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Two Melksham couples celebrate 70th wedding anniversary on the same day

TWO couples in Melksham celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on the same day earlier this month.  Edna and Alan Gullis and Brendon and Mary Harvey got married on 6th May…

Melksham young mother launches baby design business

A YOUNG Melksham mother has started a baby design business where she personalises baby items such as clothes or toys.  Fiona Trimby has started her business ‘Fiona’s Baby Designs’ which…

Life saving device at bowerhill

Melksham Motor Spares, located on Bowerhill, have become one of the first local businesses to install a potentially lifesaving AED (Automated External Defibrillator) on their premises.  Alison Cook, the financial…

Melksham Party in the Park update

More artists have been booked for Melksham Party in the Park. Publicity organiser, Bruce Burry said, “Dirty Arry, who are a five piece band (guitar, bass, drums and fronted by…

ABBA tribute headline at Melksham Party in the Park

TOP international Abba tribute band ‘Arrival UK’ headline this year’s Party in the Park on Saturday 12th July, in what will be a 40th anniversary celebration of ABBA (1974 –…

Special service marks 90th anniversary of Melksham Royal British Legion Women’s Section

A SPECIAL service is to take place at St Michael’s church as Melksham’s Royal British Legion Women’s Section (RBLWS) celebrates its 90th anniversary. At the service the standard bearer for…

First EP release for Melksham Teenager Jim Wicks

A MELKSHAM teenager has released his first EP album of five songs.   Jim Wicks is a regular at local events such as the Roots Festival, Bradford-On-Avon young talent show,…

Police officer cleared of Melksham custody ABH

A WILTSHIRE police officer has been found not guilty of actual bodily harm and misconduct in a public place after an incident at Melksham police station.  PC Lee Birch was…

Outrage at condition of Melksham cemetery

LOCAL residents are outraged with Wiltshire Council for the poor maintenance of the Melksham cemetery.   Edna Oakman contacted the Melksham News after she was forced to cut the grass…

Wiltshire’s TransWilts rail team gets national recognition

THE TransWilts Community Rail Partnership has been admitted as a full member of the Association of Community Rail Partnerships (ACoRP) – a federation of over 50 community rail partnerships and…