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Melksham Rotary Club’s £1,000 community donation

The Rotary Club of Melksham are donating £1,000 to the Wiltshire Air Ambulance out of the July profits of the Art House Café, and are arranging an official presentation in…

Melksham girl helps Dorothy House Hospice during school holiday

Elisha-Kate Wilson, a pupil at Bowerhill School, decided to raise some money during the long summer holidays for the Dorothy House Hospice. She came up with the idea of making…

Wiltshire Air ambulance service needs you!

AFTER more than 20 years in service as part of the NHS, in October 2011 the Wiltshire Air Ambulance became an independent charitable trust with a board of trustees drawn…

Charity netball tournament for Breast Cancer

Charity netball tournament for Breast Cancer

AT the end of a hot summer season Melksham Netball Team took part in a fancy dress charity netball match at Warminster on 31st July to raise funds for Breast…

Melksham charity raises £6,000 in six months

Melksham charity raises £6,000 in six months

MELKSHAM Cancer Research UK’s fundraising has reached new heights following a silent auction and collection at Sainsbury’s.  A collection was held at Sainsbury’s which saw £567.20 raised, making the total…

Melksham cyclists in olympic legacy ride

THE Olympic legacy ride, which will see 20,000 cyclists take to the streets of London and Surrey, will be held on Sunday 4th August. Local mother and daughter, Diana and Maddie…

Cancer Research UK Melksham total soars after bumper July

CANCER Research UK Melksham group has had a successful month after raising over £3,500 in July. The figure was reached through a variety of fundraising, including competitions such as the…

24 hour non-stop golf for Melksham man

24 hour non-stop golf for Melksham man

AN amateur golf enthusiast has played non-stop for 24 hours at Whitley Golf Club to raise money for three charities.  Kevan Mullan started at 7pm one evening and played non-stop…

Tour-de-Branch success for Melksham’s Coventry employees

COVENTRY Building Society in Melksham has been fundraising for local hospice, Dorothy House, as part of a company-wide initiative. Four members of senior management for the building society have been…

Nursery supports Melksham woman’s charity head shave

Nursery supports Melksham woman’s charity head shave

A MELKSHAM woman who works at Queensway Chapel Nursery has shaved off her hair to raise money for the oncology unit at Royal United Hospital, Bath. Caroline Scott had her…