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Residents celebrate 70th anniversary of VE Day

Residents celebrate 70th anniversary of VE Day

THE union jack flag adorned Rowley Place   for the 70th anniversary of VE day, as residents and friends gathered together for a tea party.  Nick and Liz Galpin who…

Parents speak out against Ofsted report

A NUMBER of parents have expressed their disappointment at Ofsted’s recent condemnation of River Mead School. The school received an ‘Inadequate’ rating in an inspection earlier this year; a criticism that has…

A ‘Frozen’ themed breakfast fit for royalty

THE West End Inn invited Melksham Carnival Royalty to join them for a ‘Frozen breakfast’ with Princesses Anna and Elsa over the bank holiday weekend.  Carnival Princess, Lily Gibbs, Carnival…

Rave reviews for second self-published book

Local web designer Amy Whitewick strikes again with her second self-published book, this time for adults. Described as a “soap opera read that’s difficult to put down”,”an excellent light-hearted canter…

Melksham Carnival preparation under way

MELKSHAM Carnival Royalty have been out  in the town supporting the local community.  Beth Dark the royalty chaperone said, “We were given a very warm welcome and had a fabulous…

Concern for Victorian school building

LOCAL residents are still expressing concern about the tearing down of the old school building at Forest and Sandridge Primary School and the plans to build houses on the land.…

Care agency faces new criticism

LOCAL care agency MiHomecare has come under more fire following criticism received from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the organisation which monitors care organisations. In our last issue, Melksham News…

Melksham teenager’s bold fundraiser

A LOCAL girl recently had her full head of hair  shaved off to raise money for Cancer Research UK. Kasie Paradise, 14, had her head shaved by Melksham mobile hairdresser Donna…

Melksham Party in the Park to showcase local musical talent

This summer’s Party in the Park will give local performers of all ages the chance to showcase their talents. Among them will be three acts from Melksham Oak Community School. …

September date as two great Melksham festivals join together

The Food and Drink Fayre that has taken place in Melksham House for the last six years was at risk of not happening because of proposed work on the campus.…