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Canal restoration reaches local landmark

Canal restoration reaches local landmark

A MAJOR milestone has been reached in the restoration of a former waterway through the Melksham countryside. Hardworking volunteers with the Wilts & Berks Canal Trust have spent several years…

Non-stop entertainment at the Assembly Hall

THERE’S non-stop entertainment at Melksham Assembly Hall with enthralling new shows and live music coming up over the coming weeks. This Friday, 25th May, the Assembly Hall welcomes Legend – The…

Historic promotion for Melksham Town!

Historic promotion for Melksham Town!

MELKSHAM Town FC has won promotion to the Southern League – the highest league the team has ever played in – after a nail-biting end to the season finished with them…

‘Bloomin’ marvellous’ Melksham in Bloom’s TV debut

‘Bloomin’ marvellous’ Melksham in Bloom’s TV debut

MELKSHAM in Bloom group came together to watch the screening of BBC’s ‘Britain in Bloom – Melksham’, on Wednesday 25th April, as part of  a series that followed different towns…

Conductor to make history at BBC Proms

Conductor to make history at BBC Proms

The first disability-led group to perform at the BBC Proms, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s Resound Ensemble,will be led by conductor James Rose, who grew up in Melksham and whose family still live…

Civic award winners honoured at town meeting

Civic award winners honoured at town meeting

MELKSHAM’S Civic Award winners were officially presented with their awards at last month’s Annual Town Meeting. The awards were originally planned to be handed out at the Mayor’s reception in March, which…

Viva la Avon! Melksham comes together to celebrate last twinning visit

Viva la Avon! Melksham comes together to celebrate last twinning visit

REPRESENTATIVES from both Melksham and Avon’s twinning associations came together at the Town Hall  for the last time, to celebrate 38 years  of ‘twinning’, with a presentation of gifts and…

When the going gets tough, the ‘Goats’ get going

When the going gets tough, the ‘Goats’ get going

  A GROUP of friends from Melksham are taking on the ‘Three Peaks Challenge’ this June to raise money for The Devizes & District Opportunity Centre. Friends Bradley Overton, Alex…

Councillor steps down from Parish Council

Councillor steps down from Parish Council

MELKSHAM Without parish councillor, Steve Petty, has resigned as a parish councillor, saying that he questions the changing role of  the parish council. Although he is also cutting down on…

New look school wows the community

New look school wows the community

PUPILS past and present of St Mary’s Broughton Gifford Primary School came out in force last month to celebrate the school’s new-look and brand new hall. The refurbishment of the school…