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Planning starts for 2014 Melksham Comic Con with AGM

FOLLOWING the recent success of the second Melksham Comic Con work is due to start on next year’s event, with the AGM set to take place.  The meeting will take…

Melksham Town Crier returns to action

FOLLOWING an operation for a new knee joint and a three month lay off, Melksham’s Town Crier, Peter Dauncey, returned to the competition scene at the Seaton Town Crier Championship.…

Duncan Hames MP welcomes Melksham apprentice to Parliament

Duncan Hames MP welcomes Melksham apprentice to Parliament

LOCAL MP Duncan Hames recently welcomed Harry Beer, a mechanical engineering apprentice from Cooper’s of Melksham to Parliament.  Harry, and his manager Kevin Francis were invited  to a parliamentary event…

Melksham witnesses hottest chillies in the world eating competition

Melksham witnesses hottest chillies in the world eating competition

THINGS heated up at the Melksham Food Festival when three women showed up their male contestants in the chilli earing competition. Hundreds of people were left in awe as they…

New managers bring fresh approach to The Pilot

New managers bring fresh approach to The Pilot

THE Pilot in Bowerhill has had a new lease of life after new managers took over the pub.  Nick and Debbie Mann have brought a wealth of experience to the…

Wiltshire Council leader confident of maternity unit opening

THE leader of Wiltshire Council says she is confident that Trowbridge Birthing Centre will fully reopen to expectant mothers in the area, following a meeting with the NHS Foundation Trust.…

Melksham News now available on the radio

Melksham News now available on the radio

MELKSHAM News is now available on the radio after teaming up with Melksham Town Sound.  The news is now broadcast on the online radio station between Monday-Friday when presenters are…

Melksham women set for Mount Kilamanjaro climb

Melksham women set for Mount Kilamanjaro climb

TWO women from Melksham are set to embark on a challenge of a lifetime by climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.  Ruth Emmett and Helen Wilkinson are to climb to the summit of…

Anger after bumper pay rise for Wiltshire Council chiefs

SENIOR managers at Wiltshire Council are set for a bumper pay rise of up to £19,975 but the move has been heavily criticised. The announcement comes after Wiltshire Council accepted…

Melksham Christmas fayre stalls available

BOOKINGS are now welcome for stalls at this year’s Christmas fayre.  The popular fayre is to take place on Saturday 23rd November starting at 2.00pm until 5.00pm when the town’s…