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Sculptor appeals for help in bid to raise money for charity

A MELKSHAM sculptor is appealing for help sourcing materials for his project to raise money for homeless charities.  Andrew Howe is planning to produce a series of hand carved portrait…

Appeal to boost fundraising as three local women prepare for gruelling challenge

THREE women from Melksham are appealing for support as they aim to raise as much as possible for Wish Upon a Star by walking 100km – twice! Shelley Davis, Sue…

Melksham Town Council to raise the flag for commonwealth Day

For the first time Melksham Town Council will be raising the Commonwealth flag at 10.00am on Monday 9th March to celebrate Commonwealth Day. This unique initiative, building on highly successful…

Melksham Carnival Royalty search is on

THE search is on to find this year’s Melksham Carnival royalty as entry for the competition has opened. The popular competition is to be staged at Melksham Assembly Hall on…

Open House to share ideas on Melksham Neighbourhood Plan

Local organisations, their members and local residents are invited to participate in the Melksham Neighbourhood Plan Open House Launch event.  This will take place at Melksham Assembly Hall between 2.00pm…

Help shape the future of the Assembly Hall and win movie tickets for your thoughts

Melksham Assembly Hall is a major social and recreational centre for the area.  Recognising its significance to Melksham, the town council, who own and manage the Hall, are developing a…

Canal volunteers receive charity award

HARDWORKING volunteers have been rewarded with a prestigious prize for the fourth year in a row. The Melksham, Chippenham & Calne branch of the Wilts & Berks Canal Trust has…

Melksham man bids to win life-changing sum of money on ‘Deal or no Deal’

Melksham man bids to win life-changing sum of money on ‘Deal or no Deal’

A MELKSHAM man is to appear on hit Channel 4 show ‘Deal or no Deal’.  Liam Emms will be in the main seat aiming to win the maximum £500,000 available.…

Volunteers clean Melksham and earn time credits

25 volunteers spread out all over Melksham to spend the afternoon cleaning up Melksham in the first Tidy Town Day of the year on Sunday 8th February.  Volunteers included town…

Mayor of Melksham officially opens Kingsbury Hall

THE mayor of Melksham along with 60 local business owners and neighbours came to help cut the ribbon on the former Quaker Spiritualist building in King Street, Melksham. The former church…