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Local couple invite the nation to come dine with them

Local couple invite the nation to come dine with them

A MELKSHAM couple are enjoying their 15 minutes of fame after putting their culinary and hosting skills to the test on national television. Sam and Kate Cox recently appeared in…

Love is in the air for local businesses!

Love is in the air for local businesses!

Melksham Town Council has launched its year-long campaign, declaring 2020 to be the year to ‘Support Local’. The Melksham Support Local campaign, which is encouraging people to love local businesses,…

200 more lorries every day along A350

200 more lorries every day along A350

AN extra 200 heavy lorries a day could be diverted through Melksham on the A350 due to the weight restriction on Bath’s Cleveland Bridge. Figures from Wiltshire Council say that Melksham…

Huge public outcry in response to Bath bus axing

Huge public outcry in response to Bath bus axing

THE uncertain future of Melksham’s bus service to Bath is causing anxiety for its users, who have described the news of the D3 service’s axing as ‘devastating’. First West of…

Charity morphman takes on ‘The London Classics’

Charity morphman takes on ‘The  London Classics’

PERSON of the Year nominee, Robbie Newton,  will be completing the ‘London Classics’ next month which will see him run, cycle and swim around the capital, raising money for Macmillan Cancer…

Success for two-year long campaign to end ‘dangerous’ pedestrian access at hospital

Success for two-year long campaign to end ‘dangerous’ pedestrian access at hospital

AFTER a two-year campaign to improve pedestrian access to Melksham Hospital, local campaigner, Caroline Fielding, is finally celebrating some good news. A new pathway, which will enable pedestrians to walk to…

Football legend raises thousands for Raife’s appeal

Football legend raises  thousands for Raife’s appeal

FIVE-year old Melksham boy, Raife Wilson, is another step closer to a life-changing operation thanks to money raised at an event starring legendary footballer, Paul “Gazza” Gascoigne. Nearly £2,000 was…

Couple to lose their locks in memory of their daughter

Couple to lose their locks in memory of their daughter

A MELKSHAM couple have organised a ‘hair-raising’ fundraiser to mark what would have been their daughter’s second birthday. Charlotte and Rich Lavery’s daughter, Dotty Isla, died in 2018 at the age of…

Time to get planting!

Time to get planting!

Town council’s free tree campaign now open for applications FREE trees are up for grabs, thanks to a new tree planting campaign led by the town council. Up to £1,000…

Town awards for community meals organiser & LINK

Town awards for community meals organiser & LINK

THIS year’s Melksham Person of the Year has been chosen as Sue Mortimer for her work running Melksham Community Meals while the town’s first ever Group of the Year is…