Corsham Civic Society has a new Chairman

Corsham Civic Society has a new Chairman

After 13 years of fine service to the society as Chairman, Michael Rumsey has retired and is replaced by John Maloney, formerly Editor of the Society's Spotlight magazine. Michael remains on the Executive Committee as Membership...

Appeal dismissal decision report ~ Care UK

Appeal dismissal decision report ~ Care UK

Great news a decision was posted on 8th that the Care UK proposed care home development appeal [on the Bath Road opposite Priory Road] had been dismissed by the Planning Inspector! As the person who had got the ball rolling against this scheme by summoning the...

Remembrance 2021

Remembrance 2021

Anyone visiting the Garden of Remembrance and the memorial to those Corsham men who fell in the Second World War will find an English oak tree at the heart of the site. On 1st November, we were delighted to welcome Mrs. Sarah Rose Troughton, Wiltshire's Lord...

In Memoriam – Price Philip 1921 -2021

In Memoriam – Price Philip 1921 -2021

It was with great sadness that we heard in April of the death of our Queen's right-hand man. Prince Philip had been part of our nation's history for so many years, that it was inevitable that when remembering such a career, local people recall the relatively short...

The Chairman’s Passion: Model Railways

The Chairman’s Passion: Model Railways

When I was 5-years-old, I received my first Hornby Dublo train set. It was Christmas Day 1949. I remember my parents sending me to bed early on Christmas Eve. It was full of magic and anticipation for the Big Day. Little did I know that downstairs my parents were busy...