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March 5, 2018 2:43 PM £1.4m work to repair Leigh steps starts next month

Major work to replace steps at Belton Hill in Leigh is planned to start in April. The steps have been damaged by steady cliff slippage over recent years. The £1.4 million project to repair them, which will be carried out by the council’s contractor Marlborough, is expected to take up to six months. As well as replacing the existing steps and handrails 33

March 2, 2018 4:01 PM SHORTAGE: Hospital makes plea for more nurses

A PLEA for nurses to fill shifts at Marlborough's hospital has been issued by GWH. Any Great Western Hospital nurses able to work at the Savernake Hospital tonight and over the weekend have been asked to get in touch. But Dr Sarah Bates, the hospital's Special Care Baby Unit chief, said she was the "only consultant in work" earlier - adding: "Will need teamwork 23

March 1, 2018 12:20 PM Steve Knightley goes back to acoustic roots in Marlborough

STEVE Knightley, one half of the folk duo Show of Hands, heard his older step-brothers playing Joan Baez records so he began learning guitar from the Penguin Book of English Folk Songs. Today the multi-instrumentalist plays roots, folk rock and folk music on guitar, mandocello, cuatro mandolin and tenor guitar, but he began on acoustic guitar when he was only 14 at Exmouth 30

February 24, 2018 5:07 AM It’s like my dead brother is running along the road with me

WHEN Liz Gold pulls on her trainers for the Brighton Half Marathon tomorrow she will be thinking about her brother. As she pounds the 13-mile course she knows he will be running along side her even though he died from a heroin overdose in June. Argus sales rep Liz, 40, said: “I have never done anything like this before. I couldn’t even run around the block 36

February 22, 2018 2:16 PM Don't get caught out by this weekend's car park closure at Great Western Hospital, Swindon

A Great Western Hospital car park will be shut for around 18 hours from tonight, allowing contractors to carry out maintenance work. The North Car Park - in front of the main entrance to the hospital - will shut from 6pm on Friday, February 23. GWH say they hope to reopen the car park by midday on Saturday, February 24. Visitors have been advised to use the West Car Park. Access 27

February 8, 2018 1:40 PM NHS figures show that almost 1,900 people waited more than four hours for A&E care at Great Western Hospital in January

GWH has recorded its second worst score of the year against the national four hour A&E treatment target. Last month, just over two-thirds (69 per cent) of emergency department patients were treated or admitted to hospital within four hours of arriving at its doors - well short of the government's 95 per cent goal. New figures, released today by NHS England 33

February 1, 2018 3:52 PM ON THIS DAY: Thursday, February 1 2017

SWINDON 1952: Swindon was strongly combatting the Home Office refusal of the application for a separate Magistrates County Committee, for which the borough was qualified by the size of its population. A joint deputation from the Town Council and the local magistrates went to the Home Office to argue the town’s case. 1952: The culminating feature of the special 42

February 1, 2018 11:40 AM Award-winning folk star goes back to his roots

Conjuring up crystalline English folk and earthy Americana in Marlborough, is one of the genre’s guitar maestros, Martin Simpson. The guitar man played with The Ashley Hutchings andAlbion Band in the late 1970s, worked with Rick Kemp from Steeleye Span, toured with June Tabor and married Kit Bailey, daughter of singer Roy Bailey. He has won numerous 11

January 30, 2018 4:30 PM Have your numbers come up in Prospect Hospice lottery?

FEBRUARY is already shaping up to a brighter month for 17 people after Prospect Hospice announced the winners of its latest lottery draw. Taking the top prize of £1,000 in Friday's draw was ticket number 329010 belonging to a resident in Marlborough. The second prize of £100 went to ticket number 062103 from Swindon, while two third prizes of £50 went to two further 19

January 16, 2018 12:02 AM Maidstone: Fringe Festival 2018 dates announced with some confirmed acts and venues across the town centre

Maidstone's popular Fringe Festival is set to return for an eighth year this May bank holiday weekend. The music festival, which takes place in venues across the County Town each year, will be held from Thursday, May 3 to Bank Holiday Monday, May 8. Celebrating the diversity of new and original music in Kent and the South East, it will feature live acts from across 27