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Developer to appeal Sandridge Solar Farm rejection

SANDRIDGE Solar Farm developers have confirmed that they will appeal the decision by Wiltshire Council to reject their  planning application.  The announcement by St. John Hughes, director of Sandridge Solar…

Melksham Town FC gear up for county final

MELKSHAM Town FC will play Bradford Town in the final of the Wiltshire Senior Cup tonight (Wednesday 23rd April)  at Chippenham Town FC with a 7.30pm kick off. They are…

Melksham Post Office move ‘delayed indefinitely’

PLANS to move Melksham’s Post Office to new premises on Bank Street in early May have been put on hold, with the Post Office saying the move has been “delayed…

Sandridge solar farm is turned down

Sandridge solar farm is turned down

WILTSHIRE Council has rejected a planning application to build an 80-hectare solar farm to the east of Melksham. The proposed Sandridge Solar Farm was rejected by the council’s strategic planning…

Melksham radio aiming for FM licence

Melksham radio aiming for FM licence

MELKSHAM’S own community radio station continues to grow after it recently moved into a new studio, had new equipment installed and also prepares to become an FM radio station.  Melksham…

British Swimming Championship success

British Swimming Championship success

LOCAL swimmer Rachel Williams is hoping to make the Welsh team for the Commonwealth Games after gaining a top ten finish in the  British Gas Swimming Championships in Glasgow.  The…

Melksham supports Sport Relief

Melksham supports Sport Relief

MELKSHAM residents, schools and businesses have all stepped up to raise funds for Sport Relief last weekend. Melksham’s efforts contributed to the national charity raising a record £51million to help…

Royal visit to Melksham

THE Princess Royal will visit Melksham’s award-winning dairy exporter, Coombe Castle International, to officially open the company’s new premises next month. Princess Anne will visit the company’s headquarters on Monday…

Site visit needed before Wiltshire councillors decide on Sandridge Solar Farm

Site visit needed before Wiltshire councillors decide on Sandridge Solar Farm

THE decision whether to award the Sandridge Solar Farm planning permission or not has been delayed to allow councillors a chance to visit the site.  The controversial plans to build…

Traditional European Food and Craft Fair comes to Melksham

THE delights of the continent will transform Melksham town centre into a bustling European market place on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th March. Market organiser Olivier Simonin said, “We have…