Category: News

Cream Tea, 19 August 2016

Cream Tea, 19 August 2016

This year’s ‘Cream Tea’ on 19th August took place at No. 24 Lypiatt Road, Corsham, at the kind invitation of Victoria and Peter Blake. My first CCS cream tea and how very nice it was! Many expressed their appreciation to Victoria and Peter Blake for ‘loaning their...
Plans to reopen Corsham station enter stage two

Plans to reopen Corsham station enter stage two

Thursday, 30th June, marked the 175th anniversary of the first train journey between Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads through Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s Box Tunnel! An auspicious day on which to welcome seventy Corsham residents to The Tynings Hall to learn of the...
Meet Corsham’s new butcher, Toby Haynes

Meet Corsham’s new butcher, Toby Haynes

Over the last 100 years Corsham has seen a number of well-established butcher shops come and go.  Many of us remember the shops of Mr Ives, the Love family, Beszants, with their slaughter house, the Royal Wilts and the North West London Meat company.  In recent years...
Introducing the Brunel Shed

Introducing the Brunel Shed

As part of an international organisation of Men’s Sheds, one has been started for Corsham and the surrounding communities. Cllr Phil Whalley of Corsham Town started the initiative and handed it over to those who attended the first meeting at the venue.  The club will...
'Huge step forward' for Corsham Station Campaign

'Huge step forward' for Corsham Station Campaign

In a previous update I reported on the decision for the Society’s Corsham Station Campaign to join TransWilts, now a registered Community Interest Company. Paul Johnson, its Chairman, was the first Chairman of the Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership...