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100th birthday celebrations for local resident

100th birthday celebrations for local  resident

MELKSHAM resident, Mary Maslen, who celebrated her 100th birthday this week, has shared her key to a happy life; be positive, be good, be kind, and help people. Mary was…

Can you Help save Melksham Carnival?

Can you Help save Melksham Carnival?

MELKSHAM Carnival, a key part of the town’s events calendar, may be cancelled this year if the committee cannot fill vacancies to help with the organisation and running of the…

What next for the future of Melksham town centre? A chance to have your say

What next for the future of Melksham town centre? A chance to have your say

A PUBLIC consultation, giving residents and local businesses the chance to have their say about future plans for Melksham town centre, is being held this month at Melksham Community Campus.…

Town support during cost-of-living crisis

Town support during cost-of-living crisis

MELKSHAM’S community spirit continues to shine during the cost-of-living crisis as people, groups and organisations have been pulling together to support the town with food supplies and keeping warm. Support…

Calls for more medical facilities for Melksham as visits to RUH top 34,000 a year

CALLS for a new hospital or health centre to serve Melksham and the surrounding area, are growing. It follows news that over 34,000 people a year from the SN12 Melksham…

Councillors’ concerns over approved plans for 144 houses on land at Semington Road

Councillors’ concerns over approved plans for 144 houses on land at Semington Road

PARISH councillors have reviewed amended plans and reiterated concerns about 144 new dwellings that are due to be built on agricultural land between Semington Road and the A350, to the…

Councils unite in opposition to more houses and care home plans

Councils unite in opposition to more houses and care home plans

A PLANNING application has received objections by parish and town councillors, for 210 residential dwellings and a care home to be built on land south of Western Way in Melksham. …

Melksham’s market appears on TV!

Melksham’s market appears on TV!

MELKSHAM was recently featured on the BBC television programme Escape to the Country, showing views of the town including Church Walk and the weekly Tuesday market, held in the town’s…

Life saving tips given at defib awareness day

Life saving tips given at defib awareness day

A FREE defibrillator awareness session took place at Berryfield Village Hall on Saturday 14th January, educating the community about using defibrillators and what to expect for someone who is having…

Parish council plan to slow down drivers entering Beanacre

Parish council plan to slow down drivers entering Beanacre

MELKSHAM Without Parish Council plan to explore the possibility of installing a warning sign or a gate with plants, to ask drivers to slow down when they enter Beanacre. The…

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