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Jailed: Man stopped downloading child abuse material only when police seized computer

Wiltshire Times:

5:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A former Trowbridge man who told police a 'spurious' story about how he came to have images of children being raped on his computer has been jailed for 20 months.

Man escapes serious injury as car overturns after hitting Westbury shop bollards

Wiltshire Times:

12:21pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

An elderly man suffered minor head injuries after overturning his automatic car outside the Co-operative food store in Kingfisher Drive, Wesbury, today.

Man, 33, bailed after two-day 'bomb' search of Trowbridge home

Wiltshire Times:

8:27am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A man arrested over fears a house in Wiltshire contained explosives has been released on bail.

Bratton turns the clock back to the Second World War

Wiltshire Times:

8:33am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

The days of rationing and bravery were remembered at the weekend as Bratton turned the clock back to the Second World War.

Jailed: Man who downloaded child abuse pictures and videos

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A former Corsham man who searched for and downloaded hundreds of indecent images of children has been jailed for a year and eight months.

First World War centenary: Exhibition recalled those lost from Lacock and Wiltshire

Wiltshire Times:

6:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

An exhibition reflected on those who lost their lives from Lacock and Wiltshire in the First World War.

Crowds go wild for Gastard fete

Wiltshire Times:

5:30pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Checked shirts, cowboy hats and dogs wearing bandanas were all part of the fun at Gastard’s Wild West fete.

Visiting minister impressed by Sheldon sixth formers

Wiltshire Times:

5:50pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Sheldon School in Chippenham received a visit from Justine Greening, Secretary of State for International Development.

Jail warning for woman who lied about alleged Trowbridge attack

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

12:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A woman who lied to police who were investigating a serious assault in Trowbridge has been warned she could be jailed.

Weeks of disruption expected during rail electrification work

Wiltshire Times:

11:41am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Rail passengers travelling between Chippenham and Bristol face weeks of disruption during electrification works next summer.

Semington barn fire continues as police investigate cause

Wiltshire Times:

11:12am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Police are looking at CCTV footage from the area after a barn caught fire at Berryfield, Semington, on Sunday.

Campaign to raise alcohol awareness backed by Wiltshire Police

Wiltshire Times: A man drinking beer

10:17am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Wiltshire Police are backing a national campaign to raise alcohol awareness this week.

Funeral date set for former Bradford on Avon broadcaster

Wiltshire Times:

10:56am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

The funeral for former broadcaster Jonathan Hewat will take place at West Wiltshire Crematorium, Semington, on Friday, October 3.

Jailed: Trowbridge dad, 24, who punched and kicked partner

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

9:19am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A dad who punched and kicked his partner in a row about his bank card has been jailed for 18 months.

VIDEO: Life-saving op saved Stuart's life after daring air ambulance flight

Wiltshire Times:

8:55am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Stuart, who collapsed at home on August 6, 2012, was airlifted to Frenchay Hospital by Wiltshire Air Ambulance in ten minutes.

Honey and ginger brew is a winning pint with Wadworth

Wiltshire Times:

8:20am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Real ale enthusiast Judy Waller has won a Wadworth competition for brewing her perfect pint.

Country fair promises sport, food and fun

Wiltshire Times:

8:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Wiltshire Game and County Fair returns to Bowood for its seventh year on Saturday with three main arenas.

Man, 22, accused of damaging police van and cell

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

7:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Glen Lee Davis, 22, of Bell Court, Melksham, is due to appear before Chippenham magistrates on Thursday, October 2, charged with being drunk and disorderly and causing criminal damage to a police van and cell.

1k members and 80 volunteers step out with Wiltshire walking groups

Wiltshire Times:

6:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A walking initiative which started three years ago already has more than 1,000 members and an army of 80 volunteers.

Chapel's past is celebrated, 140 years on

Wiltshire Times:

6:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Worshippers at Yarnbrook Chapel celebrated its 140th anniversary over the weekend, with an open day and special service at the building on Westbury Road.

I won't let give up on hope of being pro driver, says Chippenham teenager

Wiltshire Times:

4:30pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Ben Conolly, who has just spent after ten months in hospitals being treated for leukaemia, is not letting go of his long-term ambition to be a professional drift driver.

Bikers ride 70 miles to benefit forces' charity SSAFA

Wiltshire Times:

3:53pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A commemorative 70-mile motorbike ride to mark 70 years since Operation Market Garden was a roaring success.

Semington barn containing £24k of straw still burning

Wiltshire Times:

3:25pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A barn, containing £24,000 worth of straw, is still burning after catching fire yesterday.

Wiltshire long barrow officially opened after months of work

Wiltshire Times:

2:37pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Loved ones will soon be able to honour those who have died at a new burial site.

Bradford heroin addict dole cheat held to stop her reoffending

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

1:09pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A heroin addict dole cheat has been remanded in custody by a judge to stop her continuing to offend.

VIDEO: Dramatic barn fire at Semington

Wiltshire Times:

12:40pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Thomas Turner was one of the first on the scene at a barn fire at Berryfields, Semington, yesterday and took this video.

VIDEO: Wiltshire Air Ambulance lifts off from Market Lavington

Wiltshire Times: Laster aimed at Wiltshire Air Ambulance

9:49am Monday 22nd September 2014

It was just another day for the Wiltshire Air Ambulance crew but it made a big impression on truthseekers666, who made this video.

