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New date for eco toilets in the park

THE eco-toilets that were due to be installed in the King George V playing field on several dates this year, are now scheduled to open in February 2023. Melksham will…

Mayor attends care home’s Christmas lights switch-on

THE mayor and deputy mayor of Melksham, cllr Simon Crundell and cllr Sue Mortimer, attended the official switch-on of the Christmas lights in local luxury care home Blenheim House, a…

Get your Christmas tree collected for Dorothy House

Wondering what to do with your Christmas tree once Christmas is over? Get your real Christmas tree collected by Dorothy House Hospice Care and make a donation to help support…

Police sergeant recognised at Police Awards

MELKSHAM police sergeant, Adrian Giles, has been recognised for Long Service in the police force, the Wiltshire Police Awards. Sergent Adrian Giles currently works in Melksham custody having started his…

Overhaul needed for coach parking layout

TOWN councillors considered making changes to the layout of coach parking spaces in King Street car park, at a meeting of the council’s economic, development and planning committee, held last…

Council opposes new Semington Road housing plan

MELKSHAM Without Parish Council is opposing an application to build 53 homes on land to the west of Semington Road. Cllr Richard Wood said, “We are very unhappy this. We…

Village coffee stop and bike shop is business of the year!

A BUSINESS based in Whitley has been named as Chippenham Constituency Small Business of the Year, in a competition run by MP Michelle Donelan, to mark the annual Small Business…

Charities benefit from successful family fun day!

FOLLOWING a very successful live music and family funday held for charity in September at The Pilot, organiser Tracie Winslow has presented the final cheques of the funds she had…

Wiltshire Air Ambulance increases onboard blood for lifesaving missions

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance, has increased the number of red blood cell units carried on board its aircraft and critical care cars, meaning the charity can provide a level of care…

New manager at Melksham Town

A new manager has been appointed at Melksham Town and he’s making plans to help the team ‘climb the league.’ Mark Collier, previously a manager at Swindon Supermarine for seven…