TWO Melksham companies have pledged to find £12,000 to help fund an extension to the town's skate park.

The project team wants to attract funding of £24,000 to build a new half-pipe (a U-shaped high-sided ramp) extension and community outreach support centre at the skate park in King George V playing field.

Gompels Healthcare and D&M Gompels Pharmacy have volunteered £6,000 each as long as other companies step forward to match fund the remaining £12,000.