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‘Make Melksham’s Parks Great Again’ Campaign begins to save town’s parks as another play area is closed

‘Make Melksham’s Parks Great Again’ Campaign begins to save town’s parks as another play area is closed

A CAMPAIGN to ‘Make Melksham’s Parks Great Again’ has been set up by a local mum who is fed up with the state of local parks. The campaign is designed…

New food scheme to help struggling families

New food scheme to help struggling families

A LOCAL Melksham woman who arrived in the town homeless last year, has kick-started her own community scheme to help struggling families. Starting from scratch just eight weeks ago, Kirstie…

Pixie, the hero cat, saves the life of choking toddler

Pixie, the hero cat, saves the life of choking toddler

A LOCAL cat is in the running to win an award at the National Cat Awards after saving the life of a toddler who was choking on food as she slept.…

Melksham Town FC pay tribute to Keiren Edney

Melksham Town FC pay tribute to Keiren Edney

MELKSHAM Town Football Club unveiled a memorial plaque and planted a tree in honour of the Under 16s coach, Keiren Edney, who died in September last year. Joining Keiren’s family at…

Melksham’s new mayor

Melksham’s new mayor

MELKSHAM’S new mayor is cllr Adrienne Westbrook who was elected at the Annual Town Meeting on Monday last week.  The deputy mayor is cllr Jon Hubbard. “I am delighted to…

Flower Festival celebrates 100 years of Rotary Foundation

Flower Festival celebrates 100 years of Rotary Foundation

ST Michael and All Angels’ Church in Melksham was full of colour and sweet smells of spring for a special Flower Festival to celebrate 100 years of The Rotary Foundation…

Towpath improved by Trust volunteers

Towpath improved by Trust volunteers

HARDWORKING volunteers have completed the latest improvements to a restored stretch of canal between Melksham and Chippenham. The Wilts & Berks Canal Trust has finished raising a section of towpath…

Odeon cinema to premiere Melksham film-maker’s documentary on mental health

Odeon cinema to premiere Melksham film-maker’s documentary on mental health

A YOUNG film-maker from Melksham will have her first documentary premiered at the Odeon cinema in Trowbridge next month. 20 year-old Ashlea Forgacs made the documentary, Mental Health – You’re Not…

Get your tickets for MMAD ‘Best of the 90s’ show

Get your tickets for MMAD ‘Best of the 90s’ show

REHEARSALS are well under way for Melksham Music and Drama’s (MMAD) latest show, The Best of the 90s. This production is a blend of 90s music and comedy sketches. Directors,…

Melksham Rotary Club say ‘Bonjour!’ to visitors from France

Melksham Rotary Club say ‘Bonjour!’ to visitors from France

MEMBERS of the Rotary Club welcomed visitors from Melksham’s twin town Guingamp in France for a Bank Holiday weekend packed full of activities. Town Crier Peter Dauncey officially welcomed the 10…