Gambaccini backs 28-day bail curb

This Is Wiltshire: DJ and broadcaster Paul Gambaccini was on police bail for 12 months before being told he would face no action

5:03pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

Broadcaster Paul Gambaccini has backed a 28-day limit on the use of police bail, as he told MPs how officers and prosecutors "sat on me" for 12 months before telling him he would not be charged in relation to an allegation of historic sex abuse.

Jailed Rolf Harris stripped of CBE

This Is Wiltshire: Rolf Harris has been stripped of his CBE

3:47pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

Disgraced former children's entertainer Rolf Harris has been stripped of the CBE awarded to him by the Queen.

Alcohol misuse costing NHS £109m

This Is Wiltshire: Just under half of adults in Wales reported drinking more than the recommended guideline amount of alcohol at least once in the last week

3:31pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

People being admitted to hospital as a result of alcohol misuse is costing the Welsh NHS £109 million a year, it has been revealed.

Woman stabbed 'to silence her'

This Is Wiltshire: Pennie Davis was stabbed to death as she tended her horses in the New Forest

1:47pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

A mother-of-five was stabbed to death as she tended her horses in a New Forest field by a man recruited by a former lover's son to "silence" her and stop her accusing him of indecent assault, a court has heard.

Second suspension at Yarl's Wood

This Is Wiltshire: A second Serco staff member has been suspended from the Yarl's Wood detention centre after allegations in a Channel 4 documentary

1:32pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

A second Serco staff member has been suspended from the Yarl's Wood detention centre after "serious and deeply concerning" allegations were made in a Channel 4 documentary, Home Office Minister Karen Bradley has told MPs.

'10% of reception children obese'

This Is Wiltshire: Obesity in children in their first year at primary school increased in 2013-14

12:33pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

The proportion of obese children in reception year at primary school increased in 2013-14, with nearly one in 10 four to five-year-olds classed as obese, according to newly-released figures.

Hunt apology over baby unit deaths

This Is Wiltshire: James Titcombe who lost his son Joshua, with the report after Dr Bill Kirkup gave his findings

3:01am Tuesday 3rd March 2015

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has described the unnecessary deaths of 11 babies and one mother at a maternity unit as a "second Mid Staffs" as he apologised to the families of those who died.

Family appeal over stabbed cyclist

This Is Wiltshire: Teenager Alan Cartwright, who was stabbed in Islington, north London, by thugs trying to steal his bike. His family broke down in tears today as they appealed for witnesses to come forward. (Metropolitan Police/PA)

7:42am Tuesday 3rd March 2015

The family of a 15-year-old passionate cyclist stabbed to death in a "senseless" street attack broke down in tears today as they appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Child abuse toll 'a wake-up call'

This Is Wiltshire: Oxfordshire County Council and Thames Valley Police are criticised in the report over a paedophile ring

3:01am Tuesday 3rd March 2015

Hundreds of girls may have been sexually exploited after authorities repeatedly failed to tackle grooming gangs responsible for "indescribably awful" abuse, a report has found.

Becky's family devastated by finds

This Is Wiltshire: Two people remain in custody on suspicion of murdering the missing teenager

2:17am Tuesday 3rd March 2015

The family of missing teenager Becky Watts have spoken of their devastation at hearing that body parts have been found in the search for her.








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