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Tribute to Melksham teenager unveiled at RUH

An owl sculpture decorated in memory of Melksham teenager, Evie Clover, has gone on display at the Royal United Hospital, Bath.  Evie’s parents, relatives, friends and staff gathered last week…

Local man saves Christmas at Tourist Information Centre

A LOCAL man has come to the rescue of the Melksham Tourist Information Centre after their Father Christmas sign went missing. After hearing about the appeal to return the sign, which is…

Give to those in need this advent

MELKSHAM foodbank is asking you to get involved with their ‘reverse advent calendar’ scheme this December. On the countdown to Christmas, instead of getting a chocolate, gift or beauty product…

Public advised to ‘take care’ – but then Melksham House lights go on!

AFTER failing to deliver on their promise to repair lighting in the grounds of Melksham House last month, Wiltshire Council were advising the public to ‘take care’ whilst walking in  the…

Slimmers boost foodbank stocks for Christmas

OVER 500 food items have been donated to Melksham’s Foodbank by members of local Slimming World groups. Four local groups – based at the Town Hall, Bowerhill, Forest and Sandridge…

Supporting the town christmas lights

The Town Council are delighted to be supporting the Christmas Lights team with this year’s event.  Paul Weymouth and his team of volunteers have been working extremely hard to put…

Grant Awards

Melksham Town Council awarded grants totalling in excess of £16,000 to 31 groups in the Melksham area at the inaugural Community Expo event.  Small grants of up to £500, large…

Melksham Assembly Hall

“It’s always a case of moving with the times for the Assembly Hall,” says facilities manager Tim Cross. “We’ve got a great facility here in Melksham and we’re finding that…

Report of the Town Clerk, Linda Roberts

Where has this year gone?  I have been in post for nearly twelve months and it has flown by, which tells me one thing – I must be enjoying the…

Melksham community expo

On the 20th September 2019 Melksham Town Council hosted its inaugural Community Expo.  The idea was for local voluntary and charity groups to come together and share stories and network,…