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Local woman makes a splash for Diabetes UK

A woman from Melksham is making a splash for Diabetes UK by taking part in a 22-mile swimming challenge to raise vital funds for the charity. Sarah Barker is taking…

Canal Trust charity auction

FOLLOWING a recent announcement of progressing plans for a canal in Melksham, Wiltshire  and Berkshire Canal Trust will be holding a charity auction at Chippenham’s Angel Hotel, to raise money towards…

Young woman’s ‘extraordinary’ African experience

A MELKSHAM woman has fondly recalled her time volunteering in Rwanda before Christmas, and is pursuing a new career path as a result of her experience. 21 year-old Sarah Gale spent…

Local woman to walk on fire in memory of her friend

A LOCAL woman will walk on fire in memory of her friend Nicola Robertson who grew up in Melksham Emma Smith, aged 25 has made the brave decision to take…

Fundraiser gets set for Bath Half

A MELKSHAM runner is set to take on the Bath Half to raise money for Dorothy House.  Samantha Morrison who has raised funds for several different charities over the years…

Whitehall Wishing Well raises thousands for local charities

Whitehall Garden Centre raised over £3,000 for local and national charities over the festive period.  Their Christmas wishing wells welcomed customers as they arrived in both the Lacock and Whitchurch…

Local Alzheimer groups to benefit from charity fundraising

MELKSHAM groups are to benefit after a cheque was donated to the Alzheimers Support charity. A total of £1,720 was handed over by the Wessex Model & Toy Collectors to…

Melksham to Monte Carlo for charity

Calling all petrol heads from Melksham!  Organisers of the Monte Carlo or Bust Banger Rally are inviting real life Wacky Racers from Melksham to burn rubber for over 1000 miles…

Win £5,000 in Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s upcoming Grand Spring Draw

Buy a ticket in Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s Grand Spring Draw and you could win £5,000. The annual draw raises much needed funds for this life-saving service, which this year enters…

Scout Cubs’ money for new air ambulance

1st Bowerhill Scout Group has presented a cheque to Wiltshire Air Ambulance following their very successful bag packing day at Sainsburys in Melksham in December.  Sue Cook, 1st Bowerhill Cub…