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Melksham Town 2-2 Cowes Sports – F.A. Cup Extra Preliminary, Sat. 15th Aug.

THE first half of this FA Cup qualifier saw a dramatic last 10 minutes in which Melksham threw away a two goal lead. Melksham created the first opportunity when  keeper Brown’s…

Melksham Town 4-2 Longwell Green – Toolstation Premier Division, Mon. 10th Aug

Melksham followed up Saturday’s opening day win with another hard earned three points with a 4-2 victory over Longwell Green. The first quarter of the game was devoid of real…

Back-to-back wins to kick start new season for Melksham Town FC

MELKSHAM Town FC are off to a good start to the new season with back-to-back wins in the Toolstation Premier League. The team had its first league win when it beat…

Melksham Town 2-0 Clevedon Town – Toolstation Premier Division, Sat. 8th August

Reigning champions Melksham Town got their season off to a winning start with a comfortable 2-0 victory and three points over a youthful Clevedon side. The Town were able to…

Nationwide House CC (265-8) beat BMCC (185-10) by 80 runs – Wiltshire Cricket League Div. 1, Sat. 8th Aug

The visitors had no hesitation in batting on a hot day and were soon punishing any wayward bowling, but they also lost three quick wickets, leaving the game evenly placed…

Bob Missen’s TT bike returns to track

Last weekend saw the Classic Motorcycle Festival held at Donington Park, which saw former grand prix and  world champions, including Freddie Spencer, Ron Haslam,  Nail Mackenzie and Steve Parish parade…

Junior golfer is best in the South West

Young golfer, Laura Curtis, recently tied second place at the Abraham Trophy in Norfolk. Laura who is 11 years old and lives in Shaw, finished on 76, 2 over par…

Melksham Town ‘ready to go’ as the new season approaches

IT’s been a tough pre-season for Melksham Town FC after the disappointment of not being promoted to the Southern League, following their league title win last season, but manager Darren…

Beanacre/Melksham v Bradford Town Bradford won by 5 wickets – Wiltshire League Div 1, Saturday 18th July

Having been asked to bat the home side got off to a slow start being reduced to 8/1 off 5 overs. The innings was built around the second wicket partnership…

Life in the fast lane for local dad

AFTER discovering a love of motorbike racing less than a year a go, the future is looking bright for local man, Mark Birkett. After a weekend of racing at Thruxton,…