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Increased Melksham rail service is on track

Increased Melksham rail service is on track

AN improved train service running through Melksham on the Westbury to Swindon line could be operating by Christmas. Council leaders gave the go-ahead on 22nd October for the Trans Wilts…

Full steam ahead for Melksham campus

THE Melksham Community Campus has moved a step closer with Wiltshire Council announcing that a planning application is to be submitted in December. The update came at a recent area…

Melksham pharmacist’s mountainous challenge

Melksham pharmacist’s mountainous challenge

A WOMAN from Melksham has successfully completed a challenge of a lifetime by climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.  It took six days for Ruth Emmett, who works as a pharmacist at Sainsbury’s, …

Young Melksham entrepreneurs drink to success

Young Melksham entrepreneurs drink to success

A young Melksham entrepreneur has launched a £50,000 online campaign to gain investment in a soft drinks business.  Will Hammersley from Melksham and his friend  Chris Hannaway, have set up…

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…