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SAT. 30th JUNE. WCCL – Division 5 Purton CC – 2nd XI 227 for 4 Melksham CC – 1st XI 68 all out

Melksham’s Cricketers were given a harsh reality check away to mid table Purton, who, as a result of an abysmal batting performance, slumbered to a humiliating 159 run defeat. Forced…

Atworth world champion to be reunited with racing partner

A FORMER world champion sidecar passenger from Atworth will be reunited with his racing partner from the 70s at an event this weekend in Lincolnshire. Paul Korkus says, “The weekend of the 23rd-24th…

Sat. 9th June. Wccl – Division 5 Melksham 76-0 Collingbourne 75 all out

Melksham bounced back from their first defeat of the season with victory at home to Division 5 strugglers Collingbourne, with a rampant bowling attack setting the stage for an emphatic…

Sat. 16th June. WCCL – Division 5 Westbury & District CC 2nd XI 178-5 Melksham 1st XI 265-8

Melksham’s fine season continued with another dominant win, this time away to fellow promotion hopefuls Westbury 2s. Having been put into bat, the travelling side received an early setback as…

Young speedster claims 2nd

THIRTEEN-year-old go-kart racer, Jack Meakin, finished 2nd in his first IKR Karting summer series at Clay Pigeon Raceway in the junior class. After winning the Castle Combe Junior Championships in…

Narrow 2-wicket win

44-2 after 17 overs. Veacock and Matt Hunt subsequently were able to put the pressure back on Wanborough, with the two batsmen looking well-placed to knuckle down and see Melksham…

Saturday 2nd June. WCCL – Division 5 Erlestoke & Coulston 1st XI 284 – 4 Melksham 1st XI 196 All out

Melksham succumbed to their first defeat of the season in a top of the table clash away to a free-scoring Erlestoke. After winning the toss and electing to field, young…

National medals come back to Bowerhill

TWO Wiltshire School of Gymnastics gymnasts, who train at the centre in Bowerhill, travelled to Stoke on Trent to compete in the National Grades NDP finals, bringing home South West…

Saturday 26th May. WCCL – Division 5 Melksham 1st XI 171 – 8 Wanborough 1st XI 169 – 5

Melksham maintained their 100% record for the season with a 2-wicket triumph over Wanborough in what proved to be a tight contest which culminated in a tense finish. Having won…

Golden boot winner

GARY Higdon’s 40 goals for Melksham Town has won him the Western League’s Golden Boot award as the highest goalscorer. Gary also broke his own all-time goalscoring record for Town…