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Clucking mad! Cyclist embarks on ‘crazy’ challenge for hen charity

A MELKSHAM cyclist has set off on his biggest challenge yet – cycling from John O’Groats to Land’s End, alone and unsupported using the 1,173 mile Sustrans cycle network route…

The Mighty Titans of Bowerhill complete epic charity challenge

THE Mighty Titans of Bowerhill are celebrating completing their epic charity challenge – running 1,000 miles from Land’s End to John o’Groats in just over six days! The 16 runners,…

Summer support for Barnardo’s!

Children’s charity Barnardo’s has produced a colourful fundraising pack for Wiltshire supporters wanting to have fun and help others this summer. The step-by-step guide offers everything needed for people to…

Bowerhill Bomber raises £500 for Melksham Carnival

REDFISH events, who organised the first 10k run called the ‘Bowerhill Bomber’ last month, have presented the event’s proceeds to Melksham Carnival, totalling £500. Runners from across the county and…

Pub raises over £1,500 for military charity

The Foresters Arms in Melksham held a family fun day on Saturday 4th August in aid of Blesma, the limbless veterans’ charity, raising over £1,500. The event saw a crowd…

Visit royal gardens with Wiltshire Air Ambulance

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance invite you to join them on a trip to Highgrove for a royal garden tour, with all proceeds going to the charity. On Friday 14th September, join…

Cream tea to help end polio

JOIN Trowbridge Wessex Mead Rotary Club for a canal-side cream tea afternoon raising money for Polio Plus at Semington dock. The Rotary club is hosting a canal-side cream tea on…

Community rallies together to give popular local man the ‘send-off he deserves’

THE Melksham community has rallied together to raise over £1,300 to pay for the funeral of popular local man, Maurice Eyles, who tragically died earlier this month. Over 80 donations have…

Bowerhill Barkers raise over £130 at artisan market

LOCAL fundraising group, Bowerhill Barkers, raised £135.55 for Guide Dogs at last weekend’s artisan market at the Littlebrook Courtyard. Their latest efforts bring their grand total raised so far to over £2,000.…

Father’s charity single appeal for daughter

A MELKSHAM father is appealing for people to purchase and download a charity single to raise money for a cause close to his heart. Lowbourne Osteopaths’ Caspar Hull’s 22-year-old daughter, Cicely Hull,…