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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…

Think pink! Curves waives joining fee to raise money for charity

CURVES in Avonside,  Melksham, has a jam packed schedule of events during October – all to raise money to help fight breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a…

Nortree raises over £1,000 for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

A garage in Melksham recently presented a cheque for £1,028 to Wiltshire Air Ambulance, after raising funds through a raffle for their customers and friends. Nortree Motors on Beanacre Road raised…

A thank you from the Butterfly Princess

Carnival Butterfly Princess, Grace Povey, has received a certificate  and thank you from the Little Princess Trust for donating her hair. Grace said, “Thank you to everyone who sponsored me.…

Walking for a world without dementia

TWO members of staff at Blenheim Care Home in Melksham recently took park in a Memory Walk in Corsham for the Alzheimer’s Society. Michelle Ansell and Christine Cousin joined thousands of…

Charity fundraiser for children’s hospice

AS Avon Bowls Club’s outdoor bowling season is drawing to a close, members are finishing the season with a charity match. “Sadly, the end of the outdoor bowling season is…