Family fears for safety of missing Melksham man Lee Bishop

POLICE are appealing for the public's help in finding a 35-year-old man who has gone missing from Melksham. Lee Bishop was reported missing by his family this morning and they are growing increasingly concerned about his welfare. He is described as...

Melksham car dealership hosting event to showcase mobility support for the disabled

MELKSHAM Mitsubishi will host an event designed to raise awareness of the support available to disabled people when it comes to Motability and independence. Chris Edwards, Dealer Event Executive at the Motability charity, will be on hand to explain how...

Melksham man attacked in own home by burglar with baseball bat

POLICE are appealing for information after a man was assaulted during an aggravated burglary in Melksham. The victim, who is in his 40s, was at his home in Beanacre Road when the incident happened just after 8pm on Wednesday, 3 February A...

The Dark Knight raises…funds for RUH at Batman-themed Melksham event

FROM William Doizer’s camp sixties TV show to Christopher Nolan’s dark portrayals, Batman has seen many incarnations. But have you ever seen him vacate Gotham to journey to Melksham, where the Joker has captured the Mayor and holds her in...

Two men wounded by rifle shots in Melksham fields

WILTSHIRE Police is investigating two incidents which occurred in the King George Playing Fields, Melksham on Wednesday. At approximately 11.30pm, a 24-year-old man sustained a small puncture wound to his leg as a result of being hit by what is believed...

Serious crash closes A350 between Chippenham and Melksham

EMERGENCY services are dealing with a serious road traffic collision on the A350 between Chippenham and Melksham. The crash, involving a single vehicle, happened shortly before 7.30pm this evening at the junction of Whitehall Garden Centre. It is believed a male...

Dealers get total of six years as police swoop in Chippenham and Melksham

DRUG dealer O'Shane Finlayson has today been sentenced to four years imprisonment following an investigation by Wiltshire Police's Dedicated Crime Team. The 24-year-old, pictured right, is the third member of a gang to be sentenced following an investigation by DCT...

Appeal to track down £5k power tool haul after raid on Bowerhill business

POLICE are investigating a burglary in Melksham and are asking for help in locating some of the stolen items. In the early hours of Wednesday 17 August, a burglary took place at Absolute Power Tools in Bowerhill. The suspects stole more than...

Man killed in another A350 Lacock crossroads horror smash

A LOCAL man was killed last night in a fatal crash on the A350 between Chippenham and Melksham. Shortly before 7.30pm, the male, in his 40s, was driving a BMW M5 south in the direction of Melksham when it struck...

Residents on alert after string of burglaries across Melksham

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a series of burglaries in Melksham during the early hours of Monday 18 April 2016. Premises in Beanacre Road were targeted with padlocks broken on outbuildings and property stolen. Around the same time offenders broke into...

Police link Swindon and Melksham burglaries as homeowner is attacked with iron rod

WILTSHIRE Police is appealing for information following two burglaries which occurred on Saturday 27 August 2016 in Swindon and Melksham. Shortly before 8.30pm a family returned to their home on Beatrice Street, Swindon to find two men upstairs. The homeowner,...

Eastern European trio waltz out of Melksham Asda without paying for £2,000 worth of...

POLICE have released CCTV images of three men they would like to speak to in connection with a shoplifting incident in Melksham. The incident happened at the Asda supermarket in Bradford Road at 5.30pm on 4 February 2016. Three men walked...

Police dispatch firearms unit as Melksham man is arrested following chase through Devizes

A 40-YEAR-OLD man from Melksham was arrested on Friday on suspicion of failing to stop for a police officer and driving a vehicle dangerously. Tri-force officers from the Dog Unit, Traffic and Firearms were all involved in the incident after...

Children’s charity Barnardo’s delighted to open new Melksham shop

CHILDREN'S charity Barnardo’s is looking forward to its newest shop becoming an important part of the local community. The store is the first to open in the Verbena Court retail development on the eastern side of Melksham. The team hope to...

Dorothy House thanks Melksham Mitsubishi as support saves thousands

A HOSPICE that helps people in Wiltshire and Somerset has saved thousands of pounds thanks to a Mitsubishi dealership in Melksham. Dorothy House Hospice Care was given a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV for a year by Melksham Mitsubishi in Western Way...