London Marathon telephone box runner makes Guinness records

This Is Wiltshire: Sid Keyte with his London Marathon medal and certificate of his Guinness world record

6:48pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

London Marathon runner Sid Keyte, who completed the race dressed as phone box, will have his feat immortalised after it was included in the new edition of the Guinness World Records Book.

Jailed: Man stopped downloading child abuse material only when police seized computer

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5:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A former Trowbridge man who told police a 'spurious' story about how he came to have images of children being raped on his computer has been jailed for 20 months.

Stormy weather can't dampen wheelbarrow race fun in Pewsey

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12:58pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Stormy weather did not stop the masses turning out for the Pewsey Carnival wheelbarrow race on Thursday evening.

Man escapes serious injury as car overturns after hitting Westbury shop bollards

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12:21pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

An elderly man suffered minor head injuries after overturning his automatic car outside the Co-operative food store in Kingfisher Drive, Wesbury, today.

Man, 33, bailed after two-day 'bomb' search of Trowbridge home

This Is Wiltshire:

8:27am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A man arrested over fears a house in Wiltshire contained explosives has been released on bail.

Bratton turns the clock back to the Second World War

This Is Wiltshire:

8:33am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

The days of rationing and bravery were remembered at the weekend as Bratton turned the clock back to the Second World War.

Jailed: Man who downloaded child abuse pictures and videos

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A former Corsham man who searched for and downloaded hundreds of indecent images of children has been jailed for a year and eight months.

Man arrested following assault on teenage girl

7:15pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

WILTSHIRE Police have arrested a 25-year-old man from Swindon after a woman was assaulted.

Police inspect 60 cars in A360 crackdown

This Is Wiltshire: Trio jailed for fraud to tune of £800,000

6:38pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

More than 60 vehicles were pulled over and inspected by police on the A360 Devizes between Potterne and Lavington as part of an operation to tackle rural crime.

Appeal for 'Dementia Friends' in Calne

This Is Wiltshire: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

6:30pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Calne's area board has pledged to help the area become a dementia friendly community with the formation of an action group of local people.

Foodies flock to taste Wiltshire treats at Urchfont

This Is Wiltshire:

6:32pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Hundreds attended the first Taste Wiltshire event in Urchfont Village Hall.

Glass makeover for eco-friendly Pewsey Vale School

This Is Wiltshire:

6:19pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Pewsey Vale School will be undergoing a Shard-like facelift after receiving a £430,500 grant from the Education Funding Agency.

First World War centenary: Exhibition recalled those lost from Lacock and Wiltshire

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

An exhibition reflected on those who lost their lives from Lacock and Wiltshire in the First World War.

Crowds go wild for Gastard fete

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Checked shirts, cowboy hats and dogs wearing bandanas were all part of the fun at Gastard’s Wild West fete.

Visiting minister impressed by Sheldon sixth formers

This Is Wiltshire:

5:50pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Sheldon School in Chippenham received a visit from Justine Greening, Secretary of State for International Development.

Travellers told to leave

This Is Wiltshire:

3:56pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A GROUP of travellers who pitched up at the Rivermead Industrial Estate over the weekend have until 9pm tonight to move elsewhere.

"Not a day goes by that I do not think about Becky", says mum Karen Edwards

This Is Wiltshire: Karen Edwards

3:37pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE family of Becky Godden-Edwards family have been fighting for more than three years for justice to finally be served on her killer, and mum Karen Edwards has welcomed every fresh piece of the puzzle.

Police reveal 660 items discovered at pond where boots of murdered Sian O'Callaghan were found

This Is Wiltshire: Detective Chief inspector Sean Memory at today's press conference following the discovery of a body

3:31pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

DETECTIVES investigating the murder of Becky Godden-Edwards have revealed more than 600 items have been recovered from a pond in Ramsbury where the boots of murdered Sian O'Callaghan were found. 

Breaking news Murder detectives appeal for information on a car in the Becky Godden-Edwards investigation

This Is Wiltshire: Becky Godden-Edwards

11:13am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

DETECTIVES from Wiltshire’s Major Investigation Team are seeking information regarding a car that may relate to the Becky Godden-Edwards (aka Rebecca Godden's) murder.

Information wanted on indecent exposure in Lawn Woods

This Is Wiltshire: Lawn Woods has been the setting for several incidents of indecent exposure

1:45pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

WILTSHIRE Police is appealing for information following an indecent exposure in Swindon.

Plea over car link to murder inquiry by Wiltshire Police

This Is Wiltshire: Becky Godden-Edwards

1:13pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Detectives from Wiltshire’s Major Investigation Team are seeking information regarding a car that may relate to the Becky Godden-Edwards (aka Rebecca Godden's) murder.

Jail warning for woman who lied about alleged Trowbridge attack

This Is Wiltshire: Katherine Applegate did not enter a plea at Swindon Crown Court

12:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A woman who lied to police who were investigating a serious assault in Trowbridge has been warned she could be jailed.

Weeks of disruption expected during rail electrification work

This Is Wiltshire:

11:41am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Rail passengers travelling between Chippenham and Bristol face weeks of disruption during electrification works next summer.

