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Melksham in Movember

MELKSHAM men took part in the annual charity fundraiser, Movember, last month, growing a moustache to help raise money and awareness about men’s health issues. Money raised from the event helps…

Market Place burger van plans divide community

AN application for a burger van to be situated in the Market Place has attracted a mixed response from the community.  A street trading licence application for a 12ft catering…

10,000 burpee challenge for Mind

MELKSHAM-based groups On The Block Training and The Contender Gym undertook a 10,000 burpee challenge last month, raising nearly £900 for charity. Money raised from the challenge was donated to…

Good Samaritans found

TWO shoppers who stepped forward to help a  couple on their supermarket shop have revealed themselves, but wish to remain anonymous. An appeal went out in the last edition of…

Win festive cash in Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s Christmas raffle

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance has launched its annual Christmas Raffle, with a top prize of £3,000 up for grabs As well as a bumper festive jackpot of £3,000, players also will…

Face coverings compulsory for pupils aged 11+ on school buses

All secondary school pupils and college students are now required to wear a face covering on dedicated school buses, following a change in government advice. The new rule was introduced…

Pre-schoolers marathon walk to raise funds for new building

Children, parents and staff from Holt Pre-school could be seen walking far and wide across the hills and down the lanes in and around the village of Holt, on Saturday…

Community Foundation launches £90,000 surviving winter appeal

THE Wiltshire Community Foundation is launching a £90,000 appeal to help keep hundreds of elderly people warm and save lives this winter. The Surviving Winter campaign, which has been running…

Advice for businesses after second lockdown

MELKSHAM Town Council has shared its “top tips to encourage shoppers’ with local businesses as the country emerges from its second national lockdown. The town council says, “As we emerge…

Former Chinese restaurant to be knocked down for flats?

AN application to demolish the former Chinese restaurant, next to the library in Lowbourne, and erect a new two-storey building for flats was considered at a town council meeting last…