GCSE results: Stonar School, Atworth

Wiltshire Times:

5:32pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Despite predictions that the grades for GCSE English would decline this year the pupils at Stonar, near Atworth, achieved the opposite.

GCSE results: Corsham School

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

12:17pm 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

Wiltshire Times:

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

Wiltshire Times: 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

Wiltshire Times:

8:18pm Monday 18th August 2014

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

Accident closes road at Box for nearly two hours

Wiltshire Times: Trio jailed for fraud to tune of £800,000

2:07pm Friday 15th August 2014

The road from Five Ways to Kingsdown in Box was closed for nearly two hours after a collision involving a red Ford Focus and a blue Renault Laguna, at Old Jockey Farm at 5.40pm last Friday.

Fitting tribute to beloved Corsham dad and firefighter

Wiltshire Times:

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's new library open for business

Wiltshire Times:

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

Wiltshire Times:

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

Wiltshire Times:

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

Wiltshire Times:

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

Wiltshire Times: 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

Wiltshire Times:

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

Wiltshire Times:

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.

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

Wiltshire Times:

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

Wiltshire Times:

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

Wiltshire Times:

1:14pm Monday 21st July 2014

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

Corsham street closed following three-car collision

Wiltshire Times:

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

Wiltshire Times:

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.

Flypast tops off double festival in Corsham

Wiltshire Times:

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.

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

Wiltshire Times:

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.

Day of action: Corsham School only open to sixth formers

Wiltshire Times: 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.

Boy's mountain bike stolen in Corsham

Wiltshire Times: 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

Wiltshire Times: 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.

Corsham pupils take a break time to try Victorian age school

Wiltshire Times:

11:30am Sunday 6th July 2014

Corsham Almshouses Schoolroom welcomed 90 children from Corsham Primary Year 3 as part of their studies of Victorian Britain.

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

Wiltshire Times:

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

Wiltshire Times:

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.

Two vehicle accident blocks A350 near Lacock

Wiltshire Times: 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.

Corsham WI celebrates its 95th birthday

Wiltshire Times: Corsham WI celebrates its 95th birthday

3:00pm Sunday 29th June 2014

Corsham WI celebrated its 95th birthday at the town hall on June 17.

Road in Corsham reopens after car incident

Wiltshire Times: 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.

Have your say on boundary between Box and Corsham

Wiltshire Times: 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.

Call to Wiltshire Gasheads by Neston writer

Wiltshire Times: Neston writer Martin Bull

6:00pm Saturday 21st June 2014

After a miserable season which saw his beloved Bristol Rovers relegated from the Football League, a long-suffering Neston-based fan is looking back to better days.

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

Wiltshire Times: 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

Wiltshire Times: 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

Wiltshire Times: 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

Wiltshire Times: Council leader Jane Scott takes a look inside the atrium. Inset Francis Maude MP	         						            			              (49498) By glenn phillip

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

Wiltshire Times: 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

Wiltshire Times: 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

Wiltshire Times: 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

Wiltshire Times: 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.

Calne firm furnishes Corsham's new campus

Wiltshire Times: Tony Bryant, account manager for Elm Workspace, which is helping with the new Corsham Campus project.                          					            (VS32

5:00pm Sunday 8th June 2014

A furniture and interior design company in Calne has won a large contract to supply furnishings for the new Springfield Corsham Community Campus.

Bike repair project saved from scrapheap with offer of new Corsham home

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

12:32pm Sunday 8th June 2014

A bicycle repair project has been saved from the scrapheap and is freewheeling into a new home.

Muggers target couple on Lovers Walk, Chippenham

Wiltshire Times: Swindon police advice after two girls fall foul of internet

1:37pm Friday 6th June 2014

Police are investigating a gang mugging on Lovers Walk, in Chippenham yesterday.

Traffic slowed on A4, after early hours Box crash

Wiltshire Times: Swindon police advice after two girls fall foul of internet

8:58am Thursday 5th June 2014

Police officers were on hand to ease traffic through Box this morning, after a single-vehicle collision on the A4.

Weaponry to help raise cash for Lacock Riding for the Disabled

Wiltshire Times: Gazette & Herald - zxc

8:00pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A range of weaponry will be put to good use in Lacock, to raise funds for a riding charity.

Plans for Colerne hangar development on public display

Wiltshire Times: Gazette & Herald - zxc

1:55pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Colerne residents are urged to come to a public consultation next week over the future of the village’s former air force hangars.

Box villagers vote independent

Wiltshire Times: Ella Beckett with Fabio and Nicholas Beckett with Tedr, with balloon creations made by Dave Hickory

7:00pm Friday 30th May 2014

Travellers on the A4 may may need to take their passports with them after villagers in Box voted for independence at the weekend’s Box Revels celebration.

Fay Weldon to speak at Corsham arts festival

Wiltshire Times: Fay Weldon

11:36am Friday 30th May 2014

Feminist author Fay Weldon and radio presenter Peter White will be coming to Corsham later this month, as part of a new programme examining the relationship between disability and the arts.

Police plea after Lacock garden centre broken into

Wiltshire Times: Trio jailed for fraud to tune of £800,000

6:00am Thursday 29th May 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after burglars broke into Whitehall Garden Centre near Lacock late on Sunday night.

Corsham woman's needlework for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Wiltshire Times: Fundraiser June Witt, in front of residents, gets a certificate of thanks from Rebecca de la Bedoyere

8:00am Sunday 25th May 2014

A committed Corsham knitter who put her needlework skills to good use has raised more than £1,000 for Wiltshire Air Ambulance.




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