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Marathon ‘Cardy-io’ session for charity!

FORMER Melksham mayor, Sarah Cardy, ran her first ever marathon last month, raising over £1,200 for charity.  Running for Age UK Wiltshire, where she works as the chief executive, Sarah…

Local man pushes himself to the max for wildlife trust

A MELKSHAM man will be walking from London to Brighton this month to raise money for the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust.  Max Hardman, who runs a local environmental contracting business, will…

Youngster completes epic charity cycling challenge

ALOERIC Primary School pupil, Ruby Bennett, has completed her 19-mile bike ride, raising over £300 for charity. The 10-year-old cycled 75 laps of her local park in Bowerhill to raise…

It’s a knockout success for air ambulance!

HUNDREDS of people cheered on competitors at Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s newest fund-raising event, It’s A Knockout.  Based on the famous TV show of the same name, teams took part in…

Ballroom dancers get moving for charity

A CHARITY ballroom dance raised £102 in memory of Michelle Phillips for Wiltshire Air Ambulance.  Organiser of the event held at the Conservative Club on Good Friday, Sue Mortimer, said,…

Ukraine fundraiser raises nearly £800

A COFFEE morning fundraiser at ‘The Riverside’ raised nearly £800 for Ukraine.  Co-organiser and chair of The Riverside (formerly Riverside Club), Chris Pickett reports, “On Saturday 16th April the Riverside held…

‘Step Up for Rescue Pets’ this May!

‘Step Up for Rescue Pets’ this May!

BATH Cats and Dogs Home is inviting people to join in a fundraising challenge event called Step Up for Rescue Pets.   Participants will raise vital funds to support the…

Singin’ Group tread the boards for Ukraine

Singin’ Group tread the boards for Ukraine

AN original pantomime, written by a member of Melksham’s Singin’ Group, raised £200 for the Ukraine appeal.  Singin’ Group member, Sue Mortimer reports, “During lockdown, Jeanette Nash wrote a pantomime,…

Everest challenge underway for Jen

Everest challenge underway for Jen

A MEMBER of staff at a Melksham-based care company is embarking on a challenge to trek to Mount Everest Base Camp.  Autonomy Care Group’s Marketing Coordinator, Jen Latham is raising…

Peter braves the shave for charity after two year wait

A MELKSHAM man has ‘braved the shave’ for Macmillan Cancer Support, two years after first pledging to lose all his hair for the charity.  Peter Mayes signed up to the…

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