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Drivers warned about hospital parking fine errors

DRIVERS are being warned to be wary if they receive a parking fine after visiting Melksham Hospital, after a number of motorists were issued charges in error. Local man Anthony Watts…

May Tidy Town Day at the Riverside Club

The Bloom in Melksham group is working with the Town Team, Wiltshire Council and Melksham Town Council to keep Melksham looking great with regular Tidy Town Days. Usually the first…

Forest club to play for ‘Wacker Cup’ in memory of manager

FOREST AFC will be holding a friendly match for the ‘Wacker Cup’ next month to end the season, in memory of their manager Stephen ‘Wacker’ Wakefield, who died suddenly last year. The…

Local builder could be Best in the West

Local builder could be Best in the West

A MELKSHAM builder has made it to the finals of the regional Building Excellence Awards, having spent his entire working life in the construction industry. George Parks, a self-employed builder specialising…

Forest AFC to send kit to Africa

MELKSHAM football club Forest AFC will be donating their old kit to a charity scheme run by the FA for kit to be taken to Africa. The club is donating…

Celebrating 40 years of children dancing

Melksham Country Dancers celebrated their 40th (and final) year running an annual Children’s Day of Folk Dance for local primary schools on Wednesday 16th March at the Melksham Assembly Hall.…

‘Dirty’ generators approved for solar farm

AN ENERGY company has been given the go- ahead to install diesel-powered generators at a solar farm near Melksham despite opposition from local residents, councillors and MP Michelle Donelan. Wiltshire Council…

The award-winning ‘Whimsy Wood’ series is back

‘Fearne Fairy And The Dandelion Clocks’ is the 8th book in the award-winning Whimsy Wood series for 5-8 year olds by local author Sarah Hill. There are 35 books in…

‘Biggest ever’ Melksham Comic Con planned

ORGANISERS are gearing up for Melksham’s biggest ever Comic Con this year with the event being enlarged to run over two days and three venues. Tickets are on sale now for…

Volunteers get stuck in at Forest Tidy Town Day

Volunteers get stuck in  at Forest Tidy Town Day

FOURTEEN volunteers turned up for the monthly Tidy Town Day, organized by Melksham Town Team on Sunday 3rd April.  The group usually meets at the town hall, but started from…