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...

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...

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...

Chippenham man gets eight and a half years for child sex offences

A 50-YEAR-OLD Chippenham man has been sentenced to eight and a half years in prison, and a further five years on extended licence at Swindon Crown Court after pleading guilty to a string of child sex offences. Derek Packham accepted responsibility for...

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 -...

Family pay tribute to Corsham man, 20, killed in early-hours crash

THE family of a Wiltshire man who died following a crash on the A303 on Sunday have paid tribute to him. Johnathon Morris, 20, from Corsham, died following the single-vehicle collision which occurred at 2.45am on Sunday on the A303,...

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 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...

Corsham man pleads guilty to child sex offences

A CORSHAM man will appear in court tomorrow on a string of child sex offences. Derek Packham, aged 50, of Kings Avenue, will be sentenced on Wednesday after pleading guilty to nine counts of sexual assault, nine counts of sexual...

Corsham company land huge BT contract

BT has selected Corsham firm Ark Data Centres Limited as a new UK data centre supplier and is adding Ark's sites in the south of England to its BT Compute portfolio to meet the growing demand for sustainable and...

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...

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...

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...

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...