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Big is beautiful as Melksham’s Christmas tree arrives

Big is beautiful as Melksham’s Christmas tree arrives

MELKSHAM’S town Christmas tree has arrived and taken up residence in the Market Place, with some local people saying it looks like Melksham’s tallest ever town Christmas tree.  Last year…

Melksham’s big switch on

Melksham’s big switch on

IT’S the big Christmas switch on in Melksham this Saturday and the town has high hopes that this year’s lights will be better than ever. In recent years, Melksham has…

Melksham Trust sets up petition for arch to return to the Market Place

Melksham Trust sets up petition for arch to return to the Market Place

  MELKSHAM Trust has set up a petition calling for an arch to be returned to the Market Place to restore the traditional character of the area.  The arch, which…

£80,000 grant helps Melksham firm meet world-wide demand for British clotted cream

£80,000 grant helps Melksham firm meet world-wide demand for British clotted cream

The humble pot of British clotted cream is now finding its way into Hong Kong high teas and the coffee shops of South Korea, thanks to Wiltshire dairy product business…

Melksham mayor opens new funeral directors

Melksham mayor opens new funeral directors

THERE was a rare chance to take a glimpse behind the scenes at a funeral directors which has just opened in the town.  John Stuart Funeral Directors hosted an open…

Christmas comes to Whitehall Garden Centre

Christmas comes to Whitehall Garden Centre

Christmas is in full swing at Whitehall Garden Centre, with all the inspiration you need to make this a truly special festive season. Click on the icon below for more……

Tributes for Seend teenager

Tributes for Seend teenager

TRIBUTES have been paid to a Seend teenager who lost his life in a road collision in Melksham last weekend.  Friends of Max Lewis, 19, who died in a collision…

Ambitious Melksham canal project to expand

Ambitious Melksham canal project to expand

A marina, visitor centre and wildlife area could now be added to the ambitious plans to bring the Wilts and Berks Canal through Melksham town centre. Plans for the canal…

Melksham’s Post Office move back in doubt

THE future of Melksham Post Office is in doubt after the empty shop unit earmarked for the new branch has been leased and is to become a restaurant.  The town’s…

Melksham town council hands over £33,000 in grants

Melksham town council hands over £33,000 in grants

  OVER 40 local community, groups, projects and events have been awarded a grant from Melksham Town Council which totals £33,500.  The grants were awarded at a recent awards ceremony…