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Men’s Shed

“One million people aged over 65 are often or always lonely.” – AgeUK A shed is a place where people come together to learn and share DIY skills and carry out repairs and build things for the community such as benches, bird hides, nest boxes, etc. In a nutshell: A Men’s Shed provides a communal place ...more

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Follow the Mayor on social media

Melksham’s Mayor, Cllr Jon Hubbard, has launched a new Facebook page, offering a new way for the community to follow his work and get in contact. Cllr Hubbard says, “This page is here to make it easier for you to see what the mayor and deputy mayor of the town have been up to in their civic roles. You can also contact ...more

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Melksham Party in the Park finds new...

Local company, Melksham Motor Spares has stepped up to become one of the sponsors of this year’s Melksham’s Party in the Park. The one-day music event will celebrate its 20th anniversary at the town’s King George V Playing Field on Saturday, July 20. The leading automotive parts distributor is hoping the sponsorship ...more

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Entries sought for bloom battle

Green-fingered gardeners have until Friday, June 28 to submit their entries for this year’s Melksham in Bloom competition. Judging will take place on Wednesday, July 3 with the winners and runners up being notified as soon as possible after the competition. Lorraine said: “As usual, there will be several categories ...more

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Councillor and Wiltshire Council off...

Four members of Wiltshire Council have been awarded honours in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Councillor Fleur de Rhé-Philipe, Wiltshire Council member for Warminster Without and Portfolio Holder for Strategic Highways, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, European Structural Investment Fund, Canals and ...more

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Armed Forces Day National Event 2019

Have you got your tickets for #SalisburyAFD? If not, why not? We have a packed programme of live music, entertainment, a military parade, firework display and much more planned! Check out our website for more info.     more

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Awards celebrate young people’s su...

Nominations close to the Melksham Young People’s Award on Friday 21 June, to celebrate the achievements and successes of young people from across the local community. The Young People’s Awards were launched by local children and young people’s charity Young Melksham seven years ago and have been a popular annual event ...more

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