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Cemetery trees were felled because of ‘risk to public’, says Wiltshire Council

Cemetery trees were felled  because of ‘risk to public’,  says Wiltshire Council

WILTSHIRE Council has responded to criticism after a number of trees were felled in Melksham Cemetery.  The conifer trees were felled on Friday 29th April by contractors working for Wiltshire…

20mph speed limit for Union Street?

NOTORIOUS ‘rat run’ Union Street could have its speed limit reduced to 20mph.  The recommendation has been made by Melksham Town Council in response to a recent ‘speed detector radar’ survey…

Village hall construction continues at pace

Village hall construction continues at pace

WORK is progressing to construct the new village hall for Berryfield. Construction of the new hall, located on Telford Drive in the new Bowood View housing development, began in January.…

Food and River Festival build-up starts now!

IT might be several months off, but excitement is already building for this year’s Melksham Food and River Festival, which will have over 70 stalls and a packed line-up of…

Let there be light!

RESIDENTS in the east of Melksham are calling for new lighting to be installed in public green space areas, which they have described as ‘unsafe’ at night.  Members of the…

Mayor frustrated by hold-up to toilets re-opening

Mayor frustrated by hold-up to toilets re-opening

MELKSHAM’S mayor, cllr Jon Hubbard, has expressed his frustration at the length of time it is taking to reopen the Bath Road public toilets.  Councillors were told last week that…

Assembly Hall rebrand discussions set for May

Assembly Hall  rebrand  discussions  set for May

DISCUSSIONS about the future use and possible rebrand of the Assembly Hall are expected to be held in May. Plans to debate the future of the Assembly Hall before the…

Show your ‘blue heart’ and go wild for insects!

Show your ‘blue heart’ and go wild for insects!

MELKSHAM Goes Wild is encouraging the community to sign up to the Blue Campaign to help boost the UK’s declining insect population.  The group – who have recently been promoting…

Easter Sunday’s  junior parkrun

Easter Sunday’s  junior parkrun

EASTER Sunday saw over 40 children take part in the weekly junior 2k parkrun in King George V playing field.   Organisers said, “Every finisher received a knitted chick with a…

Councillors call for better electric vehicle charging provision

Councillors call for  better electric vehicle charging provision

AVAILABILITY of electric vehicle charging points in Melksham came under the spotlight recently as town councillors put questions to Wiltshire Council’s head of highways operations, Adrian Hampton.  Councillors asked about…

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