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Woman who admitted hanging her dog is to scared to go into Trowbridge, court hears

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Friday 19th September 2014

THE court was told that Veronica Reid had been shunned since news about her hanging her dog came out.

Breaking news Passengers evacuated from train after it gets stuck in floods

Wiltshire Times: Knife raid on Chippenham newsagents

5:58am Friday 19th September 2014

Around 100 passengers are believed to have been evacuated from a London-bound train at Pund Pill, Corsham, after it got stuck in floods.

Cops crack down hard on drivers in Warminster

Wiltshire Times:

1:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Motorists were pulled over and their cars, lorries and cattle trucks rigorously examined in a police operation targeting vehicles in Warminster on Wednesday.

Bradford on Avon club aims to sail into record books

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

6:00am Friday 19th September 2014

IT will be a battle of the boats on Sunday as Bradford on Avon Sailing Club take part in a Guinness World Record attempt.

Trowbridge cyclists on a roll to help special needs nursery

Wiltshire Times:

8:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A CHARITY cycle ride along the Kennet and Avon canal on Sunday in aid of Trowbridge special needs centre Stepping Stones has raised more than £1,000 for the cause.

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

Wiltshire Times:

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

Wiltshire Times:

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

Wiltshire Times: 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

Wiltshire Times:

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.

Warminster campaigners restate opposition over access to new homes

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

7:17pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Residents campaigning against plans for 212 homes on land to the west of St Andrew Road, Warminster, voiced their opposition when town councillors met to discuss the scheme.

Wiltshire area mental health trust slated

Wiltshire Times:

6:41pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE NHS trust responsible for providing mental health care in Wiltshire must take significant steps to improve services, a new report says.

VIDEO: Tour of Britain at Cock Hill, Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

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 in Hilperton Road, Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

1:03pm Thursday 18th September 2014

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

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

Wiltshire Times: 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.

A36 reopens: Overturned lorry at Cley Hill roundabout removed

Wiltshire Times:

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

Wiltshire Times: 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

Wiltshire Times:

12:46pm Thursday 18th September 2014

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

VIDEO: Tour of Britain riders sweep through Bradford on Avon

Wiltshire Times:

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

Wiltshire Times:

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.

Valuable tools stolen and vehicles damaged during Bradford farm raid

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

6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

Tools worth hundreds of pounds were stolen and vehicles damaged during a burglary at a farm in Bradford on Avon last week.

Trowbridge man who made girl, 13, pregnant spared jail

Wiltshire Times: 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.

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

Wiltshire Times: 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

Wiltshire Times:

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

Wiltshire Times: 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

Wiltshire Times:

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.

Police tell puppy owners of M4 tragedy

Wiltshire Times: 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.

VIDEO: Tour of Britain riders tackle Winsley Hill

Wiltshire Times:

2:51pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

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

Man accused of rape and sexual assault in Westbury bailed

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

9:48am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A man accused of rape and sexual assault over a two-year period has been released on bail by a judge.

Get out of town: But drunk fails to leave Chippenham after police issue order

Wiltshire Times:

9:37am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Stephen Castle, a 37-year-old homeless man, was issued a notice ordering him to leave Chippenham for 24 hours at 10am last Friday when police found him intoxicated and acting in a manner likely to cause alarm at Market Place.

Fundraisers ready to tee-off in aid of Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Wiltshire Times:

9:15am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Fundraisers are teeing off in Bradford on Avon for charity on Friday as part of Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s first ever golf day.

Bon voyage by Trowbridge team nets cash for charity

Wiltshire Times:

9:04am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Monster hills and the occasional wrong turn were not enough to prevent a group of seven friends from Trowbridge cycling 250 miles from the town hall to the Eiffel Tower in France last week.

Sunday roast retains its crown as South West's favourite meal of the week

Wiltshire Times: Fresh meat sales are up since horse meat scandal

6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

The favourite family meal in the South West is once again a full Sunday roast with only five per cent of us preferring to order a takeaway, according to an online survey.

