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Recycling Centre to close for refurbishment

THE Melksham Recycling Centre in Bowerhill will be closed for two weeks from next week for refurbishment. Wiltshire Council associate director, Tracy Carter, explained that a programme of refurbishment has been…

Tripboat demonstrates potential of restored canal

A NEW tripboat is demonstrating the potential of a restored waterway through the Wiltshire countryside. The Wilts & Berks Canal Trust has made great progress in breathing new life into…

Poppy Appeal hoping for a record-breaking year

THE Royal British Legion in Melksham launches this year’s Poppy Appeal at the end of the month. The organisers are hoping to have another record breaking collection this year. Poppies will…

Melksham remembers volunteer recruitment event a success!

THE Melksham Remembers project held an information evening at Melksham Library on Thursday 19th October to recruit volunteers for their upcoming project. The project seeks to explore the role and…

Time running out to have your say on waste strategy

You have just over a month left to help shape a ten-year strategy on how Wiltshire Council collects and manages household waste and recycling. A consultation got under way last…

Passenger survey at Melksham Station fuels development

VOLUNTEERS with the TransWilts Community Rail Partnership and Melksham Rail User Group surveyed all passengers at Melksham Railway Station over  the weekend of Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd October. Working with…

Family learning festival off to a great start!

THE Family Learning Festival has got off to a great start, with Melksham Town Hall hosting a Circus Skills Workshop that saw lots of children and families attend. The event…

Local photographer looking to help children ‘stand up to the bullies’

A LOCAL Melksham photographer, Gemma Keith, is offering ‘confidence boost’ photoshoots to children who are looking to ‘stand up to the bullies.’ Having always loved photography, and turning professional in…

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…