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Deal or No Deal for local teenager

FRIENDS and family of Harry Harding will soon find out what was in his red box, months after the teenager from Melksham filmed his round on TV’s ‘Deal or No…

18 months for driver in Max Lewis crash

THE three local men appearing in court following the death of teenager Max Lewis were all jailed this month after being sentenced at Swindon Crown Court. Daniel Palmer, Connor Forrester and…

Children’s centre could close in service shake-up

KINGS Park Children’s Centre could be closed next year and services delivered at  the Canberra instead, as part of Wiltshire Council’s new childcare initiative. Kings Park, which is considered to…

The Bell on The Common, back with bells on!

THE doors of The Bell on  The Common are open once again and the new landlord and landlady have big plans for the popular village pub. Dougie Campbell and Trish…

New Japanese and Malaysian Cuisine restaurant on Bath Road

A NEW Japanese and Malaysian restaurant has opened in Melksham and already people are booking tables weeks in advance.  Joyce Chin from Melksham has taken over the Unicorn on Bath Road…

Protest heads to Commons to tackle “ridiculous” subsidies on unlawful development

A LOCAL man is hoping to get the Government onside in his fight against a solar farm outside his house, as he calls on the local MP to attack subsidy payments on…

Comedy star set for Melksham appearance

Rob Beckett, star of BBC1’s ‘Live at the Apollo’, BBC2’s ‘Mock the Week’ and Channel 4’s ‘8 out of 10 Cats’ is set to appear at Melksham’s Assembly Hall on…

Delivery driver rescues customer after fall

A LOCAL delivery driver has been praised for going beyond the call of duty recently, when he discovered a patient who had injured themselves at home alone. Melksham man Chris Cox, deliverer…

More homes planned for Sandridge Common

24 MORE homes could be built on Sandridge Common, as developers seek permission to build a new estate along the road from Weavers Gate. The application, lodged recently to follow outline…

Silver Gilt for Melksham in Britain in Bloom South West

Melksham has once again won a Silver Gilt award in Britain in Bloom South West. Members of the Bloom in Melksham Committee who put the entry together went to the…