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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…

Anger after Wiltshire councillors vote to increase their allowance

CRITICISM continues to be levelled at Wiltshire councillors who last week voted to increase their allowances.  Just weeks after making 252 council staff redundant, the leader of the council, Jane…

Campus plans to be unveiled to Melksham communities

PEOPLE will have the chance to see the exciting plans for Melksham community campus with the project nearing another key milestone. Following 18 months of developing designs and working closely…

Have council lost money on parking on new Melksham campus site?

INDEPENDENT Councillor for Melksham Without North, Terry Chivers, has put questions down to the next meeting of Wiltshire Council. He is asking if the council have lost money charging for…

Melksham area board holds special meeting for seniors

A special Melksham area board for older residents was held recently  with those present hearing about a number of local issues that have an impact on them. Updates were also…

Prospective Wiltshire candidate takes a walk with the PM

Prime Minister David Cameron walked Chippenham Prospective Member of Parliament Michelle Donelan to a South West reception at this year’s party conference. The WWE International wrestling marketing manager is one…