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Scout leader’s award for exceptional service

Scout leader’s award for exceptional service

MELKSHAM scout leader Christine Broom has been awarded a ‘Bar to the Silver Acorn’, one of UK Scouting’s highest achievements and given for exceptional and long service to…

Covid vaccination centre reopening in autumn

Covid vaccination centre reopening in autumn

MELKSHAM’S Covid vaccination service will be re-starting from September for 12 weeks at Spencer’s Sport and Social Club.   “Your three local GP practices will once again be…

Latest news

What next for Assembly Hall and Town Hall? Council meeting could be behind closed doors

What next for Assembly Hall and Town Hall? Council meeting could be behind closed doors

Melksham Assembly Hall and the Town Hall could be sold off under controversial plans that…

Melksham is bloomin’ environmentally responsible!

Melksham is bloomin’ environmentally responsible!

LOCAL couple, Katherine and Julian White, have been crowned the overall winners of Melksham in…

Town tidy day to help town look its best

Town tidy day to help town look its best

The next Town Tidy day is an important one as it comes the day before…

Blue Pool closes for the final time

Blue Pool closes for the final time

Melksham Blue Pool has closed its doors for the final time, with the very last…

What next for Assembly Hall and Town Hall? Council meeting could be behind closed doors

What next for Assembly Hall and Town Hall? Council meeting could be behind closed doors

Melksham Assembly Hall and the Town Hall could be sold off under controversial plans that…

Volunteering and helping out

Summer Reading volunteers needed at Melksham library

MELKSHAM Library is looking for volunteers to help support children during this year’s Summer Reading Challenge.  They say, “Have you got a few spare hours each week…

Volunteers needed at Melksham’s Covid vaccination clinic

MELKSHAM’S Covid vaccination clinic is appealing for more volunteers to join their team.  Volunteer roles at the clinic based at Spencer’s Sports and Social Club, include helping…

Can you help Melksham Link? Community transport scheme is looking for volunteers

VOLUNTEER transport scheme, Melksham Link, is appealing for help to continue its much-needed service.  Chairman Richard Bell says, “Melksham And District Link Scheme, to give its full…

Things to do

Seend Village Fete is next week!

THE Seend Village Fete returns next month on Saturday 13th September, from 1pm.  The fete will be held in Seend Lye Field, Rusty Lane, and there is…

Buy a bargain on the ‘garage sale trail’ this weekend!

A TOWN wide garage sale is being held this Saturday, 6th August, 10am to 2pm. Organised by Clare Richter from at Keller Williams Sales & Lettings, the…

A summer nativity – it’s a MMAD idea!

Rehearsals are well under way for Melksham Music and Drama’s next production – Flint Street Nativity, a funny play by Tim Firth, the writer behind other hit…

Staying well

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…

Melksham’s Covid vaccine centre is back open!

MELKSHAM’S vaccination centre at Spencer Sports and Social Club will be reopening this week to help support the national drive to give Covid booster jabs to all…

Fundraising

Charity celebrates first birthday with Wild West fundraiser

VISITORS to Melksham Shine Friendship Cafe’s charity fundraising event collected £120 in donations – whilst celebrating its first year of opening.  Carolyn Fernandes, founder of Shine Friendship…

Fitness enthusiasts conquers three peaks!

SIXTEEN members of two Melksham fitness clubs have conquered the Three Peaks challenge raising nearly £6,000 for charity.   The fitness enthusiasts from On The Block Fitness…

Air Ambulance invites you to a brew with the crew!

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

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