Plea for volunteers at Corsham library as staff prepare for campus move

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Community librarian Jessica Phillips

7:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Book lovers in Corsham are needed at the town library as staff prepare to relocate its collection to the new community campus.

Lorry driver was speeding moments before fatal Corsham collision, jury hears

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tommy Ford

9:28am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A lorry driver was speeding moments before his vehicle was in collision with an 89-year-old who was crossing the road, a jury has been told.

Entry for 33rd Corsham St George’s Day 10k is heading for the 1,000 mark

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: April 2013... and they’re away during last year’s race. The event is now in its 33rd year

9:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Runners from across Wiltshire will be making tracks to Corsham on Sunday, for the town’s 33rd St George’s Day 10k run.

Corsham bicycle repair project at risk of falling over

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tim Lannin, Robin Roose, Edgar Stringer and Nick Brakspear of the Spindles and Sprockles project                                      (49310) By GLENN PHILLIPS

2:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A community group in Corsham that has saved hundreds of bikes from the scrapheap is under threat itself, unless it can find a new home.

Box landscaped gardens open

4:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Eight acres of landscaped gardens in Box will be open to visitors on Wednesday, April 23.

Grants given out to groups

2:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

MORE than £3,500 has been awarded to nine local causes by Corsham Town Council.

Gastard village granted audience with the council

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Committee members John Varney and Debbie Anstis, front, with Allan Swain and Mike Holt in Gastard Village Hall

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A Crucial £10,000 grant to the Gastard Village Hall restoration appeal was the highlight of Corsham Town Council’s first meeting on the road on Monday.

Book lovers wanted for new Corsham library

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Developer tries second appeal on disputed site in Malmesbury

2:07pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Corsham library is looking to recruit book-loving volunteers as it prepares to move into a new modern home as part of the town's new community campus.

Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

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

2:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Dwindling stall numbers and the loss of vegetable producers have forced the monthly Corsham Farmers’ Market to close.

Rudloe the new Roswell? Residents baffled after strange lights in the sky

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The strange object in the sky, captured by Rudloe resident Gemma Perks

11:37am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Residents in Rudloe have heralded the estate “the new Roswell”, after several people reported seeing a strange object in the sky last Sunday.

Minister impressed by Wiltshire's £70m campus project

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Oliver Letwin, minister for government policy, Wiltshire Council leader Jane Scott and Michelle Donelan, prospective Parliamentary Conservative for Chippenham, take a look at campus plans at County Hall, Trowbridge

6:15pm Monday 14th April 2014

Wiltshire Council’s £70 million campus project is at the forefront of the government’s plans for a Big Society, according to a leading Conservative minister.

Pub patrons’ cheer for ex-Army officer

1:31pm Thursday 17th April 2014

The spirit of the London Marathon was evident in Colerne as friends of retired Army officer Bernadette Rigby, 49, packed into The Fox and Hounds pub to cheer her on.

Corsham radio station ready to go live

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Musicians Steve Lodge and Rose White will be presenting shows on Kik Radio.

7:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

Musicians and DJs from across Wiltshire will be taking to the airwaves on Tuesday after the launch of a community radio station.

Darth Vader will star at Corsham sci-fi fun day

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Darth Vader

12:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Darth Vader will be invading Corsham later this month, as aliens and monsters take over the town for the annual Charity Sci-Fi family fun day.

Poldark steps into Corsham high street

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Being Human vampire and Hobbit dwarf Aidan Turner

3:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Corsham High Street will be transformed into 18th century Cornwall, when it is used as a location for a remake of hit romantic drama Poldark.

Nurse expects Spam-alot of comments in London Marathon

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Nurse Natalie Jones will turn heads in her spam tabard at the London Marathon

8:48am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Nurse Natalie Jones is likely to receive encouragement from choruses of a legendary Monty Python song as she runs the London Marathon on Sunday dressed as a tin of Spam.

Youths trespass in Neston building which caught alight, says owner

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The scene today after the fire at a former Neston factory

6:19pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

The owner of the former Neston factory in which 10 tonnes of tyres caught alight last night said that youths trespassing on the site were a common problem

Wolf Hall filming starts in Lacock and Great Chalfield

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Lacock Abbey

12:26pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Homeland star Damian Lewis will be coming to Wiltshire this week, when filming starts on the BBC adaptation of the award-winning Wolf Hall.

