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Melksham Town ‘will come back stronger,’ says Perrin

MELKSHAM Town is struggling to stay near the top of the Toolstation Premier League Table after two losses on the bounce and three away games next in line. The team…

Melksham Town 6-0 Hallen – Toolstation Premier Division, Monday 24th Aug.

MELKSHAM Town is struggling to stay near the top of the Toolstation Premier League Table after two losses on the bounce and three away games next in line. The team…

Strong turnout at wet Foxtrot 5

Over 100 runners braved the rain for the eleventh running of the Foxtrot 5 race at Broughton Gifford organised by Stampede Sports. Two-time winner Simon Nott of Calne Running Club…

BMCC (190-7) beat Box (187-8) by 3 wickets

On a damp wicket the visitors asked the home side to bat first, but were soon regretting the decision as the openers put on 60 for the first wicket. Richman…

200 runners for Melksham 10k

Nearly 200 runners have signed up for the third running of the Melksham 10K, which this year takes place on Sunday 20th September and is sponsored by The Melksham Independent…

Melksham Town 1-3 Cowes Sports – F.A. Cup Extra Preliminary, Tues. 18th Aug.

After the disappointment of Saturday’s result it was a testament to the commitment and attitude of this Town side that, other than Dan Kovacs who had prior work commitments, all…

BMCC (187-10) beat Swindon Civil Service (82-10) by 105 runs – Wiltshire Cricket League Div. 1, Sat. 22nd Aug.

With only pride to play for BMCC went after the Swindon Bowling from ball 1. The ball thundered to the boundary at regular intervals, but wickets also fell at regular…

Road racers continue to make their mark

LOCAL road racers have been competing in the area recently, as the N G Road Race championship nears the end of the season. The penultimate round of the N G Road…

Beckington (185-5) beat BMCC  (182-9) by 5 wickets – Wiltshire Cricket League Div. 1, Sat. 15th Aug.

Having been asked to bat on a damp wicket, Beanacre/Melksham Cricket Club (BMCC) lost a couple of quick wickets, but Steve Rendell and AJ Hobbs gradually repaired the damage until…

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…