Wiltshire soldiers in Canada for biggest Army exercise of the year

Wiltshire Times:

8:55am Monday 22nd September 2014

Sixteen soldiers from Royal Horse Artillery are taking part in the Army's biggest training exercise of the year.

Warminster salon sets out to raise £9,500 for Dorothy House

Wiltshire Times:

5:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

A Warminster beauty salon is taking on the challenge of raising £9,500 for Dorothy House, the amount the Winsley hospice needs to raise every day.

Splash out this half-term holiday

Wiltshire Times:

8:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

As half term nears, Wiltshire Police charity Splash is preparing for an action-packed October school half-term holiday in Wiltshire’s countryside.

Chance to win solar power for Wiltshire school with bird or bat box design

Wiltshire Times: Huge solar farm plan axed

4:50pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Wiltshire pupils are being invited to design a bird or bat box which can be installed on solar farms, and win free solar energy for their school.

VIDEO: Max, 11, is first patient to tell of Wiltshire Air Ambulance rescue

Wiltshire Times:

10:36am Monday 22nd September 2014

Max, 11, tells of being flown to hospital in the Wiltshire Air Ambulance after an accident in May in which he broke his back.

Man arrested after 'bomb' search at Trowbridge house

Wiltshire Times:

3:08pm Sunday 21st September 2014

Bomb disposal experts have been working at a house in Frome Road, Trowbridge, and a man has been arrested after "inert substances" were found at the property.

Appeal for young actors to perform in Trowbridge Christmas play

Wiltshire Times:

7:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

YOUNG actors are wanted to help create a Christmas play which will be performed by the Stage 65 Youth theatre, which meets on Mondays at Trowbridge Town Hall.

Delays warning during A350 closure at Westbury for roadworks

Wiltshire Times:

7:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

PEOPLE in Westbury are expecting to face lengthy traffic delays from the end of September, when a month-long major road maintenance scheme starts on the A350.

Warminster charity planning to be Cornerstone of community

Wiltshire Times:

11:30am Sunday 21st September 2014

New Warminster charity Cornerstone, which hopes to help relieve poverty and distress, opened it doors for the first time last week Mayor of Warminster Andrew Davis joined volunteers and members of the public for the event, as he unveiled the Cornerstone sign to signify its opening.

Westbury classmates share memories 34 years on

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

There were some sad moments as the class of 1980 held their first reunion at Matravers School in Westbury, as they remembered former schoolfriends who have died since they all left lessons over 30 years ago.

Bradford on Avon's Saturday drama school welcomes members

Wiltshire Times:

10:30am Sunday 21st September 2014

Characters Stage School, which has run for several years in Bradford on Avon, held an Open Day at the Arc theatre in Trowbridge on Saturday, to launch a new Saturday School session there.

Snakes and creepy crawlies invade Southwick pub

Wiltshire Times:

10:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

Tropical creatures including snakes, spiders and scorpions kept customers at The Farmhouse in Southwick entertained when the pub hosted a Tropical Discovery Workshop.

Explorer voices his concern over growth of solar farms in Wiltshire

Wiltshire Times: David Hempleman-Adams, with Mount Everest in the background

6:30am Sunday 21st September 2014

EXPLORER David Hempleman-Adams has added his voice to the growing concerns about the  number of solar farms being built in the Melksham area. 

Get in step for Bradford on Avon street party

Wiltshire Times:

6:20am Sunday 21st September 2014

Stalls are still available for next Saturday’s St Laurence Street Party in Bradford on Avon.

Private school makes Tatler guide

Wiltshire Times: Toby Nutt, the new headteacher at Stonar School, Atworth

6:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

STONAR School made its debut in this month’s Tatler magazine, as part of its school guide.

Baptism of fire for new Trowbridge bridge-building choir

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

3:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

A new choir is being set up in Trowbridge, with just four workshops before it sings at a concert for Trowbridge Arts Festival and Black History Month in October.

Patients tell moving tales of rescue by Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Wiltshire Times: The Wiltshire Air Ambulance in action – from December it will use its own helicopter rather than sharing one with Wiltshire Police

3:00pm Sunday 21st September 2014

Patients saved by the Wiltshire Air Ambulance are to talk about their experiences in a series of moving films.

Neighbours are braced for new fight to save former tennis courts site in Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

10:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

FEARS about losing recreation land have been renewed by Ashford Homes South West’s appeal against refusal of plans for two homes on former tennis courts at Clarendon Road, Trowbridge.

Mystery still surrounds sudden departure of hospice chief

Wiltshire Times:

7:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

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

Trowbridge mum who joined in alleyway clean-up found her stolen belongings

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

MUM-of-two Diane Hall took part in a community clear-up of an alleyway near her Trowbridge home on Saturday – and was reunited with her purse and laptop stolen 18 months earlier.

Trowbridge supermarket gets behind childhood cancer charity

Wiltshire Times:

10:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Trowbridge Sainsbury’s branch launched its local charity of the year partnership with CLIC Sargent on Saturday to coincide with Childhood Cancer Aware-ness Month.

VIDEO: Ice Bucket Challenge - Trowbridge Fire Station's last blast

Wiltshire Times:

6:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

Trowbridge Fire Station rounded off their ice bucket challenges with this spectacular session

Is it end of the line for Chippenham Model Railway Show?

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

The fifth annual Chippenham Model Railway Show will be held at Sheldon School Sports Hall on Saturday, September 27.

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