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Hear About the new airbase at Air Ambulance’s AGM

AN update on Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s new airbase at Semington will be given at the charity’s Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 26th July. Work on the new airbase at Outmarsh…

Teacher celebrates 25 years

A TEACHER at Forest and Sandridge Primary School was surprised by colleagues and family with a party to mark her 25th anniversary at the school. PE co-ordinator and year 1/2 class…

BRAG cross their green fingers for South West in Bloom win for fourth year running

BOWERHILL Residents Action Group (BRAG) are aiming for their fourth level 5 ‘Outstanding’ award in a row for their picnic area in the South West in Bloom competition. The volunteer group’s…

Melksham carnival Saturday 22nd July – Fun day from 12 noon; procession from 6pm

FINAL preparations for Melksham Carnival 2017 are being made but there’s still time to be involved! Melksham Carnival committee member Christine York said, “Entries are open for the carnival procession…

New Carnival procession route

THIS year’s Melksham Carnival route has been shortened, so take note of the changes to ensure you don’t miss the procession. After careful consideration, Melksham Carnival committee has decided to…

Local families enjoy picnic and live music event

A successful 2016 summer fair, Community Action: Whitley & Shaw (CAWS) in conjunction with Shaw Village Hall committee, held a successful free family picnic & live music event for hundreds…

Local author publishes novel

A LOCAL man has published a semi-autobiographical novel, which also includes his own illustrations. Describing the story, Paul Fisher said, “Take two 14 year old boys with a love of boats…

‘Melksham Remembers’ receives funding support

An ambitious project to create a digital archive that records the incredible stories of local people during World War 1 has received support from Wiltshire Council and Melksham Town Council.…

England legend at rugby dinner

MELKSHAM Rugby Football Club is hosting a sportsman’s dinner to raise money for its new facility. The club will be welcoming former England and Bath legend, David Trick, as the guest…

Good news for Primrose Drive Play Area

THERE is light at the end of the tunnel for the Primrose Drive Play Area after Melksham Town Council voted to pay for the much-needed repairs. The play area was closed…