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Friends group must pay to meet in Assembly Hall

A GROUP which has been formed to support and promote Melksham Assembly Hall, were forced to change venue for their meeting, when they were told they would have to pay…

Melksham Bloomers hit Gold again!

Melksham Bloomers hit Gold again!

MELKSHAM Bloomers put the town on the map  again last week as they were awarded Gold for the fourth year running in the South West in Bloom competition run by…

Melksham’s morph man completes London and Brighton marathons

Melksham’s morph man completes London and Brighton marathons

Melksham’s very own  #charitymorphman, Robbie Newton – recently ran the Brighton and London Marathons to raise more than £2,500 for Macmillan Cancer Support.  Robbie said, “As you may or may…

Community Christmas Dinner is back

MELKSHAM’S Community Christmas Dinner is back, but in a new place and with new faces for 2021.   Having hosted the event since 2007, Core Church are now passing on…

Blue Pool’s “price hike” stuns members 

MEMBERS of Melksham Blue Pool have been left “flabbergasted” by changes to the cost of their membership, with some being told by Wiltshire Council that it’s increasing by almost 25%. …

Double ‘jab-ilation’

Melksham hits 60,000 vaccine milestone and first patients gets booster THERE was double cause for celebration last week as Melksham’s Covid vaccination programme passed the 60,000th jab mark and began…

Firefighters save house in Melksham amid plea for new recruits

THE local fire service is appealing for new recruits to join its Melksham team. The Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched its appeal after a house fire…

Melksham Young People’s Awards return after Covid

MELKSHAM Young People’s awards are returning in November after a forced break due to the Covid pandemic. The popular awards – run by Young Melksham, now 4Youth (South West) –…

Come dine with us for free! New Melksham charity offers free meals and a chance for a chat

A NEW Melksham charity is launching this week, offering a free meal and a chance to socialise for anyone in the community. ‘Melksham Community Dining’ aims to offer emotional support…

Security to be stepped up at skate park

A NEW CCTV camera is to be installed at the skate park in King George V park to improve safety in the area and combat anti-social behaviour. At last week’s…