New TKMaxx store to bring 50 jobs to Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times: Win one of five £100 packages to spend at TK Maxx

9:27am Tuesday 16th September 2014

The new TK Maxx store in Trowbridge is set to open its doors on Thursday October 2 at 9am, creating 50 new jobs.

Chippenham man who supplied deadly dose of ecstasy spared jail for third time

Wiltshire Times:

5:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

The man who supplied Robbie Day with the ecstasy which killed him has been spared jail for a third time.

Delays expected during £400k of work on A350 in Westbury

Wiltshire Times: webpix cone accident roads road traffic roadworks

4:45pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Motorists and residents are being warned to expect delays when a major road maintenance scheme starts on the A350 in Westbury late this month.

Jail warning for man caught with bullet in Trowbridge

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

4:12pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A man caught in Trowbridge with a 8mm bullet has been warned he could be facing a jail term.

VIDEO: Colourful welcome for Sir Bradley in Pewsey

Wiltshire Times:

11:17am Saturday 13th September 2014

The Tour of Britain cyclists were welcomed to Pewsey with a spectrum of colour and a huge cheer as they sped through the village.

Serious assault charge against Trowbridge man dropped

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

8:56am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A man who had been accused of carrying out a serious assault in the run-up to Christmas has had the charge against him dropped.

SHINE scheme to help Wiltshire children eat healthily and be fitter

Wiltshire Times: Crisis: child obesity

8:38am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A new programme to help children aged seven to 11 stay healthy will be launched in Wiltshire later this month.

Wiltshire explorer tells his tale in new book

Wiltshire Times:

8:27am Tuesday 16th September 2014

There's no such thing as failure, according to the title of Box-based adventurer David Hempleman-Adams’ latest book.

ASBO nears the end of the road in Wiltshire

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

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

After 16 years, anti-social behaviour orders are on the way out.

Phones 4u stores shut across Wiltshire after firm goes into administration

Wiltshire Times:

5:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Staff reported for duty as usual yesterday bu Phones 4u shops in Wiltshire remained firmly shut leaving a question mark over the fate of firm’s workers.

Trowbridge pair who hung dog get suspended jail terms

Wiltshire Times:

12:53pm Monday 15th September 2014

A Trowbridge woman who pleaded guilty to aiding two men who hanged a dog at her home has been given a suspended jail sentence by Salisbury magistrates today.

Big plans to give Freshford Mill a new lease of life

Wiltshire Times:

7:40pm Thursday 18th September 2014

The unfinished houses at Freshford Mill will finally now be finished, after the development was bought by a firm with local links.

MP tucks in as Chippenham infants enjoy free school meals

Wiltshire Times:

5:15pm Monday 15th September 2014

Chippenham's MP Duncan Hames joined Ivy Lane infants at the dining table for their first free school lunch.

Moving tales of Wiltshire Air Ambulance rescues to be told on screen

Wiltshire Times:

3:33pm Monday 15th September 2014

Parients who have been saved by Wiltshire Air Ambulance are to talk about their experiences in a series of moving films.

Shock of Wiltshire's chief constable at handling of sex abuse case investigation

Wiltshire Times: Pat Geenty said he was encouraged by the crime figures

2:35pm Monday 15th September 2014

Wiltshire Chief Constable Pat Geenty has spoken of his shock at being investigated by the police watchdog over the way his force handled allegations of sexual abuse.

Hundreds of women take part in Dorothy House Midnight Walk

Wiltshire Times:

12:11pm Monday 15th September 2014

Flashing bunny ears lit up the night sky as nearly 850 women took to the streets for the eighth Dorothy House Midnight Walk in Bath on Saturday.

Melksham grandfather's quest to plant a tree

Wiltshire Times:

9:02am Monday 15th September 2014

Grandfather Paul Carter is hoping it will be third time lucky planting a tree to commemorate the birth of his grandson after vandals destroyed his two previous attempts.

Offenders scheme will ‘save millions’

Wiltshire Times:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

AN award-winning service working with offenders within the community has pledged to save millions for partner agencies.


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