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An increase of car damage in Melksham

OVER the past few weeks there has been an abundance of reports of damage to cars in the Melksham area. Wiltshire Police reports have stated a number of cars have had…

Come and discuss adult social care

EVERYONE who uses adult care services, or is a carer, or supports wellbeing or social care needs, is invited to attend an important interactive meeting to discuss adult social care…

Tributes paid to town councillor

MELKSHAM town councillor, Andy Hinchcliffe, has died at the age of 68. He died at his home on September 27th. Andy served as a member of Melksham Town Council from May…

Melksham to lead the way with ‘age-friendly’ vision

A GROUP of local people, led by seniors, aims to make Melksham one of the first small towns in the world to achieve “age friendly” status – with people of all…

Melksham Town Council hands over £30,000 in grants

OVER 50 local community groups, projects and events have been awarded a grant from Melksham Town Council which totals £30,250. The grants were awarded at a recent awards ceremony held…

Barnardo’s wants your ‘winter woollies’

THE Barnardo’s store in Melksham is asking residents to donate their pre-loved winter woollies in order to raise funds for vulnerable children. Stocks of clothes such as coats, jumpers and scarves…

Volunteers needed for Melksham Remembers community project

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help with the new project to create a First World War-themed heritage trail and exhibition for Melksham and surrounding villages. The Melksham Remembers project will explore the…

Local author publishes collection of short stories

A LOCAL author is celebrating the launch of her first book, a collection of short stories entitled ‘Put the Kettle on for a Strange Brew’. Yvonne Nowakowski, who was born and bred…

Have you ever used Link?

NO? Perhaps your grandparents or parents or neighbours have. Perhaps one day you might want/need to use them. The organisers of Link say, “Can we tell you a bit about us…

Community comes together for annual ‘Apple Pressing Day’

GALLONS of apple juice were produced at the annual ‘Community Apple Pressing Day’ earlier this month. The event, organised by the Melksham Community Area Partnership, saw the Melksham community come together…