Parrots to star at Lacock wildlife and pet weekend

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: KIN/SC Burping parrot banned from Chessington restaurant

7:30pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Meet parrots at a wildlife and pet weekend from noon-4pm on Saturday, September 18, and 10.30am-1pm on Sunday, September 19.

First World War centenary: Corsham concert date set

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A concert commemorating 100 years since the First World War began will take place later this month.

Saga looks at new markets as Wiltshire retirement village takes shape

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Saga, the over-50s insurance group which is involved in building a retirement village near Corsham, is looking at enter into a series of new markets in the wake of its stock market flotation.

Plea to community over Corsham's neighbourhood plan

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:30pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A neighbourhood plan that will help shape the future of Corsham and give residents more input is in its early stages.

£1k of equipment stolen from Corsham building site

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

5:30pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

More than £1,000 of equipment was stolen from a building site in Thingley, Corsham, last Thursday.

Pop-up trench to illustrate life during First World War

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: World War I:  Life in the Trenches  - a talk by Steve Williams

5:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A pop-up trench will show what life was like in the trenches on Sunday.

Benches planned in Corsham to honour fallen

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Monday 29th September 2014

Benches at Corsham's war memorial as part of the town’s First World War commemorations.

Police appeal for witnesses to three-car A4 Chequers Hill crash

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

8:30pm Sunday 28th September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after three cars were involved in an accident on the A4 at Chequers Hill between Chippenham and Corsham.

Man seriously hurt in Corsham accident

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Laster aimed at Wiltshire Air Ambulance

11:13am Sunday 28th September 2014

A driver is in a serious condition after colliding with another vehicle in Chequers Hill, Corsham, yesterday evening.

New man in Corsham police team

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

The neighbourhood policing team has not only got a new base but has also added a new face to the team.

CBBC star in pirate day at Scrapstore in Lacock

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

Children's TV presenter Gemma Hunt visited the Wiltshire Scrapstore and Resource Centre in Lacock to run pirate-themed workshops and activities for children.

Fears over future of listed Corsham building grow

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

Concerns have been raised by Corsham Town Council about the future of Mansion House, as a decision is yet to be made three years after Wiltshire Council put it on the market.

Calne and Corsham gardeners' delight at blooming glory

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Teams Calne and Corsham won gold in the South West in Bloom competition at an award ceremony in Trowbridge.

Jailed: Man who led police on 70mph chase around Trowbridge then left teenagers to take blame

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A motorist who took two 'stranded' teenagers on a terrifying police chase then left them to take the blame has been jailed for 15 months.

Jailed: Man who downloaded child abuse pictures and videos

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A former Corsham man who searched for and downloaded hundreds of indecent images of children has been jailed for a year and eight months.

Crowds go wild for Gastard fete

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Checked shirts, cowboy hats and dogs wearing bandanas were all part of the fun at Gastard’s Wild West fete.

Corsham displays for all the family

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

10:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A Series of free family workshops and exhibitions will take place at Corsham’s Springfield library over the next coming weeks.

Corsham police warning: laughing gas could kill you

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

Police are appealing to parents in a bid to crack down on the recreational use of laughing gas among school children.

Police cars damaged after Corsham move

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

Corsham Neighbourhood Policing Team has officially moved to its new base at Springfield Campus.

Work begins on new retirement apartments in Corsham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

After seven years of planning, the building of a new retirement village is finally underway in Corsham.

Do you know man caught on CCTV after thefts from Corsham church?

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:22pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Police are appealing for information after money, candles and food were stolen from St Patrick’s Church in Corsham.

Lacock Abbey is setting for artist's Curious Narratives project

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Lacock Abbey is set to become the home of Wiltshire-based artist Jill Carter and her Curious Narratives project from tomorrow until Friday, September 19.

Police ready to move to Corsham's Springfield campus

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Monday 8th September 2014

The Neighbourhood Policing Team at Corsham is preparing to move to a new location in the town on Wednesday.

