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Former Chinese restaurant to be knocked down for flats?

Former Chinese restaurant to be knocked down for flats?

AN application to demolish the former Chinese restaurant, next to the library in Lowbourne, and erect a new two-storey building for flats was considered at a town council…

Slowing down traffic on Union Street

SPEEDING traffic along Union Street was discussed at a meeting of town councillors last night. They agreed that a Metro count be requested to log the speed of…

Join the RUH Light and Love remembrance event

Join the RUH Light and Love remembrance event

This year, the Royal United Hospital Bath will be live streaming its annual Light and Love remembrance event. The virtual ceremony will take place on Thursday 3rd December…

Remembrance Sunday thanks

Melksham Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal organiser, Trevor Paterson, has thanked local people for their contribution to this year’s appeal, which was held in reduced circumstances due to…

Remembrance Sunday in Melksham

Given the current lockdown situation across England, Melksham Town Council has placed a wreath of remembrance at the town’s War Memorial on Wednesday 4 November, rather than at…

Campus is on the ‘starting blocks’

IT’S all systems go for the long-awaited Melksham campus. Final plans for the £20million scheme were unveiled at Wiltshire Council’s Melksham Area Board meeting, held last night online,…

Latest news

Wiltshire Council issues Whitehall Garden Centre with a Covid Direction Order

Wiltshire Council has issued a Covid Direction Order to Whitehall Garden Centre, in Lacock, to…

Wiltshire confirmed to be in Tier 2 ‘high’ category

Wiltshire confirmed to be in Tier 2 ‘high’ category

The Wiltshire Council local authority area has been confirmed to be in the Government’s Covid-19…

RUH Bath suspends visiting

The Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust in Bath has taken the difficult decision…

Melksham bypass consultation extended into the new year

Wiltshire Council has decided to extend the survey on the proposed A350 Melksham bypass, and…

Have your say! Burger van to trade 7-days a week in Market Place?

AN application for a burger van to be situated in the Market Place has been…

Light up your house for the first Melksham Christmas Trail

Light up your house for the first  Melksham Christmas Trail

CHRISTMAS cheer may be needed this year and everyone is invited to light up their…

Christmas Shop Window Competition

Melksham Town Council is launching its annual Christmas Shop Window competition this week.  Open to…

Time is running out to make comments on Melksham A350 bypass

A CHANCE for local people to put forward their views on possible routes for a…

Volunteering and helping out

Knorr-Bremse Donate Face Shields to Local Care Homes

Knorr-Bremse Donate Face Shields to Local Care Homes

MELKSHAM-based Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems UK, have been manufacturing 3-D printed face masks and donating them to local care homes. “Knorr-Bremse wanted to do something in support of…

Rocking Horse Nursery children make bunting for Mavern’s elderly residents

Rocking Horse Nursery children make bunting for Mavern’s elderly residents

THE children at Rocking Horse Nursery took VE Day bunting over the Mavern House Nursing Home to help the elderly residents celebrate VE Day. “Before lockdown we were…

VE Day Party Bags from the Melksham Community Meal team

VE Day Party Bags from the Melksham Community Meal team

THE Melksham Community Meals Team had a busy time for VE Day delivering party bags to 50 of their users. The oldest couple were Allan and Edna…

Things to do

Young Melksham – Online Youth Club – Tuesday and Thursdays

Young Melksham – Online Youth Club – Tuesday and Thursdays

Young Melksham are launching our new online youth club. Join them online and join in with their online activities, live chats and fun at https://www.facebook.com/groups/YoungMelkshamOnlineYouthClub/…

People asked to share their lockdown experiences

People asked to share their lockdown experiences

PEOPLE are being asked to share their stories and experiences of living in lockdown to help Wiltshire Council create a new archive. The council’s Wiltshire and Swindon…

Blue Sky & Beyond: Bringing blue skies into your home

Blue Sky & Beyond: Bringing blue skies into your home

Pound Arts Corsham to host digital alternative to Blue Sky Festival 8-14 June 2020 It is with enormous pleasure that today Pound Arts launches Blue Sky &…

Staying well

Melksham gets in tune!

Melksham gets in tune!

A new community radio station for Melksham has been awarded a licence by the broadcasting industry regulator OFCOM, Bringing a new era of communication to Melksham and…

Dementia lifeline reopens

Dementia lifeline reopens

ALZHEIMER’S Support has resumed home support visits to people living with dementia in Wiltshire this week. The Wiltshire charity, which stopped visits to all but the most…

Father and son support people to be healthy

Father and son support people to be healthy

A member of Wiltshire Council’s Active Health team has enlisted the help of his son to put together a short exercise video to support those individuals who…

Fundraising

Carer Support Wiltshire launch fundraising appeal

A FUNDRAISING appeal has been launched by Carer Support Wiltshire that will raise money to give unpaid carers in Wiltshire a break. Many of us have found…

Local business needs more laptops to help home school

MORE than 70 refurbished laptops have been gifted to school children and young people in Wiltshire to help with their home schooling during the pandemic. Melksham Oak…

Time to don your cape!

DOROTHY House Hospice Care are calling on the superhero inside each one of us. Over the last three months, our nation has spent a lot of time thinking…

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