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COVID-19 Reponse

The Town Council is working hard as part of the Melksham Community Hub to help and support those who are vulnerable. If you would like support or would like to put yourself foward as a volunteer please sign up by clicking here. 


We love people coming to visit our town centre, so why not park for one hour free, on us? Every time you visit?

To find out how, click here.


 

Melksham Town Council hereby gives notice of a meeting to be held by zoom as follows: 

Meeting of the HR Sub-committee - 7pm, Wednesday 12 August 

Members of the press and public are invited to contact the Town Hall by email on townhall@melksham-tc.gov.uk for an agenda and access information.


101 Non-Emergency Police Calls Free from 1 April

The charge for calling the police non-emergency number is to be scrapped from today [1 April 2020] meaning that the vast majority of people will be able to use the service free of charge.  At present, the telephony provider charges 101 callers a 15p connection fee.

It’s important that the police are as accessible as possible but calls to 101 are only requested when absolutely necessary, to report a crime/ incident, request an update or make a complaint.  The Police Force are currently facing a high level of calls regarding the current Government restrictions in place.  Callers should consider if they can report a crime online at the Force‘s website.

The public should always call 999 if a crime is in progress or in an emergency.

However, from 1 April to 1 July there remains a chance that users of small telephony providers will be charged for using the 101 service. The Home Office will be urging those providers to refund their customers.

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