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Help for new mums at town osteopaths

AN OSTEOPATHY clinic in Melksham recently had special training for working with newborn babies. The training at Lowbourne Osteopaths included a demonstration of the examination of a newborn baby and looking…

Dorothy House ‘outstanding’, says care commission

Dorothy House Hospice Care recently received an ‘Outstanding’ rating – the highest possible – from national care watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The rating places Dorothy House in the…

‘Help us to help you,’ pleads buckling NHS

NHS Wiltshire is urging people to think carefully before going to A&E as it is currently experiencing unprecedented challenges and extreme pressure at emergency departments across the county. Wiltshire Clinical…

Make your New Year’s resolution to give blood

NHS Blood and Transplant is asking the public to do things differently in 2017 and make their New Year’s resolution to become a blood donor. NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)…

Free blood pressure, cholesterol and BMI checks in Melksham

Come along to a health drop-in session at Melksham Town Hall on Tuesday 8th of November 11am-1pm and Thursday 17th November 1pm- 3pm. High blood pressure and raised cholesterol levels…

Talk on the importance of a healthy gut at Lowbourne Osteopaths

LOWBOURNE Osteopaths will hold an informative talk on the importance of a healthy gut on Tuesday 15th November from 7pm. A healthy gut is essential for healthy living yet often…

Look after your feet with Feet First Mobile Foot Care

WINTER weather may be setting in and although you’re now wearing thick socks and boots,  there’s no need to neglect your feet. So why not let Kerry Baker of Feet…

Free healthy eating advice at Blue Pool

MELKSHAM Blue Pool will next month be giving free nutritional advice, helping people to make sure they’re eating  and drinking healthily. Julia O’Connor from Places for People Leisure, who run the…

Do you know how to remove a tick?

With spring finally here, the weather getting warmer, and more people heading outdoors, Melksham Without Parish Council and Melksham Town Council are advising residents to be ‘tick aware’ so they…

An invitation to support ‘Dementia Friends’

Would you like to help make Melksham a Dementia Friendly Community?  A great way to start is to attend a free, one hour ‘Dementia Friends’ session on Monday 18th April…