Witness appeal after Corsham arson attack

POLICE are investigating an incident of arson which took place in Corsham earlier this month. On July 9, at approximately 8.15pm, a fire was started at the garages to the rear of Oliver Avenue. As a result of the fire, extensive...

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...

Air Ambulance en route after A365 crash between Box and Corsham

EMERGENCY services are currently dealing with a road traffic collision near Box. Police were called at approximately 12.20pm today following a report of a collision between Box and Corsham on the A365. There is currently a road closure in place...

E-fit released of suspect as Corsham boy is attacked by man and dog

WILTSHIRE Police have issued an e-fit of a man they wish to speak to in relation to an attack on a teenage boy in Corsham. The incident happened on Friday 6 November at around 3pm. The 15-year-old victim was attacked by...

Vintage cars saved but huge fire near Corsham could burn for days

FIREFIGHTERS could spend days tackling a huge barn fire between Corsham and Lacock. Five crews were dispatched to the blaze in Thingley at 5.30am this morning after the alarm was raised at New Farm on Corsham Road. By 9am two appliances had...

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...

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...

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...

Windscreen firm turns Santa with huge donation of gifts for disadvantaged Wiltshire children

A GENEROUS business is providing a happier Christmas for disadvantaged Wiltshire families by donating hundreds of presents. Staff from National Windscreens delivered more than 230 gifts to Barnardo's which are now being shared with the charity's local services. This includes Barnardo's...

Corsham woman sexually assaulted at Odeon Cinema

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a Corsham woman was sexually assaulted at the Odeon Cinema in Bath. The victim, in her 30s, is being provided support from specialist sexual offence liaison officers. Officers would like to speak to anyone who...

Two suffer neck injuries in A4 Corsham crash

THE A4 Bath Road has been closed at Corsham following a crash that has seen two people hospitalised with neck injuries. The three-vehicle collision occurred at the Cross Keys junction earlier this evening, with queues of traffic backed up coming...

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...

Family pay tribute to ‘beautiful’ boy, 4, found in Gastard pond

THE family of a young boy who tragically died after being found unconscious in a pond in Gastard, near Corsham, have paid tribute to him. Wiltshire Police were called to a property in the village on Tuesday July 28, following...

Family pay tribute following funeral of Tunisia terrorism victim John Welch

THE family of Corsham's John Welch has paid tribute to a "kind, caring and generous man" following his funeral today. The 74-year-old was killed along with partner Eileen Swannack, from Biddestone, in a gun attack while on holiday in Sousse...

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...