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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ex-para car park fall in Trowbridge was suicide

Wiltshire Times:

7:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

A Trowbridge man who died after falling from a multi-storey car park took his own life, a coroner has ruled.

Artwork in blossom at Trowbridge Town Hall

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge Town Hall is one of many historic buildings locally open this weekend. Left, the Blind House in Trowbridge could be another stop on your Heritage Open Days tour.

4:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

Art students from Wiltshire College have been using Trowbridge Town Hall as inspiration to produce work for their portfolio over the past two weeks.

Trowbridge family pub party at East Chisenbury for 90th

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

Great-grandmother Joan Little celebrated her 90th birthday with her identical twin sister last Saturday by returning to the pub their family used to own.

Police attend four vehicle collision in Staverton Marina area

Wiltshire Times:

9:23am Thursday 16th October 2014

Police and ambulance crews attended a four vehicle road traffic collision in the Thestfield Drive area of Staverton Marina in Trowbridge this morning.

Hundreds turn out for charity rock gig in Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

8:43am Thursday 16th October 2014

Rock and metal enthusiasts were in their element on Saturday when annual Trowbridge fundraiser Rock Diabetes returned to the Civic Centre.

Trowbridge police collar lost dog Zeus

Wiltshire Times:

6:25pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A Trowbridge dog-owner will be thanking the Greek Gods that her dog, Zeus, was returned safe and sound by police this week.

Drama groups in Trowbridge join the forces

Wiltshire Times:

8:49am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Two leading drama groups in Trowbridge have combined for the first time to stage Joan Littlewood’s revue Oh, What a Lovely War, which opened at the Arc theatre this week.

Police hunt man in Trowbridge home attack

Wiltshire Times:

11:41am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Police are hunting a man who went into a house in Trowbridge and assaulted three people.

Apples are the core attraction at Trowbridge festival

Wiltshire Times:

5:38pm Monday 13th October 2014

There were apples aplenty at the third annual Trowbridge Apple Festival on Saturday with hundreds of visitors turning out for the event at Courtfield House in Trowbridge.

Old versus new boosts Trowbridge nursery's fundraising campaign

Wiltshire Times:

1:00pm Sunday 12th October 2014

Former Wiltshire County Pool players reunited for a charity match at The Black Pearl in Trowbridge on Sunday to raise money for Trowbridge special needs nursery Stepping Stones.

Trowbridge couple seek compensation over parking ticket

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

Angry Lawrence Tout has invoiced a parking company for £1,500 to cover the hours he wasted appealing an incorrect parking fine his wife received at The Shires Shopping Centre car park in Trowbridge.

Pizza treat for Studley Green garden diggers

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

11:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

A community garden dig day will be taking place at Kingswood Chase in Studley Green on Saturday, October 25, from 10am-1pm.

Friends pay tribute to gentle Trowbridge cleric

Wiltshire Times:

6:20pm Friday 10th October 2014

A retired Trowbridge rector has lost his battle with pancreatic cancer, aged 70.

Trowbridge festival blooms again

Wiltshire Times:

4:36pm Friday 10th October 2014

The first flower festival to take place at Wesley Road Methodist Church in Trowbridge for over a decade was considered a huge success by organisers when it returned at the weekend.

Trowbridge twins keep our Baby of the Year competition in the family again

Wiltshire Times:

12:05pm Friday 10th October 2014

This year’s Wiltshire Times Baby of the Year saw the award remain in the family, with last year’s winner Molly-Louise finishing as runner-up behind her victorious twin brother Harry.

All aboard vintage buses, whatever Wiltshire's weekend weather

Wiltshire Times:

7:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Vintage buses will be bringing back a taste of the 1950s to Wiltshire on Sunday.

Missing Trowbridge woman found dead by police

Wiltshire Times:

12:16pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A Trowbridge woman who went missing on Tuesday morning was found dead by police last night in woodland at Farleigh Woods, just over the Somerset border.

'Helpful' Trowbridge drug dealer spared immediate jail term

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

6:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

A 'helpful' Trowbridge drug dealer who was selling heroin to fund his own habit has been spared an immediate jail term.

Inquest date set for teenager in Trowbridge train tragedy

Wiltshire Times:

5:30pm Thursday 9th October 2014

An inquest into the death of Mary Stroman, 16, who died after being struck by a train in Yarnbrook, is due to take place at Salisbury Coroner’s Court next Wednesday and Thursday.

