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‘Thieves who took charity money won’t stop us’ – Melksham salon owners

‘Thieves who took charity money won’t stop us’ – Melksham salon owners

OWNERS of a Melksham hair salon are determined to continue to raise money for Cancer Research despite having over £300 of charity money stolen by thieves.  Lyndsey Yarwood opened the…

Broughton Gifford singer chosen to support X Factor artist Janet Devlin

Broughton Gifford singer chosen to support X Factor artist Janet Devlin

LOCAL singer/song writer Kate Lomas will be making her fourth appearance at The Fleece in Bristol on 26th September supporting X Factor’s Janet Devlin.  Kate, who is 18 and lives…

Businesses interested in Melksham Post Office takeover

BUSINESSES in Melksham have expressed an interest in taking over the franchise for the town’s main Post Office, currently based in Church Street, and moving it to their own business…

Melksham Young People’s Awards nominations now open

NOMINATIONS are now welcome for this year’s Melksham Young People’s Awards 2013.  The awards are an opportunity to celebrate some of the achievements made by young people living in the…

Melksham man Rob Ballard secures National Windscreens A-class title

Melksham man Rob Ballard secures National Windscreens A-class title

A MELKSHAM man is champion of the A-class National Windscreens Saloon Car Champion following another victory at the recent Castle Coombe Race.   Rob Ballard recorded his seventh victory out…

Vote Vic as GHD Spotlight winner

Vote Vic as GHD Spotlight winner

MELKSHAM stylist Victoria Stevens needs your votes as she is aiming to win the GHD Spotlight competition.  Tops stylist, Victoria, is one of only three stylists from across the country…

Wilts & Berks Canal campaign boosted by sponsored walk

Wilts & Berks Canal campaign boosted by sponsored walk

THE restoration of a local waterway has received another big boost following a recent sponsored walk.  The Wilts & Berks Canal Trust received £1,218 from the fun challenge, which attracted…

Trowbridge maternity unit to close

PREGNANT women in Melksham will have to make new birthing plans after Trowbridge maternity unit temporarily closed its doors due to staff shortages.  Long-term sickness and staff vacancies elsewhere have…

Melksham Oak makes the grade

MELKSHAM Oak Community School has received national recognition for achieving some of the fastest improving GCSE results in the country. The recognition comes from SSAT (The Schools Trust) and the…

Melksham woman’s hero ride

A MELKSHAM woman took part in the Help for Heroes’ 2013 hero ride in London on Sunday 2nd June. Diana Malling, who works at Sainsbury’s, Melksham store, joined almost 1,500…