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Volunteers wanted for Wiltshire Mind

Wiltshire Mind is a very local mental health charity working across Wiltshire.   They say, “We are a self-funding charity and do not receive any funding from national Mind or…

Go sky high for an exhilarating experience and support Wiltshire Air Ambulance

IF you’d like to experience the thrill of flying on the wings of a plane, then why not take part in Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s wing walk? Wiltshire Air Ambulance celebrates…

80th birthday celebrations raise hundreds for air ambulance

SEMINGTON resident, John Gibbs, raised £706 for Wiltshire Air Ambulance for his 80th birthday. Money was raised by John asking friends and relatives to make a donation to his chosen charity instead…

Adapted vehicle owners needed

Do you have an adapted disability car/mpv vehicle?  Would you be willing to pick up a disabled neighbour and taken them to an activity ‘club’ ?  Melksham Seniors say, “The…

Brew Monday event raises money for samaritans

A ‘Brew Monday’ event to help raise awareness and funds for a Samaritans campaign was held in the Town Hall on 20th January, which is claimed to be the most…

Dorothy House’s charity Christmas Tree Collection raises £40k for local hospice care

This January, Dorothy House Hospice Care ran its biggest annual Christmas tree collection fundraiser in partnership with the Justhelping charity, raising over £40,000 to fund hospice care.  Local people booked…

TOPS support Christmas lights team

TOPS salon raised over £300 for Melksham Christmas Lights group by raffling off a John Lewis Christmas hamper over the festive period.  The hamper was won by Colette Hillier and…

Stonar pupils raise over £5,000 for the Sumatran Orangutan Society

At the start of this year, Stonar’s Prep school chose to support the charity Sumatran Orangutan Society (SOS) They have gone on to raise a grand total of £5,156.34. When…

THANKS FROM MELKSHAM LIONS!

Melksham Lions have praised the generosity of the community after another successful festive season of fundraising. Their popular Father Christmas float, which toured the town visiting shops and residential areas,…

Whitley Golf Club Captains’ Day raises £2,500 for the Air Ambulance

Whitley Golf Club has presented a cheque for £2,500 to Wiltshire Air Ambulance, which was raised by a Captains’ Charity Day, held last May. The air ambulance is the club…