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Melksham Area Board will not reconsider town hall disabled access

PLANS for improvements to Melksham’s Market Place are set to go ahead despite a town councillor’s call to reconsider including disabled access to the town hall. Melksham Area Board decided…

Auction raises £1,000 for community action group

COMMUNITY Action: Whitley and Shaw (CAWS) recently held an auction night at The Pear Tree Inn to raise money towards the group’s projects. The auction, which saw over 50 people turn…

Local couple thank customers as they announce retirement

THE owners of Melksham Blinds Company will be stepping aside next week, as they embrace retirement after running the business for over 10 years. Ken and Kay Morris, who set up…

Parish Council’s New Year message

“I would like to wish all the residents of the Melksham area a happy New Year from all the staff and councillors of Melksham Without Parish Council,” says Richard Wood,…

Rotary Club reflects on its 50th year

MELKSHAM Rotary Club president Sarah Hiscocks reflects on what the club has achieved in 2015 and looks forward to the coming year. Sarah said, “It has been an important year…

Wiltshire Council makes £3.8 million on car parking charges

FIGURES released earlier this month show that Wiltshire Council has made over £3.8million in profit  from car parking charges in the last financial year. Wiltshire Council came 44th out of…

Melksham’s big Christmas Day get-together

140 guests were treated to a full Christmas dinner at the Core Church’s ninth annual Community Christmas Dinner on Christmas Day at Melksham Assembly Hall. The guests and volunteer helpers…

Volunteers praised as refugees settle in Wiltshire

An army of volunteers has been playing a key role in helping refugees settle into their new homes in Wiltshire. The group of 27 refugees, eight families and individuals –…

Mayor opposes Melksham Carnival / Party in the Park split

MAYOR of Melksham, councillor Terri Welch, has expressed her concerns about Melksham Carnival committee’s decision to separate the Carnival from the Party in the Park next year. The committee recently…

Melksham’s Older Persons’ Champion wants to hear from you

Chris Pickett has been selected as Melksham’s own Older Persons’ Champion. Chris, chosen at  a recent area board meeting, said, “I see the ‘challenge’ as an important link between the…