Gold Award Winner

LAST year’s BBC Radio 2 series 30 Years Man And Boy, A Calmer Chameleon: The Boy George Story, was written and produced by Lewis Borg-Cardona (BH 1973-77). The programme, for Magnum Opus Broadcasting, has just won a Gold Award at the 2016 New York Festivals ‘World’s Best Radio Programs‘ competition. Click here to list Add […]

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Class of ’69 Cotton Reunion

A selection of Cotton House 1969 leavers travelled to the Czech Republic for a reunion at the home of Vasek (CO 1968-69) & Marcela Jelinek. Guests included Ian Crowlesmith (CO 1964-69) and his wife Lyn, Rod Hawnt (CO 1965-69) and his wife Rosie were joined by Olof Olsson (CO 1968-69). The visit, over the May […]

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On The Shelves – ‘In Her Wake’

AMANDA Jennings (née Bone) (PR 1989–91) has published a novel In Her Wake. About the novel: A tragic family event reveals devastating news that rips apart Bella’s comfortable existence. Embarking on a personal journey to uncover the truth, she faces a series of traumatic discoveries that take her to the ruggedly beautiful Cornish coast, where […]

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Polio Children wins first Charity Clarity award

POLIO Children a UK and US based charity has been awarded the first Charity Clarity award organised by the Asian Voice group of newspapers. The Charity originating in Ilford was awarded in the fundraising category at the inaugural ceremony held last Friday at the Sheraton hotel, Park Lane, London. The award was given in recognition […]

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Award Winners

CONGRATULATIONS to Katie Beney (MO 1989-91) and the team at Welcome to Yorkshire who won the BBC/RHS People’s Choice Award: Show Garden. Click here for the full story.

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Tan features in Peak Magazine

GAVIN Tan (B2 1981-85), CEO of Singapore Cellresearch Corp, has been interviewed for the Peak Magazine. “At the age of 12, he was sent to the prestigious Marlborough College in England.” A self-described shy kid, Tan says those were formative years for him. “I learnt to get on and empathise with others, and to live […]

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BAFTA Winner

IT has just come to our attention that Matt Reid (CO 1985-90) won his first BAFTA last year (2015) as part of the team on “The Island with Bear Grylls”. His other documentary work has included “Jon Richardson Grows Up” and “Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work”. Matt – told the College that he made […]

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Volunteering in Calais

MARLBURIAN Club Past President Nick Maurice (C3 1956-61) worked for ten days as a medical volunteer in and around the refugee camps in Calais. He is wrote a diary for Marlborough News Online which can be found here.

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Imran’s Charity Challenge

IMRAN Tayabali FCA (LI 1989-94) will be cycling from Shelford to Southwold (c.90 miles) in memory of his father who died of meningitis in 2008. A Director of Chartered Accountants & Business Consultants Tayabali Tomlin & White, Imran will be taking on the challenge on Friday 8th July. He commented: “This is an opportunity to […]

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Gordon Hamilton-Fairley (CO 1946-48)

GORDON Hamilton-Fairley (CO 1946-48) is featured on the BBC Radio 4 ‘Great Lives’ series. He was a brilliant cancer specialist, the father of oncology in the UK. Then in 1975 he was killed by an IRA bomb intended for a politician who lived in his street. Former editor of the Daily Telegraph Charles Moore chooses […]

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‘Salisbury in the Great War’

NEIL Hall’s (SU 1961-63) latest book ‘Salisbury in the Great War’ will soon be available. Published by PEN and SWORD MILITARY (ISBN-10 1473843731) – you can pre-order here. Available from all good bookshops from Saturday 30th May. ‘The war invisibly regulated our lives’, commented a Salisbury resident when recalling the calamity known as the Great […]

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Coffee Logs launched by Bio-Bean

ARTHUR Kay (PR 2004-09) is bio-bean’s founder and CEO. In two years, he has grown the bio-bean team to 25 and built the world’s first waste coffee recycling factory. He is now launching their latest product – Coffee Logs – recycling coffee waste into biofuel you can use in the home. Find out more about […]

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OMs reminisce over City lunch

A gathering of ten Old Marlburians recently took place at the Honourable Artillery Company in the City. The lunch was organised by Adrian Platt (C2 1949-54), with the help of Michael Virtue (C2 1949-54), who is also a member at the venue. Whilst some of them had been able to keep in touch, many had […]

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Obituary: Professor J. Richard Batchelor (SU 1945-49)

PROFESSOR Richard Batchelor, MD, FRCP died on December 21st 2015 at the age of 84. He was one of a group of eminent medical scientists who made pioneering advances in the field of tissue typing and organ transplants in the second half of the last century. He was Honorary Research Professor in the Royal College […]

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Watch Your Head Theatre Company

WATCH Your Head is a theatre company set up by Sasha McMurray (LI 2005-07) and Sara Langridge (MO 2005-07). Following the success of their open air immersive A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park in 2015 they will return with an immersive As You Like It in 2016. Watch Your Head […]

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Passion Pods

Having ignored advice “not to pursue the career path she wanted to because it was too competitive”, Emily Chiswell (SU 2000–02) has become a successful continuity announcer on BBC 1 and 2 and voiceover artist. As a result she has set up www.passionpods.co.uk with the aim of inspiring and encouraging young people to seek out […]

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Robbins selected for ‘Le Tour de Yorkshire’

TRISTAN Robbins (CO 2009-14) has been selected by the Madison Genesis Team for his biggest and highest profile race: Le Tour de Yorkshire. He has been riding professionally for two years and will compete in the Category 1 race on the pro circuit organised by the Tour de France ASO organisation. It is hugely prestigious […]

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Royal honour for O’Donovan

TIM O’Donovan was honoured to receive the Royal Maundy from Her Majesty The Queen in St George’s Chapel, Windsor on Thursday 24th March 2016. 84-year old O’Donovan has authored the annual survey of Royal Family engagements published in The Times since 1979. He is also a retired lay steward for St George’s Chapel, and said […]

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Arthur Scott Fund Travel Scholarship

AWARDED a Travel Scholarship from the Arthur Scott Fund in 2015, Charlie Bawden (MM 2010-15) has recently spent time volunteering at Springvale House in Zimbabwe, which serves as the preparatory school within the Peterhouse Group of Schools. She writes: Having spent the first five years of my life on the campus of the Boys’ School, […]

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