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Snowdrop event raises thousands for Dorothy House

DOROTHY House Hospice Care’s 10th annual Snowdrop Open Garden event at Great Chalfield Manor raised over £2,600 for the charity. Over 330 people attended the event last month to explore the…

Preparing to run the London Marathon for children’s charities

A LOCAL woman is in training for her toughest running challenge as she prepares to tackle the London Marathon in April. With a few half marathons already under her belt, keen runner…

Model group raises £1,760 for cancer support group

WESSEX Model & Toy Collectors have presented a cheque for £1,760 to the Bath Cancer Unit Support Group. The club, who meet at The Kings Arms Hotel, raised the money throughout…

Daughter to run half marathon inspired by mother living with rheumatoid arthritis

INSPIRED by her mother, who manages chronic pain and fatigue on a daily  basis because of rheumatoid arthritis, a local woman will run the Bath Half Marathon to raise money for charity.…

Take the plunge and raise vital funds for Wiltshire Air Ambulance!

IF you’ve ever wanted to do a skydive, then Wiltshire Air Ambulance has places available. The skydive will be taking place on Sunday 20th May at Old Sarum airfield and…

Curry night raises £162 for lifesaving pet oxygen masks

A FUNDRAISING event was held at the Sultan restaurant in January, raising £162 for lifesaving pet oxygen masks. Local volunteers Ann and Steve Stanford, organised the event with Azim Abdul, the owner and…

Leekes’ staff get on their bikes to support local students

LEEKES employees have supported two local girls in cycling the equivalent distance of a round-trip from Chippenham to Big Ben in London, raising £200 for charity. Using fitness bikes, Leekes…

Melksham Netball Club fundraising tournament

Melksham Netball Club held a fundraising tournament on Sunday 21st January and raised £223 for the club and £1,500 for Wiltshire Air Ambulance. The tournament was held to mark what…

Melksham Chamber helps to support Dorothy House Hospice

Melksham Chamber has presented the Dorothy House Hospice with a donation of £375 raised at the Chamber’s quiz night held in October last year. The winners of the first prize,…

Knorr-Bremse Local Care for Leonard Cheshire

LEONARD Cheshire Disability, a charity supporting disabled people in the UK and around the world to fulfil their potential and live the lives they choose. has received a helping hand…