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Exclusive comic book inspired Christmas cards

CHRISTMAS cards with a comic book twist are now exclusively available from a Melksham shop. Komix, on Church Street in Melksham, in collaboration with local artist, Chailey Illman, has come…

Mr Christmas takes delivery of 1,000 mince pies

MR CHRISTMAS aka Andy Park from Melksham has taken delivery of enough mince pies to last him until Christmas 2014 at least.  The Melksham man who says he has celebrated…

New exhibition at the Melksham’s Art House Cafe

Did you know that at the Art House Cafe in Melksham (run by the Rotary Club) you can see a new exhibition of work by local artists every month?  …

Melksham firm celebrates 10 years in business by purchasing its premises

A Melksham firm is celebrating 10 years in business by purchasing the freehold of their 1.77 acre site located on the outskirts of the town. Established in 2003, partners Christine…

Wiltshire Councillor banned from council meeting

Independent Wiltshire Councillor Terry Chivers has accused Conservative members of Wiltshire Council of making decisions in smoke filled rooms, after he was asked to leave a scrutiny task group on…

Melksham woman’s Kilimanjaro climb planned just months after heart surgery

A WOMAN from Melksham is training to climb Mount Kilimanjaro despite having open heart surgery earlier this year.  Rebecca Taylor, 20, will be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in September 2014  to…

Melksham’s mystery spider revealed

A READER who appealed in our last issue for information regarding a spider found in his home has been given the answer to the type of spider he found.  A…

Application submitted for Sandridge Solar Farm

Following a public consultation, Sandridge Solar Power has submitted a planning application to Wiltshire Council for a 44MWp solar farm on land east of Melksham and south of the A3102,…

Melksham Mo bros honoured at Movember awards

Melksham’s finest moustaches and their owners gathered for a night of curry and awards to raise funds for the international charity ‘Movember’. Movember sees men across the country grow a…

Morrisons convenience store and new pub planned for East Melksham

A NEW Morrisons convenience store and a family pub restaurant is proposed on a site to the east of the town on the new housing development.  The site will be…