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The Town Hall is currently closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Most of the time our team are working from home so the best way to contact us is by email at townhall@melksham-tc.gov.uk, or by phone on 01225 704 187 the phone lines are open between 10am-12am and 2pm-4pm. Click here for a statement from the Town Council


Melksham's town Crier Peter Dauncey is a very experienced, being the immediate past Chairman of the Ancient and Honourable Guild of Town Criers and has twice been a finalist in the Town Crier's World Championships.

He was originally the Town Crier of Bromyard and Winslow appointed by the Town Council in 1994 and has been the Herald to The Bishop of Hereford, Honorary Town Crier of Bainbridge and Winslow in Washington State USA as well as being the Crier Public of Athis de Lorne in Normandy.

Peter is currently the Town and Manorial Crier of Melksham in Wiltshire and has credits for numerous TV appearances all over the world. Although he has appeared before Royalty, Heads of State and Prime Ministers no function is too small.

Joan in her magnificent complimentary costumes has accompanied Peter all over the world. She is a "people person" with great public relations skills and at competitions has been voted best dressed escort on many occasions, including best dressed Escort in the Ancient and Honourable Guild.

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