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Midnight Walk success helps raise £1,000 for Dorothy House

STAFF from the Melksham branch of Coventry Building Society have handed over a cheque for £1,000 to Dorothy House after they completed the Midnight Walk.  Natasha Wood, Jenny Kettle and…

Semington charity is awarded quality mark

SEMINGTON based charity Carer Support Wiltshire is pleased to announce the achievement of a significant quality standard for charities. The local charity has been awarded the Level 2 PQASSO Quality…

Rotary’s wine-tasting evening raises money for RUH

Roger Keen’s Community Service Committee can be well satisfied by their organisation of a wine-tasting evening in the Art House Café which looked very attractive under the guidance of Rosemary…

Melksham cat rescue charity seeks more support after dramatic increase in costs

THE newly-elected chair of a Melksham animal welfare charity has promised a fresh focus on fundraising after a dramatic increase in running costs. During the last financial year Cats Action…

Local woman takes on knitting challenge to raise money for Age UK

A MELKSHAM woman is taking on a challenge to knit 100 mini hats by the 10th December to raise money for Age UK.  Erika Jayne Bignell took up knitting last…

Cancer Research party raises thousands in Melksham

The recent Autumn Party Night held by Melksham Cancer Research was hailed a huge success seeing £2,628.00 raised, along with a kind donation from guest Jim Pirrie to bring the…

Lions present cheque to air ambulance and ask for Christmas float volunteers

Melksham Lions vice president  Peter Dauncey recently presented a cheque for £1,400 to Wiltshire Air Ambulance. Peter said that in presenting the cheque he was representing the people of Melksham,…

Thousands raised at charity cabaret

A MELKSHAM pole fitness club  recently raised over £4,500 for Splitz Support Service at its annual Charity Cabaret at the White Horse Country Park in Westbury. Pole-Da-Cise, which has studios in…

Calendar created to raise funds for charity

A MELKSHAM woman with the help of her friends has stepped up her charity fundraising by creating a calendar.  Sarah Bailey has already recently raised £2,500 for Myeloma UK after…

Charity party for Cancer Research

GET on your dancing shoes! The Melksham group of Cancer Research UK will soon be holding a fundraising party at Shaw Country Hotel.  The party will have live music from…