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Canal fundraisers enjoy taste of success

Canal campaigners enjoyed the taste of success at their latest fundraising event. The Wilts & Berks Canal Trust hosted an ‘Ale, Cider & Sausage Festival’ at Melksham Assembly Hall. Crowds…

‘Tidy the toy box’ for Barnardo’s

Parents and children in Melksham are being urged to ‘tidy the toy box’ in the approach to Christmas. Barnardo’s is inviting people to donate their pre-loved toys and games to…

Pre-school children busy filling shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child

CHILDREN and their parents at Shaw and Whitley Pre-school have been busy filling shoeboxes to support Operation Christmas Child. To help the children understand the importance of The Samaritan’s Purse…

Auto-Line Service Station supports local charities

AUTO-LINE Service Station on Spa Road has pledged its support to two local charities. Organised by manager Bruce Sanders, staff at the local garage have been busy raising money and awareness…

Heroes and villains unite for charity

Staff from Somerset Care’s Wiltshire home care team have been busy raising money for their chosen charity this month. Using an excuse to dress up, the Melksham-based team chose a…

Curves raise £2,863 for Breast Cancer Awareness

CURVES in Avonside,  Melksham, is celebrating a successful month of fundraising, raising £2,863 to help fight breast cancer. As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Curves, the fitness centre just…

Name the Bear!

THE Toy Shop is raising money for the Melksham Christmas Lights with a ‘name the bear’ competition. The huge teddy bear is in need of a name, with the selected…

Melksham Christmas Cards to support the town’s lights

ONCE again Andy York has produced a set of exclusive Christmas cards depicting three different images of the Melksham Christmas lights. Andy said “I have been designing these cards for four…

Charity walk for Cardiac Risk in the Young

STAFF and customers of McColl’s store on Pembroke Road, Melksham, joined by the Mayor and Deputy Mayor, raised money for the store’s charity trust, with Cardiac Risk in the Young…

You could win £3,000 in Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s Grand Christmas Draw

A TOP prize of £3,000 is on offer in Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s Grand Christmas Draw. As well as the opportunity to win a prize, people who take part will be…