Police appeal after mementos stolen and damaged at Devizes Cemetery

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Police are appealing for information after mementos were stolen and damaged at Devizes Cemetery in Rotherstone.

Jail for knife-wielding Trowbridge man who racially abused teenager and hit girl

This Is Wiltshire:

10:22am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A drunken, knife-wielding man who launched a tirade of racist abuse at a teenager has been jailed for a year.

Drug warnings issued in Marlborough

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

4:44pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Four stop-searches have been carried out by the Marlborough neighbourhood police team in the last week.

Big increase in Wiltshire's summer holiday visitors from abroad

This Is Wiltshire: Revellers welcome in the dawn at last year's summer solstice at Avebury

10:33am Wednesday 27th August 2014

New figures released by VisitBritain reveal a sharp rise in the number of overseas visitors travelling to Wiltshire for their summer holiday last year.

Spirits high at Corsley Show despite the rain

This Is Wiltshire:

9:11am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Corsley Show returned for another year only this time slightly wetter but spirits were still high at the jam packed event.

Mum speaks out on dog attack in park

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A SEVEN-year-old girl has been left terrified after a Staffordshire bull terrier attacked her mother and their own pet dog while they were out walking.

Fallen cables causing delays in Trowbridge

This Is Wiltshire:

3:21pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Fallen electric cables are causing traffic delays on Bradley Road in Trowbridge this afternoon.

Appeal after five Stihl disc cutters stolen from Devizes firm

This Is Wiltshire: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

1:32pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Police are appealing for information after five Stihl disc cutters were stolen from a business on Hopton Industrial Estate, Devizes, at the weekend.

Bail for man charged with supplying heroin in Staverton

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

1:08pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A man who is charged with supplying heroin in Staverton has been released on bail by a judge.

Woman, 44, conditionally discharged for Devizes assault

This Is Wiltshire:

1:03pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Joanne Purnell, 44, of Davies Drive, Devizes, was conditionally discharged for 12 months after admitting she assaulted a man in the town on July 24.

Wiltshire brewery creates tasty beer for Tour of Britain visit

This Is Wiltshire:

11:44am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A beer has been specially created by Box Steam Brewery to celebrate the first time that the Tour of Britain will pass near the brewery.

Canal trust’s cruiser lifted from water for a holiday

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE Wilts and Berks Canal Trust’s Swindon-based pleasure cruiser has gone on a working holiday to Melksham.

Police sign up to new conduct code

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

POLICE will attempt to rebuild confidence in stop and search methods with a new code of conduct for all officers.

Cottage door forced open in Devizes

This Is Wiltshire: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

6:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Police are investigating a break-in at a cottage in Snuff Street, Devizes, where the front door was forced open but nothing was taken.

£45m rail doubling from Kemble completed

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

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A total of £45m has now been spent on the doubling of the Kemble to Swindon railway line as the ambitious project was completed during the bank holiday weekend.

Kemble’s improved railway line will boost local economy

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

£45m has now been sunk into the redoubling of the Swindon to Kemble rail line as the ambitious project was finally completed during bank holiday weekend.

People see benefits as police get tough

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

TWO months after a dispersal order was made for the Broadgreen and town centre areas, people are seeing the benefits as police officers use new powers.

Weather acts as big dampener on games

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

WET weather is playing havoc with the attempts of Swindon Council and sports charity StreetGames to create a Commonwealth Games legacy in the town.

Farm focal point of TV photo prizes

This Is Wiltshire: Bill Bailey

5:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A FARM near Swindon will be featured on popular TV show Countryfile on Sunday.

Giant plant pots cause a big reaction

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

GIANT plant pots installed along Clive Parade in Pinehurst over the past month have got tongues wagging among shopkeepers and residents.

Atlantic crossing gig to put Westbury on the map

This Is Wiltshire:

9:28am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Singer Leander Morales aims to put Westbury Music and Arts Festival on the map by playing a gig in a America and England in the same day.

Time running out to grab a charity grant

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THERE is still time for charities to apply for their share of an annual grant worth thousands of pounds from the Adver’s parent company.

Burglar stole precious medals

This Is Wiltshire: Sumon Gurung pleaded not guilty to charges of possession with intent to supply, at Swindon Crown Court

5:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A burglar who was told, “it doesn’t get much lower than stealing someone else’s medals” after taking the war decorations from a neighbour’s flat has walked free from court.

Memories of a British golfing legend

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE most successful European Ryder Cup captain of all time will be sharing his fondest memories with an audience at the Wyvern Theatre on September 11.

Good fun and a good cause

This Is Wiltshire:

5:22pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

ORGANISERS of the annual Southbrook Inn Fete aim to raise thousands of pounds for charity this weekend.

