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Family and friends raise over £700 for baby care unit

LOCAL woman Gillian Hobbs, along with friends and family,  raised  £720 for RUH Bath’s NICU Special Care Baby Unit by organising a raffle at Forest Community Centre’s anniversary party. Gillian,…

‘Brave the Shave’ raises over £2,000 for charity

PEOPLE filled The Kings Arms in Melksham  on 7th August, to support local woman April Taylor, who had her hair shaved off for charity. April made the brave decision to…

Music and fun day raises over £500 for charity

A music festival and fun day, held at the West End Inn in Melksham on Saturday 8th August, raised over £500 for Dorothy House Hospice Care.  A host of singers…

Open Gardens raise money for children’s charity

A number of Melksham residents recently opened their gardens to support The Children’s Society Trish Gater, on  behalf of Melksham Children’s Society Open Gardens said, “Very many thanks to the…

Community fund awards grant to local Melksham charity

Melksham charity Read Easy has received a grant of £1,000 from Chippenham-based housing group GreenSquare. This will help cover the charity’s costs for printing reading materials; providing training; and other…

Volunteer for Wiltshire Mind and help raise funds

Wiltshire Mind is a local Mental Health Charity based in Melksham, working to improve the lives of those with mental health issues.   The Charity provides help and support to…

Group of friends raise over £500 for children’s hospice

A GROUP of friends from Melksham recently took part in The Rainbow Run, raising £574.50 for Children’s Hospice, Charlton Farm. Heidi Collison, with friends Gemma, Ilona, Keileigh, Carrie and Emma, took…

Dog show fundraiser for disabled riding group

A Fun Dog Show and Fundraising Day to raise funds for the Lacock Group of Riding for the Disabled is being held on Sunday 19th July. The event is being…

RAFA charity barbecue

Melksham Royal Air Forces Association held their annual barbecue at Sue and Tony Horton’s on 4th July.  Over 50 members and friends attended the barbecue, and over £750 was raised…

Bath RUH Forever Friends Appeal is Sainsbury’s new Local Charity of the Year

Sainsbury’s Melksham has announced that Bath RUH Forever Friends Appeal will be the store’s Local Charity of the Year. The charity was voted in by customers in store and online…