Suspected arson at Neston factory fire

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsh fire 3.jpg

9:36am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A fire in a former Neston factory which saw 10 tonnes of tyres set alight is believed to have been started deliberately.

Fire crews spend night tackling blaze in former Neston factory

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsh fire 3.jpg

8:52am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Four fire crews have spent the night tackling a fire in a derelict building in Neston.

Do you know man pictured after Corsham burglaries?

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Police are keen to identify a man caught on CCTV following reports of two burglaries at a Corsham home

3:32pm Monday 7th April 2014

Police are keen to identify a man caught on camera following reports of two burglaries at a Corsham home.

Princess Royal in Devizes to meet those who helped restore Caen Hill locks

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Princess Anne receives flowers from children during her visit to Devizes this morning

1:32pm Monday 7th April 2014

The Princess Royal this morning met local people who, 40 years ago, rolled up their sleeves and helped restore the Caen Hill locks in Devizes.

Month-old baby girl dies after cardiac arrest at home in Corsham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The Royal United Hospital

12:40pm Monday 7th April 2014

A month-old baby girl died during the early hours of Saturday after suffering a cardiac arrest at the family home in Corsham.

Man, 69, banned from Corsham High Street after assault

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

10:15am Monday 7th April 2014

A 69-year-old man who admitted assault and criminal damage has been banned from entering the High Street in Corsham.

Corsham Station plan on track

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: John Thompson of Wiltshire Council, PMP Michelle Donelan who compiled the survey, Railway Minister Stephen Hammond with, standing,  council chair Ruth Hopkinson and long-time campaigner Anne Lock

11:00am Sunday 6th April 2014

Corsham could have a working railway station again within five years, according to railway minister Stephen Hammond.

New take on Corsham almshouse chair

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Artist Les Benson, left, with Corsham Almshouse guide Peter King         (TP48535) By TREVOR PORTER

5:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

Visitors to Corsham’s historic almshouses may need a double take when they see its latest feature.

Neston allotments widen scope

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Picture: Abbots Langley Parish Council

1:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

A Neston allotment set up to help recovering addicts has gained a new lease of life after being rejuvenated as a project for the whole community.

Former officer from Colerne to run marathon

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Former army officer Bernadette Rigby at the Fox & Hounds, Colerne

12:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

Retited army officer Bernadette Rigby is drawing on all her military training as she prepares for a series of fundraising challenges before turning 50.

Corsham beautician finds new home after fire

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Body and Soul will have its official opening tomorrow in the former Indulgence salon in Pickwick Road

5:10pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

A devastating fire at her salon was not enough to stop Corsham beautician Becky Kershaw, who has just reopened at new, bigger premises in the town.

Grandmother died after setting herself alight in Box care home, inquest hears

3:25pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A 75-year-old Box woman died last August after setting herself on fire in her care home, an inquest has heard.

Corsham cadets on patrol in the capital

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The Cadets in the stables at Hyde Park Barracks

9:02am Tuesday 1st April 2014

Army Cadets from Corsham had a unique view of military life in London last week, when they went behind the scenes at the Household Cavalry.

Bags packed for Corsham School pupils' world challenge

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Year 8 students at The Corsham School raised £1,360 for their World Challenge expedition to Iceland with a bag pack at Melksham Asda.

5:00pm Sunday 30th March 2014

Year 8 students at The Corsham School raised £1,360 for their World Challenge expedition to Iceland with a bag pack at Melksham Asda.

Corsham festival’s a test of will for walking

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Dog walkers urged to be vigilant after poison laced sandwiches left in Wirral beauty spot

9:00am Sunday 30th March 2014

Plans are under way to get Corsham walking this summer, with the launch of the town’s first Walking Festival.

Neston teenager has started to build growing trade

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Anise Mehrez, 13, of Neston, has set up his own online plant sales business

12:00pm Saturday 29th March 2014

When Neston teenager Anise Mehrez started his own wholesale plant business last year, he had no idea how much it would grow.

Teenager has started to build growing trade

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Anise Mehrez, 13, of Neston, has set up his own online plant sales business

9:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

When Neston teenager Anise Mehrez started his own wholesale plant business last year, he had no idea how much it would grow.

