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£1,000 raised from Bunny Hop

FOREST Friends have raised £1,000 from its recent Bunny Hop to improve the library at Forest & Sandridge School. A spokesperson for the group said, “We would like to thank…

Club’s Ukraine fundraiser races to £5,000 jackpot

MELKSHAM Conservative Club’s race night has raised £5,000 for the Disasters Emergency Committee’s Ukraine appeal.  A spokesperson for the club’s committee said, “On Saturday 23rd April, Melksham Conservative Club held…

Live music charity fundraiser and special anniversary!

THE Littlebrook Centre is hosting an afternoon of music this weekend to raise money for Wiltshire Air Ambulance.  Organised by Andy and Christine York, from Andy York Homes & Gardens,…

Jen battles the elements to conquer Everest for charity

A MEMBER of staff at a Melksham-based care company has completed her challenge to trek to Mount Everest Base Camp. Autonomy Care Group’s Marketing Coordinator, Jen Latham, took on the…

Marathon ‘Cardy-io’ session for charity!

FORMER Melksham mayor, Sarah Cardy, ran her first ever marathon last month, raising over £1,200 for charity.  Running for Age UK Wiltshire, where she works as the chief executive, Sarah…

Local man pushes himself to the max for wildlife trust

A MELKSHAM man will be walking from London to Brighton this month to raise money for the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust.  Max Hardman, who runs a local environmental contracting business, will…

Youngster completes epic charity cycling challenge

ALOERIC Primary School pupil, Ruby Bennett, has completed her 19-mile bike ride, raising over £300 for charity. The 10-year-old cycled 75 laps of her local park in Bowerhill to raise…

It’s a knockout success for air ambulance!

HUNDREDS of people cheered on competitors at Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s newest fund-raising event, It’s A Knockout.  Based on the famous TV show of the same name, teams took part in…

Ballroom dancers get moving for charity

A CHARITY ballroom dance raised £102 in memory of Michelle Phillips for Wiltshire Air Ambulance.  Organiser of the event held at the Conservative Club on Good Friday, Sue Mortimer, said,…

Ukraine fundraiser raises nearly £800

A COFFEE morning fundraiser at ‘The Riverside’ raised nearly £800 for Ukraine.  Co-organiser and chair of The Riverside (formerly Riverside Club), Chris Pickett reports, “On Saturday 16th April the Riverside held…