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Nine escaped puppies rescued by police

Police officers in Seend rescued nine puppies who had escaped their home and were running on a busy road.  The Weimaraner puppies and their mother were spotted by an officer…

Wiltshire Air Ambulance seeks superheroes to help pay for a day

Wiltshire Air Ambulance seeks superheroes to help pay for a day

  WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance is calling on schools, workplaces and community groups across the county to take part in Air Ambulance Week 2014 by dressing up as their heroes to…

Local store saves Melksham River Festival with sponsorship offer

Local store saves Melksham River Festival with sponsorship offer

Local home store Leekes have come to the aid of a Melksham community group and Wilts & Berks Canal Trust by stepping in to save their forthcoming River Festival. The…

Concern at “disregard for speed limit”

A RESIDENT has set up a petition signed by over 100 people calling for action as it is felt that speeding has become an increasing problem. The petition relates to…

Best cyclists in the world to race through Seend

VILLAGERS in Seend are to have the world’s best cyclists racing past their doors as the Tour of Britain comes through Seend next month.  Elite cyclists from across the world…

Melksham war hero given military send-off

Melksham war hero given military send-off

A MELKSHAM war hero has been given a military send-off last week as military veterans, friends and family gathered for his funeral.    Leonard Billett aged 93 lived in Melksham …

Yew harvest donation to help fight cancer

Yew harvest donation to help fight cancer

A LOCAL man is appealing for help collecting yew clippings to help fight cancer and raise money for  Broughton Gifford Primary School.  Tom Vincent is looking for donations of yew…

Melksham Free Bus fortnight

The Melksham Metro (Town) bus will be free for everyone to use from 4th to 16th August, an encouragement by Wiltshire Council for everyone to try it out.  Normally the…

Fatal road traffic collision on A350 at Semington

Three people have died following a single vehicle road traffic collision on the A350 close to Semington. The incident took place shortly before 5.45am on the morning of Sunday 27th…

Melksham woman to perform at Royal Albert Hall

A BOWERHILL woman is part of the Military Wives Choir is set to join Gareth Malone at a special Prom to commemorate the First World War.   Donna-Kate Wilson from…