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As light as a feather! Local woman loses over 7 stone and takes part in skydive

As light as a feather! Local woman loses over 7 stone and takes part in skydive

A LOCAL woman has achieved a life-long dream of taking part in a skydive after losing over 7 stone in weight. Resident of Bowerhill, Nicole Poa-Paterson, started her weight loss journey…

Name the Bear! Win a giant bear and raise money for the Christmas Lights

Name the Bear! Win a giant bear and raise money for the Christmas Lights

THE Toy Shop is raising money for the Melksham Christmas Lights with a ‘name the bear’ competition. The huge teddy bear is in need of a name, with the selected…

Bring the Melksham Monster home!

Bring the Melksham Monster home!

LOCALS are calling for the Melksham Monster to return home on display after news that a fossil unearthed in the town over 150 years ago has been identified as a new prehistoric…

Firefighters celebrate 30 years of service

Firefighters  celebrate 30 years  of service

TWO Melksham firefighters are celebrating 30 years of service to the town. Firefighter, Peter Quadling, and watch manager, Steve Pearce, both joined the Melksham fire station, which is part of the…

Campus? What campus? Answers expected at next week’s Area Board meeting

Campus? What campus? Answers expected at next week’s Area Board meeting

A SPECIAL meeting of Melksham Area Board will be held next week on Wednesday 18th October, 7pm at the Melksham United Church with a single item on the agenda – the…

GOLD for Melksham!

GOLD for Melksham!

MELKSHAM has returned smelling of roses after being awarded Gold at the South West in Bloom awards ceremony last week in Torquay. The news has thrilled the team of volunteers who…

The big Christmas switch OFF! Market Place delay hits Christmas lights display

The big Christmas switch OFF! Market Place delay hits Christmas lights display

MELKSHAM’S Christmas lights display will be scaled down this year due to the delay in completing the Market Place redevelopment. With no confirmed date for the completion of the work…

Melksham skittlers really are Wiltshire Wonders!

Melksham skittlers really are Wiltshire Wonders!

A MELKSHAM skittles team  – the Wiltshire Wonders – have reclaimed their British men’s title with one of the most convincing performances in the championship’s history. They lifted the coveted…

Leekes Melksham Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Leekes Melksham Celebrates 25th Anniversary

LEEKES Melksham celebrated their 25th anniversary with a weekend of entertainment and activities in store. Celebrating the significant milestone, the Mayor of Melksham, cllr Adrienne Westbrook, helped to cut their…

One giant leap for Shaw Church!

One giant leap for Shaw Church!

A LOCAL man is preparing for a 160ft bungee jump over Bristol harbourside to raise money to help repair the spire of Christ Church in Shaw. Inspired by the news that…