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20mph limit for town centre? Campaign to tackle speeding and anti-social driving

20mph limit for town centre? Campaign to tackle speeding and anti-social driving

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to combat speeding and anti-social driving in Melksham’s town centre – with residents calling for a 20mph speed limit to be introduced. The proposal for a…

Good Neighbours Club saved from the axe?

Good Neighbours Club saved from the axe?

THE Good Neighbours Club, which announced last month that it would be disbanding at the end of August, has been thrown a potential lifeline. The club, which currently meets at…

Parkrunner celebrates 50th run!

Parkrunner celebrates 50th run!

THE 82nd Melksham parkrun took place on Saturday 3rd August which saw 234 runners take part, including Kelly Davies who celebrated her 50th parkrun.  One runner even came all the…

Families flock to new park splashpad

Families flock to new park splashpad

THE grand opening of the new splashpad in King George V playing field has been hailed a success by Melksham Town Council. The new waterplay facility, located outside the park pavilion,…

Seend Fete Celebrates 60 years

Seend Fete Celebrates 60 years

SEEND held a milestone 60th village fete on Saturday 10th August, which was celebrated by the local community.  This year’s celebrations was opened by the fete prince, William Twiner-Griggs; the…

Town Fixtures

Sat 17th August Slimbridge (H), 3pm, lge.  Tues 20th August Cirencester Town (A), 7.45pm, lge.  Monday 26th August Paulton Rovers (H), 3pm, lge. Saturday 31st August Winchester City (A), 3pm,…

Arrest made at Melksham Railway Station

A man has been arrested after police were called to reports of a man with a knife at Melksham Railway Station this afternoon. Wiltshire Police reports, “We received a number…

Football mad boy plays at famous Real Madrid Bernabéu stadium

Football mad boy plays at famous Real Madrid Bernabéu stadium

YOUNG Melksham footballer Riley Bryant, aged 10, took the trip of a lifetime as he won the chance to play at Real Madrid’s famous Bernabéu stadium.  Riley, who is a…

Primary school go barefoot for children’s charity

Primary school go barefoot for children’s charity

PUPILS at Forest and Sandridge School have once again donated their shoes to children who live in some of the poorest communities in the Philippines. On the last day of the…

Town centre site for sale

A rare opportunity has arisen to acquire freehold land and buildings in Melksham town centre. The owners of The Old Stable Market, just off the High Street, have made a…

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