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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

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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.

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.

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.

Light up the sky with care when using Chinese lanterns

Wiltshire Times: Firework night pain or pleasure

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

GOVERNMENT guidance has failed to ban the use of Chinese lanterns ahead of the firework season despite the huge risk to property and livestock.

Jail for bungling burglar kept out of house by security measures

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

8:35am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A drunken burglar who failed to get into a Corsham house he was trying to raid has been jailed for nine months.

Biggest ever review of car parking to be started by Wiltshire Council

Wiltshire Times:

4:41pm Monday 20th October 2014

The biggest review of parking ever undertaken in Wiltshire will start on Monday as people across the county are consulted.

A342 to remain shut until Tuesday after fire crews tackle Rowde barn blaze

Wiltshire Times:

11:58am Monday 20th October 2014

The A342 between Devizes and Chippenham will remain closed at Rowde until at least 7am on Tuesday because of a fire at West End Farm this morning.

Multi-million pound bid to transform Trowbridge's Peter Black site

Wiltshire Times: The derelict former Peter Black toiletries factory has been described as an eyesore on the Trowbridge landscape

11:52am Monday 20th October 2014

A multi-million pound project could transform the former Peter Black toiletries factory at Cradle Bridge, Trowbridge, into a retail and leisure development.

Young Trowbridge TV entrepreneur arrested over break-in claim

Wiltshire Times:

10:24am Monday 20th October 2014

A teenage entrepreneur who scooped a £80,000 investment on Dragons' Den has been arrested on suspicion of burgling his mother's house.

Flash flood fears as Bradford on Avon gullies remain blocked

Wiltshire Times:

9:28am Monday 20th October 2014

Blocked drains and gullies across Bradford on Avon are causing residents to worry about flash flooding.

Top marks for culture for Trowbridge school

Wiltshire Times:

7:00am Monday 20th October 2014

Bellefield Primary and Nursery School’s international curriculum has been recognised by the British Council with a prestigious award.

£5.5m earmarked for possible merger of Wiltshire and Dorset fire services

Wiltshire Times:

3:44pm Monday 20th October 2014

The Government has earmarked £5.54 million to support a potential combination of Wiltshire and Dorset Fire & Rescue Services.

Stonehenge parachute jump launches Wiltshire's Poppy Appeal

Wiltshire Times:

2:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

Wiltshire's Poppy Appeal was launched today with a parachute jump at Stonehenge.

Wiltshire to miss worst of Hurricane Gonzalo 'tail' but take extra care on roads

Wiltshire Times:

1:19pm Monday 20th October 2014

Wiltshire is forecast to miss the worst of the gale force winds and heavy rain which Hurricane Gonzalo will bring to the north of Britain but there has been a warning to take extra care on the roads tomorrow morning.

Jennifer, from Monkton Farleigh, acts up to beat the rest

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

St Augustine’s sixth form student Jennifer McGlynn is celebrating success after winning the first ever Senior Bath Young Actor of the Year award.

This year's Trowbridge Carnival hailed as the biggest and best

Wiltshire Times:

12:58pm Sunday 19th October 2014

The streets of Trowbridge were lined with thousands of spectators for the annual Trowbridge Carnival yesterday evening, with an impressive range of floats on display.

Trowbridge quizzed on its wishes for museum

Wiltshire Times:

7:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

Trowbridge Museum is asking people in the town to say what they would like to see included in its expansion plans.

Wiltshire foster carers mark 25 years

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

A social enterprise with a strong local foundation has celebrated successfully helping hundreds of children over 25 years.

High jinks as Wiltshire cubs join in exciting activities on their hols

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

The Wiltshire West Cubs and 6th Devizes Cubs spent a recent weekend taking part in an Activity/Challenge Camp at the PGL centre at Liddington, near Swindon.

Big match at Warminster in memory of Trowbridge friend

Wiltshire Times:

10:30am Sunday 19th October 2014

School friends of former Trowbridge Wanderers player Chris Penelhum are raising money for the charity that helped support him in his battle with cancer.

Looking east in language lessons at Westbury school

Wiltshire Times:

10:30am Sunday 19th October 2014

Westbury Junior School celebrated in style for the European day of languages, when all the children had the opportunity to experience different languages and cultures.

Top Trowbridge students celebrate their successes at academy’s achievement event

Wiltshire Times:

10:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

Pupils at Clarendon Academy celebrated their achievements on Thursday, with more than 200 youngsters taking part.

Little donkeys from Trowbridge ready to go on the festive road

Wiltshire Times:

10:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

As the festive season approaches, Larkrise Community Farm in Trowbridge is preparing for its miniature donkeys Maddie and Petal to become stars. The pair of well handled miniature donkeys have lovely temperaments and love attention, which makes them perfect for starring roles in plays or as an added attraction at any Christmas event.

Southwick race night is a sure thing

Wiltshire Times:

4:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

A charity race night held at The Farmhouse pub in Southwick to raise money for the Children’s Hospice South West raised just over £1,500.

That’s the spirit at Shaw pub

Wiltshire Times:

7:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

A month since floods swept the area, Janet and John Casey, landlords of The Golden Fleece in Shaw, are still trying to rebuild their business.

Police grant will help to keep Trowbridge teenagers interested and off the streets

Wiltshire Times:

2:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

New consoles, controllers and games equipment are on the cards for Longmeadow Tenants and Residents Association in Trowbridge after it received a £3,000 grant from the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Fund.

Oh boy – it’s another girl for Melksham family

Wiltshire Times:

3:30pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A family in Melksham are celebrating five generations of girls after the arrival of baby Gracie.

Village wins champion of champions award

Wiltshire Times:

9:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

Great Hinton is the chamption of champions in a competition for the best kept village.

Get on Bradford on Avon naming trail

Wiltshire Times: Half term fun for kids: Halloween Food Market

6:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

The hunt is on to name all the pumpkins in Bradford on Avon’s shop windows in the very first Town Pumpkin Trail.

Turbine is vandalism for Chapmanslade

Wiltshire Times: GREEN: A wind turbine

4:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

Sourth West Wiltshire MP Andrew Murrison has written to Wiltshire Council to describe a proposed wind turbine near Westbury as an act of vandalism.

Wiltshire's new shoebox Santa sets 30,000 target

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Operation Christmas Child is just around the corner and the new area co-ordinator for Wiltshire, Steve Lloyd, is hoping 30,000 boxes will be packed.

Concern at growth plans for Warminster

Wiltshire Times:

1:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

More than 150 residents turned out to voice their concerns over the future growth of Warminster at an extraordinary meeting of the town council on Tuesday.

Car inferno suicide on Holt road

Wiltshire Times:

1:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

An off-duty police community support officer told an inquest how he battled to save a man from a burning car in Holt this spring.





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