Young crew experience emergency services thanks to Barnardo's

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

Families had the chance to see inside a fire engine and police car as part of an emergency services event.

Bath Spa University's growth plan linked to Corsham railway

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

2:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Bath Spa University said it would expand its base in Corsham if the rail station was reopened.

Crucial meeting over re-opening Corsham railway station 'within a month'

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A crucial meeting between government officials and campaigners about the re-opening of Corsham railway station will take place within a month, says Devizes MP Claire Perry.

Springfield Community Campus installs self-service book lending machines

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

4:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Library opening hours at Springfield Community Campus have been extended and new self-service machines unveiled to enable residents to borrow books on Sundays and outside opening hours.

Blessing given to wedding at girl’s hospice

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Parents Richard Dicks and Louise Duman chose to have their wedding day blessed at the hospice where their daughter receives respite care. Five-year-old Ella suffers from a complex genetic medical condition and her mum and dad were anxious for her not to miss out on the occasion.

Corsham man, 59, who downloaded indecent child images may face jail

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Katherine Applegate did not enter a plea at Swindon Crown Court

8:58am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A man who downloaded hundreds of indecent images of children has been warned he could be facing a jail term.

All rosy at Corsham garden society show

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

This year’s Corsham Garden Society annual show attracted more than 600 entries, from floral art, produce and cookery to photography, drawing an audience of more than 100.

Box music festival rocks away the rain

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Revellers rocked to nine hours of music as Box Rocks Festival returned for its 21st anniversary on Monday.

Two bicycles stolen from Corsham home

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

3:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

Two bicycles have been stolen from Arnolds Mead, Corsham.

Sign up for Corsham's memory walk

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

Registration has opened for the annual Corsham Memory Walk in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society.

Take a closer look at Corsham's rich heritage

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Actors in Corsham High Street ready for filming of Poldark

4:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

Corsham Civic Society has some exciting events lined up in support of the national Heritage Open Days programme.

Box Rocks comes of age

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

The Box Rocks music festival comes of age this bank holiday weekend when it celebrates its 21st anniversary.

They’re crowing about Box trail

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A famous faces scarecrow trail in Box is proving popular this summer with characters like Spiderman and Florence Nightingale to be found.

GCSE results: Corsham School

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

12:14pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Students at The Corsham School were celebrating the school’s second best GCSE results ever this morning.

Corsham teenager aces A-levels in spite of dad’s death the day before final exam

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

The mother of Corsham School A-level pupil Emma Simonsen has spoken of her pride in her daughter after she gained top results despite the death of her father the day before her last exam.

Box Rocks music festival ready to celebrate 21 years

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Musicians from  the WhatFlag band perform on stage during the Box Rocks music festival.

11:51am Monday 18th August 2014

Box Rocks music festival comes of age this bank holiday weekend when it celebrates its 21st birthday with organisers hoping to raise plenty of money.

Stepping back in time to see Lacock at War

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:18pm Monday 18th August 2014

Thousands took at step back in time when they attended Lacock at War.

Fitting tribute to beloved Corsham dad and firefighter

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

The legacy of former Corsham firefighter Martin O’Shea means a specialist physiotherapist has been appointed to help people with motor neurone disease.

Corsham memorial’s names shine again

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

The 92 Corsham men who died in the First World War were honoured by the town’s current military contingent on Sunday.

New Corsham campus library opens

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Book lovers in Corsham will have reason to celebrate tomorrow as the town’s new library opens to the public at 10am.

Corsham's new library open for business

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

Wiltshire Council is celebrating another important milestone as the first community campus in the county opens its library and cafe to the families on Thursday.

Researchers uncover tales of Lacock soldiers

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:07pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

A quest to uncover hidden stories of Lacock’s soldiers gathered momentum when villagers and visitors came together to investigate the village’s role in the First World War.

Science fan jailed after exploding bombs in Corsham quarry

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:47pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

A science fan who made explosive devices after being inspired by the hit television show Brainiac has been jailed for six months.

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.


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