Trowbridge builders fined for train brawl

Wiltshire Times:

12:49pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A father and son who left a man with a collapsed lung after a drunken fight on a train have been fined £1,000 apiece.

Horse owners alarmed at stable block incident

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

9:17am Thursday 9th October 2014

Horse owners at stables at Bleet Farm, Steeple Ashton, were alarmed when a man climbed over a gate in what appeared to be an attempt to gain access to their stable block just before 8am last Wednesday.

Latin themed charity dance goes with swing in Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

8:20am Thursday 9th October 2014

A dance carnival at Trowbridge Civic Centre was hailed a success on Friday after raising more than £800 for Breakthrough Breast Cancer.

First time I've known Trowbridge crime free in 26 years, says police sergeant

Wiltshire Times:

6:05pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Trowbridge police sergeant Jim Suter has revealed that for the first time in his 26-year career there was not a single crime reported in the town over a 24-hour period this week.

Man to face attempted murder charge over alleged Trowbridge attack

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

1:46pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A man who is accused of carrying out a serious assault in Trowbridge town centre is to be charged with attempted murder.

Dangerous driving admitted by Westbury man

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

4:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A man who admitted driving dangerously on Wellhead Drove, near Westbury, has been released on bail by a judge.

Appeal for more apples as Trowbridge festival date nears

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge Apple Festival

5:46pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Trowbridge Apple Festival organisers are appealing for people to bring apples along on Saturday at Courtfield House in Trowbridge from 11am-3pm.

Evacuation from County Hall due to false alarm

Wiltshire Times:

1:39pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Wiltshire Council staff were evacuated from County Hall, Trowbridge, today after a fire alarm sounded.

Date set for inquest into death of Trowbridge man

Wiltshire Times: St Stephen’s Place multi-storey car park in Trowbridge is closed, after a man was found on the bottom floor with serious injuries

9:17am Wednesday 8th October 2014

The inquest into the death of Trowbridge man Anthony Wyllie will take place at Salisbury Coroner's Court on Tuesday, October 14.

Launch date set for Trowbridge's Poppy Appeal

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

Trowbridge's annual Poppy Appeal will be launched with a lunch at St James’ Church Hall at noon on October 23, with Trowbridge mayor Glyn Bridges among those due to attend.

Bid to build two homes in grounds of Hilperton pub

Wiltshire Times:

9:26am Tuesday 7th October 2014

Plans for two homes in the grounds of Hilperton pub The Lion and Fiddle have been submitted to Wiltshire Council.

Trowbridge Chiquito opens and 100-year-old is among first to enjoy menu

Wiltshire Times:

9:03am Tuesday 7th October 2014

Mexican chain restaurant Chiquito became the latest addition to St Stephen’s Place Leisure Park on Friday, with staff celebrating its opening at the £17m complex in Trowbridge.

New Melksham cattery hope as Cats Action 'overwhelmed' with abandoned pets

Wiltshire Times:

9:36am Tuesday 7th October 2014

Ambitions to have a cat re-homing centre in Melksham will be discussed next week after the number of cats being abandoned has become “overwhelming”.

Dance in the dark for cancer charity

Wiltshire Times: The Christie Miller Sports Centre in Melksham will be used for counting Wiltshire votes on Sunday

5:30am Tuesday 7th October 2014

An Ibiza Fit2Rave dance class is led by an international fitness presenter at the Christie Miller Sports Centre, Bowerhill, Melksham, on Sunday, October 12.

Hundreds turn out to say farewell to Peewee

Wiltshire Times:

3:44pm Monday 6th October 2014

People from all walks of life turned out for the funeral of legendary Trowbridge bar owner and musician Alan ‘Peewee’ Hunt today.

Power cuts: Homes in Seend now have electricity

Wiltshire Times: HI-TECH Engineers from Southern Electric Power Distribution have installed automated switching equipment

10:28am Monday 6th October 2014

Engineers worked to restore electricity after power cuts were reported in parts of Wiltshire today.

Trowbridge pupil dances his way in to stage show

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Monday 6th October 2014

A performer from Trowbridge has beaten stiff competition to land himself a spot in an award-winning dance adaptation of William Golding’s Lord of the Flies.

Musicians help raise almost £3,500 for Hope nature centre

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Monday 6th October 2014

Organisers of a gig held at Trowbridge Civic Centre in aid of The Hope Nature Centre in Southwick say it was a great success, raising almost £3,500 for the cause.




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