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Charity doubles tree collection total

DOROTHY House hospice more than doubled their last year’s fundraising total for their Christmas tree collection scheme, collecting over £26,000.  Last month, Dorothy House collected over 2,360 trees  across nine…

Take your fundraising to new heights for Air Ambulance!

ADVENTURE seekers who want to get off the ground can take part in new and exciting events while raising funds for Wiltshire Air Ambulance. The charity’s 2019 bumper events calendar…

Gym to complete SAS fundraising challenge

A GYM in Melksham is taking part in a ‘Fan Dance’ SAS military challenge to raise money for ‘out box bullying’, a programme that seeks to give children more confidence. Exercise…

Melksham Business Group raise funds for Wiltshire Mind

The local business community showed their support for local charity, Wiltshire Mind, at Business Growth Group’s networking meeting in Melksham on Friday 25th January. Business Growth Group (BGG) consists of…

Rotary’s meal raises money for earthquake victims in Nepal

Melksham Rotary held a banquet meal at the Refa Tandoori in January, raising £200 for earthquake victims in Nepal, to support the rebuilding of a school there.   Melksham Rotary…

Melksham Motor Spares raise £17,500 for charity

Melksham Motor Spares, one of the South West’s largest independent motor factors, have announced that the grand total for their 50th anniversary fundraising campaign is £17,500.  The company, who were…

Marathon for PHABkids charity

TWO friends have joined forces to run the London Marathon, raising money for Phabkids, a charity that supports children and adults with disabilities.  Marathon veteran Carli Caven has recruited friend,…

Charity concert raises over £1,000 for Evie’s Gift

LOCAL charity Evie’s Gift has received a welcome boost of over £1,000 from a concert held last month. Around 150 enjoyed the concert hosted by the Philomel Singers at the…

Recruitment company raises over £7,000 in support of children’s opportunity centre

CMD Recruitment has presented a cheque for over £7,000 to the Devizes Opportunity Centre, to support the charity  that opens a world of opportunities for children with special needs and…

Human fruit machine a big hit!

DURING Melksham’s Christmas lights switch-on, Father Christmas and his elves raised around £150 with the help of members of the Rotary Club.  Rita Sanders of Melksham Rotary reports, “At the…