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Ring found in cemetery

A RING has been handed in to the Melksham News office, which was found at the cemetery on Friday 4th January.  If you think the ring may belong to you,…

Campaigner appeals against council’s decision to withdraw Melksham’s funding

PRESIDENT of the Melksham Seniors, Brian Warwick, is appealing to Wiltshire Council to rethink their decision to not reinvest money saved by closing the lunch club at the Assembly Hall back…

Improvement work to roundabout begins this February

A DATE has been set by Wiltshire Council for the beginning of improvement works to Farmers Roundabout, starting on Monday 4th February.  A temporary introduction speed limit restriction will be…

Local pet shop backs birdwatch campaign

LOCAL pet shop, Petstown, is encouraging people to join in with the ‘Big Garden Birdwatch 2019’ run by the RSPB.  To coincide with the annual event, Petstown on Bath Road,…

2019 – Melksham Rail User Group launch meeting

2019 will be an exciting year for public transport in Melksham – trains are twice as long this year as they were last, and there are almost twice as many…

Dedication of WW1 Commemorative Bench

A short service of dedication for a WW1 commemorative bench in Seend was led by the Revd Joshva on 12th January, with representatives from Seend Parish Council, Seend Royal British…

Campaigners call for council to rethink plans for park splash pad

A GROUP of residents are appealing to Melksham Town Council to rethink their plans to install a splash pad in King George V playing field. Instead of a splash pad located in…

Volunteers wanted to spend quality time with children in care

A Wiltshire Council-run scheme is looking for fun, caring volunteers to spend quality time with young people who are living in care.  The Independent Visitor scheme is one of many…

Council to light up Wiltshire with modern technology

Annual savings of more than £1million a year are expected say Wiltshire Council, as the council agrees to invest in low-energy street lighting. The council is responsible for almost 45,000…

Over 50s wanted for mentoring scheme

People over 50 are invited to join a scheme that pairs older mentors with care leavers who might benefit from advice, guidance and friendship. The Grandmentors project,  which is partially…