Corsham toddle is out of this world

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

Children in Corsham took one small step last week as part of a giant leap to help disadvantaged children across the UK.

Corsham gets £20k budget for youth services next year

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Laura Mayes, cabinet member for Children's Services

6:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Corsham will have a £20,000 budget for youth services next year, under Wiltshire Council’s new community-led model.

Blood disorder kills Colerne soldier who survived bomb blast and tackled Taliban fighter

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:49pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A Colerne-based soldier who survived a bomb blast and tackled a Taliban fighter while serving in Afghanistan has died from a rare blood disorder.

Top honour for Corsham Cubs

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Cubs from 1st Corsham Scout Group were presented with their Chief Scouts Silver certificates at this year’s AGM, held at the boathouse by Corsham Lake.

Bloom judges see best of Corsham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Corsham town centre was all a-buzz last week, as the town welcomed the South West in Bloom judges with a hive of activity.

Communities in and around Corsham rally for children’s areas

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Young people have two new places to spend their summer holiday, thanks to campaigning by community groups.

First part of Corsham's £11m Springfield Campus opens its doors

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:52am Friday 25th July 2014

The people of Corsham are already making plans for their new community campus, after the first part of the £11 million project opened to the public.

Motorcyclist injured in A4 collision near Corsham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:48am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Traffic is delayed on the A4 through Corsham this morning, after a motorcyclist was injured in a collision with a car.

Car smashes down pillar of 400-year-old Box pub

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:14pm Monday 21st July 2014

A Box pub is still open for business, despite an unexpected visit from a passing driver.

Box council seat is available

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10:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

The chance to influence key decisions in Box has become available after two parish councillors resigned.

Corsham Town FC flies its colours in Africa

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

The red and white of Corsham Town FC are a common sight on matchdays in the town, but their influence will soon be spreading further afield.

Box boundary change plan is opposed

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5:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

More than 180 Box residents packed out the Selwyn Hall on Tuesday night, in opposition to proposed changes to the parish boundary with Corsham.

Corsham street closed following three-car collision

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:25am Friday 18th July 2014

A main road through the centre of Corsham was briefly closed this morning following a three-car collision.

Call to remove Corsham signs after less than a month

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

More than 200 people have signed a petition calling for the removal of new traffic signs on Corsham High Street, less than three weeks after they were installed.

Tributes paid to dedicated Corsham peer

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

The family of Lord Methuen of Corsham has paid tribute to his dedication and kindness after he died agaed 82.

Flypast tops off double festival in Corsham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:54pm Monday 14th July 2014

The Ministry of Defence took pride of place at the Springfield Recreation Ground as Corsham’s summer fete kicked off with an Armed Forces theme.

Thunder as walkers try Corsham festival trek

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The path leading through Sutton Clough

11:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Walkers from all across Wiltshire braved thunderstorms as they took part in Corsham’s first walking festival.

Welcome is offered to Gastard care home speakers

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

The manager of a Gastard care home has called neighbours to think about those with dementia, who she says are often ignored.

Corsham's Robert Lord Methuen, 7th Baron Methuen, dies aged 82

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:09pm Friday 11th July 2014

Robert Alexander Holt, the seventh Baron Methuen, who served in Parliament as both a hereditary and elected peer, died on Wednesday aged 82.

Corsham pupils get work insight

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7:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Local and national businesses were represented at a careers fair hosted by the Corsham School.

Day of action: Corsham School only open to sixth formers

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham School headteacher Martin Williams is delighted with the results students achieved at GCSE and at A-level

1:30pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

The Corsham School will only be open to sixth formers tomorrow as strike action by NUT members takes place.

Day of action: Teachers, firefighters and council workers to protest at County Hall

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Alan Tomala, regional officer for Unite, outside County Hall

1:33pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Teachers, firefighters and council workers from across Wiltshire will meet at County Hall tomorrow as part of a coordinated day of strike action.

Boy's mountain bike stolen in Corsham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Trio jailed for fraud to tune of £800,000

4:00pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

A green boy’s Carrera mountain bike has been stolen from the Arnolds Mead area of Corsham.

Corsham restaurant serves up top TripAdvisor rating

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Hartham Park

3:00pm Sunday 6th July 2014

A popular Corsham restaurant has been highly commended by an online review site for the second year running.

Top spot for MD is the froth on Box Steam Brewery’s success

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:00pm Saturday 5th July 2014

Andrew Roberts, managing director of Wiltshire’s Box Steam Brewery, has been named as one of the top 42 business leaders under 42 years old by South West Business Insider magazine.

Corsham Factory store opens after revamp

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

The owner of a new Trowbridge electronics and homeware store GU Digital & Lifestyle say the store is already popular, thanks to competitively priced gadgets, gizmos, electronic devices and homeware products.

Even more tea, vicar, for Colerne church?

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

Parish vicar Janet Anderson-MacKenzie could soon find herself drinking all the tea in China as she prepares for an unusual fundraising challenge.

Corsham charity riders want only sleep and beer

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

After more than 3,000 miles, 12 US states and seven days of punishing cycling, four Corsham cyclists are back home after raising almost £50,000 in memory of a Corsham schoolgirl.

Two vehicle accident blocks A350 near Lacock

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Trio jailed for fraud to tune of £800,000

4:24pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

The A350 is blocked after a two vehicle accident near Lacock at the Folly Lane junction.

