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Sheltered housing residents left waiting for clean-up after tragic death of neighbour

THE management company of a sheltered housing complex in Melksham has been criticised for the length of time it took to clean properties affected by the tragic death of a…

Melksham goes for gold!

MEMBERS of South West in Bloom Melksham welcomed the South West in Bloom judges to the town last week. The group is hoping to repeat the ‘golden’ success of last year…

Recycle more plastic from home with new scheme

WILTSHIRE Council has introduced a new recycling scheme where you can recycle a wider variety of materials including food and drink cartons, as well as plastic pots, tubs and trays. From…

Council responds to concerns about management of green spaces

MELKSHAM Town Council has formed a working party to explore how they manage green spaces in the area. The group has been formed in response to feedback last month about the…

Volunteers disheartened by Conigre fire

  VOLUNTEERS were left disheartened after another bout of vandalism hit Conigre Mead nature reserve last night, that saw a fire cause the complete destruction of the newly installed platform…

Teen shelter for local park? Parish council want your views

Melksham Without Parish Council is seeking solutions to the issue of teenagers using the play area at Hornchurch Road public open space in Bowerhill, which is designed for younger children. …

Your carnival needs you!

PLANS for this year’s Melksham Carnival are hotting up, with organisers promising a day full of fun, entertainment and surprises for all the family – but help is still needed for…

Tell the town council what you think!

MELKSHAM Town Council has launched a survey to find out how the community prefers to engage with the council, and their opinions on what they like most about living in the…

‘Come back and clean up your mess!’ Councillor hits out at circus

TOWN councillor Vanessa Fiorelli has criticised a  circus for refusing to clear up their posters left behind across Melksham, claiming they have ‘zero respect’ for the town. Cllr Fiorelli contacted…

Prestigious Gold Award win for weight loss consultant

A weight-loss expert from Melksham has struck gold for the exceptional work she does in helping more than 150 people in the area to lose weight every week. Claire Wilkinson,…