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Town Council Co-Options for Councillor Vacancies

Due to Corsham Town Council wards being uncontested in the local elections, there are two vacancies for councillors which will now be filled by co option. Vacancies are available in Corsham Neston Ward. These are interesting and valuable roles and an opportunity to be be involved in making decisions about what happens in the town. Details of the vacancies can be found at the links below:

Co Option Poster

Co Option Guidance for Applicants

Co Option Application Form


Hire of the Town Hall

We are now welcoming enquiries for bookings from September. To ensure we keep within government guidelines to keep everyone safe, including our staff who work in the building, we have reduced our capacity and are adding a small extra charge for additional cleaning. Please get in touch if you would like to discuss your event. We very much look forward to welcoming back our hirers.


Corsham and coronavirus - latest information

For the most up-to-date Town Council and community information, please visit our Covid-19 page.


Summer Busking Saturdays

Busking Saturdays are back for 2021, funded by the Town Council and Martingate. From now until 25 September local musicians will be playing in town from 11.30am-1pm every Saturday. Come and shop, stay for a coffee or lunch and listen to some great performers - and there's two hours' FREE parking too!

18 September: Sweet Misery with their blend of Americana/Country Rock, with a hint of folk rock added in.


StoryTown Poetry Competition

Calling all poets! Once again, as part of this year's StoryTown (15-17 October), poet and broadcaster Dawn Gorman ( is offering you the chance to read your poem on her radio show. The theme for 2021 is 'Telling Stories' and there are four age categories: Under 11s, 11-17s, Over 18s and Over 70s plus, new this year, a Local Poet Prize too. All the details and rules of entry are here, and you have until 31 December to enter. For more information, and to submit your poem, email


Town Hall

We are available and working at the Town Hall so, if you need to get in touch, call 01249 702130, email or you can drop any correspondence in via the letterbox on the non-pub side of the Town Hall. If you cannot use these preferred means of contacting us - and we are usually very quick to respond - we are now open from 10am-4pm every day except Wednesday when we are closed to the public. You can call to make an appointment to visit outside these hours.


Two Hours FREE Parking

The Town Council is funding the TWO HOURS FREE parking scheme, which will run until at least March 2022, to help our local businesses. You do still need to get a ticket, though.