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Tight-knit mother & daughter weave £500 for charity

Tight-knit mother & daughter weave £500 for charity

A MELKSHAM mother and daughter’s lockdown knitting hobby has turned into a charity fundraiser.  92-year old Vera Benney and her daughter Ann Fernandez have raised £500 for Wiltshire Air Ambulance…

Charity Christmas cards now on sale!

CHARITY Christmas cards and Christmas stamps are on sale at the Tourist Information Centre in Church Street.   And to help shoppers over the festive period, the centre is now…

Wharf Court gets creative for food bank

WHARF Court residents raised £300 for Melksham Food Bank with a collage exhibition.  The exhibition had a ‘community spirit’ theme and included designs centred around the canal, the RAF and…

‘Despicable’ Whitley duo conquer Scottish Highlands in ‘banger’ car

TWO Whitley residents have completed a four day rally across Scotland in a ‘banger’ car and raised over £1,500 for charity.  Nick Burton and Dave Hiscock took part in the…

Sale raises almost £1,000 for Melksham charity

A MELKSHAM charity shop has been delighted by the success of a special sale, which raised almost £1,000 of desperately-needed funds.  Cats Action Trust North & West Wiltshire is still…

Over £4,000 raised for Wiltshire Mind and RUH

A FUNDRAISING day of live music, raffles and a tombola held at The Pilot in Bowerhill raised £4,240 for two charities – Wiltshire Mind and RUH’s Forever Friends Appeal.  The…

Open day at Julia’s House Children’s Hospice

JULIA’S House Devizes is opening its doors to the public once again after a year off due to the pandemic. People are encouraged to book in advance to see just…

London Marathon run in memory of friend

A MELKSHAM member of the armed forces recently completed the London Marathon to raise money for Dorothy House Hospice.  Michael Jones ran the marathon in under four hours, raising money…

Air Ambulance launch popular Christmas cards

FESTIVE scenes across Devizes, Salisbury and Bath feature on Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s Christmas cards this year.  The charity report, “Our helicopter is seen landing outside a snowy Salisbury Cathedral and…

Mary-Ann conquers Walk for Life

LOCAL woman, Mary-Ann Pickett, has completed her sponsored walk for the Royal United Hospital in Bath.  Mary-Ann took part in the annual RUH Forever Friends Walk of Life, walking 26.2…

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