Sudden death of Tim David MBG Chair 2007-2011

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We were extremely shocked to hear of the sudden death of Tim David, Past Chairman of MBG 2007 -2011 on 12 May and we all send our deepest sympathies to Rosie and the children Piers and Isobel.

Tim joined us as Chair from a background in the Diplomatic Service including much time spent in Africa, not least as High Commissioner to Zambia. So he brought experience, knowledge, wisdom and diplomacy with a strong sense of humour all of which played a vital role in the work of a small community based organisation in Wiltshire, linked to a Muslim community in West Africa.

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Marlborough Knitted Jumpers in Gunjur

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Local lady Val Fuller kindly donated 12 hand knitted jumpers to MBG for children in Gunjur. It can get surprisingly chilly at night at this time of year so the brightly coloured jumpers were most welcome.

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Colin Crorkin The Gambia's new Ambassador visits MBG in Marlborough

Guy-Loosmore--Colin-CrokinMBG was privileged to receive a visit from the HM's new Ambassador to The Gambia on Friday 21 March for him to receive a briefing about the background to our partnership with Gunjur and our current work there.

It was also an opportunity for him to meet representatives of Afikaya based in Pewsey who are working in teacher training in the Gambia and a school partnership between a primary school in North London and a community on the North Bank in The Gambia.

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