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Have your say! Mayor set to host community meeting on the future of the well

Have your say! Mayor set to host community meeting on the future of the well

THE Melksham community are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the Market Place well and how it should be commemorated. Hosted by the Mayor of Melksham, cllr Adrienne Westbrook, the…

Hair today, gone tomorrow!

Hair today, gone tomorrow!

CHARITY shop volunteer Julie Cannings will shave off her hair this Saturday, 2nd September, at Dorothy House Furniture Shop where she works. Julie will be donating the money raised from…

Where there’s a well, there’s a way! Plans launched to save the well

Where there’s a well, there’s a way! Plans launched to save the well

PLANS are under way to commemorate the historic well in the Market Place. The Melksham community and the town council have joined forces to form a committee to look into…

Ahoy there! New play area opens in the park

Ahoy there! New play area opens in the park

THE children of Melksham had cause to celebrate last week as a brand new water-themed play area was opened in King George V park. Before Mayor, cllr Adrienne Westbrook, could officially open…

Skaters flock to new skate park

Skaters flock to new skate park

MELKSHAM’s brand new skate park was officially declared open this week, with many eager young skaters itching to test out the new facilities. Before the skaters of Melksham could start…

The purrrfect result! Pixie is the UK’s most heroic cat

The purrrfect result! Pixie is the UK’s most heroic cat

PIXIE, the heroic Melksham cat who saved the life of a toddler who was choking on food as she slept, has been crowned the UK’s most heroic cat at the…

Melksham Carnival defies the rain!

Melksham Carnival defies the rain!

THE people of Melksham weren’t going to let the downpours dampen the party spirit as hundreds lined the streets to watch the Melksham Carnival procession. The weather forecasters didn’t have good…

Wells & cavern uncovered in Market Place

Wells & cavern uncovered in Market Place

Calls for historic discovery to be made into permanent feature Local people have expressed their determination to have one of the two wells that were discovered in Melksham Place made…

Melksham comes together to celebrate Jack’s 100th birthday

Melksham comes together to celebrate Jack’s 100th birthday

THE Melksham community recently came together to organise a special surprise for a local man celebrating his 100th birthday. After learning that customer Jack West had no family to give him…

Fundraising campaign launched to save Shaw Church

Fundraising campaign launched to save Shaw Church

CHRIST Church in Shaw is at risk of closure if money can’t be found to replace the 112-year-old oak shingles on the spire of the church. A building inspection of the…