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Charity cycle raises over £500

Three regulars from the West End Inn in Melksham donned their Lycra over the weekend to cycle from the pub to the Wee Waif in Reading, raising money for Macmillan…

Just over a week to go until The Big Walk – you can still get involved

With just over a week to go until The Big Walk returns for a second year, people are being asked to get their walking boots on to help raise money…

Forest charity football fundraiser

FOREST Community Centre is hosting a charity football match on Sunday 30th August to raise money for the AFC Melksham disabled team.  Organisers say come to Forest Community Centre over…

Local men’s ‘End To End’ cycling challenge

Broughton Gifford man, Simon Lomas, has just cycled the length of Britain from John O’Groats to Land’s End. Simon, with friend Andrew Jordon from London, cycled almost 1,000 miles in…

Local women to walk in hospice fundraiser

EMPLOYEES from the Coventry Building Society will be taking part in the Bath Midnight Walk next month to raise money for Dorothy House.  Five women from the Melksham branch will…

Chop! Butterfly princess raises over £500 for charity

AFTER eight years without a hair cut, Carnival Butterfly Princess, Grace Povey, has donated 15 inches of her hair to charity and raised over £500. Grace, who is now 8-years-old,…

Tots race against cystic fibrosis

Children from Snapdragons Nurseries raced their bikes in aid of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust on Friday 31st July. The children and their families, from Snapdragons’ eight nurseries in Atworth and…

Shaw man enjoys cycling success

Among the 26,000 cyclists assembled in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, to take on the 100-mile challenge of the London-100, was Darren Wrintmore from Shaw.  The event saw the culmination…

Councillor walks the walk on a treadmill

COUNCILLOR and Chair of Young Melksham, Jon Hubbard, walked 15 miles – the distance from Bath to Trowbridge – on a treadmill at Sainsbury’s Melksham to raise funds for two…

24-hour charity cycle challenge

KEEN Melksham cyclist Dan Scott was one of seven riders to take part in a 24-hour cycle challenge raising money for two charities, The Fire Fighters Charity and the Epilepsy…