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Melksham’s war memorial restored

THE repairs and restoration of Melksham’s war memorial in Canon Square have been completed. The work was carried out by local stonemason Jim Wheel. Deputy town clerk, Clare Harris, said, “I…

New councillor wants to benefit the wider community

A NEW councillor for the Berryfield Ward at Melksham Without Parish Council is looking to benefit the wider community in both his personal, professional and now political life. Due to…

New councillor for Bowerhill appointed

LONG-term resident of Bowerhill, Robert Shea-Simonds, has been co-opted as the new councillor for Melksham Without Parish Council, Bowerhill Ward. After the resignation of cllr Joanne Pattison, there was a…

Controversial tree work completed in park

WORK has now been completed on the Lombardy poplar trees in King George V park, that caused controversy across the town. Three diseased trees were felled and the remaining trees…

Local businesses show support for Melksham Carnival

Melksham Carnival has received a financial boost from two local companies. Gompels and Nortree Motor Company have both contributed towards the running cost of this year’s event that will take…

New collection point helping provide toiletries to those in need

A NEW collection point is open at the Town Hall, collecting items for the project Re:Fresh that seek to help provide toiletry and sanitary items to children and young people…

Appeal for witnesses after vandals strike Market Place business

TOTAL Carpets is appealing for witnesses after vandals caused an estimated £1,000 worth of damage to property outside the shop. Large signage for the shop in the Market Place has been…

Hike in parking charges is ‘bad news’ for Melksham says local MP 

LOCAL MP Michelle Donelan has said that Wiltshire Council’s plans to introduce Sunday and Bank Holiday parking charges is ‘deeply worrying and would be bad news for Melksham’. A proposal to…

Magic table for people living with dementia

Blenheim House in Shurnhold is inviting visitors to join them on Tuesday 10th July to find out more about their  Tovertafel (aka the magic table) from 4pm-7pm. Staff say, “Find…

“I will eat my hat if England don’t win!” Mr Christmas makes World Cup promise

MELKSHAM’S Mr Christmas has vowed to ‘eat his hat’ if England fail to win this year’s World Cup competition – but what the hat is made of remains to be…