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Cycle paths in Melksham!

Do you currently cycle in and around the Melksham community area, either for fun or just to get from A to B? Are you aware of where the majority of…

Step closer to smart card in Wiltshire

Wiltshire is one step closer to having a smart card for the county which will be used to pay for public transport, parking library charges and leisure activities.  At a…

Wiltshire Council release grass cutting update

The council’s contractor Balfour Beatty Living Places (BBLP) has pledged to keep on top of grass cutting in West Wiltshire. BBLP has responded to residents’ concerns and agreed a plan…

Changes to electoral registration system

The biggest change in the electoral registration system in nearly 100 years is being introduced in Wiltshire over the summer. Everyone living in the county will receive a letter explaining…

Consultation starts into future of fire service

A wide ranging consultation to consider options for the future of Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service started on Monday 21st July. Between now and 20th October, local people will be…

Calls to use additional savings to help Wiltshire’s Youth Service

Two six-figure salaries are set not to be replaced at Wiltshire Council and local Lib Dems are asking why.  The two senior staff running the council’s flagship campus transformation programme…

£50,000 for flood prevention in Beanacre

Up to £50,000 has been awarded by Wiltshire Council to spend on flood prevention in Beanacre after many homes in the village have had to fight rising water levels in…

Wiltshire Lib Dem’s slam treatment of staff

The rights of staff employed by council contractor Balfour Beatty have been “ripped up and thrown in the bin” claims Wiltshire’s Liberal Democrats. This comes after the company informed unions…

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,…