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Melksham library is a warm space

Melksham Library has become a warm space for people this winter, providing a warm and friendly welcome to support anyone who needs help through the cost-of-living crisis. “The library is…

Wiltshire Air Ambulance increases onboard blood for lifesaving missions

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance, has increased the number of red blood cell units carried on board its aircraft and critical care cars, meaning the charity can provide a level of care…

Get tips on keeping warm this winter with local energy advice sessions

TO help keep the community warm this winter, Wiltshire Wildlife Community Energy held an energy advice café at That Meeting Space, Melksham, sharing tips with local people about how to…

Veterans fighting PTSD get fresh hope

LOCAL veterans who are battling Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are being offered a free opportunity for a peaceful and fulfilling future, thanks to Westbury’s Leighton House Community Interest Company…

Support for dementia carers

Alzheimer’s Support is running another online training course for anyone caring for a family member with dementia at home.  The free course runs over six weeks and is relaxed and…

Minding the gap – charity offers trauma support for people across Wiltshire

LOCAL mental health charity Wiltshire Mind is trialling a new trauma counselling service.  The Melksham-based charity reports, “Traumatic events can have a massive effect on our mental health. Support for…

‘Get boosted’, says local vaccine centre

STAFF at Melksham’s vaccination centre are encouraging the community to book their Covid booster jabs.  They have also said that they are now vaccinating eligible patients aged 12 to 15…

Melksham’s Covid vaccine centre is back open!

MELKSHAM’S vaccination centre at Spencer Sports and Social Club will be reopening this week to help support the national drive to give Covid booster jabs to all eligible adults by…

Residents urged to play their part to mitigate the risk of new COVID-19 variant

WILTSHIRE Council is asking Melksham residents to keep playing their part to protect each other, as national measures are introduced to mitigate the risk of the COVID-19 variant, Omicron.  …

Carbon monoxide warning; watch out for the danger signs

DORSET & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service would like to remind the public of the importance of carbon monoxide alarms following an incident on 3rd November.  Two people staying in…

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