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Town Council’s ‘bold and proactive budget’

Melksham Town Council has agreed a ‘bold and proactive budget’ for the forthcoming financial year which is intended to address the significant challenges ahead, and enhance the facilities and amenities…

Additional responsibilities mean budget increase for Parish Council

Melksham Without Parish Council set its Precept at its full council meeting held on Monday 22nd January. The council agreed to set its Precept – the proportion of Council Tax…

New town councillor is ready to get ‘stuck in’ to help improve the town

MELKSHAM’s new town councillor has vowed to help tackle littering and anti-social behaviour in the town and make parks more inclusive. In last month’s by-election, Vanessa Fiorelli, for the Liberal…

Still no news on Christie Miller Sports Centre closure

THERE is still no news about when Christie Miller Sports Centre will close and what services at the centre will be relocated. At Wiltshire Council’s cabinet meeting in December, it was decided…

Keep Bowerhill tidy!

A BOWERHILL resident is calling for a zero tolerance approach to the issue of litter on the estate. Local man David Gazzard claims that young people are failing to take their…

Melksham parkrun certainly isn’t running out of steam!

THE SEVENTH Melksham parkrun took place in King George V Park last Saturday and over 100 people ran, jogged and walked the course in light drizzle. Colin Goodhind, organiser of…

One man’s call for help derelict pub ring its bell again

A DERELICT pub in Seend has stolen the heart of local man, Andrew Blackall, as he sets his sights on crowdfunding £600,000 to restore the pub back to the community…

Bowerhill election – nominations sought

A NOTICE of election has been posted by Melksham Without Parish Council to elect a councillor for the Bowerhill Ward, with a  nomination deadline of Friday 2nd Feb. at 4pm.…

Local student sets her sights high with Mt.Kilimanjaro climb

LOCAL student, Fiona Staniforth, will be climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro this summer in support of the charity Childreach International, who help deprived children around the world. Fiona, who lives in Beanacre…

A Vision4Melksham: Seeking views as Melksham prepares for future expansion

The recent expansion of housing development in the Melksham area has increased the population to around 30,000 residents. This exceeds the 2026 housing target used by Wiltshire Council and other…