Inquest into Trowbridge bishop's death delayed

Wiltshire Times:

11:41am Thursday 31st July 2014

An inquest into the death of Trowbridge bishop and father-of-two Tony Palmer, who died after his motorbike was involved in a head-on collision with an Audi near Chelwood, south of Bristol, on July 20 is now not due to go ahead for some time.

Rowde funeral for Prison Bridge bike crash victim

Wiltshire Times:

10:13am Thursday 31st July 2014

The funeral for Charlie Sherman will take place tomorrow in St Matthew’s Church, Rowde, at 10.45am.

Three jailed after robbing vulnerable Trowbridge man who feared being 'hacked to death'

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

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

Three young men who robbed a vulnerable 58-year-old at knifepoint in his Trowbridge home, leaving him fearing he would 'hacked to death', have received lengthy jail terms.

Jailed: Trowbridge man in drug-fuelled hammer attack

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

11:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A Trowbridge man who repeatedly hit a man with a hammer in a drink and drug-fuelled attack has been jailed for 16 months.

£225k saved through redundancies can't be spent on youth services, Wiltshire Council rules

Wiltshire Times: Jon Hubbard

6:30pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A bid to use £225,000 saved by making senior staff redundant to provide a transitional service for youth services in Wiltshire was rejected by the council today.

Defibrillator is on Trowbridge dad’s fundraising list

Wiltshire Times:

5:30pm Monday 28th July 2014

The father of teenage footballer Quinton Barham, who suffered a heart attack on a pitch last year, hopes to raise funds for a defibrillator at his son’s new club.

Motorists driven mad by Trowbridge parking fines

Wiltshire Times:

4:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

Motorists claim that heavy handed parking control at St Stephen’s Place Leisure Park could put them off coming back to the £17m complex.

Hatts Travel closure: Wiltshire Council 'aware firm had problems'

Wiltshire Times:

11:56am Monday 28th July 2014

It has emerged that there were signs that Hatts Travel, which was founded in the 1920s, was struggling before it closed on Friday with the loss of 89 jobs.

Police renew appeal for witnesses to A350 triple fatal crash at Semington

Wiltshire Times:

10:30am Monday 28th July 2014

WILTSHIRE Police are renewing the appeal for witnesses following a crash in which three people died.

Trowbridge pupils al-paca the questions in

Wiltshire Times:

7:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Pupils at Oasis Academy Longmeadow welcomed an unusual guest to the school when a visiting alpaca from a farm in Steeple Ashton left them in awe.

Storms force Trowbridge footy contest back a week

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

8:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

A CHARITY football tournament due to take place last Saturday at John of Gaunt School in aid of Dorothy House and the RUH Cancer Care Campaign will now take place this Sunday.

Trowbridge school goes wild for bushcraft

Wiltshire Times:

8:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

EXOTIC animals and bushtucker trials kept children entertained at St John’s Catholic Primary School’s Go Wild experience on Saturday, as families turned out in force for the inaugural event.

Cyclists tackle golf challenge

Wiltshire Times:

7:50am Sunday 27th July 2014

CUMBERWELL Park Golf Club captain Martin Cooper continued his year of fundraising with a cycling challenge incorporating his love of golf.

Foxy photos raise £12k for charity

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

7:30am Sunday 27th July 2014

A ‘FOXY Hunters’ calendar produced by Trowbridge photographer David Betteridge has raised £12,000 for the Wiltshire Air Ambulance Featuring horse riders in risqué poses the calendar, first published in 2010, was the idea of Mr Betteridge when his friend Maria Badder was seriously injured during a team chase event at Newbury and was airlifted to hospital.

On track for good health in Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

7:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Pupils from John of Gaunt School in Trow-bridge took part in a flagship sporting event run by Sports Leaders UK and supported by Asda Comm-unity Life on Monday.

