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Generous Melksham’s support for Christmas shoebox appeal

HUNDREDS of shoeboxes packed full of Christmas gifts for disadvantaged children in other countries have been donated by the Melksham community. Around 200 shoeboxes and nearly 1,000 woollen items –…

Rock ‘n’ Roll is back at the Assembly Hall – with a difference!

MELKSHAM Rock ‘n’ Roll Club is returning to the Assembly Hall this week! The group return for their first post-lockdown event this Saturday, 19th December, from 6pm to 11pm with a…

Police investigating anti-social youths

POLICE are tackling reports of anti-social behaviour involving youths in Melksham. In early December, Police reported that they had received a number of reports of youths throwing eggs at houses…

Historic telephone boxes to be given new lease of life

TWO local red telephone boxes that have been adopted by the town council, will be tidied up in preparation for use for community projects. Plans for the two telephone boxes –…

Don’t miss out on self-isolation support payment

WILTSHIRE Council is urging eligible residents to apply for a payment scheme, which is in place to help support those who are out of pocket because they are having to…

Local art display in Lowbourne shop

AN empty shop in Lowbourne has been filled with paintings by local artists. It is part of an initiative by Melksham Town Council to brighten empty spaces in the town…

Wiltshire Council publishes its response to the government White Paper on planning

WILTSHIRE Council has published its response to the government’s proposals for future planning systems saying they are a “welcome step forward” in delivering reforms. The council’s response to the Ministry…

Builder’s donation brings early Christmas cheer to village school

HOUSEBUILDER Stonewood Partnerships has given school pupils an early Christmas present in the shape of a donation towards new outdoor gym equipment. The developer, which is building 44 new homes…

New maintenance depot for King George V Park

A MAINTENANCE building to be built in King George V Park, Melksham, was discussed by town councillors at a meeting last month. The new building will replace a current disused…

Recognition for Conigre Mead Nature Reserve

MELKSHAM’S Conigre Mead Nature Reserve has received a special certificate for the support group’s continuing work to maintain the reserve.  The group reports, “Conigre Mead volunteers’ working group met  in…