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Schoolboy braves the shave for charity

A MELKSHAM schoolboy  has shaved off all his hair to raise money for charity. Thirteen-year old Cameron Pearce has raised £260 by losing all his hair for Macmillan Cancer Support, taking…

Team of 19 will take on UK’s hardest assault course

A WOMAN from Melksham, along with 18 of her work colleagues, will be taking part in Tough Mudder on Saturday 19th August to raise money for Cancer Research UK. Sara Robinson…

Melksham veteran wins silver medal at the Warrior Games

A DISABLED veteran from Melksham has returned victorious from the Warrior Games in Chicago, USA, winning a silver medal for swimming for the United Kingdom team. Competing in the S6 category for…

Wiltshire Mind Charity Sale

The Wiltshire Mind charity shop in Church Street, Melksham, is holding a £1.50 sale on Saturday 29th July.  All clothing, shoes and bags will be hugely reduced in price! Bev…

Will-makers help raise £2,135 for local charity

A scheme whereby local people can make a Will and help the local ‘We Hear You’ charity, at no additional cost to themselves, has again been a big success. Goodwills…

Melksham Lions donate to Mind

Over the past Lion year, Jul ’16 to June ’17, Melksham Lions have supported local causes to the sum of just under £3,000 which, they say, is due to the …

Mini music festival smashes fundraising record

THE White Hart, Atworth, held its annual charity music festival, @FEST earlier this month, raising £1,462 for Dorothy House Hospice Care. The popular music festival has been running for eight…

Queensway Chapel raises money for local causes

ORGANISERS of the Queensway Community Day event have hailed it a huge success with over £200 raised. The Queensway Community Day which is now in its sixth year, has grown…

Peppa Pig helps to raise money at Daisychain for Save The Children

­­DURING a week in May, 102 of the children at Daisychain Nursery in Whitley took part in a week of sponsored walks and baking to raise money for ‘Save The…

Lighting up Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s airfield thanks to the Help Appeal

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance has secured funding and taken delivery of a new airfield lighting system that will assist its helicopter whilst taking off and landing safely at its airbase in…