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Christmas is coming to Melksham!

MELKSHAM has built a great reputation over the years for the most fantastic lights around and this year is set to be even more spectacular than before! The Melksham Christmas…

Plans to revive the town’s former HSBC bank building

Plans to revive the town’s former HSBC bank building

Plans to renovate Melksham’s old HSBC bank building into a professional artist studio and one bedroom apartment have been supported by town councillors, after the building has been stood empty…

Improving safety for schoolchildren crossing Snarlton Lane

Improving safety for schoolchildren crossing Snarlton Lane

A NEW scheme to mark out a crossing area in Snarlton Lane for families walking to Forest & Sandridge Primary School, has been supported by town councillors. They described the…

Safety concerns over lack of lights in King George V Park

Safety concerns over lack of lights in King George V Park

A LACK of lighting in the King George V Park has raised safety concerns among councillors, who are working to resolve the issue by installing additional lighting to ensure the…

Park maintenance building saga rumbles on

Park maintenance building saga rumbles on

Work to replace the town council’s maintenance shed at the King George V Park in Melksham has still not started because costing plans have not been issued for the project…

Melksham Oak students attend Wiltshire’s biggest careers fair

Melksham Oak students attend Wiltshire’s biggest careers fair

STUDENTS from Melksham Oak School attended Wiltshire’s biggest careers fair, which was organised by Melksham MP, Michelle Donelan, on Friday 14th October.  The event showcased local talent, skills and job…

Friends of Shurnhold Fields could be forced to close

Friends of Shurnhold Fields could be forced to close

A VOLUNTEER group who look after Shurnhold Fields, Melksham’s mini country park, could be forced to disband due to a lack of new volunteers. The Friends of Shurnhold Fields could…

Town’s sensory garden plans on hold

PLANS by Melksham Town Council to create a sensory garden in the King George V park have been put on hold.  The sensory garden was due to be a space…

Melksham man who was in a coma runs first London marathon

Melksham man who was in a coma runs first London marathon

A Melksham man, who was involved in a head on collision with a truck and sustained multi-injuries in 2013, including a traumatic brain injury, completed his first virtual London Marathon…

Council’s backing for local groups

Council’s backing for local groups

Town councillors have decided which local organisations will be receiving grant funding from the council, to support their work in the Melksham community.  Celebrate Age Wiltshire will receive the maximum…