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Doctor calls for change to x-ray appointments in town

A LOCAL doctor is calling for a change to the way people get x-rayed in the Melksham area.  Spa Surgery GP Dr. Matthews has expressed concern that patients often have…

Local councillors call for levy on supermarkets

TWO independent Wiltshire councillors are calling on the council to impose a 8.5% levy on major supermarkets and large retailers across the county and for the money to be used…

Solar farm plans could light up the whole of Melksham

A LOCAL solar power company is looking to develop a solar farm on land east of Melksham that would generate enough electricity to power the whole town. The Sandridge Solar…

Bravery of Melksham’s Arctic Convoy heroes honoured

Bravery of Melksham’s Arctic Convoy heroes honoured

TWO Melksham World War II veterans who survived what Winston Churchill described as “the worst journey in the world” have been recognised for their bravery during the conflict.  Commander Harry…

Local woman helps give Melksham Cancer Research 10k boost

Local woman helps give Melksham Cancer Research 10k boost

THE Melksham branch of Cancer Research UK has had a huge boost after the efforts of one local woman helped raise nearly £10,000.  Rachel Hogg from Broughton Gifford has raised…

Petition set up to try save Melksham Post Office

PEOPLE living in Melksham have been given the opportunity to join the fight against the town’s post office being franchised by signing a local petition. Campaigners argue that your support…

Slow road to super fast broadband for Melksham

MELKSHAM is on the bottom of Wiltshire Council’s list for super fast fibre broadband.  The majority of the council’s installation of fibre broadband in the county will commence in 2013…

Fabulous live entertainment coming to Melksham’s Assembly Hall!

MELKSHAM is gearing up for a fabulous autumn of entertainment as some big names and live shows come to Assembly Hall.   Top comedians Andy Parsons and Josh Widdicombe, England…

Prince’s award for Melksham Oak group

Prince’s award for Melksham Oak group

A GROUP of students from Melksham Oak have received the Prince’s Award which was collected by a member of the group from Prince William himself at a ceremony in London. …

The taste of success: Melksham Food fair is a fitting end to a great festival

The taste of success: Melksham Food fair is a fitting end to a great festival

THE fifth Melksham Food and Drink Festival has been hailed a success by organisers, with people flocking to a range of tasty events. The festival’s grand finale was the popular…