Neighbours' anger at sentence for Trowbridge couple who hanged their dog

This Is Wiltshire:

4:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

NEIGHBOURS of the Trowbridge couple who hanged their pet dog believe justice has not been done, after they were both given suspended jail sentences at Salisbury Magistrates’ Court on Monday. 

Walkers step out in Melksham

This Is Wiltshire:

3:33pm Thursday 18th September 2014

WALKING boots were laced up tight as more than 40 people walked 17 miles from Melksham to Bath on Saturday.

The law is a farce, says Chippenham mum after supplier of fatal drug stays free

This Is Wiltshire: Robbie Day

8:49am Thursday 18th September 2014

The mother of ecstasy victim Robbie Day has spoken of her anger after the man who supplied her son with the drug that killed him was spared jail for a third time.

New Trowbridge Carnival cup in tribute to town stalwart

This Is Wiltshire:

8:44am Thursday 18th September 2014

A new cup donated by the family of Trowbridge stalwart Averil Beresford will be presented in her memory at Trowbridge Carnival for the first time this year.

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy will train own future teachers

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy now expects to add newly-trained teachers to its legacy of first class pupils.

Pewsey Vale community campus is unveiled

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Plans for the Vale Community Campus were unveiled at the Pewsey Area Board meeting on Monday night.

Compton Bassett rower lands spot in record books

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Calne rower Alex Simpson and his three crewmates have set a world record for the fastest crossing of the Indian Ocean after completing a 3,370 nautical mile journey.

VIDEO: Tour of Britain at Cock Hill, Trowbridge

This Is Wiltshire:

4:40pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Tour of Britain riders at the top of Cock Hill, Trowbridge, in a video by MissMark999

VIDEO: Tour of Britain heroes stream through Rushall

This Is Wiltshire:

3:45pm Thursday 18th September 2014

See the Tour of Britain riders in Rushall in this video by WiltshireByways.

VIDEO: Tour of Britain in Hilperton Road, Trowbridge

This Is Wiltshire:

1:03pm Thursday 18th September 2014

The Tour of Britain was filmed in Hilperton Road, Trowbridge, by Oliciv

Baptism dunkings by Archbishop of Canterbury a 'most amazing party'

This Is Wiltshire:

3:31pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Hundreds packed into the grounds of Malmesbury Abbey on Saturday to watch the Archbishop of Canterbury baptise 19 candidates from North Wiltshire in a full-immersion tank.

Stepfather of Prince Harry's former girlfriend took overdose, inquest hears

This Is Wiltshire: Prince Harry and girlfriend Cressida Bonas have split up, it has been announced, just hours after the prince visited Wiltshire

2:24pm Thursday 18th September 2014

The stepfather of Prince Harry's former girlfriend took his own life with an overdose, an inquest has heard.

Pewsey's annual run just for fun this year

This Is Wiltshire:

2:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

The competitive alcohol-free stage of the Pewsey Carnival four-legged race was called off on Thursday after no-one signed up.

‘We don’t want our teens out on Pewsey streets'

This Is Wiltshire:

2:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Fears that youngsters in Pewsey will have nowhere to go when the youth club closes its doors next Friday were voiced at a meeting of the area board.

Ramsbury's ton up Fred is real birthday high flier

This Is Wiltshire:

12:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Retired dairy farmer Fred Brown got a bird’s eye view of his beloved Wiltshire as part of the celebrations to mark his forthcoming 100th birthday.

A36 reopens: Overturned lorry at Cley Hill roundabout removed

This Is Wiltshire:

10:40am Thursday 18th September 2014

Traffic was delayed on the A36 at the Cley Hill roundabout, near Warminster, this morning after an articulated lorry overturned.

Woman flown to hospital after Warminster fall by Coastguard rescue helicopter

This Is Wiltshire: THE END: The coastguard rescue helicopter

10:09am Thursday 18th September 2014

A woman in her 60s who fell on a hill near the A362 in Warminster yesterday was winched onto a Coastguard rescue helicopter and flown to hospital.

Wiltshire Police's new-look £1.8m Crime and Communications Centre opened

This Is Wiltshire:

12:46pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Wiltshire Police re-opened their £1.8m refurbishment of the Crime and Communications Centre on Wednesday afternoon.

Police crack down on Marlborough day of action

This Is Wiltshire:

9:29am Thursday 18th September 2014

Hundreds of motorists were pulled over by Wiltshire Police in Marlborough yesterday in a bid to crack down on rural crime and road safety.

VIDEO: Tour of Britain riders sweep through Bradford on Avon

This Is Wiltshire:

9:12am Thursday 18th September 2014

Tour of Britain riders sweep through Bradford on Avon in this video by Nathan Baranowski.

Bradford on Avon stitchers show off their talents

This Is Wiltshire:

9:02am Thursday 18th September 2014

From bags to cushions, tapestries to tablecloths, the Avon Stitchers exhibition in Bradford on Avon showcased a range of talent this week.

Parents and pupils upset by Nova Hreod's strict new rules

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

PARENTS have reacted angrily to new, stricter rules after a change of leadership at Nova Hreod.

Swindon ranks lowest for emergency hospital admissions for alcohol-related liver disease

This Is Wiltshire: Embargoed to 0001 Tuesday October 15.File photo dated 01/12/06 of a man drinking a beer as pub landlords want to call time on being "tied" to a large company for their beer and other supplies, according to a new study.   PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

1:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

SWINDON has the lowest rate of people being admitted to hospital as an emergency for alcohol-related liver disease, it has emerged.

