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20mph limit for town centre? Campaign to tackle speeding and anti-social driving

20mph limit for town centre? Campaign to tackle speeding and anti-social driving

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to combat speeding and anti-social driving in Melksham’s town centre – with residents calling for a 20mph speed limit to be introduced. The proposal for a…

Good Neighbours Club saved from the axe?

Good Neighbours Club saved from the axe?

THE Good Neighbours Club, which announced last month that it would be disbanding at the end of August, has been thrown a potential lifeline. The club, which currently meets at…

Young fundraiser ‘braves the shave’ for Macmillan

Young fundraiser ‘braves the shave’ for Macmillan

NINE-year-old Theo Nash braved the shave on Monday 5th August, raising over £300 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Theo, who is a pupil at Holt Primary School, visited Tops Hair Salon…

Parkrunner celebrates 50th run!

Parkrunner celebrates 50th run!

THE 82nd Melksham parkrun took place on Saturday 3rd August which saw 234 runners take part, including Kelly Davies who celebrated her 50th parkrun.  One runner even came all the…

Splashpad grand opening this weekend!

Splashpad grand opening this weekend!

EXCITEMENT has reached fever-pitch for the official grand opening of the new splashpad in King George V playing field this weekend. The much-anticipated waterplay facility, located outside the park pavilion,…

Wild about Melksham! Have your say on wildflower havens in Melksham

Wild about Melksham! Have your say on wildflower havens in Melksham

WILDFLOWER havens have begun popping up around the town – and the community is being encouraged to nominate more areas to be preserved as spaces for wildflowers and insects to…

Melksham likes to party! Party in the Park brings in the crowds

Melksham likes to party!  Party in the Park brings in the crowds

THOUSANDS of people flocked to King George V Park for the 20th Party in the Park weekend, despite the rain threatening the fun during Friday’s warm up show, Parkfest. The…

Family ‘gobsmacked’ by £28,000 fundraiser for teenage cancer charity

Family ‘gobsmacked’ by £28,000 fundraiser for teenage cancer charity

The family of a young woman who is in remission from cancer, raised over £28,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust at an event held at their home last month. The…

Jam-packed line-up for spectacular Party in the Park 20th anniversary

Jam-packed line-up for spectacular Party in the Park 20th anniversary

PARTY in the Park returns with a bang this weekend, packed full of fun for all the family and top quality live music to celebrate the festival’s 20th anniversary. The…

You’re bloomin’ marvellous! Town praises hard-working volunteers

You’re bloomin’ marvellous! Town praises hard-working volunteers

THE local community has heaped praise on the South West in Bloom Melksham team for their work transforming the town centre. In a bid to win ‘gold’ for the town…