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Record numbers at Christmas Day dinner

Christmas 2016 has set new records for Core Church’s Melksham Christmas Day dinner with more guests, more helpers and more donations than ever before. The annual event was enjoyed by…

HSBC to close in March 2017

Local people are in uproar after HSBC has confirmed that it will close its branch in Melksham in March next year. Customers who bank with HSBC were sent a letter…

Melksham Without Parish Council Christmas message

By Richard Wood Chair of the Melksham Without Parish Council I would like to wish all the residents of the Melksham area a happy Christmas and a prosperous new year…

Councils angered by plans for more ‘polluting’ generators on solar farm

COUNCILS and residents around Melksham have been angered by plans to install 11 fossil fuel-powered generators at a local solar farm; one parish councillor says the machines could burn as…

Bin collections one day later at Christmas

RUBBISH collections in Melksham will be pushed back one day over the Christmas period, and recycling centres will be closed on bank holidays. Household waste and recycling bin collections will be…

Tour of the town for Joey Essex!

DID you notice a familiar face walking around Melksham earlier this month? Filming for his ITV2 programme Educating Essex, Joey Essex was given a grand tour of the town by…

Families gather in the Market Place for Living Nativity

BROOKSIDE Care Home held its annual ‘Living Nativity’ in the town last weekend which saw Mary and Joseph, a donkey, shepherds, angels and Kings riding camels, process through the town.…

160 more homes planned for Berryfield area

NEW plans have been announced to build 160 homes near Berryfield in Melksham and local people are invited to have their say at an exhibition from 4pm this Thursday. The plan,…

Don’t drink and drive this Christmas

Those who are prepared to risk drinking and driving will be caught, say Wiltshire Police as the annual Christmas Drink and Drug Driving Campaign is launched this week. All Wiltshire…

Share your ideas on Whitley and Shaw telephone boxes

What should be done with two BT telephone phone boxes in the villages? That the question Community Action: Whitley & Shaw (CAWS) would like your thoughts on. In early September,…