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Melksham teenagers campaign to save youth services

Melksham teenagers campaign to save youth services

YOUNG people in Melksham are campaigning to save Canberra Youth Centre as it looks set to close due to cuts in youth services.  The youth centre, which has helped change…

Melksham mums’ fight to keep special needs centre open

Melksham mums’ fight to keep special needs centre open

A GROUP of Melksham mums have joined forces to urge the public to help raise funds to save Stepping Stones special needs nursery.  The nursery in Trowbridge serves west Wiltshire…

Melksham teenager wins national youth election

Melksham teenager wins national youth election

A MELKSHAM teenager has been elected onto  the Wiltshire Assembly of Youth (WAY) and the UK Youth Parliament (UKYP) following a recent election.  Lee Gunton, 16, received 3,252 votes from…

Melksham Market to return to Market Place

Melksham Market to return to Market Place

MELKSHAM market is set to return to the Market Place after Wiltshire Council admitted its current location in Church Street is failing as it is not visible enough.  The decision…

Former Melksham Lions man dies as waves crash through window on cruise ship

Former Melksham Lions man dies as waves crash through window on cruise ship

A FORMER Melksham Lions president has died on board a cruise ship in the English channel after huge waves crashed through the window during the recent storms – an accident…

Melksham could benefit from £1million boost from Sandridge Solar Farm

MELKSHAM could be given a huge boost as £1million of community funding has been earmarked for the town as a result of the proposed Sandridge Solar Farm development – the…

Melksham ex-soldier to embark on world charity cycle challenge

Melksham ex-soldier to embark on world charity cycle challenge

A RETIRED Army Sergeant  from Melksham has raised over £25,000 for Help for Heroes by completing a series of cycle challenges – with another set to start in April.  …

New Melksham Post Office opening day announced

THE new Melksham Post Office on Bank Street will open its doors on Saturday 3rd May, it has been announced. The new location is just 250 metres from the current…

Melksham Trust calls for Market Place arch to be restored

MELKSHAM Trust is calling for an arch to be returned to the Market Place to the site where it was before it was demolished in 1950.  Richard Wiltshire, chairman of…

Melksham pupils perform at the O2

35 children and staff from The Manor School travelled to the O2 in London to be part of the UK’s largest children’s choir on 28th January.  They had been learning…