Look Play Area at Coopers Meadow

There's an opportunity for you to take a look at the proposals for the upgrade to the play area for Coopers Meadow on Wednesday 18 July between 4-5.30pm at Marlborough St Mary's Primary School

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RHS South West in Bloom Judging Day

There was a real feeling of "everyone's a winner" in the Town Hall on the afternoon of Tuesday, 10 July at the end of a glorious day that really helped show our lovely town off at it's best to the RHS judges. There was cake - thank you Waitrose! - awards for the Henry George Garden competition entrants, help from the extended family with Cathy and Pat Weatherly and Jenny Pascall behind the cake table, a rendition of 'happy birthday' to our Mayor led by MiB chairman Steve Pascall, and we even managed to film the BBC film crew, caught on camera with Anna Forbes and Val Compton, IYN entrants and MiB stalwarts... and Geoffrey the Otter. Well done everyone - now for the long wait until October when the awards will be announced.

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On Tuesday morning, 10 July, we welcomed RHS South West in Bloom judges Martin Abrahams and Sue Maddocks to Marlborough.  There's more than ever for them to see this year, and we wish Marlborough in Bloom the very best of luck in the competition.

 (L-R: MiB Chairman Steve Pascall, Town Clerk Shelley Parker, RHS judge Sue Maddocks, Town Mayor Cllr. Lisa Farrell, Grounds Manager Nigel Weatherly, RHS judge Martin Abrahams and Bloomers Anne Crawley, Val Compton and Anna Forbes)

Good news - you can now recycle more

Don't forget from 30 July you'll be able to recycle even more in your Wiltshire Council blue and black bins

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Water supply during the heatwave

There may be low water pressure in the SN8 area at peak times. You can keep up to date on the latest water situation at https://corporate.thameswater.co.uk/sitecore/content/Thames-Water/Thames-Water  

The latest news from your East Community Policing Team

Click here for the June report

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Temporary Road Closures/Roadworks

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Granham Close, Marlborough from 16 July for 2 days

A4361 (part) Broad Hinton from 1 August for 2 days

Cross Lane (part), Marlborough from 13 August to 24 August

B4005 Hay Lane, Wroughton from 25th July 2017 for 12 months or until completion of works

See http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/highways-road-closures for county-wide map of current and planned roadworks

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