News and Updates

Published February 11, 2021
Melksham councillor Jon Hubbard has welcomed the news that formal construction of the Melksham Campus will commence on 1st March 2021. "It's been an incredibly difficult journey to get to this point", commented the Melksham South Councillor, "and I can't hide a real sense of relief that we have finally got here. "What we have […]
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Published February 9, 2021
Together for Melksham, a group of local community campaigners have announced that they are planning on fielding a slate of candidates for the Town Council elections that have now been confirmed as taking place on Thursday May 6th. The team, initially started by well-known local residents Colin Goodhind, Sue Mortimer, Jack Oatley, Wayne Stansby and […]
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Published February 5, 2021
Elections will be taking place in May for Melksham Town Council and Wiltshire Council as well as for a new Police and Crime Comminssioner the Government has confirmed today. Melksham South councillor Jon Hubbard is urging residents to register for a postal vote to save having to visit the polling station on the day. "It's […]
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Published February 3, 2021
Local councillor Jon Hubbard is welcoming news that Wiltshire Council is making sure all residents are able to get to their COVID-19 vaccination appointments. "We have had several people contacting us at Melksham Community Support asking about how they can get to their appointment" Jon commented, "but we cannot arrange transport for them. We had […]
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Published February 2, 2021
Cllr Jon Hubbard has welcomed news that the Melksham to Hilperton cycle route improvements will now be taken forward for further consultation and consideration as part of Wiltshire Council's response to the DFT Tranche Two funding for improving cycling facilities. The announcement has been made in a detailed press release issued by Wiltshire Council, shown […]
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Published January 29, 2021
If you need childcare during the February half term holiday, please remember that you can form a childcare bubble with one other household only. A childcare bubble is where one household links with one other household to provide informal childcare to anyone under 14. All adults in both households must agree to this arrangement. Members of either […]
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Published January 27, 2021
It was reported today that Action Fraud have received over 1,000 reports nationally of a new Coronavirus Vaccine phishing email scam sent on Monday 25 January. It looks convincingly to be sent from the NHS but asks the recipient to click a link to confirm their coronavirus vaccination invitation, which then asks for personal information […]
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Published January 26, 2021
Following a decision of the Town Council, Melksham residents are set to lose out on some of the promised improvements to town facilities next year, as Councillors have elected to redirect money from earmarked reserves to prop up their budget. At their meeting on Monday evening (25th January) the council voted to take £125,000 out of […]
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Published January 8, 2021
Following reports in other parts of the country we are warning the public to be wary of messages claiming to be from the NHS asking the recipient to apply for their vaccine. At a time when people are already feeling anxious and eagerly awaiting details of the impending vaccine, scammers are using this to their […]
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Published November 26, 2020
The Wiltshire Council local authority area has been confirmed to be in the Government’s COVID-19 Tier 2 ‘high’ category, which will replace the national restrictions on 2 December. This is a different Tier that the county was in prior to the current national restrictions and it means from 2 December: People must not socialise with […]
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Published November 24, 2020
Melksham South Councillor Jon Hubbard has welcomed the announcement from Wiltshire Council that the consultation on the route for the proposed Melksham bypass has been extended into mid January.
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Published October 26, 2020
Vulnerable children in Wiltshire will benefit from free school meals this half-term after Wiltshire Council agreed to ensure families struggling with food poverty in the county are supported. The decision has been praised by Melksham Councillor Jon Hubbard who chairs the council's Children's Select Committee. Cllr Jon Hubbard: "No child should go hungry in Wiltshire" […]
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