Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone

Home » Archives by category » Fundraising (Page 2)

New Inn Charity Music Extravaganza raises thousands for air ambulance

THE New Inn held its Charity Music Extravaganza over the bank holiday raising between £4,500 and £5,000 for the Wiltshire Air Ambulance. There was live music from local musicians, children’s rides…

Water Meadow pub raises £600 for local boy with rare genetic disorder

STAFF at the local pub, The Water Meadow, have raised £600 for a young Melksham boy with a rare genetic disorder. The community fun day, held on the grounds of the pub,…

Melksham slimmers raise £600 for Cancer Research

A GROUP of slimmers from Melksham have so far raised over £600 for Cancer Research UK as part of the ‘Walk all over cancer with Slimming World’ campaign in August.…

10 year-old shaves her head for ‘Raising for Raife’

A YOUNG girl has shaved off her hair, raising over £600 for local charity Raising for Raife. 10-year-old Skye Williams-Marvel, who has recently changed her name to Raven, took to…

A bus load of thanks

MELKSHAM Community Bus, which is run under the auspices of Melksham Council of Community Service, recently received a donation of £600 from Waitrose. This was a result of the Community Matters…

Brownies raise money for Dorothy House

A BROWNIE pack in Melksham has presented a cheque to the Dorothy House Hospice Care charity. Lynne Smith said, “1st Melksham Brownies have been working really hard fundraising for Dorothy…

Paralympic champion supports new airbase

PARALYMPIC swimming champion Stephanie Millward MBE is encouraging people to help build a better future for Wiltshire Air Ambulance and complete the fundraising for its new airbase. Stephanie, from Box,…

Fighting spirit shown in Melksham Open Gardens

THE local committee of the Children’s Society would like to say a big “Thank You” to all the gardeners, the visitors and the partakers of cream teas for supporting us in…

Melksham charity shop supported by Teletubbies

A Melksham charity shop is helping the Teletubbies to keep youngsters entertained during the summer holidays, whilst raising vital funds for vulnerable children at the same time. A new range…

Piecemakers Quillt Group raise £450 for Air Ambulance

BROUGHTON Gifford Piecemakers recently held an exhibition of their work at Broughton Gifford Village Hall helping to raise money for Wiltshire Air Ambulance. Representing the group, Ann Finch said, “On…