Your summary of local news from local people and organisations across the Melksham community area.

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New Melksham skate park making good progress

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Work is progressing to deliver a brand new skate park for the Melksham community, as part of Wiltshire Council’s plan to improve community services and facilities across the county. Work started in April and it is expected the new facility will be available for the school summer holidays. Wiltshire Council portfolio holder for campuses, Darren read more…

Grant deadlines for Melksham Area Board – next Tuesday

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The Melksham Area Board is able to provide support funding for facilities, equipment and projects that are important to the local community. These awards can really make a big difference in helping communities get schemes and projects started. To discuss the community area grants please contact Melksham Community Engagement Manager Rhys Schell on 01225 716752 read more…

Communities will have their say on future housing plans in Wiltshire


A new plan for housing in Wiltshire to help  meet housing needs as identified in the Wiltshire Core Strategy will go out to public consultation next month. The Housing Site Allocations Plan identifies proposed sites for new homes across Wiltshire to ensure sufficient housing is provided for the period to 2026, which will help the read more…

Calling all sports club!

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Sign up for the Club E-newsletter and the Sports Funding News and get your club in the know now! Wiltshire Council is in the process of updating the details it holds for your sport club and we would be grateful if you could take a moment to complete and submit the Sports Club Data Base read more…

The Public Art Project – help us to locate, investigate and map public art in Wiltshire

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Wiltshire Council’s local studies and arts services  wish to locate, record and photograph public art, namely artworks made by an artist, arts practitioner or craftsperson and located in publicly accessible spaces and places in Wiltshire. We’re looking for volunteers (individuals and groups) to help us gather data on public art in the community such as location read more…