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Temporary suspension of patient registrations at Spa Medical Centre

Following the recent announcement of the proposed closure of St Damian’s surgery, Spa Medical Centre has  announced that the surgery is suspending all new registrations with immediate effect, until the…

Teenager wins benefit claim battle

A HOLT teenager living with cerebral palsy has won her appeal against the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) after her benefits application was refused. 16-year-old Catherine Mecredy’s application for Personal…

‘Use it or lose it’ Mayor asks for high street support this Christmas

WITH Christmas fast approaching, people in Melksham are being  reminded  to ‘shop local’ this Christmas, and use independent retailers in Melksham when buying your presents, cards, decorations and festive food.…

Christmas Fayre and lights switch-on next weekend!

The countdown for the big Christmas lights switch-on has begun!  Next weekend the Market Place and Assembly Hall will come alive with festive cheer as the community waits in eager…

Surgery closure sparks fears of GP shortage

PLANS to close St Damian’s Surgery on Spa Road has sparked concern that there are not enough GPs in the town to support Melksham’s growing population.  Patients of the surgery…

Help make Christmas in Melksham one to remember! Volunteers needed for town’s spectacularlight display

THE Melksham Christmas Lights team is appealing for volunteers to help prepare for this year’s display. Melksham’s Christmas lights display has attracted huge praise from the community and surrounding areas over…

Campus puts brakes on Assembly Hall redevelopment plans

MELKSHAM Town Council’s project to explore the possibility of re-designing the existing Assembly Hall building has been put on hold because of the campus project. Last year, the town council launched…

Mayor calls for new bypass in response to Bath’s ‘clean air zone’ proposal

A PROPOSAL to introduce charges for a ‘clean air zone’ in Bath could help build a stronger case for a new Melksham bypass to the east of the town around Beanacre.…

Task force aims to help tyre factory workers

EMPLOYEES of Cooper Tires face an anxious future after news that the company is planning to cease mass tyre production the town.  300 workers out of the 732 employees in…

Melksham’s big bang!

THE Melksham Christmas Lights team’s fireworks display will be held at Oakfield Stadium next month, with proceeds going to the Melksham Christmas Lights fund. Organisers are promising another incredible display…