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New town podcast launched to celebrate Melksham

New town podcast launched to celebrate Melksham

TWO Melksham town councillors have launched a podcast, exploring the positive work happening around the town by community groups and individuals. The podcast, Celebrate Melksham, is organised and…

Villages feel ‘pretty let down’ by police

Villages feel ‘pretty let down’ by police

LOCAL councillor, Jonathon Seed, has said that local villages feel ‘pretty let down’ by the lack of policing in rural areas. The Wiltshire councillor for Melksham Without West…

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Town’s first ClimateFest is this weekend!

Town’s first ClimateFest is this weekend!

MELKSHAM’S new ClimateFest event will take place this weekend, on Sunday 2nd October, encouraging residents…

Residents feel ‘let down’ as play area stays closed

Residents feel ‘let down’ as play area stays closed

A NEW play park at the Bowood View estate, off Semington Road, will remain closed…

Parish council push for new safe access to Oak School

Parish council push for new safe access to Oak School

LOCAL councillors are pressing Wiltshire Council to ‘pull their fingers out’ and build a new…

Mayor’s concern over how ‘green’ town Christmas tree will be

Mayor’s concern over how ‘green’ town Christmas tree will be

MELKSHAM’S mayor has expressed his concerns about the town’s plans, which were approved earlier this…

New car park system for RUH following years of complaints

New car park system for RUH following years of complaints

THE car park system at RUH Bath has been taken over by a new contractor,…

Volunteering and helping out

Volunteering for Wiltshire Mind

The county’s local mental health charity, Wiltshire Mind, is looking to recruit a new team of volunteer fundraisers to help raise awareness of mental health, and much…

New Travel Friends service for older people, can you help?

Age UK Wiltshire is piloting a new service ‘Travel Friends’. The service aims to reduce loneliness for socially isolated older people and to help them to reconnect…

Melksham Link is looking for volunteer drivers

Are you friendly and outgoing, like driving and have a bit of spare time?  If so, Melksham Link would love to hear from you.    The group…

Things to do

Live music and charity fun day

A LIVE music and family fun day will be held next week to raise money for two charities – RUHX (formerly RUH Forever Friends) and Wiltshire Mind.…

Air Ambulance invites you to a brew with the crew!

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance is hosting a coffee morning at their airbase in Semington next week so the public can learn more about the crucial work that the…

Monday Movies from Melksham Seniors

TWO box office hits – Operation Mincemeat and Elizabeth is Missing – are coming to the Assembly Hall this month in the latest offering from Melksham Seniors’…

Staying well

Support for dementia carers

Alzheimer’s Support is running another online training course for anyone caring for a family member with dementia at home.  The free course runs over six weeks and…

Minding the gap – charity offers trauma support for people across Wiltshire

LOCAL mental health charity Wiltshire Mind is trialling a new trauma counselling service.  The Melksham-based charity reports, “Traumatic events can have a massive effect on our mental…

‘Get boosted’, says local vaccine centre

STAFF at Melksham’s vaccination centre are encouraging the community to book their Covid booster jabs.  They have also said that they are now vaccinating eligible patients aged…

Fundraising

4Youth trustees finish ‘mammoth’ hike for charity

4Youth trustees finish ‘mammoth’ hike for charity

TRUSTEES of 4Youth, Jon Hubbard and Bryan Clover, along with town councillor Jack Oatley, successfully completed a gruelling 50km or 100km non-stop hike recently to raise much-needed…

Pilot fun day raises £3,500 for charity

A LIVE music and family fun day at the Pilot in Bowerhill has raised over £3,500 for two local charities – RUHX (formerly RUH Forever Friends) and…

Macmillan afternoon raises over £400

MELKSHAM resident, Janey Cox, hosted an afternoon event, which raised over £442 for Macmillan Cancer Support.  Friends, neighbours and family enjoyed sampling Janey’s delicious home-made cakes, on…

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