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, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Trowbridge store staff sign up for charity head shave

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

STAFF at HJ Knee will have a close shave at the store in Spitfire Retail Park next Saturday, in a bid to raise at least £3,000 for Cancer Research UK.

Floods wash sewage into Trowbridge homes

Wiltshire Times:

2:17pm Friday 19th September 2014

Residents of Kitchener’s Court, Trowbridge, are devastated after last night’s torrential downpours resulted in their homes being flooded with sewage.

Held: West Ashton man, 31, charged with drug offences

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

12:38pm Friday 19th September 2014

A 31 year-old man has been in charged with a number of drug-related offences.

Woman who admitted hanging her dog is too scared to go into Trowbridge, court hears

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Friday 19th September 2014

THE court was told that Veronica Reid had been shunned since news about her hanging her dog came out.

Trowbridge cyclists on a roll to help special needs nursery

Wiltshire Times:

8:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A CHARITY cycle ride along the Kennet and Avon canal on Sunday in aid of Trowbridge special needs centre Stepping Stones has raised more than £1,000 for the cause.

Neighbours' anger at sentence for Trowbridge couple who hanged their dog

Wiltshire Times:

4:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

NEIGHBOURS of the Trowbridge couple who hanged their pet dog believe justice has not been done, after they were both given suspended jail sentences at Salisbury Magistrates’ Court on Monday. 

Walkers step out in Melksham

Wiltshire Times:

3:33pm Thursday 18th September 2014

WALKING boots were laced up tight as more than 40 people walked 17 miles from Melksham to Bath on Saturday.

New Trowbridge Carnival cup in tribute to town stalwart

Wiltshire Times:

8:44am Thursday 18th September 2014

A new cup donated by the family of Trowbridge stalwart Averil Beresford will be presented in her memory at Trowbridge Carnival for the first time this year.

VIDEO: Tour of Britain at Cock Hill, Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

4:40pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Tour of Britain riders at the top of Cock Hill, Trowbridge, in a video by MissMark999

VIDEO: Tour of Britain in Hilperton Road, Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

1:03pm Thursday 18th September 2014

The Tour of Britain was filmed in Hilperton Road, Trowbridge, by Oliciv

Trowbridge man who made girl, 13, pregnant spared jail

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

11:25am Thursday 18th September 2014

A Ministry of Defence worker from Trowbridge who got a 13-year-old girl pregnant has been spared a jail term.

Bon voyage by Trowbridge team nets cash for charity

Wiltshire Times:

9:04am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Monster hills and the occasional wrong turn were not enough to prevent a group of seven friends from Trowbridge cycling 250 miles from the town hall to the Eiffel Tower in France last week.

New TKMaxx store to bring 50 jobs to Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times: Win one of five £100 packages to spend at TK Maxx

9:27am Tuesday 16th September 2014

The new TK Maxx store in Trowbridge is set to open its doors on Thursday October 2 at 9am, creating 50 new jobs.

Jail warning for man caught with bullet in Trowbridge

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

4:12pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A man caught in Trowbridge with a 8mm bullet has been warned he could be facing a jail term.

Serious assault charge against Trowbridge man dropped

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

8:56am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A man who had been accused of carrying out a serious assault in the run-up to Christmas has had the charge against him dropped.

Trowbridge pair who hung dog get suspended jail terms

Wiltshire Times:

12:53pm Monday 15th September 2014

A Trowbridge woman who pleaded guilty to aiding two men who hanged a dog at her home has been given a suspended jail sentence by Salisbury magistrates today.

Trowbridge woman to be sentenced over dog hanging today

Wiltshire Times:

8:36am Monday 15th September 2014

A Trowbridge woman who pleaded guilty to aiding two men who hanged a dog at her home will be sentenced at Salisbury Magistrates' Court today.

A chilly challenge in Trowbridge ‘soaks up’ £81 for kids

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

It was a wet and cold Friday for Co-op manager Chris Biggs when his staff threw 17 buckets of water over him for the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Young people’s projects can apply for cash

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

11:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Applications to receive up to £500 funding for young people’s projects in the area have opened.

