Malmesbury League of Friends (MLOF) has donated a total of £61,000 in 2020 to a variety of local organisations and needy individuals.

This sum includes nearly £20,000 at its meeting in November:

  • £8,000 – Malmesbury Primary Care Centre: 7 configured laptop computers; a portable ECG machine
  • £5,000 – Doorway – Chippenham-based drop-in centre for the homeless & marginalised
  • £3,000 – Malmesbury Boxing Club
  • £1,500 – Defibrillator for the Sherston Tolsey medical practice
  • £2,000 – to two local residents with special needs

MLOF chairman David Hide said: “ We are particularly pleased to have been able to help so many local organisations and needy individuals in this most difficult of years.

“ These latest donations are typical of the requests we receive for support . Although some of them involve quite modest sums, each one will nevertheless make a major difference to the lives of those who will benefit.

“ We are always happy to consider requests for help for those living in the Malmesbury area, who have a special need.”

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