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Town invited to Area Board meeting

ALL are invited to attend Melksham’s Area Board meeting on Wednesday 24th April at the Assembly Hall from 7pm.  The agenda for Melksham Area Board has been published, featuring updates…

Melksham Town speaks out against rumours following shock manager resignation

MELKSHAM Town FC has spoken out against speculation that the club is against being promoted this season, reassuring fans that the club remains ‘ambitious’. Rumours of Town’s resistance to promotion began…

National Pet Month – Vote for Melksham’s Cutest Pet!

IT’S official, Melksham is a town of pet lovers! Nominations for the ‘Cutest Pet’ competition have ‘pawed’ in and now readers are being asked to cast their vote on which…

Time to start planning for this year’s carnival!

MELKSHAM Carnival organisers are urging local groups and businesses to start thinking now about how they can get involved in this year’s celebrations. This year’s carnival procession is taking place one…

Melksham News is still Wiltshire’s No. 1 newspaper!

FOR the second year running, Melksham News is officially Wiltshire’s biggest circulating newspaper! Our 13,950 circulation still outstrips all the other newspapers in the county and is now more than double…

Surgery afternoon closures sparks fresh GP shortage fears

PATIENTS of St Damian’s Surgery have expressed concern about the potential difficulty in accessing services after it was announced that the surgery is reducing its opening hours. The Bradford on Avon…

Melksham Baptist Church celebrates 350th Anniversary, April 2019

Over the weekend of 12th to 14th April, the Baptist Church on Old Broughton Road Melksham celebrates its 350th anniversary with a Flower Festival, Christian Music Group Concert, a special…

“A new bypass for Melksham is a must!” Bath’s ‘clean air zone’ will drive HGVs through town

Councillors have made renewed calls for a new Melksham bypass to the east of the town around Beanacre, after Bath introduced a ‘clean air zone’ for lorries. Larger vehicles such…

New hospital announcement in the summer?

Plans for a new hospital in the Melksham area are still up in the air – but news is expected this summer. In July 2017, the Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group…

“Shop Local” scheme for Melksham

Melksham’s High Street is set to benefit from the introduction of two new “Shop Local” days this year, thanks to an initiative proposed by local councillor Jon Hubbard. The new…