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Police plea for help in tracing vulnerable missing teenager with Trowbridge links

Wiltshire Times:

2:18pm Friday 24th October 2014

Police are appealing for help in tracing a vulnerable missing teenager with links to the Trowbridge area.

‘Boy racers’ praised by police for Trowbridge car park rescue

Wiltshire Times:

8:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Two ‘boy racers’ have been praised by police after they stopped a distressed woman from jumping from the top of a car park.

Chippenham club owner wants to bring night alive

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

The businessman who wants to reopen the old Karma nightclub premises in Chippenham says he will not make the same mistakes as the old management.

Cooking up a storm as celeb chef Brian visits Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A live cooking demonstration with special guest chef Brian Turner entertained shoppers at Knees Home and Electrical store in Spitfire Retail Park, Trowbridge, on Saturday..

Trowbridge children will stand out on those dark winter nights

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Children in Trowbridge will be seen more clearly this winter thanks to optician Specsavers, which is giving away high visibility vests.

Wiltshire bidding to halt loss of social workers

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A recruitment campaign to fill 38 vacant social workers positions in the county has been launched by Wiltshire Council.

Trowbridge car companies celebrate

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Platinum Motor Group is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its motor park in North Bradley, Trowbridge, this year with a special 10-day sale starting today .

New Wiltshire Air Ambulance to be unveiled today

Wiltshire Times:

5:00am Friday 24th October 2014

The new Wiltshire Air Ambulance - which is due in service on January 1, 2015 - is to be unveiled today.

Trowbridge school proudly striving to be very best

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Trowbridge Catholic school St Augustine’s is celebrating after being graded as outstanding in every category in an inspection carried out by Clifton Diocese in September.

Attack on pet dog costs Trowbridge owners £700

Wiltshire Times:

1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Dog owner John Capstaff-Taylor has told how his Jack Russell was left fighting for her life after she was attacked by a black Alsatian while on a walk.

Fears over Westbury waste centre’s chimney

Wiltshire Times:

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Questions have been raised over a multi-million pound renewable energy centre which could be built in Westbury.

Boss’s vow over Wiltshire railway delays

Wiltshire Times:

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Network Rail boss Andrew Haynes pledged rail services through Wiltshire will remain open despite major works.

Assault course fans have Tough Mudder event in their sights

Wiltshire Times:

11:19am Friday 24th October 2014

Two Southwick assault course enthusiasts are hoping to break a personal record this weekend by completing two Tough Mudder events each in aid of Trowbridge schoolboy Ashley Gover.

Help need to find ring lost in Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times: The wedding ring, which was found by a diver 90 years later

11:00am Friday 24th October 2014

The owner of a gold wedding ring is appealing for help after it was lost in Trowbridge on October 13.

Snatch of the day as thieves hit North Bradley club

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Friday 24th October 2014

North Bradley FC footballers suffered double misery on Saturday when they lost 5-3 – and then found thieves had raided their changing room.

Countdown to Warminster Carnival

Wiltshire Times:

10:30am Friday 24th October 2014

This weekend’s Warminster Carnival is on target to be the biggest and best one yet, say organisers.

Police plea for witnesses after motorcyclist hits car driver

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

10:23am Friday 24th October 2014

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault on a car driver in Chippenham.

Melksham yobs throw dog mess

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

10:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Melksham Neighbourhood Policing Team is increasing patrols after teenagers were seen throwing eggs and dog mess at cars.

Pudding Lane burns again in Corsham history lesson

Wiltshire Times:

10:31am Friday 24th October 2014

A history lesson was taken to another level at Heywood Prep School in Corsham as they staged their own version of the Great Fire of London.

Melksham store boss says goodbye and thank you

Wiltshire Times:

9:14am Friday 24th October 2014

Game store owner Shaun Bailey will be opening his doors for the final time tomorrow and is thanking the people of Melksham for all their support over the last 10 years.

Melksham yarn-bombers get needled

Wiltshire Times:

9:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A knitting squad from Melksham Oak Community School are hoping to yarn-bomb the town and cover it with colour as a form of contemporary and friendly graffiti.

Melksham theft man given a chance

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

9:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Daniel Coleman, who was involved in handling items stolen from a family on Christmas Day, has been given a chance by a judge.

Could M&S move to Peter Black site in Trowbridge?

Wiltshire Times:

9:02am Friday 24th October 2014

Plans for the £7m redevelopment of the derelict Peter Black toiletries factory site in Trowbridge took another step forward this week, with Marks & Spencer rumoured to be the major food retailer due to anchor the project Property consultancy JLL has submitted pre-application inquiry to Wiltshire Council to transform the land at Cradle Bridge, which has been vacant for many years.

Tribute to founding member of Westbury Rugby Club

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Westbury Rugby Club has paid tribute to one of its founding members, Mark Knott.

£22k cost of Wiltshire Council's internet broadcasts

Wiltshire Times:

12:28pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

The first internet broadcast of a Wiltshire Council meeting - which is costing £22,000 a year - had an audience of 194.

