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October 21st, 2014 10:54 AM
Power cut as Hurricane Gonzalo winds bring tree down
Power was cut in Melksham after a tree fell into an electric cable in Longleaze Lane during this morning's winds and there were also power cuts in Chippenham.
October 18th, 2014 07:00 AM
Thatâs the spirit at Shaw pub
A month since floods swept the area, Janet and John Casey, landlords of The Golden Fleece in Shaw, are still trying to rebuild their business.
October 18th, 2014 03:30 PM
Oh boy â itâs another girl for Melksham family
A family in Melksham are celebrating five generations of girls after the arrival of baby Gracie.
October 17th, 2014 01:00 PM
Car inferno suicide on Holt road
An off-duty police community support officer told an inquest how he battled to save a man from a burning car in Holt this spring.
October 17th, 2014 12:30 PM
Fire crew called to toilet trouble in Melksham
A man had to be freed from a public toilet in Market Place, Melksham, at 9.40pm on Friday after becoming trapped.
October 17th, 2014 10:34 AM
Beekeepers all abuzz at Melksham honey show
There was a buzz in Bowerhill on Saturday as the sweet smell of honey filled the air at the annual Wiltshire Beekeepers Day and Honey Show.
October 16th, 2014 05:25 PM
Man found in River Avon at Melksham is named
________________________________ THE man who died after being pulled out of a river in Melksham has been named by police as Nigel Clive Boodle of Chiltern Close, Melksham.
October 14th, 2014 11:00 AM
Hear new songs at Melksham's Pilot music night
The Pilot Music Night gig tomorrow night (Wednesday) in Melksham this week features Ben Rogers from Bath as the headline act. It's the usual Open Mic slot from 8pm at The Pilot pub in Bowerhill, with many of the regular performers, some of whom will be wanting to try out new material.
October 14th, 2014 06:05 PM
Man pronounced dead after being found in Melksham river
A man, believed to be in his 70s, was pronounced dead today, after being found in a river near The Gateway in Melksham at 3.15pm today.
October 12th, 2014 10:30 AM
Flatbread flips in Semington to show Sudan solidarity
Giving thanks for daily bread took on a special significance in Semington when over 40 people took part in a Sudanese Bake-Off to mark harvest time in the village hall.
October 12th, 2014 10:00 AM
Mellksham's blooming beautiful arrangements rewarded
The September meeting of Melksham and District Flower Arrangement Society saw the annual club competitions with the theme being This Bounteous Land.
October 12th, 2014 06:00 AM
Getting involved in Melksham
Gardening gloves, spades and wellies were at the ready as a team of volunteers headed to St Michaelâs Churchyard in Melksham for a mass planting and weeding afternoon.
October 11th, 2014 07:00 AM
Police make arrest over graffiti in Melksham
Police have arrested a man concerning the spate of graffiti made on buildings in Melksham in August.
October 10th, 2014 05:30 AM
Jump into the canal? You must be having a calf
Swimming instructor Katie Cookson leapt into a canal to save a drowning calf after its herd escaped from a farm yesterday.
October 10th, 2014 09:00 AM
Melksham supermarket scan scam stopped
A woman was stopped last week after security staff at Sainburyâs in Melksham saw she was mis-scanning items at the self-service checkout.
October 9th, 2014 05:05 PM
Man arrest after reports of shouting and swearing
A man was arrested and charged with a breach of the peace, after worried parents and staff at Aloeric School in Melksham contacted police on Friday to report that a man was shouting and swearing in the street nearby.
October 9th, 2014 03:00 PM
On-call ambulance collides with van
An ambulance collided with a Mercedes Sprinter van on Tuesday at 9.30am on the A361 near Seend Cleeve.
October 9th, 2014 03:47 PM
Empty safe stolen from Melksham home
A safeÂ that was hidden and bolted into a wardrobe was stolen from a house in Granville Road, Melksham.
October 8th, 2014 08:20 PM
Engineers restore power in Melksham
Southern Electric Power Distribution engineers have restored electricity in Melksham after a power cut this evening.
October 8th, 2014 06:00 AM
Tour of Britain inspires Melksham students to ride for charity
Seven students from Melksham Oak Community School hopped on their bikes and put their legs to the test as they travelled nearly 25 miles for charity last week.