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Melksham woman’s marathon walk for charity

MELKSHAM woman, Mary-Ann Pickett, has raised nearly £400 for charity by taking part in a sponsored walk in memory of her sister. Mary-Ann joined hundreds of other fundraisers for the ‘Walk…

Magda goes the extra mile for charity

A LOCAL woman ran the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k to raise money for Fight for Sight on Sunday 5th May. The route took Magda Everett on a run with a…

Sponsored walk for Age UK

Staff at Oakhouse Foods’ head office in Melksham say, “We are celebrating 25 years of delivering delicious food to our lovely customers with some team bonding, and what better way…

Brownie raises £75 for charity to gain new badge

MELKSHAM Brownie, Millie Penny, raised £75 for the Bowerhill Barkers during the month of April from selling cakes in order to gain her charities interest badge.  Seven-year old Millie is…

Scout group receive funding for new equipment

BOWERHILL Scout Group has received £280 from Waitrose as part of the store’s Community Matters scheme, which will be used to buy new equipment for the club.  Bowerhill Scouts were…

Get on your bike with the White Hart! Village pub to cycle 1,000 miles for charity

THE White Hart pub in Atworth is hosting a charity ‘cyclothon’ next week to raise money for the Melksham Crisis Fund. With the support of staff and the local community, pub…

Melksham man to ‘whizz’ round London Marathon for charity

A MELKSHAM man is preparing to tackle the world’s most famous marathon this weekend – the London Marathon. Nick Keen will take part in the marathon this Sunday, 28th April, taking in…

Success for St Michael’s Church boiler appeal

ST Michael’s Church has been successful with its appeal to raise enough money to replace the 71-year old boiler that was no longer fit for purpose. On behalf of the church,…

Mayor’s donation for local debt advice charity

MAYOR of Melksham, cllr Adrienne Westbrook, presented a cheque for £400 raised at the recent mayor’s reception to Hope Debt Advice, her chosen charity for the year.  The mayor said,…

Estate agent tackles marathon for breast cancer charity

LETTINGS director at Kingstons Estate Agents in Melksham, Alistair Saunders, ran his first marathon on Sunday 14th April raising money for Breast Cancer Now.  Alistair completed the Brighton Marathon, running…

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