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Melksham Barclays branch to close this November

Barclays bank is the latest to pull out of Melksham, with the announcement that the branch is to close in November. The Melksham branch has been named as one of…

Melksham News marches on despite decline in local newspapers

A REVIEW into the future of British newspapers has been ordered by Prime Minister Theresa May, who has warned that the closure of hundreds of local papers is dangerous for…

‘A park fit for future generations’ Plans unveiled for new-look park

PLANS for a revamped King George V playing field in Melksham have been revealed, which include the relocation of the children’s and adventure play areas, a new tree walk sensory…

Policing in Melksham comes under fire after road rage incident

THE level of police support available to Melksham in an emergency has come under fire after police took days to follow up on a report of a father being physically assaulted…

‘Let’s get the party started!’ Party in the Park & Carnival set to get Melksham jumping

 Parkfest – Friday 20th July 6.30-11pm • Party in the park – Saturday 21st July 1-10.45pm • Family fun day – Saturday 28th July 12-5pm • Carnival – Saturday 28th…

Mixed reaction from local people over revised campus plans

FOLLOWING the unveiling of Wiltshire Council’s amendments to the Melksham Campus plans, residents have voiced their opinions, with some believing it will never be completed, but others are saying Melksham should…

Town to face Swindon Town & Bristol Rovers

MELKSHAM Town FC’s exciting line-up of pre-season friendlies kicks off this Saturday, 7th July,  as the club welcomes Swindon Town FC’s first team to the infiLED arena at Oakfields. Town will also…

Melksham schools to leave academy trust after ‘cloak and dagger’ closure

PARENTS have criticised the lack of information available following the news that the Academy Trust of Melksham (AToM) is to close following ‘difficulties’ after last year’s damning Ofsted reports. All eight…

Going round in circles! Residents express frustration over latest roundabout update

DESPITE Wiltshire Council answering questions regarding the planned changes to the Farmers Roundabout, readers are still voicing their frustration, saying the scheme won’t work and it will end up being…

Plans for WW1 memorial wood in jeopardy?

LOCAL councillors have expressed concern that plans to plant 200 trees in the proposed mini country park to commemorate fallen soldiers from WW1, could be in jeopardy due to the slow-moving…