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The website of Melksham Town Council and Assembly Hall


The Splashpad will be open as normal between 10am and 4pm every day

from Monday 14 September until Sunday 27 September.



Melksham Town Council hereby give notice of a meeting of their HR Sub-committee on Wednesday 23 September at 8pm.  Please contact the Town Hall at townhall@melksham-tc.gov.uk for the agenda and access information.



The Full Council meeting of Melksham Town Council scheduled for Monday 21 September is postponed to Monday 28 September

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Community Engagement

Melksham Town Council has a dedicated Community Engagement Officer on their team, who provides support to local volunteers, groups and organisations. Debbie Bentley started the role in May 2018.

Her role involves:

  • raising awareness of local volunteer activities
  • identifying support mechanisms to enable local volunteers to take forward community-led initiatives;
  • developing strong networks and links between community groups, organisations and service users;
  • co-ordinating and facilitating community-led activities and action plans.

Debbie will be producing regular newsletters updating us on her activities. If you would like to receive these newsletters, or are looking for support please contact her directly.

Debbie’s first newsletter can be found here. (link document)


Many activities within Melksham simply could not happen without the input from our towns many volunteers. Opportunities range from regular commitments to one off events. Whatever your situation, there’s bound to be something to fit.

If you would like to become a volunteer then please search the latest opportunities here

If you would like to advertise for volunteers, please register here to advertise your role(s) for free.

Not sure or need help? Please contact Debbie Bentley on 01225 704187 or email debbie.bentley@melkshamtown.co.uk .

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Meetings take place in the Town Hall on Mondays unless stated otherwise

For minutes and agendas please click on the links above.

14 May            Annual Town Council            
19 November         Asset Management
Revised date moved from 12th Nov
21 May            Planning/Asset Management
26 November         Planning
28 May            (Bank Holiday) Free Week
3 December           Full Council
4 June             Town Council
10 December        Free Week
11 June          Planning
17 December         Planning & Community                                            Development
Revised date - moved from 10th Dec
18 June           Community Development
25 June           Extraordinary Town Council  
7 January                Planning/Asset Management
2 July               Planning                    
14 January             Free Week
9 July               Asset Management   
21 January             Community Development/                                      Town Council (Budget)
Revised date moved from 14th Jan
16 July             Free Week
28 January             Planning         
23 July             Planning & Policy & Performance Policy & Performance postponed 
4 February             Policy & Performance
6 August          Community Development 
revised date - moved from 30th July
11 February           Free Week 
18 February           Planning/Asset Management
Revised date moved from 11th Feb
13 August       Planning         
25 February           Community Development
20 August       Asset Management   
4 March                 Full Council          
28 Aug            (Bank Holiday) Free Week
11 March               Planning
3 September   Planning/Full Council
18 March               Free Week           
10 September Free Week
25 March               Planning
17 September   Community Development      Revised date  moved from 10th Sept
1 April                     Asset Management
24 September Planning/Asset Management
8 April                     Planning
1 October        Free Week
15 April                  Policy & Performance
8 October        Free Week
23 April (Tues)      Community Development
15 October      Planning
29 April                  Annual Town Meeting    
22 October      Policy & Performance
7 May (Tues)         Planning  
29 October      Community Development
13 May                   Annual Council Meeting
5 November    Planning
12 November  Free Week 


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Please read also Local Authority Accounts - A Summary of Your Rights.  You can view any of these documents by clicking on the links.

To view financial documents from previous years and details of any expenditure over £500 - please download below.

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Town and Parish Councils are required to make publicly available certain documents.

Please click on the links below for the following:

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