Tribute to man in Melksham river tragedy

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

5:35pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A tribute has been paid to the man who died after being pulled from the River Avon near the Riverside Club in Melksham.

Chance to drive around Castle Combe circuit on Supercar Saturday

Wiltshire Times:

1:02pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

The Stroke Association Supercar Saturday returns to the Castle Combe circuit on Saturday, giving the chance for racing fans to drive round the main race track in a top car with a professional driver.

Nail attack on car tyres in Melksham

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

9:28am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Two car tyres were punctured with nails in Mills Road, Melksham, between 4.30pm on Thursday last week and 7.30am the following day.

Back Wiltshire youth through Grow Your Tenner campaign

Wiltshire Times:

6:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Wiltshire residents are being urged to support Youth Action Wiltshire and vulnerable young people by getting involved in the Grow Your Tenner campaign.

Bin store and wheelie bins burn

Wiltshire Times:

1:10pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A bin store and several wheelie bins in Littlejohn Avenue, Melksham, were reported to be on fire at 5.40pm on Sunday.

Six arrests in Wiltshire over child abuse images during Operation Harness crackdown

Wiltshire Times: Your Say: Typing on computer keyboard

5:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Six men were arrested for having  indecent images of children by Wiltshire Police yesterday.

Police find cannabis factory in Trowbridge home

Wiltshire Times:

4:10pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Police found a cannabis factory today in a house in East View Road, Trowbridge, and arrested a youth at the property.

Safety centre for children could be built if Wiltshire and Dorset fire services merge

Wiltshire Times: Simon Routh-Jones

1:41pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A new safety centre for school children could be built if a merger between Wiltshire and Dorset Fire Services goes ahead.

Antigua Joe spared driving ban over Warminster road-rage incident

Wiltshire Times:

5:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Well-known singer John Joseph, who performs under the name Antigua Joe, has been spared a driving ban after a road-rage incident.

Man charged over M4 crash in which three died

Wiltshire Times: The crash scene on the M4

5:27pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A man has been charged in connection with a fatal collision on the M4 in June in which three people died.

Fire service merger: Wiltshire Council stalls again on giving a view

Wiltshire Times: Jeff Osborn

1:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Wiltshire Council stalled once again on giving a view over Wiltshire and Swindon Fire Authority's future at its full council meeting yesterday.

Young and old line streets for Trowbridge Carnival procession

Wiltshire Times:

10:36am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Thousands lined the streets on Saturday to enjoy a colourful procession of floats as part of Trowbridge Carnival.

Praise for firefighters' quick action over Rowde barn blaze

Wiltshire Times:

8:49am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Firefighters have been praised for their quick response and decisive action which prevented a farm fire from causing an environmental emergency.

Funky footwear and bears raise cash on Ted’s Big Day Out

Wiltshire Times:

5:50pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Thousand across Wiltshire, Bath and Somerset took teddy bears to work and school for the day and put on funky footwear.

Experts' terror and privacy fears over remote-control drones

Wiltshire Times: FLYING HIGH: The Quadcopter video camera drone takes to the air above Overbury Farm.

12:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Remote-control drones could posing a serious security risk and privacy concerns as their use grows, intelligence experts have warned.

Man trapped after head-on A350 accident

Wiltshire Times:

4:44pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Police, fire and ambulance crews are on the A350 at Pertwood, near Warminster, after a head-on accident just after 4pm today.

Power cut as Hurricane Gonzalo winds bring tree down

Wiltshire Times:

10:54am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Power was cut in Melksham after a tree fell into an electric cable in Longleaze Lane during this morning's winds and there were also power cuts in Chippenham.

A342 reopens after Rowde barn blaze

Wiltshire Times:

9:42am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The A342 at Rowde has now been reopened after yesterday's blaze.

Turning back the clock for street fair fun in Warminster

Wiltshire Times:

9:31am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Re-enactment groups, drummers and street entertainers followed an 18th century theme at Warminster Festival Street Fair on Saturday.

Picture gallery - all the fun from Trowbridge Carnival

Wiltshire Times:

12:27pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Wiltshire Times:

First live internet screening of Wiltshire Council meeting starts

Wiltshire Times:

11:36am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The first live internet screening of full council meetings at Wiltshire Council started today at 11am.

Trowbridge attempted murder trial transferred

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

10:34am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The case of a Polish man accused of attempted murder in Trowbridge town centre has been transferred to Bristol Crown Court.

Wiltshire city is one of world's top ten best

Wiltshire Times:

8:28am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Salisbury has made into a top 10 world cities' list, chosen by travel guide Lonely Planet.

Banned from Wiltshire: Man accused of selling drugs in Chippenham

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

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A man who is accused of being involved in the trade in hard drugs in Chippenham has been released on bail by a judge.

Watch: Stonehenge skydivers launch poppy appeal in spectacular fashion

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE Royal British Legion in Wiltshire launched the 2014 Poppy Appeal in spectacular fashion on Monday by parachuting over Stonehenge.

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