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October 24th, 2014 11:00 AM
Snatch of the day as thieves hit North Bradley club
North Bradley FC footballers suffered double misery on Saturday when they lost 5-3 – and then found thieves had raided their changing room.

October 24th, 2014 10:00 AM
Melksham yobs throw dog mess
Melksham Neighbourhood Policing Team is increasing patrols after teenagers were seen throwing eggs and dog mess at cars.

October 24th, 2014 09:14 AM
Melksham store boss says goodbye and thank you
Game store owner Shaun Bailey will be opening his doors for the final time tomorrow and is thanking the people of Melksham for all their support over the last 10 years.

October 24th, 2014 09:00 AM
Melksham yarn-bombers get needled
A knitting squad from Melksham Oak Community School are hoping to yarn-bomb the town and cover it with colour as a form of contemporary and friendly graffiti.

October 24th, 2014 09:00 AM
Melksham theft man given a chance
Daniel Coleman, who was involved in handling items stolen from a family on Christmas Day, has been given a chance by a judge.

October 23rd, 2014 05:35 PM
Tribute to man in Melksham river tragedy
A tribute has been paid to the man who died after being pulled from the River Avon near the Riverside Club in Melksham.

October 23rd, 2014 09:28 AM
Nail attack on car tyres in Melksham
Two car tyres were punctured with nails in Mills Road, Melksham, between 4.30pm on Thursday last week and 7.30am the following day.

October 23rd, 2014 01:10 PM
Bin store and wheelie bins burn
A bin store and several wheelie bins in Littlejohn Avenue, Melksham, were reported to be on fire at 5.40pm on Sunday.

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
That’s 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 – it’s 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 Michael’s Churchyard in Melksham for a mass planting and weeding afternoon.