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Queensway Community Group litter pick

THE recently formed Queensway Community Group (formerly Queensway T.A.R.A.) has just carried out its first litter pick in the area.  Eleven volunteers, including three children, undertook this clean-up, collecting eight…

Melksham in a mess

Melksham in a mess

WILTSHIRE Council has been heavily criticised for not dealing with rubbish overflowing from bins and being dumped in brooks.  Residents have written to Melksham News highlighting rubbish issues in three…

Florida’s state butterfly finds its way to Melksham

Florida’s state butterfly finds its way to Melksham

A BUTTERFLY commonly found in Florida has appeared in a Melksham garden. Dennis Andrews who lives at Chiltern Close spotted an unusual looking butterfly on a flower in his garden…

Melksham impresses the judges

Melksham impresses the judges

SOUTH-WEST in Bloom judges were extremely impressed with Melksham following a recent judging day.  Three judges were led around the town by the town council on an organised route which…

Wiltshire Council’s Clackers Brook denial causes anger in Melksham

RESIDENTS have hit out at claims by Wiltshire Council that they maintain and clean Clackers Brook following a story in the Melksham News. In our last issue Wiltshire Council denied…

Wiltshire Council deny neglecting Clackers Brook

WILTSHIRE Council has defended criticism over the maintenance of Clackers Brook – near Westbury View – after local residents claim it to be ‘dangerous’ to use and a ‘dumping ground’.…

Town enters South West in Bloom

MELKSHAM will be entering South West in Bloom this summer.  The annual competition includes towns and villages across the South West and is the regional version of Britain in Bloom.…

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