There's life in the old Trowbridge pub yet

Wiltshire Times:

7:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

NEW landlord of The Stallards hopes to breathe new life into the pub in the Newtown area of Trow- bridge, after putting his own distinctive mark on it by carrying out a £15,000 refurbishment.

Trowbridge Army cadets remember one of their own who died in 1954

Wiltshire Times:

6:10am Sunday 27th July 2014

A POIGNANT memorial service was held by Wiltshire Army Cadet Force at Trowbridge Cemetery on Tuesday to mark the 60th anniversary of a Trowbridge cadet’s death.

Recycled bike store in Trowbridge boosted by police donations

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

7:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

BIKE Workshop Trowbridge will officially open in Duke Street on Saturday at 10.30am, giving members of the public the chance to buy recycled bikes.

Judges check on Trowbridge's floral glories

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

TROWBRIDGE looked at its blooming best to welcome South West in Bloom judges.

More than 100 storm-related calls for Wiltshire firefighters

Wiltshire Times:

3:17pm Friday 25th July 2014

Saturday's storms meant a hectic weekend for Wiltshire firefighters dealing with flood and lightning damage.

Please miss, is that you twerking behind me? School video goes viral

Wiltshire Times:

1:59pm Friday 25th July 2014

When students at John of Gaunt School in Trowbridge were asked to make a video about their education little did they know they were being set up for a spoof by their teachers.

Trowbridge woman denies involvement in dog hanging

Wiltshire Times:

3:37pm Monday 14th July 2014

A Trowbridge woman has pleaded not guilty to a charge of aiding or procuring two men to cause unnecessary suffering to an animal by hanging a collie dog.

Balfour Beatty promises to get mowing in west Wiltshire

Wiltshire Times:

10:30am Friday 25th July 2014

HOUSEHOLDS across West Wiltshire are due to receive written apologies from the county’s highways contractor for not meeting its grass cutting commitments.

Emergency repairs carried out to burst Trowbridge water main

Wiltshire Times:

10:15am Friday 25th July 2014

Wessex Water carried out emergency repairs on a burst water main in Hilperton Road, Trowbridge, yesterday evening, with temporary traffic lights causing delays from about 4.30pm.

Sudden storms like bolt from the blue batter west Wiltshire

Wiltshire Times:

9:20am Friday 25th July 2014

Flash floods caused by a severe storm that battered west Wiltshire on Saturday left dozens of families stranded, as the water came within inches of their homes.

Storm nightmare for Bradford couple as lightning fireball tears through home

Wiltshire Times:

8:59am Friday 25th July 2014

Pensioners Phil and Marie Lloyd were terrified when a lightning fireball tore into their home during Saturday’s violent thunderstorm.

New Wiltshire fire boss to address meeting

Wiltshire Times: Councillor Graham Payne

4:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

The new chairman of the Wiltshire and Swindon Fire Authority will address Wiltshire Council next week, ahead of an expected row over the proposed service merger.

Emotional farewell from popular Trowbridge headteacher

Wiltshire Times:

4:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Popular John of Gaunt headteacher Andy Packer said an emotional goodbye to staff and pupils on Tuesday on his last day at the school.

Danny is ready for Commonwealth Games, says mum of top sprinter

Wiltshire Times:

1:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

The mum of Hilperton sprinter Danny Talbot is confident her son will not be fazed by the pressure ahead of his attempt to win a medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next week.

He was exceptional, he was always happy - dad's tribute to popular bike accident victim

Wiltshire Times:

8:50am Thursday 24th July 2014

Further tributes have been paid to popular Devizes Hockey Club player Charlie Sherman after he died in a bike crash.

Trial for Trowbridge man charged with serious assault

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

9:21am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A Trowbridge man who is charged with carrying out a serious assault in the run up to Christmas face trials.

Trowbridge man dealing in former legal high spared immediate jail term

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

7:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A Trowbridge man who was dealing in a former legal high to fund his cannabis habit has been spared an immediate jail term.

