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Melksham Motor Spares goes the extra mile for charity

After a year of fundraising for Dorothy House, Melksham Motor Spares completed their final event on December 4th with their Treadmill Challenge. Over 30 staff took turns walking and running…

‘Young Carer’ raises money with head shave

LOCAL ‘young Carer’ Jaret Wrintmore chose to take part in a sponsored head shave of his prized, long hair, in order to raise money for Splash and Youth Action Wiltshire…

Support local schools and save money with Nortree Motors

A GARAGE in Melksham has launched a new scheme to support local schools and save you money at the same time. Nortree Motor Company on Beanacre Road has set up…

Hand knitted Christmas gifts raise funds for the Red Cross

FOLLOWING the success of the knitted poppies for the Royal British Legion, staff at the Co-operative Funeralcare are selling a range of knitted items for the British Red Cross. Anita…

Buy Christmas cards and support Melksham’s lights!

THERE is still time to get your Melksham-themed Christmas cards and raise money for the Melksham Christmas Lights team, from both Andy York Photography and Zoomi Print in town. The cards,…

Win £5,000 in Air Ambulance’s Grand Christmas Draw

TAKE part in Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s Grand Christmas Draw and you could win £5,000. Money raised from the Grand Christmas Draw will help Wiltshire Air Ambulance (WAA) to keep saving…

Festive fundraising at Melksham Brownies

THIRD Melksham Brownies are working hard towards their fundraising badges by collecting shoeboxes and saving change, and are busy making gifts to sell at the  town’s Christmas Fayre. Brown Owl…

Students raise money for Cancer Research

TWO students from Aloeric School are fundraising for Cancer Research Kids and Teens after their cousin was diagnosed with leukaemia.  Shanel and Amellio Wnek-Coelho decided to raise money for the…

Volunteers prepare to ship refugee donations

DONATIONS from Melksham for the Syrian refugees  have started to be distributed to the refugee camps. The people of Melksham showed incredible generosity in response to the refugee crisis and…

Capes and trainers at the ready for charity fun run

PUPILS at Bowerhill Primary School took place in a sponsored fun run last week and managed to raise over £2,000 for CLIC Sargent. The entire school of around 370 children took part…