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Mental health awareness training from Wiltshire Mind

Wiltshire Mind is a mental health charity based in Melksham which offers a counselling service and runs nine support groups across the county.  Chief executive at Wiltshire Mind, Carolyn Beale…

Urban farm setting up in Holt next year

AN urban farm in Bristol which grows salad leaves and herbs is hoping to set up in Holt in February next year. Severn Project CIC grows high quality, organic  produce…

Holt residents urged to vote in referendum

RESIDENTS of Holt are being encouraged to have their say on whether they accept the parish council’s vision for the future of the village at a referendum on November 24th.…

Nominations open for annual Melksham Civic Awards 2016

Nominations are invited for Melksham’s Civic Awards for 2016. This is the opportunity to recognise and honour the contribution of those individuals and groups who, through their efforts and achievements,…

Special older persons Area Board

The next Melksham Area Board is on Wednesday 16th November at 2pm, and there is a particular focus on activities for older people. The Area Board and your local councils…

No evening outing for Lions’ Christmas Float

MELKSHAM Lions’  Christmas Float will not be visiting the town during the evenings this year, the club has announced.  In a statement, Lions’ president Keith Mead said, “Each year since…

Decision delayed on controversial Forest housing

A DECISION on plans  to build a new housing estate in Melksham Forest has been pushed back to allow more time for people to comment on the planning application. Wiltshire Council…

Nominations open for annual Melksham Civic Awards 2016

Nominations are invited for Melksham’s Civic Awards for 2016. This is the opportunity to recognise and honour the contribution of those individuals and groups who, through their efforts and achievements,…

Mascot Wilber meets inspiring young swimmer

YOUNG fundraiser Ciaran Hanks, of Melksham, had two reasons to celebrate visiting Wiltshire Air Ambulance (WAA). As well as raising £705 for the charity by completing a swimming challenge, ten-year-old…

Free drink at The Kings Arms for people who have served their country

THE Kings Arms Hotel in Melksham will be offering a free drink on Sunday 13th November to all those who have served or are currently serving in the armed forces.…