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Inspirational Melksham women nominated for Cosmo award

Inspirational Melksham women nominated for Cosmo award

TWO Melksham sisters have been nominated for the Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women of the Year Awards for 2013.  Lauren and Beth Nicklinson received their nomination in the ‘Ultimate Campaigner’ category as…

Disruption as Melksham hit by storm

Disruption as Melksham hit by storm

MELKSHAM and surrounding villages were affected by the recent storm which swept across the south of England.  The storm which saw winds in the region get recorded as high as…

Former England star’s performance hailed a success

Former England star’s performance hailed a success

LEGENDARY England and Arsenal footballer Paul Merson entertained local football fans recently at a fundraiser evening organised by Melksham Town Football Club. Paul Merson talked about his footballing career –…

Melksham Foodbank grows after community effort

Melksham Foodbank grows after community effort

  MELKSHAM Foodbank has expressed their gratitude to everyone who has donated to them.  The reserves are at a good level following recent harvest festivals in local schools and churches,…

Queensway Chapel Nursery benefits from Lottery funding

Queensway Chapel Nursery benefits from Lottery funding

  QUEENSWAY Chapel Nursery recently received a grant of £7,200 from the Big Lottery Fund to purchase and be trained to use a playpod from Wiltshire Scrapstore.  Karen Kerry, on…

Operation Christmas Child gets into full swing in Melksham

Operation Christmas Child gets into full swing in Melksham

A DEDICATED group of volunteers have joined together once again to help spread Christmas joy to disadvantaged children across the world. Each Christmas, the Melksham branch of Operation Christmas Child…

Waiting list created as Melksham market grows

Waiting list created as Melksham market grows

MELKSHAM’S Town Crier, Peter Dauncey, turned out in his finery to support the town’s market as it continues to go from strength to strength.  The market which takes place every…

Wiltshire Mind opens its doors once again in Melksham

Wiltshire Mind opens its doors once again in Melksham

WILTSHIRE Mind has officially re-opened its doors to its drop-in centre a year after it was forced to close. At a ceremony attended by many local dignitaries including MP Duncan…

Melksham Rotary supports Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Melksham Rotary supports Wiltshire Air Ambulance

  FOLLOWING an informative talk about the Wiltshire Air Ambulance at a Rotary meeting towards the end of the last Rotary year, it was decided, on the advice of Rotarian…

‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ for Macmillan in Melksham

‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ for Macmillan in Melksham

COFFEE mornings across Melksham have raised hundreds of pounds for a national charity.  Macmillan Cancer Care held their annual ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ charity fundraiser, with Melksham venues joining in…