New Corsham train station ‘beneficial and viable’

THE cabinet member for highways and transport, Philip Whitehead, has called the case for a railway station in Corsham "beneficial and operationally viable". Last year, Wiltshire Council commissioned Atkins to carry out initial feasibility work on a possible station in...

Urgent warning to parents and schools as man grabs year 7 Corsham girl

PARENTS and schools in the Corsham area have been put on high alert after reports a man tried to grab a female year 7 student this morning. The pupil was approached shortly before 8.30am as she made her way to...
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EYE IN THE SKY: Watch all the action from the Corsham St George 10k

MORE than 1,100 runners took to the streets for the annual Corsham St George 10k on Sunday and our high-flying friend Simon Folkard caught all the action. The race, now in its 34th year, was videoed by the AAIR supremo...

Corsham man arrested on suspicion of drink driving after failing to stop at collision...

A 26-YEAR-OLD Corsham man was arrested last night after failing to stop at a road traffic collision. At approximately 10.10pm, a 23-year-old man was driving a BMW Z4 near The Three Magpies pub, Sells Green, Seend, in the direction of Melksham, when he became...

Local biker, 35, killed in A4 Corsham crash

A 35-YEAR-OLD local man was killed last night after his motorcycle collided with a car in Corsham. The fatal crash happened shortly after 8.10pm on the junction of Hartham Lane and the A4 at Pickwick. A Suzuki motorcycle ridden by the...

Raiders smash through front of Corsham Co-op in early-hours burglary

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for information after burglars smashed their way into a Corsham store through the front window. Officers were called in the early hours of this morning following the raid on the Co-operative shop in Martingate. Three men, all...

Police name Corsham biker killed in fatal A4 crash

WILTSHIRE Police have confirmed that formal identification has now taken place for the driver who sadly died following a road traffic collision on the A4 in Pickwick last Tuesday. The fatal crash on Bath Road at 8.12pm claimed the life...

Police dog finds tens of thousands of pounds at Corsham crash scene

A POLICE dog who gained his licence just three months ago discovered tens of thousands of pounds of cash and drugs following a road traffic collision in Corsham at the weekend. PD Fozzy and his handler PC Simon Goodwin attended...

The saucy courtship secrets of Corsham’s peacocks revealed

A NEW study has revealed the courting secrets of the free-roaming peacocks of Corsham. As the male peacocks - often seen wandering close to their Corsham Court home - shake their long feathers in courtship, the iridescent eyespots remain nearly...

Corsham firefighters geared up to tackle Mount Snowdon

CORSHAM firefighters have set themselves a real challenge this summer – climbing to the summit of Mount Snowdon while wearing full fire kit. Thirteen on-call firefighters will tackle the 1,085m ascent on Sunday, July 19 using the Llanberis path. The aim...

CCTV released of suspect following as antique box is stolen from Corsham auction house

CCTV images have been released following a theft from an auction house in Corsham. On 23 June 2016, an antique tortoiseshell vanity box was stolen from Gardiner Houlgate Auction House in Leafield Industrial Estate. The box is approximately 9 inches x...

Jay Rayner preaching his Ten (food) Commandments in Corsham

THE original Ten Commandments have very little to offer when it comes to the complex business of how and what we eat. Now the award-winning restaurant critic and Masterchef judge Jay Rayner has decided it’s time to act - and...

Mixing the old and the new: Unique Corsham shop celebrates first birthday

A VINTAGE and homewares shop with a community and celebrity clientele, is celebrating its first anniversary in a popular Wiltshire town. Previous Homewares in Corsham High Street was founded and is run by entrepreneur Nicola White and offers an eclectic...

Woman sustains neck and head injuries as crash blocks A4 at Cross Keys

EMERGENCY services are currently dealing with a crash scene on the A4 at Corsham, with reports suggesting multiple casualties. The two-vehicle collision involving an Audi and a Smart car happened shortly before 2.30pm at the Cross Keys junction. The most serious...