Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone

Home » Archives by category » MIN News (Page 62)

Charity trustee celebrates 20th anniversary

LOCAL man, John Crook, is celebrating his 20th anniversary as a trustee of Melksham Almshouses Charities. The charity manages five 19th-century almshouses in Bath Road, which they rent to local…

Melksham loves art!

AN exciting community project could see the introduction of temporary and permanent art installations across the town. The ‘Melksham Loves Art’ project is the idea of town councillor Hayley Spencer,…

Housing and mortgage markets are very much open for business

IMPARTIAL Financial Management say it’s been a real roller-coaster for the housing market over the past few months.    Managing director Paul Hart said, “As mortgage advisers working with all…

Charity Furniture Shop welcomes you back!

DOROTHY House furniture store in Church Street is now open between the hours of 10am and 4pm, but  will be remaining closed on Sundays for the time being. The charity…

Young rider stars at Donington Park

MELKSHAM rider Ryan Hitchcock was in action recently at Donington Park. Tm Crisp reports, “This year 12-year old Ryan is competing in the Honda British Talent Cup Championship, with 5…

Melksham Makers’ Market is back!

Melksham Makers’ Market will be back on Saturday 29th August from 9am – 2pm, in the Market Place. Organisers of the market Sarah Hillman and Nicola Coleman have been busy…

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…