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Show me the pony!

Show me the pony!

A MINIATURE pony, accompanied by a group of volunteers, took to the streets of Melksham last weekend to raise money and awareness for the animal charity Brooke. 14-year-old Mini Fat Pony,…

Melksham Town hosts 125th anniversary match for the Western League

Melksham Town hosts 125th anniversary match for the Western League

MELKSHAM Town Football Club hosted a special match earlier this month at Oakfields to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Toolstation Western League. More than 500 spectators saw a Western League…

Melksham Poppy Appeal launched

Melksham Poppy Appeal launched

THE Royal British Legion in Melksham launches this year’s Poppy Appeal at the end of the month. The organisers are hoping to have another record breaking collection this year. Poppies will…

Oak students raise £4,554 for charity

Oak students raise £4,554 for charity

STUDENTS at Melksham Oak Community School have donated £4,554 to charity after a successful year of fundraising. Four charities, Wiltshire Air Ambulance, Meningitis Now, Cancer Research UK and Comic Relief, were…

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…