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Investigation into high pavement safety to be reopened

MELKSHAM Town Council has agreed to informally investigate possible solutions to improve safety on the high pavement area on Bank Street. In the last issue of Melksham News, it was…

Calling all anti dog poo warriors – the Town Council needs you!

MELKSHAM Town Council has set a mission for children to tell grow ups to ‘scoop the poop’ in a new competition.  Children in the town have been set the task…

We do not know how to make Wiltshire carbon neutral admits council

WILTSHIRE Council say that the aim of becoming carbon neutral by 2030 will be ‘challenging’ and may not be achievable, with the council’s deputy leader admitting they do not know…

Could you go waste-free for February?

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is challenging the community to go waste-free for February. The charity says, “What does waste-free living actually mean? It means avoiding unnecessary waste and reducing the need…

Help save Melksham’s wildlife

WILTSHIRE Wildlife Trust has pitched up at Melksham’s Tuesday market, ready to talk to local people about membership to the trust and the vital work that they do. Armed with a…

Help support Hedgehogs!

Help save hedgehogs. That’s the message from Petstown, the pet shop in Bath Road, in conjunction with the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (PHPS). Petstown is celebrating Hedgehog Awareness Week with…

Can you do something wild every day in June?

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is challenging Melksham residents to sign up to their 30 days wild campaign and share in a random act of wildness every day this June. According to…

Communities turn out in force for the Clean for the Queen Weekend: 4th – 6th March

Communities turn out in force for the Clean for the Queen Weekend: 4th – 6th March

Community spirited volunteers from across Wiltshire collected 1,800 purple bags of rubbish as they joined the national campaign to Clean for the Queen. The rubbish, which weighed more than 14…

Melksham gets ‘Clean for the Queen’

Melksham gets ‘Clean for the Queen’

LOCAL people joined in with a nationwide ‘Clean for the Queen’ last weekend and waged war on litter in and around Melksham. Volunteers took part in the organised litter picks over…

Compulsory microchipping in dogs from next month

This April, compulsory microchipping is being introduced for all dogs across the UK. This means that every dog over the age of eight weeks has to have a microchip, their…

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