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Success for campaign to save village shop

CAMPAIGNERS have said that they are ‘delighted’ that a planning application to convert the village shop in Whitley into housing has been refused. The Whitley Community Hub is now moving…

Council staff keep Melksham blooming!

THE town centre’s floral displays have been kept blooming thanks to the hard work of town council staff. Speaking to Melksham News, groundsman Richard Collett said, “We have approximately 100 baskets,…

A million thanks as Wiltshire coronavirus fund breaks £1million barrier

A FUND launched to help small charities and community groups tackle the effects of the pandemic has broken the £1million barrier. The Wiltshire Community Foundation report, “The Wiltshire and Swindon…

Charges at railway station car park

CAR parking charges have been introduced at Melksham Railway Station. The charges were introduced on 1st August – however, visitors are entitled to the first 30 minutes of their stay…

£1,000 boost for Sight charity

Local charity ‘Wiltshire Sight’ has recently been awarded a cheque for £1,000 from Waitrose and Partners Melksham.  The money came through the ‘Your Partners Through It All’ Community Fund which…

Town councillor resigns

MELKSHAM Town Councillor, Caroline Andrewes has resigned from the council. The councillor, who represents the North ward has cited her ‘increased disillusionment’ with the council, as well as personal commitments as…

Villagers prepare to fight plans for new housing development

Shaw and Whitley residents have raised strong concerns about a proposal to build nine houses on land to the south of First Lane, Whitley. Residents say that they ‘strongly object’…

Market Place to become continental piazza?

MELKSHAM’S Market Place could become a continental-style ‘piazza’ in a bid to attract shoppers back to the town centre. The idea is one of many by Melksham Town Council, who…

Blue Pool to reopen next week!

MELKSHAM Blue Pool will finally reopen next week on Monday 10th August. In line with government and industry guidelines, the gym, group classes and the swimming pool will be available while…

No date for reopening of public toilets

PUBLIC toilets in the town centre are still currently closed due to the transmission risks of Covid-19. The toilets, located in the Market Place, are jointly funded by Melksham Town…

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