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Barnardo’s seeking local volunteers in Melksham

Barnardo’s is looking to recruit new volunteers in Wiltshire in a bid to help the charity continue its life-changing work across the county. The charity desperately needs more volunteers to…

Melksham woman to shave her head for Cancer Research

A LOCAL woman is going to shave her head to raise money for Cancer Research UK.  Gaye Easton is to have her locks shaved off at an event to be held…

Broughton Gifford’s ‘A Floydian Trip’ raise funds for Cancer Care Appeal

The Broughton Gifford Pink Floyd Tribute Act, ‘A Floydian Trip’ recently presented a cheque for £1150 to Laura Pearce from the ‘Forever Friends RUH Cancer Centre Appeal’.   The money…

People of Melksham give generously to Marie Curie

DURING the month of March collections on behalf of Marie Curie Cancer Care took place in the town at Sainsbury’s, Asda and Leekes.  A total of £1970 was collected and…

Melksham runners prepare for London marathon

MELKSHAM runners are set to take to the streets of London to take on the gruelling 26.2 mile marathon course – raising thousands for charity in the process.  Back in…

Go to bootcamp in your ballgown at Melksham Liberal Club

A BOOTCAMP with a difference is to take place in Melksham with those taking part completing the session in ballgowns.   The event to be staged at Melksham Liberal Club…

Melksham Cancer Research first year success

MELKSHAM Cancer Research group is celebrating its first anniversary after a hugely successful year – raising over £20,000 for the national charity. It has been an exceptional first year for…

Melksham charity opens its doors for internet café fundraiser

DURING national Spring Online week, local training charity The Learning Curve is holding an internet café style fundraising event for its nominated charity of 2014, Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline. Chernobyl Children’s…

Melksham woman inspires children to fundraise

A MELKSHAM woman who is set to climb Mount Kilimanjaro later this year despite recently having open heart surgery is encouraging local school children to fundraise.  Rebecca Taylor, a former…

St.Michael & All Angels coffee morning and bring and buy sale

THE Friends of St Michael’s and All Angels are holding a coffee morning and bring and buy sale on Saturday, 1st March from 10.00am to 12.00noon. The money raised is…