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New weekly social group welcomes Ukrainian refugees

New weekly social group welcomes Ukrainian refugees

UKRAINIAN refugees in Melksham and the surrounding area can now meet up at a new social group to be held weekly in the town centre.   The new group, launched…

‘Negligent’ housing developer under fire for unfinished pedestrian crossing

HOUSING developer, Taylor Wimpey, has come under fire for failing to uphold its promise to complete work installing a pedestrian crossing at the busy A365 roundabout next to the new…

Primary school expansion plans could be answer to solving traffic chaos concerns, says local councillor

Primary school expansion plans could be answer to solving traffic chaos concerns, says local councillor

PROPOSED plans to increase the size of Forest and Sandridge School could be an opportunity to find a solution to the ongoing problem of ‘traffic chaos’ during drop off and collection…

Melksham’s ‘Gold’ streak in Bloom awards to come to an end – But council promises ‘Platinum’ worthy display for Jubilee

Melksham’s ‘Gold’ streak in Bloom awards to come to an end – But council promises ‘Platinum’ worthy display for Jubilee

AFTER four ‘golden’ years in the South West in Bloom competition, the town will not be entering the prestigious event this year.  Volunteer group, Melksham Bloomers, who help transform the…

New ‘Carers Café’ for Melksham

New ‘Carers Café’ for Melksham

A NEW monthly ‘Carers Café’ has launched in Melksham.  Facilitated by local charity, Carer Support Wiltshire, the café offers carers the opportunity to connect with other carers over a hot…

MP’s prize draw for Ukraine

MP’s prize draw for Ukraine

LOCAL MP, Michelle Donelan, has launched a Ukraine Prize Draw, raising money for the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) Humanitarian Appeal.  There are almost 20 prizes up for grabs, which have…

New weekly social group welcomes Ukrainian refugees

UKRAINIAN refugees in Melksham and the surrounding area can now meet up at a new social group to be held weekly in the town centre.   The new group, launched…

Roman & Elizabeth I coins found at Bowerhill

Roman & Elizabeth I coins found at Bowerhill

A ROMAN coin dating back 1600 years, an 1592 silver coin from the reign of Elizabeth I and a medieval 15th century dragon head sword belt hanger were just some…

UK’s first ground-breaking eco-toilets coming to Melksham in June

UK’s first ground-breaking eco-toilets coming to  Melksham in June

WORK is progressing to install new eco-toilets in King George V playing field, which are thought to be the first of their kind in the UK.  Two environmentally friendly and…

New bike maintenance station installed in town centre

New bike maintenance station installed in town centre

A NEW public bike maintenance station has been installed next to the Town Hall in a bid to encourage residents to swap four-wheels for two. The new station equips people…

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