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Pick up the dog poo and put it in the bin!

A POPULAR footpath in Melksham Forest is being ruined by irresponsible dog owners says local man, Brian Sandford. The footpath near St Andrew’s Church used to be a poplar walk…

Slow down! Melksham residents express concern about speeding

RESIDENTS of Melksham have expressed their concern about motorists in and around the town driving too fast and ignoring speed limits. In response to a question posted on the Melksham News…

Temporary road to Oakfield Stadium ‘not fit for purpose’

MELKSHAM’S football and rugby fans are asking for the temporary road leading to Oakfield Stadium to be repaired, calling it unfit for purpose. The football and rugby clubs both moved…

Free courses in Melksham from the Learning Curve

THE Learning Curve in Melksham is offering a number of free courses to adults starting in September. Starting on Tuesday 12th September, ‘Employable Me’ is a short three-day employability course that…

Campaigners’ joy as developers withdraw Forest housing plans

RESIDENTS of Forest have won their battle to save land off Woodrow Road from being built on. The fight to stop the 77 homes being built on the land began…

Best Kept Village runner-up finalists for Shaw

SHAW has come second in the final round of the Wiltshire Best Kept Village competition, organised by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE). The competition, sponsored by the Hills…

Guide Dogs for the Blind talk at Melksham Library

AS PART of their animal agents summer reading challenge theme, Melksham Library invited two volunteers from Guide Dogs for the Blind to come and give a talk about how guide dogs…

Special Area Board meeting will discuss campus

A SPECIAL meeting of the Melksham Area Board will be held on Wednesday 18th October, 7pm at the Melksham United Church. The single item agenda will focus on the new Melksham…

Community get to work repairing Brunswick Park

RESIDENTS from Hazelwood Road and the surrounding area have begun work to replace the overgrown and dangerous pathways in Brunswick Park. The repairs have been made possible after chair of the…

Tiny Mites music sessions at Daisychain

NEW Tiny Mites music sessions began at Daisychain Day Nursery in Whitley on Thursday 24th August. This action-packed session covered dance, lots of exercise, some imaginary play with props and…