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Wiltshire care team step to success!

CARE workers in Melksham to a step towards a healthier life last month, when they completed a ‘pedometer challenge’ and walked over 1.2 million steps in three week. As part of Somerset…

Firefighters to take on 24 hour cycle challenge

Personnel from Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service will be tackling a 24 hour cycling challenge this month to raise money for charity. The route will take in all 24 of…

Raise money for Air Ambulance on adventure of a lifetime

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance is challenging people to trek across the Sahara desert and raise money for the charity. The eight day Sahara trek, from 10th to 18th October 2015, takes…

Swordfish swimmers splash over 60 miles for charity

MELKSHAM Swordfish Amateur Swimming Club recently donated £300 to Dorothy House, which they raised by swimming nearly three times the length of the English Channel. A report written by a…

In the fast lane for fundraising

MELKSHAM Motor Spares presented a cheque to Dorothy House  Hospice Care last week, donating over £1,200 from a recent customer raffle. The car parts retailer held the raffle in April as…

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…