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Court two opens its doors in Holt

Court two opens its doors in Holt

HOLT Sports & Recreation Committee have formally opened the second tennis court at the recreation ground.  The new court known as ‘Court 2’ cost around £38,000 and includes floodlights to…

Young reporter tells Melksham News about local park

A BUDDING young reporter has sent in a video to the Melksham News of his own report from a park. Alfie from Melksham is seen in the clip introducing himself…

Local magician makes the front page

Local magician makes the front page

  A LOCAL magician has joined an illustrious list of names who have appeared on the front cover of the International Brotherhood of Magicians magazine.  Jack Stephens appears on the…

Melksham as it was in 1922

Melksham as it was in 1922

A MAP of Melksham from 1922 is now available to buy from a local map company.  Maps Worldwide based at Evans Business Centre at Hampton Park Road, Melksham, is selling…

New skate park could be here within a year

MELKSHAM could have a new skate park within a year as plans for new facilities move forward.  It was announced at the recent Melksham Area Board meeting by Wiltshire Council…

Melksham Town FC and primary schools get girls playing football

MELKSHAM Town Football Club have joined forces with local primary schools to get more girls playing football.  Melksham Town FC girls’ football coach, Rob Bridges, and Melksham Town Ladies player,…

Woolmore Farm now likely to become Melksham Rugby Club’s new home

MELKSHAM Rugby Club’s  plans to move to Dunch Lane have been scuppered, with Woolmore Farm now the proposed location for the club.  The rugby club, along with the football club,…

Manor School’s new head appointed

MANOR VC Primary School have appointed Kerry Haines as permanent headteacher following a period as acting headteacher. Kerry Haines has been acting headteacher since April 2012, and, following the resignation…

Employment chances to get a boost with Opportunity Melksham

MELKSHAM Extended Services has officially launched ‘Opportunity Melksham’ at an event held at Well House Manor. Opportunity Melksham is a chance for people to gain help, support and guidance as…

Cooper Tire and Rubber recognised for apprenticeship support

Cooper Tire and Rubber recognised for apprenticeship support

COOPER Tire and Rubber Company was awarded ‘Large Business of the Year’ in the 2013 Wiltshire College Apprenticeship Awards, after 20 years of partnership with Wiltshire College. Cooper Tires recruit…