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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 ...more

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Melksham Party in the Park fin...

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 ...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, ...more

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Let’s Party in the Park!

Event Date : 22/06/2019

Alzheimer’s Support is throwing a free Party in the Park in Warminster’s Pleasure Park on Saturday, June 22nd and everyone is invited – young, old, and everything in between! Running from 11.30am to 4pm, there will be something for everyone to enjoy, with a variety ...more


Event Date : 11/06/2019

Wiltshire Mind provide an Evening mental health support group every Tuesday evening from 6-8pm in Melksham.  The group aims to support those in work who are struggling or those going through issues which are affecting their mental health. Please drop in for a coffee and a chat with others in a similar position.  The group is supported by a professional who may be able to signpost you to ...more

Do you want to be a Rockstar f...

Event Date : 30/05/2019

Do you want to be a Rockstar for a day? This is a special all day event for children and young people aged 6-18 years old with additional needs. No ability needed just an interest and enthusiasm! This special event will give you the opportunity to play in your own band with ...more

Support needed for Children li...

A befriending scheme for children in care has seen its 50th match where volunteers give up their time to create bond with a young person. The council’s independent visitor scheme aims to provide young people in care with independent support from a friendly trusted adult. The scheme is currently ...more

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Wiltshire Mind is looking for volunteers to volunteer their time in our Charity Shop in Church Street Melksham or to provide support to our members who attend our support groups across Wiltshire.  This would be attending one of our support groups for a couple of hours each week assisting our Support Group Facilitators.  We have groups in Melksham, Trowbridge, Devizes, Chippenham, Salisbury and Malmesbury. If ...more

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Transform a Life

About 5% of adults in the UK have a reading age of 5 or less. For those who struggle with reading, tasks such as shopping and watching TV can be very difficult. Read Easy is a charity which has branches around the UK and its volunteers are helping adults with poor reading skills. Tuition is ...more

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Local news : Let's Party in the Park! -

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Local news : Follow the Mayor on social media -

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Local news : Melksham Party in the Park finds new sponsor -

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