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...

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...

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...

Corsham firefighters in final preparations to take on Snowdon

THIRTEEN firefighters from Corsham are travelling to North Wales this weekend to take on Mount Snowdon – but they will be tackling the 1,085m ascent while wearing fire kit. The group will be leaving Corsham on Saturday afternoon, before making...

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 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...

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...

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...

Cyclist in 70s air lifted to Southmead after collision with HGV

A CYCLIST has been taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol by air ambulance following a collision in Corsham this morning. The incident happened at approximately 9am in Pickwick Road, near to the Methuen Arms. The cyclist - a man in his 70s -...

Car wash and open day to support Fire Fighters Charity

A CHARITY car wash is being held this Saturday in aid of the Fire Fighters Charity. Local drivers can go along to Corsham fire station, in Beechfield Road, between 11am and 2pm and get their vehicles cleaned in return for...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...