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Melksham police honoured

A MELKSHAM police constable was honoured at last month’s Wiltshire Police Force Awards. Melksham-based Police Constable Jamie Collings received a Chief Constable’s Commendation, for his bravery at the scene of a domestic…

Do you want to neuter your kittens and cats?

RSPCA Wiltshire Mid Branch will pay, for a limited period, the cost of neutering your cats and kittens if you live in Devizes, Melksham, Westbury and Warminster and the surrounding…

Plans to sell portion of Bowerhill sports field on hold

PLANS to explore the sale of a portion of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Sports Field by Melksham Without Parish Council have been put on hold. In January it was…

Town council object to plans for hotel and restaurant

MELKSHAM Town Council has formally objected to Leekes’ plans to build a Premier Inn hotel and a Beefeater restaurant in the store’s car park. The council has raised concerns about the…

Passport Photo service in town centre

Have you checked your passport lately? Ten years (five for children) passes much more quickly than we realise. Andy York in the Littlebrook Centre provides a passport photograph service, both…

Resident campaigns to keep popular footpath open to public

A 70-year-old campaigner, Sue Carter,  is appealing to residents in Melksham to help keep a much-used footpath as a public right of way. Sue Carter, of the Woodrow Road and…

Digestive health talk

In advance of National Irritable Bowel Syndrome awareness month in April, osteopath and clinical lecturer, Marianne Carpenter, will be presenting a free informative talk on IBS and other common digestive…

Worried about memory?

Anyone concerned about their memory, or that of a loved one, can call in for a confidential chat with Wendy Clayton, Alzheimer’s Support’s memory awareness volunteer at Spa Medical Centre…

Looking for old school friend

Phil Moore is trying to contact Mr. Bill (Billy) Cleverley who is approximately 80 years old and went to St. Michael’s School. He lived in Church Walk as a child.…

Melksham Community Bus needs more passengers

MELKSHAM Community Bus will be running fewer days out this year for local people. Organisers say, “We have had many enquiries about days out for this year. These generally start…