A group of traders will stage a security meeting in response to a spate of thefts from shops in Melksham.

The town’s Independent Traders Association will hold the meeting on Thursday, to focus on community safety and security issues.

The 7pm meeting, at the Kings Arms, is open to all traders, independent or not.

It will include a talk from the Melksham Community Area Partnership. For details email melkshamtraders@ gmail.com