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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…

Boxing champion comes to Melksham for ‘Fight Night’

Boxing champion comes to Melksham for ‘Fight Night’

  MELKSHAM is set to have its very own boxing ‘Fight Night’ with a special guest appearance from the World Boxing Council (WBC) international, British and Commonwealth featherweight champion Lee…

New air ambulance for Wiltshire

New air ambulance for Wiltshire

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance Charitable Trust (WAACT) signed a 10-year contract in Swindon with Heli Charter Ltd for a new helicopter on 7th January. This helicopter will come into service at…

Flooding leaves parts of Melksham under water

Flooding leaves parts of Melksham under water

MELKSHAM Town had to wait to kick off in 2014 after their home fixture with Willand Rovers was postponed because of a waterlogged pitch after heavy January rainfall. The weather…