Timetable for Corsham campus relocations

1:00pm Saturday 28th June 2014

The timetable for opening the Corsham Campus has been released, with the first services due in on July 23.

Corsham School students leave in a blaze of glory

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Kelsey Cartwright and Tia Carr arrive for the party

4:07pm Friday 27th June 2014

The Corsham School Year 11 prom went off with a sparkle last night, as a fireworks display saw students celebrate the end of their school careers in style.

Corsham Tart goes down a treat at weekend

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: High Street was bustling for Corsham Food Festival, with shoppers checking the wares of traders

3:00pm Friday 27th June 2014

Temperatures rose in Corsham on Saturday, as the Corsham Tart drew crowds to the High Street.

Road in Corsham reopens after car incident

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Trio jailed for fraud to tune of £800,000

9:41am Friday 27th June 2014

Lacock Road in Corsham is closed in both directions due to an overturned car between B3353 South Place and Easton Lane.

New homes planned for Corsham

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6:00pm Thursday 26th June 2014

A new residential estate could soon be built south of Corsham, after plans for 64 new homes off Potley Road were submitted to Wiltshire Council.

Corsham mother stole DVDs to fund heroin habit

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4:00pm Thursday 26th June 2014

A recovering Corsham heroin user stole DVDs to fund her habit, a court has heard.

Saluting Colerne’s 21st Signal Regiment back home

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Lieutenant Colonel Adam Corkery leads the Regiment through Bath

3:28pm Thursday 26th June 2014

Returning troops of Colerne’s 21st Signal Regiment marched through Bath on Tuesday, as the village prepared for its own Armed Forces Day tribute.

Have your say on boundary between Box and Corsham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Selwyn Hall, Box

6:00am Sunday 22nd June 2014

Box residents are invited to a meeting next month to look at proposed boundary changes between the village and Corsham.

Don't block way of Wiltshire Air Ambulance, police warn inconsiderate parkers

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: PCSO Shaun Redmond beside the often obstructed Wiltshire Air Ambulance access gate to the playing fields

10:10am Saturday 21st June 2014

Police in Corsham have hit out at irresponsible drivers who have been blocking a key emergency access point used by the Wiltshire Air Ambulance.

Vader swings by for Corsham a comic store' s birthday bash

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Matt Booker, right, celebrates Automattic Comic’s 20th anniversary with friends

12:00pm Friday 20th June 2014

Characters from a galaxy far, far away descended on Corsham, as a comic store celebrated two decades in the town.

Naked selfies outside Corsham house leads to police call

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Trio jailed for fraud to tune of £800,000

11:27am Friday 20th June 2014

Police received complaints of men running naked out of a house party in Priory Street, Corsham, and taking selfies before dashing back inside at midnight on Saturday.

Corsham’s Springfield Campus to open by the end of July

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11:51am Thursday 19th June 2014

Corsham’s Springfield Campus should open its doors to the public by the end of July, with plans already under way for a programme of activities in the summer.

New plans for reopening of Lacock's Harry Potter landmark inn

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: At the Sign of the Angel, on Church Street, Lacock

12:55pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

One of Lacock’s best-loved buildings will get a new lease of life, as the latest tenants take over one of Wiltshire’s oldest inns.

Help create giant LEGO-henge in Corsham by donating blocks

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Lego

10:57am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A LEGO 'amnesty' has been launched by the Pound arts centre to build the biggest LEGO-henge ever seen in Wiltshire.

Corsham Police Station site recommended for housing despite local opposition

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Police Station

5:59pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

Corsham’s Police Station could soon be sold off for housing, despite a public consultation opposing the move.

Stars bake fundraising treats for Pink Floyd drummer's open days

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Camilla receives a warm welcome from Nick and Annette Mason today

5:30pm Monday 16th June 2014

Cakes baked by Richard E Grant, Christine Hamilton and Paul Hollywood will be up for grabs at a charity auction at the Corsham home of Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason this weekend.

Neston dentist sets out to train others

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Clive Power of Neston is travelling to East Timor to help train dentists. He is taking  equipment including a chair, the frame for  which he is carrying here

3:00pm Sunday 15th June 2014

Retired dentist Clive Power his has flown out to East Timor to share his expertise with a new generation.

Thousands given out to Corsham good causes

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5:00pm Saturday 14th June 2014

The Corsham Area Board has approved £5,000 towards the purchase of a Mobile CCTV Vehicle for Wiltshire Police’s Chippenham, Calne and Corsham sector.

Family’s wait over with move to a new Corsham estate

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Toby Sturgis, Wiltshire Council cabinet member for strategic planning, with residents Jane and Dean Aitken and Green Square chairman Hilary Gardner at the new Spring Tinings estate

6:00am Saturday 14th June 2014

After six years on the housing list, Jane Aitken and her family have been made to feel right at home in Corsham.

Fun of fair helps charity

2:00pm Friday 13th June 2014

MILTON Lilbourne Summer Fayre will raise funds for Prospect Hospice and Wiltshire Air Ambulance on Saturday, June 28.

Comic store going sci-fi for its 20th

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: MARVEL Andrew Garfield is the comic book hero

7:40pm Thursday 12th June 2014

THERE were only three Star Wars films and Doctor Who had been cancelled for good when Matt Booker opened Corsham’s first comic store 20 years ago, and he’s calling on some old friends to help celebrate the anniversary.




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