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Heroes and villains unite for charity

Staff from Somerset Care’s Wiltshire home care team have been busy raising money for their chosen charity this month. Using an excuse to dress up, the Melksham-based team chose a…

Curves raise £2,863 for Breast Cancer Awareness

CURVES in Avonside,  Melksham, is celebrating a successful month of fundraising, raising £2,863 to help fight breast cancer. As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Curves, the fitness centre just…

Name the Bear!

THE Toy Shop is raising money for the Melksham Christmas Lights with a ‘name the bear’ competition. The huge teddy bear is in need of a name, with the selected…

Melksham Christmas Cards to support the town’s lights

ONCE again Andy York has produced a set of exclusive Christmas cards depicting three different images of the Melksham Christmas lights. Andy said “I have been designing these cards for four…

Charity walk for Cardiac Risk in the Young

STAFF and customers of McColl’s store on Pembroke Road, Melksham, joined by the Mayor and Deputy Mayor, raised money for the store’s charity trust, with Cardiac Risk in the Young…

You could win £3,000 in Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s Grand Christmas Draw

A TOP prize of £3,000 is on offer in Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s Grand Christmas Draw. As well as the opportunity to win a prize, people who take part will be…

Church work begins!

SHAW Church is in need of urgent repair to stop the risk of closing with the people of Shaw and community actively raising money to cover the outstanding costs. Following…

Sainsbury’s war event to raise money for the Poppy Appeal

WORLD War 2 military vehicles and re-enactors will be at Sainsbury’s in Melksham  raising money for the Poppy Appeal on Saturday 11th November between 8am and 4pm. The Military Vehicle Trust,…

CAWS calls for help Phone box scheme needs your vote

LOCAL group, CAWS, Community Action: Whitley and Shaw, is raising money to turn two decommissioned BT phone boxes, one in Whitley and one in Shaw, into something the community can…

Melksham Chamber’s charity quiz night in aid of Dorothy House Hospice

MELKSHAM Chamber, the new name for Melksham Chamber of Commerce and Industry, launched its new look on the 20th October by holding a quiz night at The Kings Arms Hotel in…