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Town bridge still open for northbound traffic – despite works

WORK has begun this week to make improvements to the town centre’s bridge in Bath Road – but town centre businesses want to emphasise that the bridge remains open to northbound…

Five-mile town centre diversion causes confusion

DRIVERS have been left baffled by a five-mile diversion around Melksham to access the town centre because of works on the Bath Road bridge  Work began this week on the town…

Have your say on changes to taxi tariffs

Wiltshire Council has opened a public consultation on proposed changes to taxi tariffs throughout the county – and people are being asked to have their say. Wiltshire Council say, “The…

Work to improve Shaw junction to begin in March

Wiltshire Council is undertaking improvements to the traffic lights at the junction of the A365 and B3353 from 2nd March, and as such, road users can expect delays in the…

Upcoming road closures in Melksham

VARIOUS roads in Melksham will be temporary closed from the 3rd—10th March between 7am and 7pm.  Wiltshire Council has given notice that an order has been made to close temporarily…

Town bridge barriers to protect pedestrians

PEDESTRIAN barriers are to be installed on the town centre bridge on Bath Road, to ‘prevent vehicles from being able to mount the footway.’ Wiltshire Council has offered clarification for…

New rail service to stop in Melksham

THERE’S good news for rail users as train operating company, GO-OP, has announced its new route from Taunton to Nuneaton will stop in Melksham. The co-operative venture has been developing…

‘Driver’s eye view’ of train journey through Melksham

A DVD featuring a ‘drivers-eye view’ of a train journey passing through Melksham is now on sale at a shop in town. Fotostop on Bath Road is stocking copies of…

Six-year wait is over for new bus shelter

LOCAL bus users had cause for celebration this month when their six- year campaign for a new bus stop on Blackmore Road came to an end. Thanks to the efforts of…

Union Street car park could become ‘text payment only’

A LOCAL man has expressed strong objections to the prospect of Union Street car park in Melksham becoming a cashless car park. Steve Hall, who lives on Union Street and…

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