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March 7th, 2014 05:00 PM
Decision due on Melksham solar farm
A decision will be made on Wednesday on the plans for an 80-hectare solar farm on land at Snarlton Lane, Melksham.
March 7th, 2014 06:00 AM
Two Melksham men charged with drink-driving
Two Melksham men were charged with drink-driving in the town last Friday.
March 6th, 2014 06:00 PM
Melksham market heads back to centre
Traders in Melksham have welcomed the decision to move the townâs weekly market back to the traditional Market Place.
March 6th, 2014 04:30 PM
Westbury burglar weeps at prison term for Semington burglary
Serial thief Jason Scarff wept in the dock when he was sentenced to prison for burglary at a Semington garage.
March 6th, 2014 04:00 PM
Star athlete jumps in to inspire Atworth children
Pupils at Churchfields The Village School in Atworth were all for the high jump when they were visited by Trowbridge-based Commonwealth athlete Robert Mitchell.
March 5th, 2014 11:05 AM
Melksham fair is just the job
Jobseekers in the Melksham area are invited to a jobs and training fair next Saturday.
March 4th, 2014 02:37 PM
Theft of bronze Jesus statue shocks Wingfield villagers
Villagers in Wingfield are shocked by the theft of a 93-year-old bronze statue of Christ from a First World War memorial.
March 4th, 2014 08:37 AM
Melksham man handed suspended jail term for laundering stolen charity cash
A Melksham man who allowed his bank account to be used to launder money stolen from a charity has been handed a suspended jail sentence.
March 3rd, 2014 09:10 AM
Melksham market set to move in bid to attract shoppers
Melkshamâs weekly market could be moved in a bid to attract more shoppers.
February 28th, 2014 06:00 PM
Evening of pancake fun at Shaw Hill
A fun pancake evening takes place at Cardale, Shaw Hill, Atworth, on Tuesday, March 4.
February 28th, 2014 03:00 PM
Head injuries suffered by man attacked in Melksham
A 25-year-old man suffered head injuries when he was attacked on Melksham High Street in the early hours of Saturday.
February 28th, 2014 03:00 PM
Donation to help Melksham seniors keep in touch
Melksham Seniors 55+ Forum hopes to connect older and younger generations thanks to a donation from Blenheim House Care Home.
February 28th, 2014 01:24 PM
A lesson in success for Melksham students
This summerâs exam period may feel like a long way off, but GCSE students in Melksham have had an early head-start after their mock exams this week.
February 28th, 2014 10:00 AM
Seend farmer pins hopes on solar plan
Seend farmer Mark Newman says having solar panels on his land will help to safeguard his business.
February 28th, 2014 11:00 AM
Sudden illness delays Mellksham pensionerâs sex case trial
The case against a 67-year-old accused of a series of sex offences against two children, including rape, has been adjourned after his barrister was taken ill.
February 28th, 2014 08:48 AM
Church support as frail Melksham woman, 86, mugged walking home from service
A frail 86-year-old woman was left shocked after she was mugged as she walked home from church on Sunday.
February 28th, 2014 09:36 AM
Man, 48, arrested after Melksham shoplifting operation
A man arrested in Melksham last Saturday as part of a covert anti-shoplifting operation by police was found to be in possession of suspected Class A drugs.
February 27th, 2014 03:40 PM
Two-day party in Melksham if 30 volunteer
Volunteers are needed to help make Melkshamâs summer music festival twice as successful, as the organisers seek to extend it over a weekend.
February 25th, 2014 02:43 PM
Melksham teen in court over supplying cannabis
A teenager has appeared in court charged with selling cannabis to friends .
February 23rd, 2014 03:00 PM
Melksham pupilsâ skills sharpened by day spent at paper
A group of 15 A-level students from Melksham Oak Community School went to a workshop at the Guardian offices in London to learn how to write a feature article â writes Sarah Rendell.