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Charity netball tournament for Breast Cancer

Charity netball tournament for Breast Cancer

AT the end of a hot summer season Melksham Netball Team took part in a fancy dress charity netball match at Warminster on 31st July to raise funds for Breast…

Melksham charity raises £6,000 in six months

Melksham charity raises £6,000 in six months

MELKSHAM Cancer Research UK’s fundraising has reached new heights following a silent auction and collection at Sainsbury’s.  A collection was held at Sainsbury’s which saw £567.20 raised, making the total…

Melksham cyclists in olympic legacy ride

THE Olympic legacy ride, which will see 20,000 cyclists take to the streets of London and Surrey, will be held on Sunday 4th August. Local mother and daughter, Diana and Maddie…

Cancer Research UK Melksham total soars after bumper July

CANCER Research UK Melksham group has had a successful month after raising over £3,500 in July. The figure was reached through a variety of fundraising, including competitions such as the…

24 hour non-stop golf for Melksham man

24 hour non-stop golf for Melksham man

AN amateur golf enthusiast has played non-stop for 24 hours at Whitley Golf Club to raise money for three charities.  Kevan Mullan started at 7pm one evening and played non-stop…

Tour-de-Branch success for Melksham’s Coventry employees

COVENTRY Building Society in Melksham has been fundraising for local hospice, Dorothy House, as part of a company-wide initiative. Four members of senior management for the building society have been…

Nursery supports Melksham woman’s charity head shave

Nursery supports Melksham woman’s charity head shave

A MELKSHAM woman who works at Queensway Chapel Nursery has shaved off her hair to raise money for the oncology unit at Royal United Hospital, Bath. Caroline Scott had her…

1,400k charity cycle in just five days for Bowerhill man.

A BOWERHILL man is gearing himself up for a 1,400 kilometre (869 miles) cycle challenge in just five days for charity. Jason Webb, is to attempt the gruelling London Edinburgh…

Flashmob surprise for shoppers

SHOPPERS at Sainsbury’s in Melksham were treated to a singing flashmob done to help raise awareness of a local charity. A flashmob is a group of people who assemble suddenly…

Marco Pierre White helps raise over £1,000 in two hours at Whitley

Marco Pierre White helps raise over £1,000 in two hours at Whitley

CELEBRITY chef Marco Pierre White helped raise £1,000 for charity at his summer party.  The party was held at Marco’s pub, The Pear Tree Inn in Whitley. It was organised…