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Councillors angry as Market Place costs soar

THE cost of the Market Place redevelopment has skyrocketed, town councillors heard last week. The work was due to cost £560,000 but has shot up, bringing stinging criticism from local…

New twist in RUH car parking saga

The RUH in Bath parking row took another twist this week when Melksham News discovered that the way the RUH operates its car parking would not be acceptable according to …

Melksham at the ‘back of the queue’ over local parks

Melksham Town Council wants to press ahead with plans to improve local parks in Melksham – but is being frustrated by Wiltshire Council. Wiltshire Council is handing all its play…

‘Side-splitting’ comedy night launches at the Kings Arms

BIG laughs’ are on the menu at the Kings Arms next month as the pub launches its new monthly comedy night. “People can expect to have their sides-split with some…

Disappointment as Melksham Town miss out on promotion

MELKSHAM Town Football Club have had their hopes dashed after finding out they will not be promoted to the Southern League next season. There was a glimmer of hope for Town…

Become a Melksham Without Parish Councillor

Following the Parish Council Election on Thursday 4th May, Melksham Without Parish Council have five vacancies for Councillors to be co-opted. If you have a keen interest in your local…

Historic cup win for town – First Les Phillips Cup win in club’s 141 year history

Historic cup win for town – First Les Phillips Cup win in club’s 141 year history

MELKSHAM Town have won the Les Phillips Cup for first time in their 141 year history. They lifted the trophy after a dramatic penalty shoot out victory over Cribbs on…

Melksham Carnival needs you!

PREPARATIONS for Melksham Carnival 2017 have begun and now is the time to get involved. This year’s carnival will take place on Saturday 22nd July and following the success of…

Lib Dem victory in town council elections; Tories retain County Hall

THE Liberal Democrats are celebrating after winning the majority of seats on the town council at the elections last week. Of the 15 seats available for Melksham Town Council, nine were…

Make your voice heard in local council elections

THE PEOPLE of Melksham will go to the polls on Thursday 4th May to elect their town and Wiltshire councillors. Elections will be held for Wiltshire Council, Melksham Town Council…