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Join Bowerhill Barkers for their first fundraising event

JOIN the ‘Bowerhill Barkers’, a new fundraising group, for an event to raise money for Guide Dogs Southampton, on Thursday 24th May. The event will be the first for the…

Martial arts teacher braved the shave to raise £1,300

MARTIAL arts teacher, Jack Butler, braved the shave to raise over £1,300 for ‘Doing it for Dan’ a charity set up in memory of Daniel Climance, a young boy who was…

Fundraiser’s knitting quest for local charity

A LOCAL woman raised £420 for a young girl who needed a new wheelchair, by knitting and selling cuddly toys. Heather Songhurst spent nine months knitting around 150 toys, after being inspired…

Fundraiser’s first year as manager of Melksham charity shop

The manager of a Melksham charity shop has thanked the local community for their generous support. The Barnardo’s store on Verbena Court, behind the Water Meadow restaurant, opened in spring…

A close shave for martial arts teacher

Leadership Martial Arts in Melksham and Calne’s, Jack Butler, will be having his head shaved on Saturday 28th April in aid of ‘Doing it for Dan’. The charity supports and…

Cousins lose their locks for charity

Cousins lose their locks for charityCOUSINS Morgan Pearce and Jess Jones have each chopped off their locks for charity. Twelve-year old Morgan, who attends Melksham Oak School, and eleven-year old…

Find out how you could fundraise for The Forever Friends Appeal

YOUR local cancer care fundraising group,  The Forever Friends Appeal at Bath RUH, is  holding an information session at Grounded in Melksham, for those interested in holding their own fundraising…

Casting their support for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

MELKSHAM business, NovaCast, has shown its support for Wiltshire Air Ambulance. As well as making a donation of £1,000 for the charity’s Airbase Appeal, the company has pledged ongoing support…

Bowerhill Barkers appeal for help

A group of Bowerhill fundraisers are appealing for help for their ‘coffee and cake day’ to raise money for a guide dog charity. The event will be the first for…

Curry night for Melksham’s RAFA

MELKSHAM RAFA raised £600 at a banquet night held at the Sultan Indian Restaurant earlier this month. The money raised will go towards the Wings Appeal, the RAF Association’s on-going fund-…