Rockin' the village

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Stuart Rolfe's new album will raise money for three good causes

3:09pm Friday 28th March 2014

A local musician got Colerne rocking earlier this month, raising over £3,000 for Dorothy House Hospice.

Rail minister makes tracks for Melksham and Corsham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Railway minister Stephen Hammond, Michelle Donelan, Conservative parliamentary candidate for Chippenham, and Sion Bretton, chairman of TransWilts Community Rail Partnership

9:18am Friday 28th March 2014

The Goverment’s railway minister made tracks for Melksham when as he stopped by to see how the town’s station was being improved.

Solar farm bid aims to answer Neston residents’ fears

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tim Barton with revised plans for a solar farm on his land

1:00pm Thursday 27th March 2014

The applicant behind a proposed 14-acre solar farm in Neston has said he listened to the concerns of opponents before resubmitting the plans.

See world's most beautiful gardens in photo exhibition at Lacock Abbey

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Hydrangeas in my Garden by Andrzej Bochenski. One of the entries to the International Garden Photographer of the Year competition

6:00pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

This spring, visitors to Lacock Abbey can enjoy a walk through some of the world’s loveliest gardens, as a collection of winning images from the prestigious International Garden Photographer of the Year competition will be displayed in the Botanic Garden, from April 5 until May 22.

Corsham Band’s first class performance

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Band celebrates victory in the regional final of the national brass band championships

3:00pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

Corsham Band took the champion’s crown in the West of England regional final of the national brass band championships in Torquay.

Adventurer explores unit at Corsham school

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: David Hempleman-Adams, with Harry, Edward, Katherine, Phoebe and Miles, is watched by Fiona Allen and Coun Ruth Hopkinson

8:00am Sunday 23rd March 2014

Arctic explorer, industrialist and Deputy Lieutenant of Wiltshire David Hempleman-Adams was the guest of honour at Corsham Primary School for the opening of its new classroom block.

Corsham road closures during rail electrification work

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Rail delays after vehicle hits Selhurst bridge

2:00pm Friday 21st March 2014

Motorists in Corsham have been warned to expect significant delays when maintenance work starts on two bridges.

Fine wines storage plans anger Gastard village

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Dick Tonge, cabinet member for highways

4:00pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Plans for a storage warehouse in Gastard, which could hold up to 300,000 cases of fine wine, have angered local residents, who believe it will destroy the village’s environment.

Colerne chef cooking for Roux men

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Lucknam Park chef Dan Miles is cooking for a chance to work at a three Michelin-starred restaurant

1:00pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Chef Dan Miles is gearing up for the most important meal of his career, as he prepares to cook for a host of world- famous chefs.

Corsham Station on the timetable for railways minister

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Transport Minister Stephen Hammond

1:33pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

The Government’s minister for railways will be visiting Corsham next week to discuss plans to reopen the town’s station.

Yes to Corsham homes and ASU extension

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham High Street

1:00pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

NEW homes and jobs are coming to the Rudloe area of Corsham after a five-hectare development was approved by Wiltshire Council.

Run, walk and cycle for Sport Relief in Corsham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Kids gear up for Sport Relief in Sedgemoor

8:00am Tuesday 18th March 2014

Budding athletes in Corsham have plenty of chances to do their bit for Sport Relief at the weekend, with opportunities to run, walk and cycle for a good cause.

Colerne man who brutally raped girl, 13, jailed for 15 years

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Christopher Mims

3:46pm Monday 17th March 2014

A man who brutally raped a 13-year-old girl who he had been sexually abusing has been jailed for 15 years.

Corsham schoolgirl’s proud peacock goes on display

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gabriella Allen holds her design as St Patrick’s classmates see the mural in Corsham precinct, with Sue Witts back left                      (49211-4) By GLENN PHILLIPS13gh

5:00pm Sunday 16th March 2014

Corsham's artistic future looks to be secure, thanks to a newly-formed community group and the designs of a local schoolgirl.

Corsham freewheeling afternoon

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: London Assembly launches cycle safety consultation after spate of deaths

10:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

Cyclists and scooter riders will be taking over a Corsham neighbourhood next weekend, as the town gets involved with the BBC’s Sport Relief appeal.




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