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Warning over balloon sellers at carnival

ORGANISERS of this year’s carnival are warning the public about balloon sellers. Secretary to Melksham Carnival, Beth Clark said, “We want to stop the balloon sellers in the procession this…

Tickets still available for An Evening with Des O’Connor

YOU can still get tickets to see Des O’Connor for this Friday at Melksham’s Assembly Hall.  “Don’t miss your chance to see one of the UK’s most popular and best…

Staff praised for ‘responding positively’ following last Ofsted inspection

RIVER Mead School in Melksham says it is delighted to have received a positive report regarding continued improvement following their first monitoring visit since the inspection in January.  The school…

End of the road for Melksham Entertainment Group (MEG)

Melksham Entertainment Group, which was formed in 2002 and brought a variety of entertainment to local people, is to finish. The group which was set up under the chairmanship of…

Comments open for Spa Road apartment complex

THIRTY new flats could be approved for Spa Road later this year, after developers submitted a planning application for the complex at the beginning of this month. The plans for…

Royal Horticultural Society gardeners’ Question Time

The Parish Council Allotments are one of only three allotments in the whole country to have been selected by the Royal Horticultural Society Vegetable, Fruit and Herb Committee for a…

234 bus to be axed this summer

FIRST Group are expected to withdraw their 234 Frome to Chippenham service – which stops in Melksham over 45 times per day – next month. The route is expected to be…

Children’s author to sign copies of final book in series

A LOCAL children’s author will be signing copies of her latest book – the last in the Posie Pixie series – in Marlborough this month. Seend author Sarah Hill is releasing the…

Melksham Talking Newspapers go digital

For many years the fortnightly editions of The Melksham Independent News have been recorded onto cassette tapes for blind or visually impaired people in the town and surrounding villages.  This…

Family Fun day raises over £1,500 for charity

A family fun day held at The Bear, Weatherspoons last month raised £1,735 for charity.  Barbara Davis, Shelley Davis, Sue Georgio and Claire Younger organised the event to raise money…