May litter pick

Our May litter pick was a success, despite the weather trying again to dampen our spirits! Fingers crossed for sunny weather next month.. We had a respectable 9 volunteers turn up and 13 bags of rubbish were collected. We covered several areas around Katherine Park, the roads around and to the south of the Campus, Pickwick Road, Meriton Rec and to the north of Corsham, around Corsham Regis School.   Cigarette butts are a big (or is that small??) problem and they are so time consuming Continue reading →

April litter pick

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 →

Orchard Meeting and Updated Actions

Orchard Meeting and Updated Actions and Achievements from 12th May Sally, Paul and I met today and walked round the orchard. It’s looking fantastic, so a huge thank you to all the stakers and pruners, the weeders and litter pickers, the bench treaters and feeder hangers!! Huge thank you too to Wiltshire Wood Recycling who donated above their remit for the benches, bird boxes and bug boxes. Also huge thanks to Paul Weaver for donating the stakes, to Richard and Adam for donating the mulch Continue reading →

Transport Group Meeting

Minutes of First Transport Group Meeting 6th March – Pound We discussed promoting 20mph Speed zones and shared space in Corsham. We identified that getting people’s opinion was important as part of generating support. 20mph may not be supported by the police because of enforcement issues. We will need to produce a map of the proposed routes that would be the subject of the restriction to allow people to understand the proposal and and make suggestions. Shared space would be expensive so any implementation would need Continue reading →