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Paw-some victory! Melksham’s cutest pet is crowned

Paw-some victory! Melksham’s cutest pet is crowned

The first ever Melksham News ‘Cutest Pet’ competition has been won by Cookie, a two-year-old Cavalier King Charles spaniel dog; and with the title in the bag, Cookie is soon…

Canal campaigners aiming for link to Lacock

Canal campaigners aiming for link to Lacock

The dream of a restored canal between Melksham and Lacock has moved another step closer to reality. The former Wilts & Berks Canal was abandoned more than a century ago…

Join us in the fight against plastic!

Join us in the fight against plastic!

MELKSHAM Town Council is holding a town tidy day with a difference next month as they continue with their war on plastic in the town. On Sunday 13th May from 1pm until…

Plans unveiled for new-look Farmers Roundabout • New traffic light system • More lanes • Work will take 8/9 months

Plans unveiled for new-look Farmers Roundabout • New traffic light system • More lanes • Work will take 8/9 months

PLANS have been unveiled for improvements to be made to the A350 Farmers Roundabout near Asda. A new traffic signalling system, more lanes and extensive carriageway repairs will ‘reduce queues and…

National Pet Month- Vote for melksham’s Cutest Pet!

National Pet Month- Vote for  melksham’s  Cutest Pet!

IT’S official, Melksham is a town of pet lovers! Nominations for the ‘Cutest Pet’ competition have ‘pawed’ in and now readers are being asked to cast their vote on which…

Fundraising begins for new charity in memory of teenager

Fundraising begins for new charity in memory of teenager

Fundraising has begun for the new charity, Evie’s Gift, set up in memory of Melksham teenager Evie Clover, who died in January after being diagnosed with a brain tumour. The…

Hair today, gone tomorrow! Local girl loses her locks for charity

Hair today, gone tomorrow! Local girl loses her locks for charity

A LOCAL girl has donated 13 inches of her hair to charity and raised over £400.  Six-year-old Emme Ferguson, who attends Aloeric Primary School, has donated her hair and the money…

Melksham welcomes Air Ambulance to its new home

Melksham welcomes Air Ambulance to its new home

THE first landing of the Wiltshire Air Ambulance helicopter at the new airbase in Semington Road last week, marked the beginning of a new era for the vital lifesaving service. The…

2018 Carnival Royalty crowned

2018 Carnival Royalty crowned

THIS year’s Melksham Carnival Royalty have been chosen at a special evening held at Melksham Town Hall. Melksham Carnival Queen 2018 is Sharon Vivian and Melksham Carnival Princess 2018 is…

Young fundraiser up for award

Young fundraiser up for award

A MELKSHAM lad has been nominated for a national charity award in recognition of his fundraising efforts for the MS Society. Twelve-year-old Ciaran Hanks has been shortlisted as a finalist…