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Melksham residents’ anger at state of footpath

Melksham residents’ anger at state of footpath

RESIDENTS near Snowberry Lane are outraged at the state of a supposedly completed footpath. The public footpath that runs from Snowberry Lane to Clackers Brook near Primrose Drive has been…

Little Chalfield Solar farm public exhibition

A PUBLIC exhibition is to take place at Broughton Gifford village hall for the proposed solar farm at Little Chalfield Farm.  The event will take place on Tuesday 15th April…

Easter Art Day at Melksham United Church

MELKSHAM United Church is holding an Easter Art Day on Saturday 12th April at 4.00 – 5.30pm. The organisers said, “Adults and children alike will have lots of fun at…

Ready to ‘slim your bin’ and save money? Join ‘Waste Watchers’ and help Wiltshire wildlife – and yourself

STUCK for a New Year’s Resolution? Look no further.  Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is challenging Melksham households to take part in an eight week ‘diet’, starting in February. But this is…

Melksham’s Conigre Nature Reserve wins award from South West in Bloom

Melksham’s Conigre Nature Reserve wins award from South West in Bloom

THE South West in Bloom’s ‘It’s your Neighbourhood Award’ has been presented to Conigre Nature Reserve by Melksham Town Council. At a presentation held at the nature reserve itself, the…

Public support for Melksham solar farm to power 12,000 homes

RENEWABLE energy developer, Sandridge Solar Power, recently held a public exhibition on proposals for a 40MWp solar farm to the east of Melksham. Sandridge Solar Farm would be located on…

False Widow Spider sightings in Bowerhill

False Widow Spider sightings in Bowerhill

SIGHTINGS of false widow spiders across the UK have increased dramatically recently and now they have been spotted in Melksham. The spider, which is recognised as Britain’s most venomous, has…

Wiltshire council to investigate circus flyposting

INDEPENDENT Councillor Terry Chivers has welcomed the news that Wiltshire Council are to follow up complaints after Ginnetts Circus blitzed villages in the Melksham area, with fly posting to advertise…

Urgent appeal for ‘foster carers’ for abandoned cats and kittens in Melksham

AN URGENT appeal has been launched for people to provide a loving home for abandoned cats and kittens. Cats Action Trust North & West Wiltshire, based in Melksham, needs more…

Melksham schoolgirl Kelli turns keeper at Zoo

Animal-crazy Melksham schoolgirl, Kelli Green, turned keeper for the day when she joined staff at Dudley Zoological Gardens (DZG). Kelli worked with the Brazilian tapirs at the award-winning West Midlands…

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