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The show must go on!

Revellers enjoy online carnival RESIDENTS young and old enjoyed the spectacle of carnival at the weekend – all from the comfort of their own home. The Melksham Town Lockdown Virtual…

Millennium Mosaic Rejuvenation

A PROJECT is under way to update the town’s Millennium mosaic in King George V park. The Millennium mosaic was created as a commemorative community project in 2000 by Gill…

We’re back!

We’re back!

AS we prepared to be go to press with our last edition of Melksham Independent News, back in March, nobody could have imagined how everybody’s lives would be changed in…

Concerns over campus project as Wiltshire Council faces £50m shortfall

Concerns over  campus project as  Wiltshire Council  faces £50m shortfall

QUESTIONS have been raised about the future of the Melksham Community Campus project, with some town councillors asking how the project can go ahead as Wiltshire Council could be facing…

Your town needs you!

Your town  needs you!

MELKSHAM News is launching a new campaign to encourage the community to ‘Shop Local’ and support local businesses to help them get back on their feet. Melksham’s shops and businesses…

Vital volunteer service will continue

THE team behind the Melksham Community Response team, which has helped hundreds of vulnerable people during the pandemic, has said that they plan for the service to continue, offering much-needed…

Melksham News talks to local businesses

Following the latest round of lockdown easing, non-essential shops re-opened on 15th June bringing more people back to the town centre. Here, Melksham News talks to a few about how…

Extra financial support for vulnerable households

Extra financial support for vulnerable households

SOME Wiltshire residents of working age will pay less council tax due to a Government-funded scheme to support people from the impact of COVID-19. This latest support package from the…

Public Q and A Launched on Wiltshire Police Website In Response To Coronavirus Pandemic

Public Q and A Launched on Wiltshire Police Website In Response To Coronavirus Pandemic

A public Q&A has launched on the Wiltshire Police website today in response to the Covid19 pandemic.  Chief Constable Kier Pritchard and Police and Crime Commissioner Angus Macpherson will be…

Raise much needed funds to support Melksham RFC

Raise much needed funds to support Melksham RFC

MELKSHAM Rugby Club has launched a £5,000 fund-raising campaign to help it survive during the Covid-19 crisis. “The club has taken the decision to crowdfund as we lost out on…