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April 16th, 2014 09:40 AM
Firm cuts back ‘bad’ 999 calls in Wiltshire
Harmoni, which operates the 111 non-emergency health telephone line in Wiltshire, says additional training of its call handlers has led to fewer emergency ambulances being despatched.

April 16th, 2014 09:30 AM
Less distance but still in the same spirit for Melksham pupils
Wallking to Cornwall was a step too far for five Bowerhill Primary School pupils, who are now planning a five-mile sponsored hike for Wiltshire Air Ambulance.

April 15th, 2014 11:07 AM
Stranded lorry causes early-morning delays
A broken down lorry caused delays in Melksham in the early hours this morning.

April 15th, 2014 10:55 AM
Fairy tale come true as young Melksham actors head for London
Three budding actors from Melksham’s King’s Park Academy are treading the boards in London next month in a new play written by their drama teacher.

April 14th, 2014 11:25 AM
Police plea after man, 36, attacked in Melksham
Police are appealing for information following an attack on a 36-year-old man in Melksham.

April 13th, 2014 06:00 PM
Whopping jumble sale at Semington turns items into £743
St George’s School in Semington had a whopper of a jumble sale recently, raising £743.45.

April 13th, 2014 12:00 PM
More bricks in the wall as Broughton Gifford Floydians net £1,150
Broughton Gifford Pink Floyd tribute act A Floydian Trip has presented a cheque for £1,150 to The Forever Friends Appeal.

April 13th, 2014 11:30 AM
Zimbabwe safari teaches many lessons to Atworth students
Four Stonar sixth formers experienced a completely different education on a trip to Zimbabwe recently.

April 11th, 2014 06:00 PM
Expert way to garden in Melksham
Star of Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time Bob Flowerdew will visit Melksham next month to share his green- fingered wisdom.

April 11th, 2014 04:00 PM
All smiles as Melksham's comic convention hits target
Melksham's third comic convention is set to be bigger than before, after its £5,000 goal was met three days early.

April 11th, 2014 02:38 PM
Another solar farm planned for farmland around Broughton Gifford
More than 60 hectares of solar panels could be built on farmland surrounding Broughton Gifford, after plans were revealed for a third solar farm near the village.

April 11th, 2014 07:00 AM
Stroke of luck for Melksham man
Amateur artist Richard Stephenson has plenty of reasons to paint the town red this week, after scooping a £25,000 lottery win.

April 10th, 2014 06:00 PM
Police in search for Melksham pub attacker
A man in his 20s was involved in an assault at The West End Inn in Melksham last Friday night.

April 10th, 2014 04:42 PM
Radio 4 gardening expert heads to Melksham
Star of Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time Bob Flowerdew will visit Melksham next month to share his green-fingered wisdom.

April 10th, 2014 04:36 PM
Melksham vandals in car wrecking spree
Hundreds of pounds worth of damage was caused to cars parked on Ruskin Avenue, Ingram Road and Forester Park Road, Melksham, on Friday night.

April 10th, 2014 06:00 AM
Asylum seekers spotted under lorry in Melksham
Two men who are believed to be from Afghanistan have claimed asylum in the UK after they were discovered by police in Melksham.

April 9th, 2014 11:11 AM
Easter events at Melksham department store
Leekes Melksham is holding an Easter celebration on Good Friday to get the bank holiday weekend off to a cracking start.

April 8th, 2014 04:39 PM
Man, 66, faces trial on alleged 1980s sex offences in Whitley
A pensioner who is said to have sexually abused a girl in a village near Melksham in the early 1980s is to face trial.

April 7th, 2014 01:37 PM
Princess Royal meets cream of Melksham’s business community
The Princess Royal met the cream of Melksham’s business community today when she presented a local dairy exporter with its third royal award.

April 6th, 2014 03:00 PM
Melksham hotel goes four star
STAFF at Beechfield House Hotel in Beanacre are celebrating after an AA inspection saw their star-rating improve to four stars.

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