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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…

Volunteers build bird boxes at riverside nature reserve

WILTSHIRE Wildlife Trust and local volunteers of all ages spent an afternoon making bird boxes in Conigre Mead Nature Reserve last week. The workshop, part of the charity’s ‘Wild Connections’ project,…

Christmas and New Year bin collection changes

There will be no waste or recycling collections on 25th December, 26th December and 1st January 2016, and all collections between Christmas Day and Friday 8th January will be rescheduled.…

Tidy Town Day on Sunday

The next Tidy Town Day will be on Sunday 6th December.   Volunteers meet at the Town Hall at 1.00pm and join in for a couple of hours of litter…

Learn how to deal with flooding and snow

LOCAL residents are invited to a meeting at the Canberra Youth Centre next month, to discuss how Melksham and the surrounding area is prepared to deal with extreme weather or…

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