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October 31st, 2014 03:02 PM
Don't hesitate to call 999 again, say police after find turns out to be empty shell
TRAFFIC was diverted for two hours after the discovery of a wartime bomb on a building site near Melksham on Monday.

October 30th, 2014 02:38 PM
£2.3k watches stolen from department store
MORE than 25 watches worth more than £2,300 were stolen from Leekes in Melksham last week.

October 30th, 2014 11:50 AM
Thieves raid Melksham Subway tills
Subway in Beanacre Road, Melksham, had £975 stolen from its tills after thieves broke in.

October 28th, 2014 05:27 PM
Quick-thinking youngster praised by police over gun scare
A youngster has been praised for his quick thinking after he thought he saw two other young boys with a gun and called the police.

October 27th, 2014 06:00 AM
Melksham's bollard idea to stop cars
Melksham Town Council is considering the possibility of installing a removable bollard in Church Street to stop people parking near the Prince of Wales Garden.

October 26th, 2014 06:00 PM
Life skills top of the list as new Melksham centre opens
Training charity The Learning Curve has opened a new centre in Melksham to help people develop their skills in work and home life.

October 26th, 2014 02:00 PM
Benefice of Atworth with Shaw and Whitley welcome its new priest
The new priest in charge of the benefice of Atworth with Shaw and Whitley, Revd Shona Hoad, will be licensed on November 2.

October 26th, 2014 10:00 AM
Melksham's pink party sets sights for Breast Cancer Care
Staff at Specsavers in Melksham turned pink to raise money for Breast Cancer Care recently.

October 24th, 2014 10:00 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 09:00 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 08:14 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 08:00 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 08:00 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 04:35 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 08:28 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 12:10 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 09:54 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 06:00 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 02:30 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 12:00 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.