Firefighters blazing Marathon trail for charities

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Trowbridge firefighter Steve Taylor will run the Bristol Half Marathon for charity on September 21 in full firefighting kit.

Water great way to fundraise money for hospice

Wiltshire Times:

1:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Terminally ill cancer patient Jacqui Maud Aster gave the thumbs up for the care she has received from Dorothy House as she hitchhiked along the Kennet and Avon Canal this week to raise funds for the hospice.

Chiquito restaurant to open in Trowbridge leisure park

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

2:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

More than 50 jobs will be created by the arrival of Mexican restaurant Chiquito when it becomes the latest addition to St Stephen’s Place Leisure Park in Trowbridge on October 3.

Crier hoofs it through town with a woolly friend, while another hangs up his bell

Wiltshire Times:

10:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Trowbridge Town Crier Trevor Heeks marked the start of the town’s carnival season by exercising his right as a Freeman of the town to walk a sheep through the streets.

This donkey’s ‘tail’ has a happy ending

Wiltshire Times:

4:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

A cuddly toy donkey left behind at Trowbridge Railway Station is back with its rightful owner, following an appeal in the Wiltshire Times last week.

Tour of Britain: Carnival atmosphere in Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

5:24pm Friday 12th September 2014

There was a carnival atmosphere outside County Hall today as Trowbridge turned out in force to welcome Tour of Britain cyclists through its streets.

Car overturns in Trowbridge road

Wiltshire Times:

3:18pm Friday 12th September 2014

Police and ambulance crews were called to Seymour Road, Trowbridge, at 1.55pm today, after a car overturned in the road.

A lot of veg a-peel at Allotment Association show

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

Gloucester Road Allotment Association in Trowbridge had its 10th annual show on Saturday.

Trowbridge man who jumped out window to escape arrest is charged

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

2:32pm Friday 12th September 2014

Police arrested a Trowbridge man accused of theft, after he broke his wrist and damaged his ankles jumping out of a second floor flat window.

Tour of Britain: Racers shrug off Hilperton speed bumps as onlookers cheer

Wiltshire Times:

5:54pm Friday 12th September 2014

Bringing the Tour of Britain along the Devizes Road through Hilperton rather than along the wider A361 may have raised a few eyebrows when it was first announced.

Boxtrolls book inspired by county town becomes Hollywood cartoon

Wiltshire Times:

4:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

Trowbridge will be hitting the big screen in cinemas around the world from today when animated film The Boxtrolls, which is based on a book set in a fictional version of the town, is released.

Held: Trowbridge man accused of starting fire in flats

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

2:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A man accused of starting a fire in a block of flats is to face trial.

Held: Trowbridge man, 53, accused of breaching sexual offences prevention order three times

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

12:15pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A man accused of breaching a sexual offences prevention order on three occasions has been remanded in custody by a judge.

Bail for Trowbridge woman accused of stealing £17k

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

2:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A woman is accused of stealing thousands of pounds has been released on bail by a judge.

Arty people needed for Trowbridge to keep a flourishing centre

Wiltshire Times: webpix entertainment theatre

6:00am Monday 8th September 2014

Trowbridge Arts is appealing for more volunteers to help support its live performances, art exhibitions and marketing activities.

Fire chief to give talk at open area board meeting

Wiltshire Times: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

1:50pm Friday 12th September 2014

The local economy is the theme at Trowbridge Area Board on Thursday, from 6.30pm in The Atrium at County Hall, Trowbridge, with a special presentation from Wiltshire’s Chief Fire Officer on the fire service consultation.

Trowbridge day club proves a great success

Wiltshire Times: Alzheimer’s Support development manager Stephany Bardzil, service manager Gill Frere-Smith and day centre manager Grant Newton celebrate the move.                     Photo: Glenn Phillips (49330)

6:00am Monday 8th September 2014

A club offering support to people living with dementia and their carers is seeing the benefits of its new home in Trowbridge – after spending months looking for larger premises.


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