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Wiltshire Council ‘still committed to campus’ – despite delay

Updates on the campus, railway station, and local grants were announced at Melksham Area Board on Wednesday 15th April at Semington Village Hall. Wiltshire Council associate director, Laurie Bell, made it…

Future design of Melksham Underpass to be discussed

MELKSHAM Underpass is to get a new design and anyone wanting to be involved can meet with project leaders and share ideas.  Melksham Oak Community School will be holding a…

‘The Bigger Picture’ A town hall hustings with a difference

MELKSHAM Town Hall will be hosting an electoral debate with a difference this week, when candidates will come together to discuss how the wider implications of their policies. The ‘Question…

New lectern style noticeboard at canal picnic area

The Bowerhill Residents Action Group (BRAG) has now added a lectern  style noticeboard to its canal side picnic area at Bowerhill. The information panel of the lectern shows the fauna…

Broughton Gifford Parish council vacancy available

Due to the resignation of Richard Hall, a vacancy has arisen for a parish councillor in Broughton Gifford. Anyone interested must make it known in writing by Friday 24th April…

Wiltshire Council quizzed on Garden waste charges

A COMPREHENSIVE garden waste information pack was released by Wiltshire Council earlier this month, but it left several questions unanswered about how the scheme would operate and the impact it…

Broughton Gifford Parish Council by-election result

MARTIN Freeman has been elected onto Broughton Gifford Parish Council after receiving the majority of votes after last week’s election.  He gained a total of 137 votes compared to the…

‘Bigger Picture’ Question Time Come with your local candidates

Come and hear the candidates who are seeking to be your next MP talk about the big issues that are seldom addressed in the general ‘to and fro’ of the…

Election debate at Brookside

As part of the Orders of St John’s current campaign to ensure the elderly have a point of view in the forthcoming election, Brookside, along with BBC Wiltshire radio, are…

Gladman Development decision delayed until April at the earliest

THE decision from Wiltshire Council whether to approve an application for 263 new homes in Shurnhold has been delayed.  The Wiltshire Council strategic committee was expected to make a decision…