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Family delivers deaf awareness training

Family delivers deaf awareness training

THE family of a woman living with Alzheimer’s, whose first language is British Sign Language (BSL), are delivering deaf awareness sessions to carers due to a lack of accessible support in the area.…

Melksham Town needs you!- After historic FA Vase win, club looks for another record crowd with just two wins from wembley

Melksham Town needs you!- After historic FA Vase win, club looks for another record crowd with just two wins from wembley

THERE were euphoric scenes of celebration at Oakfields earlier this month when Melksham Town booked themselves a place in the FA Vase quarter-final for the first time in the club’s…

Parents to set up charity in memory of their daughter

Parents to set up charity in memory of their daughter

A melksham couple are fundraising to set up a charity in memory of their 13-year old daughter who died in January after being diagnosed with a brain tumour. Parents of Evie Clover,…

Laura Deas out-slides Olympic champion in training runs as she goes for Gold!

Laura Deas out-slides Olympic champion in training runs as she     goes for Gold!

MELKSHAM’S Laura Deas impressed on the first day of official training for the women’s skeleton at the Winter Olympics, posting the second and first fastest times during two timed training…

Resident calls for ‘death trap’ bus stop to be moved

Resident calls for ‘death trap’ bus stop to be moved

A VISUALLY impaired Bowerhill resident is appealing for a bus stop on Spa Road to be moved, calling it a “possible death trap” for disabled passengers. The bus stop on Spa Road opposite…

Community volunteer is Melksham Person of the Year

Community volunteer is  Melksham Person of the Year

MELKSHAM’s Person of the Year 2017 award has been won by ex-councillor and community volunteer Mike Mills. Hundreds of votes were received in the competition, which was organised by Melksham…

Local man starts new life in Scotland after discovering he is one of 17 children

Local man starts new life in Scotland after discovering he is one of 17 children

AFTER 14 years living in Melksham, Andrew Clark has departed for a new life in Scotland after making the life-changing discovery that he is one of 17 siblings. Andrew, who has…

Laura Deas vows to bring home skeleton medal for Melksham

Laura Deas vows to bring home skeleton medal for Melksham

MELKSHAM’s skeleton athlete Laura Deas has high hopes of bringing home a medal from this month’s Winter Olympics. Here she talks to Melksham News ahead of her trip to Pyeongchang…

Melksham man & his dog face the Dragons!

Melksham man & his dog face the Dragons!

A MELKSHAM business owner is celebrating after a successful appearance on the BBC’s Dragons’ Den saw him walk away with a £60,000 investment in his raw dog food company. Director…

Vote for MELKSHAM’s Person of the Year

Vote for MELKSHAM’s Person of the Year

THE nominees for Melksham News’ Person of the Year 2017 have been shortlisted, and now readers are being asked to cast their vote on who they think should be crowned…