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Vacancy at historic almshouses

MELKSHAM Almshouses Charities is still looking for someone in the local area to rent one of the 19th-century almshouses in Bath Road, which has been vacant since January. The property is…

Titanic book on sale at Melksham TIC

MELKSHAM’S Tourist Information Centre has 20 copies of the book “Titanic’s Unknown Child”, by Carol Goodwin, for sale with all the proceeds being donated to the Wiltshire Air Ambulance and…

Volunteer during Wiltshire’s Summer Reading Challenge

WILTSHIRE Libraries are looking for volunteers to help out with this year’s summer reading challenge with the theme of ‘Mischief Makers’. Wiltshire Council said, “Do you want to further improve your…

Success for Melksham speaker

A MEMBER of Melksham Speakers Club, Sheila Jackson, won the evaluation competition during a regional conference this month. Ben Crook said, “Sheila Jackson beat other speakers in the evaluation competition held…

Can you help reunite long-lost friends?

A WOMAN from Scotland is appealing for help to find a long-lost friend who she last knew lived in Melksham. Margaret Peace is searching for Angela Butler who is a long-time friend…

Wiltshire care team offer insight to Dutch students

Staff from Somerset Care’s team welcomed a group of Dutch students into their Melksham office. Accompanied by their tutors, 16 social care students from Horizon College in the Netherlands were…

Garden waste collection reminder

Residents are reminded to renew their garden waste collection subscription by 15th June if they want to continue receiving the service. Existing customers receive a unique reference number by email…

Base doctor takes up role at Wiltshire Air Ambulance

EXPERIENCED pre-hospital emergency care doctor, Maria Smith, is delighted to be working in her home county, training Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s paramedics. Dr Smith was born and brought up in Wiltshire…

Double Podium for Melksham racer

MELKSHAM motorbike racer, Travis Vince, is off to a flying start in  the new season of racing with two podium finishes at the latest round in Anglesey. Paul Korkus reports, “Last…

Wiltshire Life Award for Melksham gymnast

Melksham gymnast Hannah West has been commended for achieving her childhood dream of winning a national championship. The 22-year-old received a gold medal in last year’s adult championships organised by…