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September 21st, 2014 06:00 AM
Private school makes Tatler guide
STONAR School made its debut in this monthâs Tatler magazine, as part of itsÂ school guide.
September 19th, 2014 12:49 PM
Fire service praised by couple who live in lightning-strike home
The owner of the house which was wrecked after a lightning strike last night has expressed her âfrustrationâ at being so far away from home and thanked Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service.
September 19th, 2014 11:17 AM
Home wrecked as solar panels burn after lightning strike
A couple will return from holiday to find their house has been destroyed after lighting struck and set the roof alight.
September 19th, 2014 09:59 AM
School shut and many Wiltshire roads affected by flooding
Shaw Primary School in Melksham has been forced to close today due to flooding caused by heavy rainfall overnight, with a number of roads throughout the county also closed.
September 15th, 2014 09:02 AM
Melksham grandfather's quest to plant a tree
Grandfather Paul Carter is hoping it will be third time lucky planting a tree to commemorate the birth of his grandson after vandals destroyed his two previous attempts.
September 14th, 2014 03:00 PM
Wiltshire residents display their produce
Residents from 18 of the countyâs care homes gathered to showcase the fruits of their labour at the annual Wiltshire Flower, Vegetable and Craft Show on Wednesday, organised by the Orders of St John Care Trust.
September 11th, 2014 02:00 PM
Police act quickly to remove 'malicious' sex claim posters in Melksham
Police were quick to act after they received reports that posters had been stuck up around Melksham town centre at the weekend.
September 10th, 2014 09:37 AM
Whiff of cannabis by off-duty police officer leads to Melksham arrest
It wasÂ a case of being at the right place at the right time for off-duty police officer PC Mark Wallace, as a chance encounter led him to catch a whiff of cannabis and make an arrest.
September 7th, 2014 08:00 PM
Dragon-backed teen expands business into Melksham
Fresh from his success on the BBC2 programme Dragonsâ Den, young entrepreneur Jordan Daykin has moved his business, Gripit Fixings, to larger premises in Melksham.
September 6th, 2014 03:00 PM
Brush with power gets Melksham gym painted
Wiltlshire School of Gymnastics in Melksham is delighted with its freshly painted facilities, after a team from Scottish and Southern Energy gave a helping hand by August.
September 6th, 2014 12:00 PM
Melksham tyre firm nets Gunners deal
Melksham firm Cooper Tire Europe welcomed 10 youngsters from Arsenalâs Premier League Kicks programme as guests to Arsenalâs Champions League qualifier against Besiktas, as the firmâs partnership with Arsenal FC began just ahead of the 2014/15 Barclays Premier League season.
September 5th, 2014 02:00 PM
HGV fears dog Little Chalfield solar farm plan
The future of a proposed solar farm at Little Chalfield continues to hang in the balance, as councillors decided to conduct a site visit to check on access issues before any decision is made.
September 5th, 2014 10:26 AM
Festival on the river is a town first for Melksham
Melksham's first River Festival is this weekend on the River Avon when a flotilla of boats will take to the water.
September 5th, 2014 07:00 AM
Melksham teacher banned after sending sexual messages to a pupil
The former head of English at Melksham Oak Community School has been banned from teaching for life after sending messages to a pupil âenticing her to engage in a sexual actâ.
September 5th, 2014 12:05 PM
Loads of fun and games at Melksham's show
The Open Flower and Produce show organised by Melksham Gardenerâs Society returns this Sunday for its sixth event at Melksham Assembly Hall.
September 4th, 2014 10:41 AM
Melksham farmer sentenced for allowing waste to be dumped on his land
A farmer who allowed his land to be used as an illegal dumping for waste has been spared an immediate jail term.
September 3rd, 2014 08:32 AM
Melksham Market marks its first birthday
Melksham Market celebrated its first birthday yesterday complete with cake and a visit from the townâs crier.
September 3rd, 2014 08:56 AM
Boris feels the heat in visit to Melksham chilli farm
The mayor of London had a fiery encounter yesterday as chillies were on the agenda for him to sample at one of the biggest chilli farms in the UK.
September 2nd, 2014 09:10 AM
Melksham man accused of burgling home of friend's relative bailed
A man accused of burgling the home of a friend's relative has been released on bail.
September 1st, 2014 06:00 AM
Musical treat as St John residents show off garden and craft skills
Green-fingered residents of The Order of St John Care Trust home will showcase their craftiness at their annual Wiltshire Flower, Vegetable and Craft Show on Wednesday.