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Melksham elves spread festive joy

Melksham elves spread festive joy

  MELKSHAM’S Christmas Elves have been busy over the Christmas season spreading festive joy as they have left presents dotted around the town for people to find.  The Melksham Elves…

Local charity providing an “oasis” for families affected by cancer

AN “oasis in the week” was how one client described the counselling she received from local charity Positive Action on Cancer (PAC), following her diagnosis of cancer. This special service…

Campaigner urges locals to use new Melksham’s Transwilts service

A LOCAL rail campaigner is encouraging people to make use of the new, improved rail service to Swindon from Melksham.  The TransWilts line, which runs from Salisbury to Swindon via Melksham,…

Festive free drinks for Melksham drivers

DESIGNATED drivers in the area will be able to receive free soft drinks from Wadworth pubs throughout December.  Pubs taking part include the Barge Inn in Seend, the Three Magpies…

Exclusive comic book inspired Christmas cards

CHRISTMAS cards with a comic book twist are now exclusively available from a Melksham shop. Komix, on Church Street in Melksham, in collaboration with local artist, Chailey Illman, has come…

Mr Christmas takes delivery of 1,000 mince pies

MR CHRISTMAS aka Andy Park from Melksham has taken delivery of enough mince pies to last him until Christmas 2014 at least.  The Melksham man who says he has celebrated…

New exhibition at the Melksham’s Art House Cafe

Did you know that at the Art House Cafe in Melksham (run by the Rotary Club) you can see a new exhibition of work by local artists every month?  …

Melksham firm celebrates 10 years in business by purchasing its premises

A Melksham firm is celebrating 10 years in business by purchasing the freehold of their 1.77 acre site located on the outskirts of the town. Established in 2003, partners Christine…

Wiltshire Councillor banned from council meeting

Independent Wiltshire Councillor Terry Chivers has accused Conservative members of Wiltshire Council of making decisions in smoke filled rooms, after he was asked to leave a scrutiny task group on…

Melksham woman’s Kilimanjaro climb planned just months after heart surgery

A WOMAN from Melksham is training to climb Mount Kilimanjaro despite having open heart surgery earlier this year.  Rebecca Taylor, 20, will be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in September 2014  to…