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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.

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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