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Town centre parking charges to rise in February

THE cost of parking in Melksham town centre will rise from the beginning of February. The inflationary increase will be applied to all parking charges in the Bath Road, Church Street,…

Town and parish councils vote against supporting ‘campus watch’ group

MEMBERS of a community group, which has been set up to  shadow and watch over the progress of the Melksham Health and Wellbeing Centre, have expressed their disappointment at the decisions…

Who deserves to be Melksham’s Person of the Year 2017?

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…

Christie Miller Sports Centre to close

CHRISTIE Miller Sports Centre is to close, with some of the leisure facilities relocated in a bid to save money whilst the new Melksham Health and Wellbeing Centre is built.…

A350 improvements to cause ‘major disruption’ in the summer

Improvements to the A350 through Melksham are expected to cause “major disruption” when work starts in the summer, taking around nine months to be completed. The Farmers roundabout, near Asda,…

Town council vow to tackle anti-social behaviour & drugs

TOWN councillors have expressed their concern about drug-taking and anti-social behaviour amongst the youth of Melksham and have vowed to tackle the problem with the support of police and local support…

Community group launched to keep campus on track

A COMMUNITY group has been launched to shadow and watch over the progress of the Melksham Health and Wellbeing Centre. At the Melksham Area Board meeting in October, a suggestion…

Melksham’s free festive feast!

ONCE again, Core Church extends a warm welcome to the community to join them for a free festive feast on Christmas Day at Melksham Assembly Hall. The annual Christmas celebration,…

Community share their views on the future of the Assembly Hall

THE Melksham community met with a team of architects last week to share their views on the best way to give the Assembly Hall a new lease of life. Some of…

The Melksham News over Christmas and New Year

The Melksham News is out again next week and then in three weeks’ time on the 4th of January 2018.…