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Spot the Oddity winner announced

THIS year’s Spot the Oddity winner, Emily Dudgeon, has received her cash prize of £50  from Christine York from the carnival committee. The competition was held throughout the carnival period…

Improvements to Semington Village Hall

Semington Village Hall is to undergo refurbishment this autumn on its windows and doors. Gerald Taylor, Semington Village Hall chairman said, “This will improve disabled access to the building and…

Funding boost for Seend Lye Recreation Field

Seend Lye Recreation Field is celebrating a £49,079.00 funding boost from SUEZ Communities Trust for playground redevelopment. “Seend Lye Recreation Field (SLRF) has provided children’s play facilities since the demise…

Mixed fortunes for local sports clubs as Christie Miller closes

IT was the end of an era last week as Christie Miller Sports Centre closed its doors for the final time, leaving mixed fortunes for the clubs that used the facilities.…

Which way to the campus?

A YEAR after signs were erected around the town centre directing the way to the proposed Melksham campus on the Melksham House site, Wiltshire Council has decided to remove them to avoid…

Help make flags for Melksham

Artistic volunteers are needed to make flags to be hung in the Market Place next year to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Melksham Market Charter. The flag-making sessions begin…

Volunteers celebrate neighbourhood award

BOWERHILL Residents Action Group (BRAG) are celebrating being awarded the South West in Bloom’s ‘It’s Your Neighbourhood’ award for the fifth year running.  The Royal Horticultural Society’s ‘It’s Your Neighbourhood’…

Melksham Remembers – Hospitals

The Melksham Remembers volunteers are gearing up for the project’s exhibition taking place at Melksham Town Hall on 10th and 11th November.  At the exhibition they will be sharing what…

Uncertain future for Post Office?

THE future of Melksham Post Office has come under the spotlight again as more post office services have become franchised in retail stores in nearby towns. Local councillor, Vanessa Fiorelli,…

Villagers’ Post Office facility still closed after six weeks

RESIDENTS in Semington have complained that they have been left without a Post Office outreach service for the past six weeks, with no news of when it will re-open. Local…