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Additional session for Brunel Shed members

Additional session for Brunel Shed members

The Brunel Shed is open to both men and women and meets in the Potley and Pockeridge Community Centre [Pockeridge Road, CorshamSN13 9SB] which has been converted into a bright, well-equipped community workshop. Members can work on their own projects or in a team on...
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Corsham Court – a different perspective

Corsham Court – a different perspective

Between 1906 and April 1913 a total of 75 ‘Saint’ class 4-6-0 express engines were built at the Great Western Railway’s Swindon works to the design of George Jackson Churchward, the Chief Mechanical Engineer. Though the class was called the ‘Saints’, only 20 of the...
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Grandfather’s WW1 experiences

Grandfather’s WW1 experiences

My grandfather, Charles James Rumsey, was born in Hammersmith on Easter Sunday 1886 and at the age of 20, he was made redundant as a painter due to a recession. Because he was the oldest in the family, his father decided he needed to move out of the family home and...
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Corsham Civic Society planning group report

Corsham Civic Society planning group report

La Piccola Italia After objections raised by the Society and others and a retrospective planning application which was not approved, the wooden cladding blocks on the restaurant, have been painted white which blends in much better with the other commercial premises...
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From the Chairman – July 2017

From the Chairman – July 2017

June and July have certainly reminded us all how warm Summers can be, but I’m sure they were hotter when I was a boy!! The Society’s Annual General Meeting was well supported and the Wine and Cheese, organised by Joan Maciver, was greatly enjoyed. Thank you Joan, and...
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