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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…

Fatal crash strengthens local woman’s petition for road change

Fatal crash strengthens local woman’s petition for road change

Local people are calling for urgent changes to be made to the A350 Lacock crossroads following the recent death of a Melksham man who crashed at the busy junction. An…

Disruption to summer rail services

First Great Western and Network Rail have announced further details regarding the works to be undertaken in this summer. The work will cause six weeks of service disruption for railway…

Possible new 20mph zone for Snarlton Lane

SNARLTON Lane could be set for a new 20mph speed zone after data was collected from two metrocounts.   Traffic was recorded between 28th November and 6th December 2014 which…

Scheme launched to improve rail services in Wiltshire

TRAIN services through Melksham look set to continue improving after the ‘TransWilts 2020’ scheme launches later this month. The scheme, which is determined to increase the quality of rail services…

Support the RUH Hopper service at upcoming meeting

ANYONE with concerns about the decision to stop the hopper bus service to the RUH are being invited to attend a Melksham Town Council meeting.  The Connect2 Wiltshire service which…

Road closure on A350 in Semington

THE A350 at the  Semington Brook/Canal Bridge will be closed for two nights later this month.  Resurfacing and road marking works will be taking place from Saturday 21 March for…

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