Rail delays as person hit by train at Gloucester

This Is Wiltshire: First Great Western train cleaners on strike today

11:33am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

RAIL passengers are currently being told to expect delays between Swindon and Bristol Parkway after a person was hit by a train.

Semington barn fire continues as police investigate cause

This Is Wiltshire:

11:12am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Police are looking at CCTV footage from the area after a barn caught fire at Berryfield, Semington, on Sunday.

Police plea after theft of family's pet dog Kia

This Is Wiltshire:

10:41am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses after the theft of family pet dog Kia.

Held: Marston man, 59, who admits repeated sexually assaults

This Is Wiltshire: Katherine Applegate did not enter a plea at Swindon Crown Court

10:31am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A 59-year-old man who repeatedly sexually assaulted a woman has been warned he is facing a jail term.

Campaign to raise alcohol awareness backed by Wiltshire Police

This Is Wiltshire: A man drinking beer

10:17am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Wiltshire Police are backing a national campaign to raise alcohol awareness this week.

Funeral date set for former Bradford on Avon broadcaster

This Is Wiltshire:

10:56am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

The funeral for former broadcaster Jonathan Hewat will take place at West Wiltshire Crematorium, Semington, on Friday, October 3.

Jailed: Trowbridge dad, 24, who punched and kicked partner

This Is Wiltshire: Katherine Applegate did not enter a plea at Swindon Crown Court

9:19am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A dad who punched and kicked his partner in a row about his bank card has been jailed for 18 months.

VIDEO: Life-saving op saved Stuart's life after daring air ambulance flight

This Is Wiltshire:

8:55am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Stuart, who collapsed at home on August 6, 2012, was airlifted to Frenchay Hospital by Wiltshire Air Ambulance in ten minutes.

Honey and ginger brew is a winning pint with Wadworth

This Is Wiltshire:

8:20am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Real ale enthusiast Judy Waller has won a Wadworth competition for brewing her perfect pint.

Country fair promises sport, food and fun

This Is Wiltshire:

8:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Wiltshire Game and County Fair returns to Bowood for its seventh year on Saturday with three main arenas.

Man, 22, accused of damaging police van and cell

This Is Wiltshire: Trio jailed for fraud to tune of £800,000

7:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Glen Lee Davis, 22, of Bell Court, Melksham, is due to appear before Chippenham magistrates on Thursday, October 2, charged with being drunk and disorderly and causing criminal damage to a police van and cell.

Huge repair bill as ‘peace’ cafe raided

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

VOLUNTEERS from Queen’s Park Cafe have been left shocked after it was broken into a short time after hosting an event aimed at promoting peace.

Depression was a factor in Devizes mum's death, inquest hears

This Is Wiltshire: Jo Niemeyer

6:41pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Mum-of-two Jo Niemeyer, who took a fatal overdose, had threatened to kill herself before, an inquest heard.

Fundraising group Sherston 1016 needs support as founders retire

This Is Wiltshire: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

6:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Village fundraising group Sherston 1016 is looking for new blood following the retirement of two founder members, Noel Banks and Martin Rea.

American poet to perform with former XTC star

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

LOVERS of poetry and music are in for a rare treat at the Phoenix Theatre next month.

Information on dementia

This Is Wiltshire: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

8:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A talk about dementia is being given at the Jubilee Centre, Marlborough, from 10am to noon on Saturday.

Dance the night away in aid of local churches

This Is Wiltshire: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

7:30pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A barn dance tales place on Saturday at The Grange Barn, Ogbourne St George, between 6pm and 10pm 

People person is a true inspiration and volunteer of the year

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

WANBOROUGH cancer survivor and mother-of-two Elizabeth Ewart has been named the Daily Telegraph’s Volunteer of the Year.

More delays as work starts on junctions

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

WORK on a multi-million pound project to ease traffic movement in Swindon started yesterday and drivers are being warned of possible hold-ups.

Campaign aims to help men battle depression

This Is Wiltshire:

12:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

TWENTY YEARS after the death of beloved Swindon Town physio Kevin Morris, his daughter has urged men to open up about depression.

Murder accused’s plea case delayed

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

LAWYERS representing Jason Voong are seeking to reduce culpability for charges of murder and attempted murder on grounds of diminished responsibility.

Help us celebrate 30 years of CALM

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

CHILDREN’S cancer charity CALM is encouraging all the families they have supported in the past 30 years to come together for a special reunion.

Travellers accused of creating a mess

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A GROUP of travellers have moved onto a site in Swindon, prompting concerns from nearby residents.

Charity challenge is spot on the ball

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

TEAMS are being sought to compete in a football tournament raising money for Swindon Carers Centre and Alzhemier’s Support UK.

Pupils ditch the car and walk to school

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A CELEBRATION breakfast awaited those who put their best feet forward and walked to school.

Fire merger plan the ‘best option’

5:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

SWINDON Council is set to formally support plans to merge Wiltshire and Dorset Fire services to cut costs.

Officers making it okay to be gay

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

FEARS of homophobia within Britain’s police forces are not shared by Wiltshire Police’s LGBT officer, Lee Hare.







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