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The Mighty Titans of Bowerhill donate £20,000 to local charity

The Mighty Titans of Bowerhill donate £20,000 to local charity

THE Mighty Titans of Bowerhill, who ran 1,000 miles from Land’s End to John o’Groats in just over six days in the summer, have donated £20,000 to Wiltshire Mind. The…

Charity for Melksham boy’s operation gets building society boost

Charity for Melksham boy’s operation gets building society boost

A MELKSHAM charity raising money to fund a life-changing operation for a local four-year old boy, has received a welcome boost of £3,595 from local building society, Nationwide. Raising for Raife is…

Melksham falls silent to honour the centenary of First World War

Melksham falls silent to honour the centenary of First World War

THOUSANDS of people including veterans, local dignitaries and families attended the largest Remembrance service and parade in living memory last week, as the town commemorated 100 years of the end…

St John Ambulance celebrates 80 years of first aid in Melksham

St John Ambulance celebrates 80 years of first aid in Melksham

Melksham St John Ambulance volunteers, past and present, marked 80 years of service to the community with a party on Tuesday 6th November. The first aid charity’s team has been…

Crash survivor presents cheque to lifesaving air ambulance

Crash survivor presents cheque to lifesaving air ambulance

A MELKSHAM man who defied the odds to run 5km after being  told by doctors that he may never walk again after a horrific car crash, presented a cheque for…

Hundreds of trees planted to commemorate Melksham’s WW1 fallen

Hundreds of trees planted to commemorate Melksham’s WW1 fallen

VOLUNTEERS helped to plant 200 trees this month in ‘Shurnhold Fields’ to commemorate the fallen soldiers of World War One from the Melksham area. The special tree-planting event was organised…

Melksham Remembers armistice centenary

Melksham Remembers armistice centenary

MELKSHAM will mark  100 years since the end of World War One in a poignant Remembrance Sunday event where the town will pay its respects to those who lost their…

“It will always have a special place in my heart” Tributes are paid as iconic football ground is demolished

“It will always have a special place in my heart” Tributes are paid as iconic football ground is demolished

IT was the end of an era last month for the former home of Melksham Town Football Club, as demolition work began on the Conigre – but for the club,…

Melksham Town win battle to resurface ‘not fit for purpose’ access road

Melksham Town win battle to resurface ‘not fit for purpose’ access road

THE access road to Oakfield Stadium which was deemed ‘not fit for purpose’ has finally been given a more permanent surface by Wiltshire Council after months of campaigning by Melksham Town…

Christmas cards to support Melksham Carnival now on sale

Christmas cards to support Melksham Carnival now on sale

Unique Christmas cards will again be sold this year by trader Andy York, in support of Melksham Carnival.  The cards, which feature pictures of snowy scenes around Melksham, have been…