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Melksham in line for more new housing despite passing a target of 2,240 new houses

MORE houses could be built in Melksham despite the town having surpassed its current housing target set by Wiltshire Council. In response to questions from Melksham News, Wiltshire Council has…

Seniors launch scheme to combat loneliness and help save the town centre

MELKSHAM Seniors is launching a new scheme that will help combat loneliness and isolation in the older community and help support small local businesses in the town centre. The scheme…

Decision on Bath’s ‘clean air zone’ proposal is delayed

THE decision on the controversial proposal to introduce charges for a ‘clean air zone’ in Bath has been delayed until March. The cabinet of Bath & North East Somerset Council (BNES)…

Who deserves to be Melksham’s Person of the Year 2018?

Nominations are now open for the Melksham Person of the Year award. The competition, run by Melksham News, will recognise a resident who has made a real contribution to the…

Lunch club lost £250,000 over three years

THE Melksham Lunch Club at the Assembly Hall lost nearly a quarter of a million pounds over three years, the Melksham News can exclusively reveal. The much-loved and long-standing service,…

Melksham Music & Drama to celebrate 50th anniversary

Melksham Music and Drama (MMAD) will be celebrating 50 years of entertaining audiences in Melksham this year.   To mark the occasion, MMAD will be putting on a popular musical,…

Melksham News is out again on the 3rd of January 2019

A Very Merry Christmas to all our readers and a special thank you to all the advertisers who have supported us over the past year and made this newspaper possible.…

Farmers Roundabout construction to start in New Year- Work to last eight to nine months

WORK to make alterations to the A350 Farmers Roundabout, near Asda, is expected to begin in late January/early February next year. The construction period is anticipated to take eight to nine…

Council plans to re-open town centre toilets

MELKSHAM Town Council has pledged to reopen the town’s closed public toilets. Following the announcement in the Government’s Budget that councils will no longer have to pay business rates on public…

Trowbridge birthing unit axe branded a ‘backward step’

A PROPOSAL to close Trowbridge Hospital’s birthing unit has been criticised and branded a ‘backward step’ by local residents. Expectant Melksham mothers will be forced to travel further afield to give…

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