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Melksham cycling duo celebrate international success

Melksham cycling duo celebrate international success

TWO Melksham cyclists have returned from France celebrating success in an international time trial race. Local men David Janes and Ben Skinner took part in the Duo Normand last month in…

Geronimo! Liam’s giant leap for Shaw Church

Geronimo! Liam’s giant leap for Shaw Church

A LOCAL man has taken part in a 160ft bungee jump over Bristol harbourside to raise money to help repair the spire of Christ Church in Shaw. Inspired by the news…

Job done! Brunswick Park volunteers celebrate their new paths

Job done! Brunswick Park volunteers celebrate their new paths

RESIDENTS from Hazelwood Road are celebrating the end of their project  to replace the overgrown and dangerous pathways in Brunswick Park. Work was completed on the paths last week and a…

Whitley stores and post office re-opens as new ‘community hub’

Whitley stores and post office re-opens as new ‘community hub’

THE village shop and post office in Whitley has re-opened with a new owner, new look and a new name, The Toast Office. The new-look village stores and post office, which now…

Epic ‘End to End’ charity cycle ride

Epic ‘End to End’ charity cycle ride

TWO friends from Seend have returned from an epic 969-mile cycle ride in extreme weather, from Land’s End to John O’Groats tired, achy and bruised, but victorious having raised over…

Top comedian set for Melksham date

Top comedian set for Melksham date

The brilliant Canadian comedian, Tom Stade, is set to play Melksham Assembly Hall on 6th October as part of his 2017 “I Swear” tour. Since moving to the UK in…

Volunteer’s close shave for Dorothy House

Volunteer’s close shave for Dorothy House

CHARITY shop volunteer, Julie Cannings, has raised over £200 for Dorothy House by shaving her head.  With her hair the longest it had been in over 10 years, a nervous Julie,…

Volunteers form committee to save Market Place wells

Volunteers form committee to save Market Place wells

VOLUNTEERS from the Melksham community have put themselves forward to form a committee to explore how to commemorate the Market Place wells. Hosted by the Mayor of Melksham, cllr Adrienne Westbrook,…

TOWN FIXTURES

Sat. 16th September – Wiland Rovers (H), Lge, 3pm. Sat. 30th September – Hengrove (H), Lge, 3pm Tues. 7th October – Wells City (A), Lge, 3pm. Mon. 16th October –…

Local man donates 100th pint of blood

Local man donates 100th pint of blood

LOCAL man Roy Lucas recently donated his 100th pint of blood and is encouraging others to sign up to become a blood donor. Roy, who is 56 years-old, has been…