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Park public toilets to reopen

MELKSHAM Town Council has pledged to reopen the public toilets on Bath Road as soon as possible. The public toilets located near King George V playing field could reopen as soon…

Area board grants for local groups

MELKSHAM Area Board awarded a number of community grants to local clubs, groups and organisations at their meeting this month. A total of £12,562 was awarded at the meeting held…

New micropub hits the High Street this week!

A NEW micropub, The Hiding Place, will open on Melksham High Street this week. The Hiding Place, located at 15 High Street (formerly known as The Old Bakery), will open…

Conservatives win in Melksham election upset

Melksham  Conservatives celebrated victory in a town council byelection as local Party member Sue Brown won what they called a “stunning victory in”, by just one vote. The contest in…

Melksham Community Meals going strong in first month

Melksham Community Meals going strong in first month

ORGANISERS of Melksham Community Meals celebrates one month of the club after the previous ‘Melksham Lunch Club’ service was axed by Wiltshire Council.  Organiser Sue Mortimer said, “It is going…

Fair Trade day at Bowerhill Village Hall

Core Church, which  advocates Fair Trade in the UK and across the world, will be holding a special Fair Trade event at their  Coffee On The Way at Bowerhill on…

Area board project to provide support for vulnerable young people

MELKSHAM Area Board has appointed a not-for-profit agency to provide a support service to vulnerable young people in the Melksham area. Community Foster Care will deliver an intervention service for 13…

Motorbike fanatic will display work at largest exhibition in Europe

A LOCAL man has been invited to exhibit a motorbike that he is building at the biggest independent motorcycle show in Europe. Melksham’s Trevor Jones will exhibit his complete ‘one-off’ custom-built…

Bookworms invited to Barnardo’s

A Melksham charity shop is inviting people to discover new authors and adventures in advance of World Book Day. The Barnardo’s store on Verbena Court is highlighting its donated titles…

Local man to conquer fear of flying for charity skydive

A local businessman with a fear of flying is preparing to jump out of a plane from an altitude of 13,000ft high for charity. Melksham resident and owner of B&S…