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Curry fundraiser at the Sultan

A fundraising evening was held on Thursday 14th January at the Sultan in Melksham. Ann and Steve Stanford, local volunteers for Swindon Retired Greyhound Trust organised the event with Taj…

Taking on Bath Half Marathon for charity close to family’s heart

Matthew White from Melksham is taking part in the Vitality Bath Half Marathon on Sunday 13th March. He is competing to raise money for Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity, which supports…

Bowled over by support for FoodBank

Once again, the people of Melksham have come up trumps!! So says Sue Henderson from Melksham FoodBank. “Donations have been so generous, especially during the build up to Christmas. We…

Wiltshire Mind needs you!

Wiltshire Mind is a local mental health charity based in Melksham, working to improve the lives of those with mental health issues. Carolyn Beale of Wiltshire Mind said, “The charity…

Fundraising for Melksham toddler reaches halfway point

A FAMILY from Melksham is halfway to reaching a target of £60,000 needed to send their little boy to the USA for a potentially life-changing operation. Three year-old Harry Kirkman from…

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,…