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£2,000 boost for Melksham Gateway Club

£2,000 boost for Melksham Gateway Club

THE Conservative Club in Melksham has handed over a cheque for thousands of pounds to the Melksham and Corsham Gateway club following a race night.  At a presentation held at…

Great North Run completed to raise money for Dorothy House

Great North Run completed to raise money for Dorothy House

A WOMAN from Beanacre has completed her first half-marathon in memory of her friend who died of cancer.  Linda Roberts completed the 13.1 mile distance at the Great North Run…

Melksham’s own Christmas cards to support town’s lights

FOUR decorative Christmas cards have been designed by a Melksham photographer to help raise funds for the Christmas Lights Group. Andy York, from Andy York Photography, has created four different…

90-year-old knits her 500th hat for Operation Christmas child

90-year-old knits her 500th hat for Operation Christmas child

A 90 year-old from Melksham has knitted her 500th hat for the Operation Christmas Child appeal.  Iris Hope was inspired to knit so many hats for the appeal which each…

Local charities and churches combine to help orphanage

FOLLOWING two successful visits to the Village of Hope, in Romania, Capstone and Cross, a Melksham-based charity organised a further trip this autumn to create art works with and for…

Autumn party boost for Melksham charity

MELKSHAM’S Cancer Research group has raised £1,284.60 following a recent autumn party night held at Shaw Hotel.  The event included a photo service by Mark and Karen Giles from M&G…

Melksham opticians get involved as christmas card competition sets sights on charity

EIGHT Wiltshire and North East Somerset opticians have teamed up to offer primary school children the chance to design a Christmas card which will be sold to raise money for…

Sue Ryder fundraiser success as Melksham fun day attracts crowds

Sue Ryder fundraiser success as Melksham fun day attracts crowds

SUE Ryder’s fun day was held at the Melksham charity shop on Saturday 7th September. Tracie Winslow, shop manager said, “We raised £451.74 through holding a Mad Hatter’s tea party,…

Cuba charity cycle for Melksham woman

Cuba charity cycle for Melksham woman

  SAINSBURY’S Melksham’s store trainer and PR ambassador, Diana Malling, is off to Cuba – not for a relaxing holiday on beautiful beaches though, but for an epic challenge whilst…

Fundraising quiz raises cash for Melksham stroke charity

A MELKSHAM stroke charity has been given a boost after a fundraising quiz event.  Back on Track Stroke Rehabilitation group held the event held at Dragon’s Delight restaurant, which  involved…