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Melksham residents’ outrage at “dangerous” play park

Melksham residents’ outrage at “dangerous” play park

RESIDENTS are outraged after they had to spend hours picking up rubbish including glass from a play park that they describe as being “an accident waiting to happen.” Richard Joy…

Neighbourhood plan delay as Melksham councils try to agree terms

A PROPOSED joint neighbourhood plan between Melksham Town and Melksham Without Councils has stalled as both try to agree on the percentage of financial input each should pay.  The plan,…

Council waste public money policing empty car parks on Sundays – Melksham Without Councillor

INDEPENDENT Melksham Without North Councillor Terry Chivers is demanding to know why Wiltshire Council are sending parking wardens to the town on a Sunday, to police almost empty car parks…

Rebel Wiltshire councillors fight on over allowances

Rebel independent Wiltshire councillors, Terry Chivers and Jeff Osborn, have vowed to fight on after the ruling Conservative councillors on Wiltshire Council elected not to rescind the decision on members’…

Melksham councillor urges council to ‘move on’

A MELKSHAM councillor has called on the whole council to now “move on” and concentrate on delivering what as councillors they have been elected to do after members voted to…

Melksham’s young people can text their vote for youth elections

Young people are being urged to vote and have their say on key issues for Wiltshire and the south west by taking part in elections this week. 14 candidates from…

Seend meeting held with Claire Perry MP to discuss proposed solar farms

Claire Perry, MP for Devizes, attended a meeting in Seend Community Centre on Saturday 8th February held with around 100 members of the public. Sir Mathew Thorpe chaired the meeting…

Rebel Wiltshire councillors ask for “Show of Strength”

REBEL Independent Councillors, Terry Chivers and Jeff Osborn are asking the residents of Wiltshire to send a clear message to Councillor Jane Scott, and the ruling Conservatives on Wiltshire Council,…

Protest continues against Wiltshire councillor allowances

Wiltshire Independent Councillors, Terry Chivers and Jeff Osborn, have again called for an Extraordinary Meeting of Wiltshire Council. This meeting has been called in an attempt to reverse the decision…

Drop in Government support means rates rise in Melksham

AT a meeting of Melksham Town Council held on 13th January it was agreed to set the precept (the proportion of council tax payable to the town council) at a…