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Do you think you have what it takes to be Melksham Royalty?

THE TIME has come to choose new carnival royalty as current reigns come to an end. Melksham Carnival are looking for a new Page, Princesses and Queen to take over the…

Wiltshire bus services lose 1.1 million miles in 4 years

THE number of miles travelled by Wiltshire buses  has dropped since 2013, resulting in the loss of 1.1million miles of travel, the equivalent of 44.5 trips around the equator. Statistics published…

Campus plans ‘moving ahead and on time’

PLANS for Melksham’s Health and Wellbeing Centre are currently on schedule, with the appointment of a design team who will deliver the final design concept by April. At the Melksham…

Deputy leader of Wiltshire Council apologises to Mayor after cricket pavilion row

THE deputy leader of Wiltshire Council has apologised to the Mayor of Melksham after causing uproar at the area board meeting when he announced that the King George V cricket…

Melksham car parks to introduce Sunday parking charges

ALL car parks in the town centre will begin charging for parking on Sundays as Wiltshire Council announced that charges will be 70p per visit, with the implementation of the…

Future of Christie Miller Sports Centre to be revealed in April

DEPUTY leader of Wiltshire Council, cllr John Thomson has said that the future of Christie Miller Sports Centre will be revealed in April. At the Melksham Area Board meeting last week,…

‘Let’s make this a day to remember’ Fans urged to roar Town to historic FA Vase win

SUPPORTERS young and old are being encouraged to dress in black and yellow and turn up in the droves at Oakfields Stadium this Saturday as Melksham Town aim to make…

Plans for George Ward country park stumble as councils fail to agree

PLANS for a mini country park on the site of the former George Ward School playing fields are yet to get off the ground as the town and parish councils struggle…

Melksham needs your ideas to become an ‘age-friendly’ town

The planning to make Melksham one of the first small towns in the world to achieve “age-friendly” status is progressing, and now the people leading the project are asking for…

Lack of action sparks outrage as empty homes are not being used to help the homeless

EMPTY houses in Melksham and the surrounding areas could be used to help homeless people in the community. However, residents and councillors are expressing their outrage at the lack of…