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Final countdown to Melksham Comic-Con

Final countdown to Melksham Comic-Con

Melksham Comic-Con’s third event will be taking place in a matter of weeks. The fearless, tireless, indomitable Brians (the Convention’s volunteer staff, so named to make it easy to get…

Brave Melksham officers jump from 13,500ft

Brave Melksham officers jump from 13,500ft

Two brave and fearless members of the Melksham Neighbourhood Police Team; Kane Fulbrook-Smith and Chris Pugh did a 13,500ft skydive on  15th June at Netheravon to  help celebrate 25 years…

Green light for Melksham’s ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ football plans

Green light for Melksham’s ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ football plans

EXCITING plans for Melksham Town Football Club’s new stadium will become a reality after planning permission was granted this month for the proposed site at Woolmore Farm. Construction work will…

Rachel makes a splash at the Games

Rachel makes a splash at the Games

MELKSHAM’S swimming star, Rachel Williams, has described competing for Wales at the Commonwealth Games as “the best week of my life.” Rachel, who learnt to swim in the Melksham Blue…

Melksham’s Sewing Basket to close after 24 years

Melksham’s Sewing Basket to close after 24 years

ONE of the oldest independent shops in Melksham is to close after almost 24 years after steadily declining footfall in recent years.  Lynne Jones opened the Sewing Basket in October…

Izzy performs well at Teenstar final

Izzy performs well at Teenstar final

LOCAL singing sensation Izzy Felstead heaped praise on her Melksham based music producer after appearing at the Teenstar showcase Grand Final. Izzy saw off thousands of competitors to reach the…

Melksham impresses South West in Bloom judges

Melksham impresses South West in Bloom judges

  SOUTH West in Bloom judges were extremely impressed with Melksham following a recent judging day.  Judges were led around the town by the town council on an organised route…

Avonside Enterprise Park is put up for sale

Avonside Enterprise Park is put up for sale

The former Unigate Dairy, Avonside Enterprise Park in New Broughton Road, Melksham, has been put on the market for £2.75million.  National property consultants Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) say that although…

Melksham Carnival & Party in the Park – What a swell party it was!

Melksham Carnival & Party in the Park – What a swell party it was!

The organisers of Melksham’s Carnival and Party in the Park have hailed both events runaway successes, with the community turning out in force to support them. Thousands of people lined…

Melksham women complete 100km challenge

Melksham women complete 100km challenge

TWO women from Melksham have completed a gruelling 100 kilometre walk, raising almost £2,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support in the process.  Shelley Davis and Claire Younger took part in the…