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Melksham war hero given military send-off

Melksham war hero given military send-off

A MELKSHAM war hero has been given a military send-off last week as military veterans, friends and family gathered for his funeral.    Leonard Billett aged 93 lived in Melksham …

Yew harvest donation to help fight cancer

Yew harvest donation to help fight cancer

A LOCAL man is appealing for help collecting yew clippings to help fight cancer and raise money for  Broughton Gifford Primary School.  Tom Vincent is looking for donations of yew…

Melksham Free Bus fortnight

The Melksham Metro (Town) bus will be free for everyone to use from 4th to 16th August, an encouragement by Wiltshire Council for everyone to try it out.  Normally the…

Fatal road traffic collision on A350 at Semington

Three people have died following a single vehicle road traffic collision on the A350 close to Semington. The incident took place shortly before 5.45am on the morning of Sunday 27th…

Melksham woman to perform at Royal Albert Hall

A BOWERHILL woman is part of the Military Wives Choir is set to join Gareth Malone at a special Prom to commemorate the First World War.   Donna-Kate Wilson from…

Lightning strike forces Melksham firefighters into action

Lightning strike forces Melksham firefighters into action

FIREFIGHTERS were called to Melksham during the recent stormy weather after a lightning strike caused a fire at Giffords Court.  The severe storm which swept across the area recently led…

Suit up for Melksham Comic-Con’s competition

Melksham Comic-Con has announced that this year, for the first time in its history, a cosplay competition will be held at the event. On Sunday 31st August, the convention will…

Witness appeal following death of Melksham woman

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a Melksham woman died following a fatal road traffic collision on the afternoon of Monday 7th July 2014, near Avebury. Harriet Gormley died…

Melksham woman’s fundraising skydive for Women’s Aid

Melksham woman’s fundraising skydive for Women’s Aid

  A MELKSHAM woman is going to attempt to overcome her fear of heights by skydiving to raise money for Women’s Aid.  Candice Verallo is going to complete the tandem…

Melksham performer earns place at prestigious drama school

Melksham performer earns place at prestigious drama school

A MELKSHAM performer is trying to raise funds to pay her tuition fees after earning a place at one of the most prestigious performing art schools in the  country.  …