Front Cover Spotlight March 2021

SPRING 2022

  • From the Chair
  • Editorial
  • CSS New Year Lunch
  • RNLI Mollie Mitford
  • Beckford’s Tower Project
  • The Old Vicarage
  • Quarrymen of Corsham
  • 80 Years This April
  • Mayors of Bath
  • Post boxes of Corsham
  • Responses to Book Reviews
  • Book Review
  • Some Corsham street signs and new businesses, Part 1
  • Catherine Eden RIP
  • Planning round-ups
Planning inquiry appeal – care home, Pickwick

Planning inquiry appeal – care home, Pickwick

TUESDAY, 7th DECEMBER 2021 10 o’clock Room CBO1 Hartham Park marks the start of the 4-day Planning Inquiry into an Appeal by Care UK against Wiltshire Council’s rejection of their plans for an 80 bed Care Home in Pickwick. The Appeal is to be heard before Janet Wilson...

50+ Years of Service to the Society

50+ Years of Service to the Society

This Spring sees the departure from Corsham of one of the Civic Society’s longest serving Committee members, Pat Whalley. Corsham born Pat is taking the opportunity of downsizing and moving to Broughton Gifford to stay with her son David and family. For Pat this has...

Pickwick Winters Tales

Pickwick Winters Tales

The sequel to Pickwick Capers – boldly entitled ‘Pickwick Winter Tales’ took place this winter as a Zoom event in conjunction with Corsham Regis Primary Academy last December. John Maloney has put together a record of the exercise which you can download here: Pickwick...

Bullock Clock Makers in Corsham

Bullock Clock Makers in Corsham

Recently, I was much cheered by negotiating a part-exchange of our old, failing grandfather clock for a mid-19th century one by Mr Thos. Bullock, made in Corsham [it’s on the clock face!] whose shop in Pickwick Road I have worked out is now Corsham Hardware, No. 27....