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Campus is behind schedule & over budget – but Wiltshire Council pledge commitment to delivering project

Campus is behind schedule & over budget – but Wiltshire Council pledge commitment  to delivering project

PLANS for the Melksham Community Campus have been revealed to be nearly two months behind schedule – but Wiltshire Council says they will make up the time and remain committed to…

“No pride for our town!” Town centre cleanliness comes under fire

“No pride for our town!” Town centre cleanliness comes under fire

THE cleanliness of Melksham’s town centre has come under fire from residents, who say more needs to be done to keep up the appearance of the town to help encourage visitors.…

Could this be Town’s number one supporter? Meet the superfan who has been to 1,880 games!

Could this be Town’s number one supporter? Meet the superfan who has been to 1,880 games!

AS Melksham Town prepare to make their debut in the Southern League this weekend, one person guaranteed to be cheering them on is joint president of the club and life-long supporter,…

Oyez, oyez! Success for town crier at national championships

Oyez, oyez! Success for town crier at national championships

MELKSHAM Town Crier Peter Dauncey and his wife, Joan, have returned victorious from the Ancient and Honourable  Guild of Town Criers National Championships in Windsor, winning the title and cup as…

“I owe them my life!” Crash survivor defies doctors to run 5km for air ambulance

“I owe them my life!” Crash survivor defies doctors to run 5km for air ambulance

A MELKSHAM man who was told by doctors that he may never walk again after a horrific car crash, will take part in next weekend’s parkrun to raise money for…

Royal British Legion members take part in historic parade

Royal British Legion members take part in historic parade

MEMBERS of Melksham’s Royal British Legion travelled to Belgium earlier this month to take part in the Great Pilgrimage 90 Parade. Standard bearer Peter Hall, wreath layer Martin Pain and…

Melksham weathers the storm for carnival

Melksham weathers the storm for carnival

AFTER weeks of glorious sunshine and scorching temperatures, the heavens decided to open on the worst day possible; the day of the Melksham Carnival – but the torrential rain and…

Melksham’s “great” musical Party in the Park

Melksham’s “great” musical Party in the Park

BUMPER crowds gathered at King George V park for the 19th annual Party in the Park, this year with an additional evening, ParkFest, that got the people of Melksham up…

School pupils donate their shoes to less fortunate

School pupils donate their shoes to less fortunate

PUPILS from Forest and Sandridge School ended the year barefoot as they donated their shoes to children in need via the charity Mercy in Action, totalling 274 pairs.  On the…

Barnardo’s store celebrates 10,000 bags of donations

Barnardo’s store celebrates 10,000 bags of donations

Hardworking fundraisers at a Melksham charity shop are celebrating after receiving 10,000 bags of donations. Barnardo’s opened a new store on Verbena Court, behind the Water Meadow restaurant, in spring…