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Bigger and better Melksham Comic-Con preparations hot up

Bigger and better Melksham Comic-Con preparations hot up

  MELKSHAM Comic Con organisers have revealed the names of their special guests as the popular event is set to become a two-day event for the first time.  The event…

Dave Wiltshire is Melksham’s Person of the Year 2013

Dave Wiltshire is Melksham’s Person of the Year 2013

  MELKSHAM’S Person of the Year 2013 is Dave Wiltshire, Melksham Town Football Club chairman. Hundreds of votes were received in the competition, organised by the Melksham News to find…

End of an era for Operation Christmas Child

End of an era for Operation Christmas Child

THE Operation Christmas Child coordinator has announced she is to step down after bringing joy to disadvantaged children around Eastern Europe and Africa for 21 years.  Hilary McFall will leave…

Melksham Almshouses Charities win national award

Melksham Almshouses Charities win national award

THE TRUSTEES of the Melksham Almshouses Charities are proud to announce that they have just recently completed the successful modernisation programme of all five of its almshouses in Bath Road.…

Melksham News helps young newshounds

Melksham News helps young newshounds

MELKSHAM News has helped budding young journalists at Seend Primary School who are learning how to write newspaper stories.   Reporters Dean Shaw and Becky Rivers attended the school to…

Young Melksham couple win dream wedding

Young Melksham couple win dream wedding

A YOUNG couple from Melksham say they still cannot believe their luck after winning the wedding of their dreams thanks to a competition organised by The Brunel Centre, Swindon. Fran…

Staff find a penny and pick it up to help Melksham Foodbank

Staff find a penny and pick it up to help Melksham Foodbank

  MONEY found at a local recycling centre has been collected and given to charity. Staff at Bowerhill Recycling Centre, owned by Hills Waste Solutions, have been collecting loose change…

Vibrant Ugandan Art in Melksham at ArtHouse Cafe

Vibrant Ugandan Art in Melksham at ArtHouse Cafe

THIS month’s display in the Rotary Club ArtHouse Cafe is dominated by a vibrant display of Ugandan art which was brought back from Africa by Rachel Brown, a 21-year-old woman…

Melksham Slimming World manager meets TV presenter Paddy McGuinness

Melksham Slimming World manager meets TV presenter Paddy McGuinness

  IT definitely wasn’t a case of ‘no likey, no lighty’ when Michelle Reade met comedian and TV presenter Paddy McGuinness at an annual awards ceremony. Michelle, who manages Slimming…

Melksham Rugby Club donates to charities

Melksham Rugby Club donates to charities

JUST before Christmas, the people of Melksham once again demonstrated just how generous they are. Phil Stone of Melksham Rugby Club contacted Melksham Foodbank to say that the rugby club…