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Update on Springfield Community Campus

Update on Springfield Community Campus

Midas, the main contractor for the community campus, has set up its site office and signs on the Springfield site and actually started work. During July and August this will be happening inside the Leisure Centre and some activities are being affected by the...
Corsham Station reopening included in top 10 schemes

Corsham Station reopening included in top 10 schemes

Fortunately for me, Ruth Hopkinson, the new Chairman of Corsham Town Council, was unable to attend the Mayor-Making Ceremony in Bath a few weeks ago. I offered to attend in her place and enjoyed a most memorable and happy day. Greeted at the Guildhall by the soon-...
March 2013 review: Cold War bunker secrets revealed

March 2013 review: Cold War bunker secrets revealed

Michael Rumsey gave another well-received talk in his series of presentations on Wiltshire churches at our November meeting. The day of our annual dinner in January coincided with a very heavy fall of snow which lasted all day. Public transport and taxis were not...
Lord Methuen congratulates Civic Society on Golden Jubilee

Lord Methuen congratulates Civic Society on Golden Jubilee

As Patron of the Corsham Civic Society, it gives me great pleasure to congratulate the Society on achieving its Golden Jubilee in 2013. As a former resident of Corsham, I have seen enormous changes in the Town during my lifetime, encompassing large population growth...
Tributes paid to Ian Storey

Tributes paid to Ian Storey

Ian Storey joined the Civic Society committee in spring 2011. We welcomed him for his love of and commitment to Corsham. He was well-known in the town due to his position with the Chamber of Commerce, his work with the Martingate Centre and his successful efforts to...
Tribute to the Life of Dr. William Lewson Burrowes

Tribute to the Life of Dr. William Lewson Burrowes

This was the eulogy spoken by John Bright at the funeral of his very dear friend and neighbour, Dr. William Burrowes. It was my privilege to have been a friend and neighbour of Bill for over 50 years. Angela and I first met Bill and Nancy when we came to Corsham in...