Our April litter pick was a success despite the drizzly weather, but it did clear up a bit as the morning went on! Twelve adults, including Councillor Ruth Hopkinson, and two children braved the weather and collected 17 bags of rubbish. We targeted various areas including Park Lane, part of Lacock Road, the area around Corsham Regis Primary School, Meriton Rec, Leaford Industrial Estate, Potley and the area around the Springfield Campus. Do come along and join in the fun (!!) at our next litter Continue reading →
We have been living in Towns for about 7000 years and the streets are where we met each other, shop, ran businesses, socialized and where children played. Just over 100 years ago the motor car came along and began to change the nature of the street, people were pushed to the side pavements and motorized transport became dominant. In fact laws were passed to ensure the dominance of the car is our streets was maintained. The result of this change is that streets are now Continue reading →
This post was taken from the West Midland Police Traffic division that eloquently explains why we need 20mph speed limits. ….well it’s like this, traffic levels are rising at about 1.4% a year. Factor in population growth, of which those in the age bracket most likely to drive is swelled by migration and you see that within 8 years we will have over 10% more vehicles on our roads. Anyone think we’ll have 10 % more road capacity? Imagine the cost for a start, it’s Continue reading →
Tuesday 6th March 7.30pm: Corsham’s Fairtraders, The Pound, Corsham. This free event, part of Fairtrade Fortnight, involves short films, stalls and discussions to highlight Fairtrade products sold locally, and features an update on the work of Patrick Kaberia, the Kenyan tea farmer who visited Corsham last year. We hope to see you there.
Hi everyone Wiltshire Council postponed this weekend’s Great British Spring Clean due to the adverse weather. Itʻs now been rescheduled for Saturday 24th March, 10am outside the Co-op as before. Hope to see you then. Regards
Transcoco is pleased to confirm the forthcoming Give and Take Day at Selwyn Hall, Box on Saturday 10th March, 11:00-12:30. Remember, it’s all free, and a great opportunity to pass on things others may have a use for.
Transcoco is pleased to confirm the forthcoming Give and Take Day at Corsham Community Campus on Saturday 30th September, from 11:00-12:30. Remember, it’s all free, and a great opportunity to pass on things others may have a use for.
A date for the diary – our next G&T Day is on Saturday 30th September at Springfield Community Campus in Corsham. Details to follow nearer the time…
Demain (English: Tomorrow) is a 2015 French documentary film. Faced with a future that scientists say is a great cause for concern, the film has the distinction of not giving in to catastrophism. Optimistically, it identifies initiatives that have proven themselves in ten countries around the world: concrete examples of solutions to environmental and social challenges of the twenty-first century, be it agriculture, energy, economy, education and governance. It won the 2016 César Award for Best Documentary Film and was distributed in 27 countries. This film is brought to you by Continue reading →
Monday 6th March, Pound Arts Centre, 7.30pm – Fairtrade producer talk. As part of Fairtrade Fortnight, we are delighted to be hosting a visit from a Kenyan tea producer who participates in Fairtrade. This should be a really interesting talk where you can hear first hand how Fairtrade benefits producers and local communities.