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Bowerhill Barkers celebrate fundraising success!

THE Bowerhill Barkers has given names to three guide dog puppies in training. The local fundraising group, that was set up in 2018 to raise money for the Guide Dogs…

Help Melksham Bloom!

MELKSHAM Bloomers is continuing their appeal for more volunteers to help them with mission to make the town bloom!  The volunteer group is particularly keen to recruit volunteers to help…

Care home and train station café launch new ‘free’ farm shop

LOCAL care home Blenheim House has joined forces with the Melksham Hub Café at the train station to launch a ‘free farm shop’ offering a selection of home grown vegetables. …

Young litter-picking warrior praised by town council

NINE-year old Mya Babbage has been praised by the town council for efforts to keep the town tidy with her own litter picks.  After reading about Mya’s crusade in the…

Can you help the Melksham Talking Newspaper?

VOLUNTEERS are still needed to help record the Melksham Talking Newspaper.  Chippenham & District Talking Newspapers, which produces the Melksham Talking Newspaper, needs help in their recording studio. Volunteers need…

Volunteers uncover new section of the Wilts & Berks Canal

VOLUNTEERS are inviting people to join their latest project to restore a former waterway through the local countryside.  The Wilts & Berks Canal Trust is clearing a new section of…

Funding boost for talking newspapers

CHIPPENHAM & District Talking Newspapers, which produces the Melksham Talking Newspaper, has received a grant of £1,500 to purchase three new laptops. The volunteer group, which produces and distributes recorded…

MP BACKS BLOOD BIKES

MICHELLE Donelan MP recently hosted a meeting with the Freewheelers Emergency Volunteer Service, otherwise known as “Blood Bikes” who have stepped up during the pandemic to increases their existing coverage…

On your marks, get set, gold? Bloomers hope for fourth gold award with Olympic-themed display

MELKSHAM Bloomers are aiming for their fourth gold win in a row at the South West in Bloom awards – with an Olympic-themed display in the Market Place. The group of…

Air Ambulance wants your help!

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance is gearing up for an exciting summer – and the charity is looking for your help as it celebrates National Volunteers’ Week. Could you volunteer your time…

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