Police hunt for tunnel attacker

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

A 28-YEAR-OLD man was assaulted in Swindon on Saturday afternoon.

Traffic halted for funeral procession

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

POLICE closed Victoria Road to ensure hundreds of James Loveridge’s friends and family got to travel in his funeral procession yesterday.

Driver charged with causing road death

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

ARNIE Peter Rogers appeared in court yesterday charged with causing the death of 33-year-old Paul Winters in a crash on Thamesdown Drive in May.

RAC contract to bring jobs boost

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

SWINDON customer contact company Carpeo has been chosen by car services giant RAC to help drive up their membership – and will be recruiting 40 new staff members to help.

Better together or better apart?

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

POLL: Should Scotland stay in the United Kingdom? Have your say...

‘Improve care for mental health patients’

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

THE mental health service’s ability to adequately care for, protect and ensure patients’ well-being has been thrown into question by inspectors who warned chiefs to take “significant steps to improve.”

Teenagers must have meningitis jab, says dad

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

“MENINGITIS is not going away.”

Diamond days for a Wootton Bassett couple

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

Raymond Strange first kissed his childhood sweetheart and future wife Veronica in a laundry room, and 60 years on they are closer than ever.

Family shame after sex case

This Is Wiltshire: Christopher Booth was handed a suspended sentence at Swindon Crown Court

5:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

A TEENAGE sex offender who went on the run while police were investigating allegations against him has walked free from court.

£170,000 award for rail worker’s widow

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

SWINDON widow Mary Neil has received a six-figure payout following the death of her husband, who was exposed to asbestos on a daily basis while working for British Rail for more than 40 years.

Weeks of pain pay off at last for Luca

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

THIS month marked another victory in Luca Railton’s battle to walk unaided and pain free for the very first time – less than two years after facing amputation.

Opposing solar farm voices urged to reach agreement

This Is Wiltshire:

4:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE Campaign to Protect Rural England has voiced its concerns about plans to build a solar farm on Wroughton Airfield.

Storming to a final Threshold

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

STAFF and service users from the homelessness charity Threshold stormed their way through the Melksham 10k.

£1.8m crime centre revamp is unveiled

This Is Wiltshire:

3:56pm Thursday 18th September 2014

WILTSHIRE Police re-opened its £1.8m revamp of the Crime and Communications Centre on Wednesday afternoon.

Trowbridge man who made girl, 13, pregnant spared jail

This Is Wiltshire: Christopher Booth was handed a suspended sentence at Swindon Crown Court

11:25am Thursday 18th September 2014

A Ministry of Defence worker from Trowbridge who got a 13-year-old girl pregnant has been spared a jail term.

Young people mentor scheme needs volunteers

This Is Wiltshire:

9:44am Thursday 18th September 2014

PEOPLE are being asked to provide valuable support to young people living in care through a volunteer scheme.

Widow continues charity work by former mayor

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

THE widow of much-loved former mayor Rex Barnett is continuing to fundraise for the charities he supported.

Wiltshire's chief constable to stay during handling of sex abuse case inquiry

This Is Wiltshire: Wiltshire Police chief Pat Geenty

1:03pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Pat Geenty, chief constable of Wiltshire Police, will stay in his job while investigations are carried out into the way the force handled allegations of sexual abuse it has been confirmed.  

Bradford on Avon artist's work takes off in the USA

This Is Wiltshire:

9:17am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A painting created during the 2012 floods in Bradford on Avon has been chosen to tour America.

Second chance for teenage drug dealer found hiding in Chippenham man's home

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

6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A teenage drug dealer found hiding in the Chippenham house of a vulnerable man has been spared an immediate jail term.

Mystery as Dorothy House chief leaves suddenly

This Is Wiltshire:

4:53pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Mystery surrounds the sudden departure of Dorothy House chief executive Liz Brown who has left her role after nearly two years.

Bad luck at double for Calne motorists

This Is Wiltshire: Costs are rising in the A&E department at GWH

4:35pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A couple from Calne had to go to hospital twice in one day after one unfortunate accident followed another.

Police tell puppy owners of M4 tragedy

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

4:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A puppy was reported being on the loose in the middle lane of the M4, near Chippenham, heading east towards Swindon at 6.30am on Saturday.

Air ambulances fly to Marlborough after heart attack call

This Is Wiltshire:

3:36pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Both the Wiltshire Air Ambulance and Bristol-based Great Western Air Ambulance flew to Marlborough this afternoon to assist South Western Ambulance Service medics, who were treating a man who had gone into cardiac arrest.

VIDEO: Tour of Britain riders tackle Winsley Hill

This Is Wiltshire:

2:51pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

The Tour of Britain riders tackle Winsley Hill in this video by Andy Legge.

Police appeal after man assaulted in Swindon pedestrian tunnel

This Is Wiltshire:

2:23pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A 28-YEAR-OLD man was assaulted in a Swindon pedestrian tunnel on Saturday afternoon.

Police chief to remain in role as investigation continues

This Is Wiltshire: Patrick Geenty

1:31pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE Chief Constable of Wiltshire Police, Patrick Geenty, will remain in his role while he is investigated over allegations of a cover-up relating to complaints made against the force.







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