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Think pink! Curves launches fundraising month to help fight breast cancer

A CURVES in Avonside,  Melksham, has an array of events planned for October – all to raise money to help fight breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a…

Estate agent donates over £10,000 to Wiltshire Air Ambulance

As proud sponsors of Wiltshire Air Ambulance, Kavanaghs independent estate agents say they were delighted to hand over a cheque to the charity for £10,748.58. Robert House, director of Kavanaghs…

Fund set up to support family of young mum with cancer

YOUNG mum, Jessica Smith, who has been diagnosed with stage 3b cervical cancer and given only a limited time to live, has launched Jess’ Army alongside friends and family, to…

Leekes donate to air ambulance fund

LEEKES of Melksham presented Wiltshire Air Ambulance with a cheque for £589.99, raised from events over the last couple of months. Members of staff presented the cheque  to Sophie Holt…

Melksham Lions’ donation for young fundraisers

MELKSHAM Lions’ president, Jim Whyborn, presented cheques to three enthusiastic young people during their last meeting at The Pilot. The aim as a Lions club is to help local people…

Open house raises £500 for charity

A LOCAL couple’s open house has raised £500 for charity. The event was hosted by Margaret and Terry Gerrish at their home on Maple Close with a whole host of…

Local businesses show support to dying father’s foundation

TWO local businesses have donated £400 to a father who has been diagnosed with a terminal condition and is raising money to establish a foundation to support bereaved children. Total…

On your marks! Runner makes marathon effort for charity

A LOCAL woman has begun fundraising for charity as she prepares to take on next year’s London Marathon.  Sandra Sharratt is taking on the challenge of running the London Marathon for the…

Seniors raise money for air ambulance

MELKSHAM Seniors raised £150 in a raffle for Wiltshire Air Ambulance and presented them with a cheque on Tuesday 25th September at their air base in Semington.  Brian Warwick said,…

Darts team give prize money to youth charity

MELKSHAM Summer Darts Team donated their prize money of £640 to the Youth Adventure Trust after member, Tracy Smith, took on the Cotswold Way challenge.  At the end of June…