Prison Bridge tragedy: Tribute to Devizes engineer who was on way to work in Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

10:38am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A tribute has been paid to motorcyclist Charlie Sherman, 22, of Devizes who died after an accident while he was on his way to work in Trowbridge last Thursday.

Man charged following assault in Trowbridge

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

9:57am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Police have charged a 25-year-old man in connection with an assault in Trowbridge on July 6.

First World War centenary: Road to close for memorial rededication

Wiltshire Times: Plant the poppies

1:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

The main road through Holt will be closed on Sunday, July 27, for the rededication of the war memorial on Ham Green.

First World War centenary: Trowbridge pupils present project

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Pupils from Trowbridge primary and secondary schools presented the results of a First World War research project at a service in St James’ Church last Sunday.

Flash floods and travel disruption as storms batter Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

1:22pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Flash floods have been reported across Trowbridge, as torrential rain batters the south west.

Seagull racket has Selwood flats residents in a flap

Wiltshire Times:

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Seagulls nesting on roofs of flats owned by Selwood Housing in Willow Grove and College Road, Trowbridge, are driving neighbours to distraction due to their constant noise and dive-bombing.

Mystery over Trowbridge smell continues

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

4:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

Investigations are continuing into the cause of a mystery odour that a Trowbridge family says causes vomiting and dizziness.

John of Gaunt students cut a dash at Year 13 prom

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

John of Gaunt’s Year 13 pupils travelled to Cumberwell Park Golf Club, Bradford on Avon, in various modes of transport for their prom.

Longest at Longleat

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

Twenty years ago this week Centre Parcs Longleat first opened its doors to the public on Thursday, July 14, 1994.

Next stop Disneyland Paris and an audience of 1,000s for Trowbridge group

Wiltshire Times: The fairytale castle at Disneyland Tokyo

1:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

A group of young Trowbridge dancers chosen to perform at Disneyland Paris are crossing the Channel this week before their performance on Saturday.

Trowbridge brothers set to net funds for charities

Wiltshire Times:

10:30am Friday 18th July 2014

Brothers Liam and Sean Brereton are holding a charity football tournament in aid of Dorothy House Hospice and RUH Cancer Care Campaign tomorrow at John of Gaunt School.

Dean’s Diner is latest big name at St Stephen’s Place, Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

9:43am Friday 18th July 2014

American 1950s style restaurant Dean’s Diner became the latest firm to open its doors at St Stephen’s Place Leisure Park in Trowbridge.

Trowbridge writer claims Baby P case vilified workers

Wiltshire Times:

8:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Former director of social services in Wiltshire Ray Jones hopes his new book on the Baby P scandal will expose the destabilising effects the case’s coverage had on child protection in England.

Happy beard-day as Trowbridge MS fundraiser’s given shave

Wiltshire Times:

3:30pm Thursday 17th July 2014

The brother of Trowbridge multiple sclerosis sufferer Michaela Corr had his beard shaved off on her 21st birthday, after growing it for seven months to raise money for charity.

Star turn for Trowbridge school as garden goes live

Wiltshire Times:

4:24pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Walwayne Court Primary School was ‘live’ on ITV show Good Morning Britain today after being selected as finalists in the Glorious Gardens competition.

Six arrests in Wiltshire as part of nationwide paedophile crackdown

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

2:06pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Wiltshire Police have arrested six suspects as part of an unprecedented six-month national crackdown on paedophiles coordinated by the National Crime Agency.

Odd Trowbridge odour checked by fire crew and health officers

Wiltshire Times: Firefighters put out car blaze at Shab Hill viewpoint near Birdlip

12:59pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service and environmental health officers from Wiltshire Council attended two homes in Cornbrash Rise, Trowbridge, over the weekend following reports of a strange odour.

West Wiltshire MP Andrew Murrison moved to Northern Ireland in reshuffle

Wiltshire Times: Andrew Murrison

4:18pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

West Wiltshire MP Dr Andrew Murrison has been moved to the Northern Ireland Office in today’s government reshuffle.

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