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Local hospice launches ‘Dorothy’s Tea Party’

Dorothy House Hospice Care has launched a new fundraising initiative called ‘Dorothy’s Tea Party.’    The whole community is invited to get involved by either hosting or attending a Dorothy’s…

Melksham gives generously to Marie Curie collection

OVER £1,600 has been raised for Marie Curie Cancer Care from the Great Daffodil Campaign collection in Melksham. £1,636 was raised by collectors in the town and outside Lidl and…

The Woolies knit for the Air Ambulance

A KNITTING group in Melksham has raised over £400 for the Wiltshire Air Ambulance. The group of women, known as The Woolies, meet every Tuesday at Rowley Place and have been…

Job agency starts charity fund at new office in town

MELKSHAM’S new recruitment agency held an open evening this month to celebrate its new office in the town, and has started raising money for Wiltshire Air Ambulance. Five Rivers Recruitment, on…

Model car club raises over £300 for charity

West Wilts Model Car Club raised £330 at a charity race day at Melksham Assembly Hall recently. Karen Potter said, “31 drivers participated racing radio controlled touring Cars, minis and touring…

Prizes wanted for air ambulance auction

PRIZES are wanted for an auction raising money for Wiltshire Air Ambulance this weekend. The charity is raising money to build its new headquarters and airbase in Semington, and a…

RUH charity trek in memory of husband & daughter

A MELKSHAM woman will spend ten days hiking through Peru in November to raise money for Bath’s Royal United Hospital (RUH). Sabrina Cox, who has lived in the town for 42 years,…

Join Dorothy House’s Memory Walk fundraiser

Dorothy House Hospice Care is inviting local people and families to visit the Hospice in Winsley on Saturday 22nd April to remember loved ones and take part in their Memory…

How much can you raise this Red Nose Day?

ARE you raising money for Red Nose Day next Friday? We want to see your funny photos and hear about your fundraising efforts! The biennial Comic Relief fundraiser will be…

Auction raises £10,000 in memory of biker

AN AUCTION at Lowden Garden Centre recently raised £10,000 for charity in memory of a superbike racer. The auction, in memory of British Superbike competitor Ollie Bridewell, was attended by around 180…