Return from The Gambia

Ten pupils from Marlborough have returned home after two weeks spent working alongside local partners in Gunjur in The Gambia.   The nine month programme which is organised by the charity Thriving Through Venture, focuses on developing young people’s resilience and wellbeing through community based projects in Marlborough and in Gunjur. Starting in January, the…

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Bristol’s Gambian Community

Young people from Wiltshire spend a day with the Gambian Community in Bristol. On 23 June young members of the Marlborough based charity Thriving Through Venture (TTV) spent the day with the Kombo Sillah Association (KSA), the Gambian charity based in Bristol, to learn about The Gambia and in particular Marlborough’s link community of Gunjur,…

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Autumn Dates 2018

4th October 2018    6:00 marlborough town hall – a presentation about the experience of the 2018 TTV programme. 5th December 2018    6:00- opening evening of the TTV exhibition at the White Horse Bookshop, Marlborough with exhibition on to the end of the month. TTV will be presenting at the Calne Arts Festival in…

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Gambian friend of Marlborough gives Fair Trade a boost

Gambian friend of Marlborough gives mango trade – and Fair Trade – a boost Written by Tony Millett on 17 May 2018. Baii Jabang – with mango – addressing the Fair Trade meeting (Photo: Hilary Stock)Mangoes were high on the agenda at the Marlborough Fair Trade evening at St Peter’s Church earlier this month -…

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