100 years of the RAF

This year the Royal Air Force will be 100 years old and on May 5th 2018, a token commemorating the anniversary was carried from Corsham to Calne via Chippenham, 10 miles for each decade of the RAF. In this video, organiser Barry Cox talks about the Royal Air Forces Association (RAFA) and the important work it does to support today's newest recruit to the RAF through to its oldest veteran and their families.  Watch video >>

Corsham's Heritage arrives at the Campus

A piece of Corsham's stone mining heritage arrived outside the Springfield Campus this week (February 26), after being restored by the team at the Brunel Shed project. Some 200 years ago it would have been used underground to move stone from local quarries and it will now be officially unveiled on 9 March 2018. In this video Rodney Veazey from the Brunel Shed and Cllr Philip Whalley from Wiltshire Council talk about the project. To find out more about the Brunel Shed or to get involved find them on Facebook @brunelshedcorsham or email: thebrunelshed@gmail.com.  Watch video >>

Corsham's First Instameet

On January 21st 2017, over 40 'Instagrammers' came to Corsham for an 'Instameet'. The group, known as IgersWiltshire, with both amateur and professional photographers, who post their images on the social media platform Instagram, was organised by Visit Wiltshire and they explored various parts of Corsham and the surrounding area. This video shows some of the images taken on the day and to see the rest search on Instagram for the hashtag: #igerswiltshireatcorsham.  Watch video >>

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Corsham 10K Community Montage 2017

We asked the community to send in their pictures and videos of the Corsham St George's 10K, which took place on Sunday 23rd April 2017. This video is the result of all the submissions.  Watch video >>

Corsham Youth Council

The Corsham Youth Council was set up in 2008 by the Corsham Town Council with representatives of Corsham's 6 Primary Schools along with students from The Corsham School to advise the Council. They work on a wide range of issues including recently a survey that looked at sports facilities for young people in Corsham, compiling a time capsule not to be opened until 2065, as well as giving their feedback on a parkour area and helping with the Keep Corsham Tidy campaign. The group’s monthly meetings, during term-time, are held in the Council Chamber at the Town Hall. The Youth Councillors vote for their own Chairman, who holds the position for six months to enable as many people as possible to experience the role.  For more information, email Sharon Thomas, Head of Community Services: sthomas@corsham.gov.uk.  Watch video >>

Corsham Christmas Lights Switch On 2016

On Friday 2nd December 2016, Corsham's High Street was packed with hundreds of people, in anticipation of the annual Christmas Lights Switch On. Rachel Avent, one of the main organisers, helps us relive the event which saw Paralympic Swimmer, Stephanie Millward and this years annual 'Design a Christmas Card' competition winners, light up Corsham.  Watch video >>

Local MP meets Corsham's Youth Council

On 3rd April 2017, Michelle Donelan, MP for Chippenham, was quizzed by the Corsham Youth Council. She also inspired at least one of its members to want to be an MP in the future.  Watch video >>

Community Vox Pops

Ahead of the Our Community Matters consultation event at the Campus on December 7th, we asked residents of Corsham, Box and Lacock what they thought of the community they live in. Let us know what you think on the Digital Corsham page on Facebook!  Watch video >>