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Superheroes, comic book characters and more at second Melksham Comic-con

Superheroes, comic book characters and more at second Melksham Comic-con

THE second ever Melksham Comic Con has received rave reviews with local people and comic book artists taking to social media websites to praise the event. Melksham Comic Con brought…

Twincredible! Four sets of Bowerhill twins start school on the same day

The twins who are all four years old include two sets of identical twins. This is a unique situation for the school who say they have never had so many…

Weekly market returns to Melksham with a big thumbs up from traders

A WEEKLY market has returned to Melksham, and traders say they have been delighted with the support from local people.  The first market took place in the Church Street car park…

Calls for rethink on Wiltshire Council’s car parking charges

WILTSHIRE Council has responded to claims by a senior government minister that town centres are being ruined by high parking charges. But his views are being backed by local councillors…

Over 1,000 people expected at this year’s Melksham Comic-Con

MELKSHAM Comic-Con is gearing up for this year’s event, with organisers claiming it will be ‘bigger and better’ than ever. The event which takes place on Saturday 31st August is…

New Melksham primary school a step closer

A NEW primary school in Melksham is a step closer after plans were approved by councillors.  Construction of the new 420-capacity primary school would replace the Forest and Sandridge School…

Melksham Comic-Con 2013: Previewing the writers and illustrators

Here are some of the writers and artists who will be at the Melksham Comic-Con 2013: Kieron Gillen – Writer – Marvel’s Iron Man, Young Avengers, Mighty Thor, Journey Into…

Melksham’s anger at parking profit – Controversial parking policy puts £5m into council’s pocket, while independent shops close

WILTSHIRE Council has been accused of ‘ripping people off’ after it was announced they make nearly £5million a year profit from parking charges. Only ten councils throughout the country outside…

Melksham campaigners celebrate as community centre opens

Melksham campaigners celebrate as community centre opens

TWENTY years’ hard work finally paid off for a local group as  Forest Community Centre opened its doors this week.  Vic Oakman and his team have been campaigning for a…

More top acts lined up for Melksham Assembly Hall

More top acts lined up for Melksham Assembly Hall

MELKSHAM Assembly Hall has announced that it is set to host another series of top-quality live events. Comedian Andy Parsons, world renowned psychic medium Derek Acorah and a screening of…