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Air Ambulance invites you to a brew with the crew!

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance is hosting a coffee morning at their airbase in Semington so the public can learn more about the crucial work that the charity carries out in the…

Get on your bike to raise money for local youth charity

COMPETITORS taking part in a gruelling cycling challenge will be raising money for a local youth charity.  The event, called YAW100K Cycle Sportive, takes place on Sunday 14th August, and…

Charity garden party raises £1,700 for cancer appeal

A GARDEN party held by the Viveash family last month raised £1,700 for the RUH Cancer Appeal.  The event was organised by couple Bev and John in memory of their…

Join Wiltshire Air Ambulance for first-ever ‘Steps to Remember’ event

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance is inviting locals to take part in a special Steps To Remember family walk on Sunday 2nd October.   The event begins and ends at the charity’s…

Charity cycling challenge gearing up for start

COMPETITORS taking part in a gruelling cycling challenge will be coming to Melksham next month – and there’s still time to sign up to take part.  The event, called YAW100K…

Ukraine fundraiser

MELKSHAM Community Meals raised £220 for Ukraine at its Jubilee event last month.  Chair of the group, Sue Mortimer, said, “Thank you to everyone who donated to The Red Cross…

Ain’t no mountain high enough for fitness enthusiasts!

MEMBERS of local fitness clubs, On The Block Fitness Training and The Contender Gym, will be tackling the Three Peaks challenge next week for charity.  The fitness enthusiasts will take…

Everest trek raises over £4,600 for pre-school charity

OVER £4,600 has been raised by a member of staff at a Melksham-based care company, who trekked to Mount Everest Base Camp.  Autonomy Care Group’s marketing coordinator, Jen Latham, jetted…

Choir concert for Ukraine

MACAPELLO, Melksham’s Community Choir, will be performing a benefit concert for Ukraine on Wednesday 20th July at 7.30pm at the Baptist Church, Old Broughton Road.   Proceeds from the concert…

Village woodturner raises funds for Ukrainian children

Village woodturner raises funds for Ukrainian children

NEARLY £300 has been raised by the Kennet & Avon Woodturning Club to support Ukrainian children affected by the war.  To raise the money – a total of £270 –…