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Running marathon in memory of his sister

FORMER George Ward pupil Jason Cooper will be running the Chippenham Half Marathon this year to raise money for Dorothy House. Jason will be running the marathon in memory of…

Cats Action Trust says a big thank you to the community

CATS Action Trust in Melksham, would like to say a big thank you for all the support from the local community  and encourages people to keep giving great donations. Ruth…

Local dad runs Edinburgh Marathon for the fourth time in memory of his sister

MELKSHAM dad, Darren Phillips is running the Edinburgh Marathon for the fourth time, to raise money and awareness for the Wiltshire Air Ambulance.  Darren is running the race on 31st…

Fundraisers wanted to putt or plummet for mental health charity

INDEPENDENT mental health charity, Mind, based in Melksham is organising two charity events to raise money and awareness for the charity.  They are organising a charity golf event on the…

Care staff sign up to ‘Pretty Muddy 5K’

Members of Somerset Care’s Wiltshire Community Services team in Melksham have signed up to take on the ‘Pretty Muddy 5k’ challenge for Cancer Research UK.  The challenge will take place…

£1,180 raised for Dorothy House

Melksham Motor Spares are celebrating after raising £1,180 for the Dorothy House Hospice in Winsley. On Wednesday 15th April, the company’s 47th birthday, staff asked customers to make a voluntary…

Local collections for Marie Curie Cancer Care

OVER £2,500 has been raised for Marie Curie Cancer Care from the Great Daffodil Campaign collection in Melksham. £2,657 was raised by collectors in the town for the charity which…

Dance raises £1,300 for hospice charity

A LOCAL family made a generous donation to Dorothy House this month following a memorial dance at Spencer Sport and Social Club. Melksham woman Sian Thorburn and her daughter, sisters, and…

Local businesses to take rivalry onto the pitch for charity fundraiser

TWO Melksham businesses are to go head-to-head as they take on each other in a charity football match.  Travis Perkins will play Buildbase at the Conigre on Sunday 26th April…

Robbie’s 10x10k challenge for cancer charity

A MELKSHAM man is taking on a 10x10k challenge to raise money for the testicular charity It’s In The Bag.  Robbie Newton plans to run ten 10k races in 2015…