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Melksham Twinning Association host art competition for Melksham Oak

Melksham Twinning Association host art competition for Melksham Oak

THE Town Hall recently hosted an art competition conceived by the Melksham and District French twinning Association and offered to students at Melksham Oak Community School, on Wednesday 23rd April.…

Melksham is better connected thanks to increased rail services

Melksham is better connected thanks to increased rail services

As from 18th May, there are extra trains on the TransWilts line that serves Melksham.  New early trains on Sunday mornings at 08:49 to Chippenham (with a connection to Bristol)…

Family butchers celebrate 45 years in Melksham

Family butchers celebrate 45 years in Melksham

The Beatles were still topping the charts. Manchester United had just won the European Cup and Harold Wilson was Prime Minister when Ivor and Mary Newman opened their butchers shop…

Steam locomotive Braunton visits Melksham

Steam locomotive Braunton visits Melksham

  Melksham station received a special visit from restored former Southern Railway ‘West Country’ class steam locomotive 34046 ‘Braunton’ on Wednesday 23rd April.  The engine was in charge of a…

Summer of Fun in Melksham

Melksham racing driver Jake Honour makes perfect start to season with double win

Melksham racing driver Jake Honour makes perfect start to season with double win

MELKSHAM racing driver Jake Honour made a sensational start to the 2014 Michelin Clio Cup Road Series season at Rockingham over the weekend of 5th/6th April, by converting a double…

Melksham riverside boards show proposed route of canal

Melksham riverside boards show proposed route of canal

EXCITING plans to restore a former waterway through Melksham town centre are now on display alongside the river. The Wilts & Berks Canal Trust has installed two information boards near…

Putting the ‘Out’ in Scouting in Bowerhill

Putting the ‘Out’ in Scouting in Bowerhill

The 17-seater bus was purchased at the beginning of March and after a little refurbishment and new decal, its maiden voyage was on Saturday 29th March. After the group’s first…

Melksham treat for Lee Evans fans

Melksham treat for Lee Evans fans

WORLD renown comedy star and actor Lee Evans treated his Melksham fans to an extended performance, followed by a personal meet with the audience.  The comedian performed in a one-off…

Melksham Curves’ month of fundraising pays off

Melksham Curves’ month of fundraising pays off

CURVES in Avonside, Melksham, have presented a cheque to Stepping Stones special needs nursery following a month of fundraising which was triggered by a story in the Melksham News.  The…