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Volunteers get stuck in at Forest Tidy Town Day

Volunteers get stuck in  at Forest Tidy Town Day

FOURTEEN volunteers turned up for the monthly Tidy Town Day, organized by Melksham Town Team on Sunday 3rd April.  The group usually meets at the town hall, but started from…

New Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service comes into being

A new era began in Dorset and Wiltshire on 1st April, when the two county fire and rescue services formally combined into one organisation. With 50 fire stations, 73 fire…

Women to sing with Lulu in military choir

A MELKSHAM mother and daughter will be singing alongside pop singer Lulu in their military wives choir later this month. Linda Lane and her daughter Donna-Kate Wilson, who are members of…

Love at first sight led to 60 years of happy marriage

Love at first sight led to  60 years of happy marriage

Stay active, give and take and never going to bed on an argument is the key to their long and happy marriage say Brian and Beryl Warwick, who celebrate their…

Ballroom dancers celebrate 60 years

Ballroom dancers  celebrate 60 years

LOCAL couple Jean and Ron Tiley will be celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary, of 60 years, on Thursday 31st March. The couple have grown up in Melksham, and were both…

Around the World in 80 Days

Around the World in 80 Days

LOCAL woman, Janet Giles, has published a book which tells the epic adventure of how she and her husband Freddie won the Around the World in 80 Days Rally. The…

Melksham family star in television advert

A FAMILY from Melksham have starred in an advert for online retailer AO.com. Liam and Jodie Cripps and their children Olivia aged 6, twins Heidi and  Elliott aged 5 and…

Melksham actor in safe drive campaign video

AN actor from Melksham has featured in a national safe drive campaign video, warning young people about the dangers of unsafe driving. Ryan Mann, who went to George Ward School,…

Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth

Melksham Town Council will be raising the Commonwealth flag at 10.00am on Monday 14th March to celebrate Commonwealth Day. This unique initiative, now in its third year, will see over…

Volunteering charity opens in Melksham

NATIONAL charity, The Conversation Volunteers (TCV) is opening an office in Melksham and will be delivering the National Citizen Service (NCS). The NCS is a flagship government initiative which offers…