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Avon Bowls Club pays tribute to popular member, Chris Easton

ON returning to Melksham following a trip to Norfolk in mid-July playing clubs in the area, Avon Bowls Club travellers heard that popular and talented member, Chris Easton, had died…

Flu vaccinations available now at Spa Medical Centre

ELIGIBLE patients can now book their annual flu vaccination at Spa Medical Centre, Melksham. If you are in one of the ‘at risk’ groups listed below, please telephone the clinic…

Celebrate the official opening of new Melksham skate park at Skate Series final

MELKSHAM’S new Skate Park will be officially opened on Saturday 23 September, when it hosts one of the events for the Wiltshire Skate Series, an annual programme of youth-led competitive skate…

Antisocial behaviour in Aldi car park ‘unbearable’ say residents

A LOCAL man says he is sick of the late night disturbance in Aldi car park and the supermarket chain need to stop ignoring the problem. Chris Rose who lives in…

Melksham in Bloom awards presented

THE winners and runners-up of this year’s Melksham in Bloom were presented with their cups, prizes and certificates at last week’s Gardeners Society Show. Mayor of Melksham, cllr Adrienne Westbrook, handed…

Town celebrates Merchant Navy Day

MELKSHAM once again marked Merchant Navy Day earlier this month in various ways. Melksham Town Council once again raised the Red Ensign over the weekend of 3rd September to remember the…

Community gets behind plans for age-friendly town

MELKSHAM has moved a step closer to becoming an age-friendly community following a successful public meeting held at the Town Hall last week. Melksham Seniors initiated the idea of working…

MMAD present four musicals in one night

OPENING night is fast approaching for Melksham Music and Drama’s (MMAD) new show Musical 5Tunes. This production promises to bring the West End of London to Melksham, with an evening packed…

Is there a green space in Melksham you feel needs protecting?

THE Melksham Neighbourhood Plan team are asking for suggestions from the community about what areas of green space in the area should be protected from potential development. The Neighbourhood Plan…

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…