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Melksham Food Festival plans for 2014

Melksham Food Festival plans for 2014

FOLLOWING the success of the 2013 Melksham Food and Drink Festival in September, the committee have started making plans for next year.  The focus in 2014 will be on the…

Melksham Town Council 2013 review

2013 has been a busy year for Melksham Town Council, full of community events and civic occasions, and some new challenges and changes.  Our excellent community facility of the assembly…

Melksham Without Parish Council 2013 review

2013 was, once again, a very busy year for the Melksham Without parish. Richard Wood, Chair, Melksham Without Parish Council reported on the events of the year. He said, “The…

Early Christmas present for local academy

Early Christmas present for local academy

  COLLISION Fight Academy ends 2013 in style after getting three out of three wins at the Wales vs England martial arts event held in Barry, Wales. The academy was…

Bigger Melksham Comic Con needs support

PLANS for this year’s two-day Melksham Comic Con are under way, with organisers calling for support from local businesses to make the event bigger and better than last year’s very…

Melksham teenagers praised for community spirit

Melksham teenagers praised for community spirit

TWO teenagers from Melksham have been praised for helping an elderly gentleman who was left stranded after his electric wheelchair stopped working.  Tom Jones and Brandon Georgiou who are both…

Melksham elves spread festive joy

Melksham elves spread festive joy

  MELKSHAM’S Christmas Elves have been busy over the Christmas season spreading festive joy as they have left presents dotted around the town for people to find.  The Melksham Elves…

Local charity providing an “oasis” for families affected by cancer

AN “oasis in the week” was how one client described the counselling she received from local charity Positive Action on Cancer (PAC), following her diagnosis of cancer. This special service…

Campaigner urges locals to use new Melksham’s Transwilts service

A LOCAL rail campaigner is encouraging people to make use of the new, improved rail service to Swindon from Melksham.  The TransWilts line, which runs from Salisbury to Swindon via Melksham,…

Festive free drinks for Melksham drivers

DESIGNATED drivers in the area will be able to receive free soft drinks from Wadworth pubs throughout December.  Pubs taking part include the Barge Inn in Seend, the Three Magpies…