Dance day is ‘Strictly’ for charity

This Is Wiltshire:

5:19pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

GETTING fit, having fun and raising funds for charity is the order of the day for a special event this weekend.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

This Is Wiltshire: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Farm focal point of photo prizes

This Is Wiltshire:

9:32am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A FARM near Swindon will be featured on popular TV show Countryfile on Sunday.

Five arrests and £3.3k netted in Trowbridge day of action

This Is Wiltshire:

4:48pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

More than £3,300 in unpaid fines were recovered and five arrests were made during a day of action in Trowbridge.

Crowds show bulldog spirit in downpours at Devizes International Street Festival

This Is Wiltshire:

11:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Instead of re-applying sun cream, visitors to the Devizes International Street Festival on Bank Holiday Monday had to dodge puddles.

Hilperton residents fear traffic chaos and loss of green space if homes bid gets go-ahead

This Is Wiltshire:

10:04am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Building two three-bedroom homes alongside an existing semi-detached home will cause traffic chaos if it gets the go-ahead, say residents of Marshmead, Hilperton.

Former Royal Marine accused of military pension fraud

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

2:25pm Monday 25th August 2014

A man accused of claiming hundreds of thousands of pounds in military pension he was not entitled to has been released on bail.

What now for the Oasis?

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE future of a multi-million pound leisure project at the Oasis hangs in the balance as council chiefs lose patience with the developers.

Victims and volunteers are Wiltshire Police and Crime Commissioner's priority

This Is Wiltshire:

12:18pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

The needs of victims and the vital role volunteers can play in tackling crime and anti-social behaviour (ASB) are highlighted in a series of updates to the Police and Crime Commissioner’s strategy published today.

Last chance to see former Devizes Catholic convent school

This Is Wiltshire:

9:31am Tuesday 26th August 2014

The last opportunity to look around a former Catholic convent school in Devizes will be available on Heritage Open Day on Saturday, September 13.

Bail for woman accused of wounding partner

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

6:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A woman who is accused of carrying out a serious assault on her partner has been released on bail by a judge.

Gym fun at new Tumble Tots nursery

This Is Wiltshire: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

6:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A new Tumble Tots nursery opens in Warminster on September 15.

Poisonous flowers removed from Royal Wootton Bassett park

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Potentially poisonous flowers have been removed from Royal Wootton Bassett after being mistakenly planted by a group of Brownies.

Meningitis warning for Wiltshire parents

This Is Wiltshire: Meningitis Now (6675927)

5:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

National charity Meningitis Now is issuing a warning to Wiltshire parents as children prepare to return to school for the new term.

£180k fine after computer hard drive loss from Erlestoke Prison

This Is Wiltshire: More than half the inmates at Erlestoke are on indetminate sentences

12:34pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

The Ministry of Justice has been fined £180,000 by the data watchdog for serious failings in the way prisons have been handling information relating to inmates, victims and visitors after the loss of a back-up hard drive at HMP Erlestoke Prison.

Home Secretary praises Wiltshire Police for 'Stop and Search' reforms

This Is Wiltshire: Home Secretary Theresa May

5:34pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Wiltshire Police has launched two key elements of the Best Use of Stop and Search scheme, Home Secretary Theresa May said today.

Former burglar is cleared of thefts

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon Magistrates Court

5:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A MAN who “confessed” to burgling a house in the dead of night has been cleared of any wrongdoing after a jury believed the police misunderstood him.

Driver unhurt as car rolls on to its roof

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A Woman driver had a lucky escape when her overturned yesterday morning.

Video: Ice Bucket Challenge: Wiltshire Police’s Chief Constable drenched

This Is Wiltshire:

4:03pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Wiltshire Police’s Chief Constable Pat Geenty has taken part in the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for the Motor Neurone Disease Association and UK COPs.

Do you know woman caught on CCTV after Morrisons phone theft?

This Is Wiltshire:

1:43pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Police want to speak to a woman filmed on CCTV after a £400 mobile phone was taken from the Morrisons store in Westbury.

Robbery charge teen sent to youth court

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon Crown Court

5:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A TEENAGER who is accused of trying to rob three people in what has come to be known as ‘mugger’s alley’ has had his case sent back to the youth court.

Area defaced by graffiti rampage

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE INK had barely dried on the agreement for the sale of Regent Circus before the building was tagged in a spate of graffiti over the weekend.

Deaf urged to help research

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE CHARITY Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID) is inviting people in Swindon who are deaf or have hearing loss or tinnitus to join the charity’s research panel and help influence its work.

Travellers are shifted from park

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE Lydiard Park travellers have been moved on a matter of days after setting up camp at the West Swindon beauty spot.

App assists the meningitis battle

This Is Wiltshire: Meningitis Now (6675927)

5:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

NATIONAL charity Meningitis Now is issuing a warning to Swindon parents as children start back at school for the new term.







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