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Melksham swimming star presents gala trophy

ALOERIC Primary School held their swimming gala and the winning team was presented wit the inter-house trophy by Melksham’s British swimming star Rachel Williams.  The competition was held at Melksham…

Melksham woman launches national awareness campaign

Melksham woman launches national awareness campaign

Emma Simonsen, 17, says she wants more people to understand the little-known condition called trichotillomania. So Emma is working with Fixers – a charity that supports young people aged 16-25…

Celebration of 30 years service for Melksham Without Parish Council’s Mary Jarvis

Celebration of 30 years service for Melksham Without Parish Council’s Mary Jarvis

A CELEBRATION has taken place for a woman who served the community for over 30 years.  Mary Jarvis retired from her role as Melksham Without Parish Council clerk recently having…

Melksham Comic Con kickstarter success

Melksham Comic Con kickstarter success

Financial backers pledged funds to Melksham Comic Con through Kickstarter, a website that allows members of the public to donate funds to causes, in exchange for a small gift. Comic…

Minister sees improvements at Melksham station

Minister sees improvements at Melksham station

A GOVERNMENT Minister has visited Melksham station to see the recent and ongoing improvements.  Stephen Hammond, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport was accompanied on the visit by Michelle Donelan,…

Join in the South West in Bloom success in Melksham

Join in the South West in Bloom success in Melksham

FOLLOWING Melksham’s first entry into South West in Bloom last year, the town was awarded an impressive Silver Award.  The committee will be entering Melksham again this year, and want…

Princess Anne Comes to Melksham

Princess Anne Comes to Melksham

THE Princess Royal visited Melksham this week to present a Queen’s Award for Industry to a local company. She visited Coombe Castle International on Western Way to officially open the…

Norrington Lane residents outraged as HGVs blockade homes

Norrington Lane residents outraged as HGVs blockade homes

RESIDENTS in Norrington Lane are outraged after dozens of Eastern European HGVs arrived and parked outside their homes causing mayhem.  The HGV’s arrived at the site between Shaw and Broughton…

Melksham Comic Con joins forces with Kings Arms

Melksham Comic Con joins forces with Kings Arms

THE Kings Arms in Melksham Market Place has becoming an official supporter of the Melksham Comic Con event.  The pub, which is recently under new management, will be helping the…

Melksham churchyard tidy up

Melksham churchyard tidy up

ANOTHER team of enthusiastic volunteers met to tidy up St Michaels’ Churchyard on Saturday 15th March. Following on from a very successful Churchyard Challenge Day in November when a great…