Melksham Our Community Matters

Our Community Matters is an interactive notice board for news, events and volunteering opportunities for communities across Wiltshire.

Providing people with local interactive notice boards which everyone can use to highlight and discuss local news events and ideas.

 Sign up  to our weekly newsletter and keep up to date with everything going on in your local community.

Melksham Community Grant Sc...

Although the Melksham Area Board is not able to meet in public session, it can still consider and determine grant applications for funding. If you are looking to fund a community project, you may be eligible for a community grant up to £5,000. Those who can apply include ...more

comments  0

There hasn't been any comments for this post yet.

Melksham Community Briefing

Please find a link to allow you to watch again the Community Briefing event held on Wednesday 20 May to present the work of the Melksham COVID-19 response hub and to discuss matters arising for our community area https://youtu.be/G-IF38CMMwc   more

comments  0

There hasn't been any comments for this post yet.

Muslim communities urged to...

As the holy month of Ramadan comes to a close this weekend (Saturday 23 to Sunday 24 May), Wiltshire and Swindon’s Local Resilience Forum has issued an open letter to all Muslims in the county, reminding them of the social distancing rules still in place, despite ...more

comments  0

There hasn't been any comments for this post yet.

Where to go on Holiday: Sea...

Event Date : 29/05/2020

Allan Brodie, a historian working for Historic England, looks at a range of ideas for holidays for a Wiltshire resident from the Middle Ages to the present day. Options include going on a pilgrimage, visiting a spa and spending time on the beach, and there has always been an ...more

A Beginner’s Guide to Fam...

Event Date : 04/06/2020

Most people starting out in family history tend to begin online. This could mean asking questions of relatives on social media, or by signing up to one of the family history sites like Ancestry.com. There’s a huge amount of material available online, from census records to ...more

Wiltshire Family History So...

Event Date : 05/06/2020

The Wiltshire Family History Society was founded in 1981 and aims to encourage the study of family history, including both Wiltshire ancestry of people world-wide and the world-wide ancestry of Wiltshire residents. Members not only research their ancestors by name but, by using ...more

Volunteer with Alzheimer...

Do you have some spare time to get involved in a volunteering opportunity with Alzheimer’s Society? We are seeking local people ready to take up a fun, friendly, super-flexible volunteering opportunity, with its Side by Side service. Volunteers will be paired with someone with dementia, so ...more

comments  0

There hasn't been any comments for this post yet.

Handy volunteers needed at ...

Alzheimer’s Support’s successful Memory Shed is looking for handy and enthusiastic volunteers so that it can open a new Friday group at the Potley and Pockeridge Community Centre in Corsham. The Shed is a friendly group for men and women living with dementia who like making things and working ...more

comments  0

There hasn't been any comments for this post yet.

An exciting opportunity to ...

The Fabric of Life project 2 follows on from a similar project delivered through Wiltshire arts partnership. This time the project will be for young people with additional needs and their friends and allies. The Fabric of Life project will be looking at the history of fashion and how this has ...more

comments  0

There hasn't been any comments for this post yet.

#Covid_19@HWWilts is looking for feedback from lWhat’s your story? is looking for feedback from local people on how the coronavirus outbreak has… t.co/6PxjtFlH7H

tweeted on : Thu May 21 11:57

#Wiltshire music teachers and schools awards to celebrate people and schools in the county who dedicate themselves… t.co/SLpmZsnRJL

tweeted on : Thu May 21 11:52

#Covid_19@wiltscouncil to support vulnerable residents during Local voluntary organisations working with to support vulnerable residents during t.co/5MT1DVhSDj

tweeted on : Thu May 21 11:43

Here you can find more Tweets from Melksham along with Tweets from Wiltshire Council.