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Melksham girl reaches grand final of ‘Face Of The Globe’

FIVE-year-old Aaliya Green has made it through to the grand final of the international beauty pageant, Face Of The Globe, which will be  held in Disneyland Paris. Aaliya, from Melksham,…

Shop local this Christmas! “You’ll be surprised at what you can find”

WITH only a couple more weekends left to finish off your Christmas shopping, don’t forget there are plenty of gifts you can pick up in town. Mayor Terri Welch is…

Check your heating, says Seniors group, as cold weather draws in

LOCAL elderly residents are being urged to check that their heating systems and radiators are in good condition as temperatures fall outside. Brian Warwick, chair of Melksham Seniors Forum 55+…

MP Michelle Donelan votes for air strikes in Syria

Melksham MP Michelle Donelan voted in favour of the UK commencing air strikes in Syria, following a 10 hour debate in the House of Commons last week. On Wednesday 2nd December she…

Another record year for the Poppy Appeal

ONCE again, the Melksham community has rallied round in style and helped raise a record amount for the town’s Poppy Appeal.  For the third year running the people of Melksham…

Police cut front desk opening hours in Melksham

MELKSHAM Police Station now closes its front desk at 5.30pm and will not open over the weekend, after opening hours were changed across the county in a move intended to save…

Council merger plans axed

WILTSHIRE Council has voted against the proposed amalgamation of Melksham Town Council and Melksham Without Parish Council.  At the meeting, members of Wiltshire Council backed the working group’s recommendation that…

Melksham Town Council will take over flowerbed maintenance

MELKSHAM Town Council will take over the responsibility of flowerbed maintenance in the town as Wiltshire Council will no longer provide the service. Melksham Town Council has confirmed it will…

Tops wins ‘Best Looking Business’ award

Tops wins ‘Best Looking Business’ award

  THE public has spoken and voted Tops Hair Salon, Melksham’s ‘Best Looking Business’ for autumn 2015. The award was created by Melksham Town Team to recognise the special effort…

Mr Christmas hopes new remix will be a festive hit

LOCAL festive fanatic ‘Mr Christmas’ is going after this year’s Christmas number one with a remix of his 2014 song ‘It’s Christmas Everyday.’ Melksham man Andy Park, aka Mr Christmas, …