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Wiltshire Mind opens first shop

MENTAL health charity Wiltshire Mind opened its first charity shop on Church Street last week. The shop was opened by fundraiser Chas March, who raised over £10,000 for the charity…

Carnival Royalty support charity fun day

Butterfly Princess Grace Povey represented the Melksham Carnival Royalty at the ‘Wish Upon a Star’ charity fun day on 16th May at Wetherspoon’s. Grace, aged 7, had a great time…

Wiltshire Mind says “Vote For Us!”

Wiltshire Mind has applied for funding to the Aviva Community Fund.  Carolyn Beale, chief executive, Wiltshire Mind said, “Project submissions are subject to a Public Vote.  Please help Wiltshire Mind…

‘Team Bear’ cycles for Clic Sargent

STAFF at the local Wetherspoon pub, The Bear, are taking part in a 24k cycle ride to raise money and awareness for Clic Sargent – a charity that supports children…

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…