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Football day for Ability Counts team

FOREST Community Centre recently held a charity football match to raise money for the AFC Melksham Ability Counts football team. Vic Oakman, chairman of the community centre presented chairman of…

Charity dance tips memorial fund over £16,000

THE family of a local woman recently presented a cheque to Dorothy House Hospice Care, after holding a charity dance at Spencer Sport and Social Club earlier this year.  Alan Newbury…

Big bash raises £1,902 for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

A party for Ken and Karen Gibbons’ 37th wedding anniversary and Ken’s 60th birthday raised £1,902.40 for the Wiltshire Air ambulance. Everyone was welcome to the party at The New…

Body Pump and Aloeric take on the challenge of The Monster Race

SEVEN members of Christie Miller Body Pump class, for the first time, took on the challenge of the Winter Monster at Charlton Park on Saturday 10th October. This involved running…

Employee’s close shave for Dorothy House

Melksham Motor Spares continued their year of fundraising for Dorothy House on October 3rd, when one of their brave staff members, Mark Bailey, shaved his head and dyed his beard…

Villagers praised for Poppy Appeal help

EIGHT Atworth residents were last week presented with certificates to recognise their long-standing contributions to the Poppy Appeal in the village. The certificates were issued by the Royal British Legion,…

Leekes’ silent auction raises over £2,000 for the NSPCC

A Somerset-based couple are the proud owners of a new garden building after posting a successful bid in the recent Leekes silent charity auction. The winning bid of £2,122 will…

Fundraiser in memory of brother

A LOCAL woman from Semington is organising a  fundraising event to raise money for the RUH Cancer Centre and Community First. Clare Williamson is organising ‘Party for Life – Let’s…

Ice cream fundraisers!

The Co-operative Funeralcare in Melksham has successfully raised £140 for charity from the sale of ice creams. Despite the bad weather, colleagues at The Co-operative Funeralcare took to the streets…

Pedal power for Dorothy House

Following their recent skydiving, Melksham Motor Spares were firmly back on terra firma on Sunday 6th September as they continued their fundraising efforts for Dorothy House with a 52 mile…