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.

Celebrities bake cakes in support of Pink Floyd drummer's Corsham charity weekend

Wiltshire Times: The Duchess of Cornwall with Nick and Annette Mason at last year’s Middlewick event

1:54pm Friday 23rd May 2014

Celebrities will be backing cakes to help Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason and wife Annette with fundraising at their open garden event at their home, Middlewick House in Corsham.

Corsham pub expects to be Euro elections polling day hit

Wiltshire Times: Mark Foster, landlord of the Hare and Hounds in Corsham, with a pint and polling card today

10:00am Thursday 22nd May 2014

The Hare and Hounds in Corsham is acting as a polling station for the European Elections today, being one of the more unusual polling stations to be found in Wiltshire.

Lacock all set to welcome bank holiday scarecrow trail fans

Wiltshire Times: Lacock School pupils Charlotte, Erin and Olivia with some of the creations for the bank holiday scarecrow trail

8:57am Wednesday 21st May 2014

Children from Lacock School have been promoting the annual scarecrow trail by showing off some of the creations which will be on show over the May Bank Holiday weekend, May 24 to 26.

Could you run Corsham's campus cafe?

Wiltshire Times: Chance to see Corsham campus begin to take shape

5:35pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

Local catering businesses are invited to bid to run the cafe at Corsham’s new community campus, which is due to open next month.

Corsham transformed for second time in a month as ITV's Mr Whicher comes to town

Wiltshire Times: Paddy Considine, in Corsham for filming of ITV Victorian drama The Suspicions of Mr Whicher

5:23pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

A swordsmith's, courthouse and Victorian sweet shop can’t usually be found on Corsham High Street, but that all changed this week when it was transformed by second film crew this month.

Find out about photographic pioneer on Lacock Abbey's interactive trail

Wiltshire Times: Lacock Abbey

7:00am Tuesday 20th May 2014

The National Trust’s Lacock Abbey has been home to nuns, a Tudor crook and, in the 1800s, photographic pioneer William Henry Fox Talbot.

Starring role for Wadworth shire horses at Lacock beer festival

Wiltshire Times: Max with Martin Whittle and Monty with Barry Petherick having a pint outside the Raven at Poulshot before the start of their annual holiday

11:00am Monday 19th May 2014

The famous Wadworth shire horses will make an appearance in Lacock next month, as two village pubs host a beer festival and family fun day.

Lorry driver convicted of causing fatal Corsham collision spared jail term

Wiltshire Times: Tommy Ford

9:47am Monday 19th May 2014

A lorry driver who killed 89-year-old war veteran Tommy Ford after crashing into him as he crossed the road has been spared a jail term.

Box takes cue from Scotland on independence vote

Wiltshire Times: Box independence 'campaigners' Barry Sims, Steve Knight, Emily Knight, Kath Knight, Zoë Pearce and Mike Curd

7:00pm Saturday 17th May 2014

The UK could become slightly smaller next month, as villagers in Box prepare to vote on whether it should declare independence and go it alone.

Corsham girl's haircut of a lifetime aids cancer patients

Wiltshire Times: Scarlett after her haircut with mother Tessa Reed. (VS353) By Vicky Scipio

6:00pm Friday 16th May 2014

Little Scarlett Reed went to the hairdressers for the first time in her life to have her waist-length hair cut into a short bob so she could help another young girl.

Guitarist uses pedal power to get to Corsham for Pound Arts Centre gig

Wiltshire Times: Richard Durrant

11:14am Friday 16th May 2014

Guitarist Richard Durrant will stop by The Pound Arts Centre in Corsham today as part of his Cycling Music tour of the country.

Forward 100 years, as second period TV drama is filmed in Corsham

Wiltshire Times: Paddy Considine as the ITV drama’s Mr Whicher

12:38pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

CORSHAM is set to be centre stage for a second time within a month, when ITV film the recommissioned Suspicions of Mr Whicher.

Scarecrow trail promises Bank Holiday fun in Lacock

Wiltshire Times: Jamie Parson at last year's Lacock Scarecrow Trail. (42083) Picture by Trevor Porter

7:00pm Monday 12th May 2014

Lacock School’s annual scarecrow trail will be held on the May Bank Holiday weekend, May 24 to 26.

Corsham traders' patience wears thin as Poldark filming disrupts business

Wiltshire Times: Aidan Turner looks mean and moody in Corsham today as he plays Ross Poldark in the BBC’s re-make of the Cornish period drama

1:22pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

Some Corsham traders' patience is wearing thin as filming in the town's High Street takes place for the new version of Poldark, due to be shown in 2015.

Brooding looks from star Aidan as Poldark comes to Corsham

Wiltshire Times: Aidan Turner looks mean and moody in Corsham today as he plays Ross Poldark in the BBC’s re-make of the Cornish period drama

3:53pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

Actor Aidan Turner, who plays Ross Poldark in the BBC’s new adaptation of the Cornish period drama Poldark, looked brooding as he strode the streets of Corsham today.

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