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Care home raises funds for Proud Melksham charity

BLENHEIM House Care Home in Melksham hosted a ‘fun-filled’ drag bingo night on Wednesday 18th January for residents, their family and friends as well as the local community to raise…

Soaring total for Air Ambulance

A LOCAL golf club has presented the Wiltshire Air Ambulance (WAA) with a cheque for £4,130 following two years of fundraising for the charity. At the Whitley Golf Club’s presentation…

Bumper Christmas raffle for the Poppy Appeal

THE New Inn have organised a bumper Christmas raffle with over £1,000 worth of prizes which will raise money for the Poppy Appeal. Prizes include a 39 inch TV, an iPad,…

£22,500 raised by Melksham Poppy Appeal

 POPPY Appeal organisers have praised the generosity of the local community after over £22,500 was raised by this year’s appeal. “On behalf of the Royal British Legion Melksham Branch, I would…

Charities benefit from successful family fun day!

FOLLOWING a very successful live music and family funday held for charity in September at The Pilot, organiser Tracie Winslow has presented the final cheques of the funds she had…

Military veterans rugby match raises funds for the Poppy Appeal

A SPECIAL rugby match was held on Armistice Day, Friday 11th November to raise money for the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal. The match between military veterans and the Melksham…

Wiltshire Air Ambulance launches its Christmas raffle

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance has launched its annual Christmas Raffle, with a top prize of £3,000 up for grabs. As well as a bumper festive jackpot of £3,000, players also will…

Community wreath-making events fundraise for local charities

IT’s time to get creative, have a mulled wine, feel Christmassy and go home with something home made for the front door! There are two Christmas wreath-making sessions happening in…

Local schools are spot-acular fundraisers for Children in Need

SCHOOLS across Melksham took part in raising funds for Children in Need this year, with Pudsey and BBC Radio Wiltshire paying a special visit to the Aloeric and Bowerhill Primary…

Third annual ‘Veterans’ rugby match for Royal British Legion

SPECIAL annual rugby match is set to return to Melksham, to raise money for the Royal British Legion. Due to the success of the previous events, held in 2018 and…

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