Trowbridge beggar is not homeless, say police

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

3:32pm Friday 31st October 2014

POLICE are asking people not to give money to a beggar in Trowbridge.

Apetito halts work at pastry factory while clear-up takes place

Wiltshire Times:

5:00am Friday 31st October 2014

THE fire that broke out at the apetito factory in Trowbridge on Monday has forced the company to temporarily halt production at its pastry factory during a clear-up.

Apetito boss praises firefighters and staff after Trowbridge blaze

Wiltshire Times:

4:30pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THE boss of ready-meal manufacturer apetito has praised the actions of his staff and firefighters after a blaze broke out at one of its Trowbridge factory buildings on Monday.

'LIttle hero' six-year-old calls 999 before mum delivers her own baby

Wiltshire Times:

1:58pm Thursday 30th October 2014

MUM Kay Kamunga praised six-year-old son Sasha for being her little hero after he came to her rescue when she had to deliver her own baby.

Bid to extend Southwick gypsy and traveller site thrown out

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5:30pm Thursday 30th October 2014

PLANS to extend a gypsy and traveller site at The Poplars Residential Park in Southwick have been refused by Wiltshire Council.

TWO Wiltshire sports teams targeted by thieves on same day

Wiltshire Times:

12:26pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses after items were stolen from changing rooms at Westbury Rugby Club - the same day North Bradley FC players were targeted.

Legendary landlord Peewee’s name lives on in bench tribute

Wiltshire Times:

10:10am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A plaque was unveiled in tribute to legendary Trowbridge pub landlord and musician Alan ‘Peewee’ Hunt on a memorial bench at the site of the Village Pump Folk Festival on Sunday.

Staff tackle fire in laundry room at Trowle hotel

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Fire crews rushed to The Old Manor Hotel in Trowle, on the edge of Trowbridge, in the early hours of Sunday morning when a blaze in a linen basket full of towels led to a small fire in the laundry room.

Apetito fire: Production at factory unaffected as investigation takes place

Wiltshire Times:

11:08am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Apetito's factory building in Trowbridge will remain closed following a fire in a disused building yesterday in which eight fire engines were called but production in the main premises is unaffected.

Investigation to start into apetito factory fire

Wiltshire Times:

8:47am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A fire investigation will be carried out today into what caused the blaze at the apetitio factory in Trowbridge yestereday.

Delays after rush-hour Trowbridge accident

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9:01am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Traffic was delayed this morning after a rush-hour accident involving two cars at the junction of County Way and Bradley Road, Trowbridge.

Apetito fire: Canal Road reopens

Wiltshire Times:

8:30pm Monday 27th October 2014

Canal Road in Trowbridge was reopened just before 8.30pm after the fire at the apetito factory which started at about 2pm.

All 60 staff evacuated from apetito pastry factory after fire breaks out

Wiltshire Times:

4:34pm Monday 27th October 2014

The fire at apetito in Trowbridge broke out in its pastry factory in Canal Road, which is separate from the main factory.

A350 reopened after wartime bomb in Melksham declared safe

Wiltshire Times:

2:58pm Monday 27th October 2014

Police sealed off the A350 after receiving reports of a suspected bomb in Portal Road, Melksham, where building work is taking place at the old running track behind the Christie Miller Sports Centre.

Trowbridge factory evacuated after reports of a fire

Wiltshire Times:

2:52pm Monday 27th October 2014

Canal Road in Trowbridge is closed this afternoon after eight fire engines were called to the apetito factory at 2pm after a fire broke out in a building used for packaging.

Police deal with travellers camped in Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

5:16pm Sunday 26th October 2014

Police are dealing with travellers camped in Court Street, Trowbridge.

A boost for Studley Green road safety

Wiltshire Times:

7:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

A long campaign for a zebra crossing outside Studley Green Primary School has finally paid off making it safer for pupils and their parents to cross.

Beckington pupils don toga togs going Roman in Bath

Wiltshire Times:

11:30am Sunday 26th October 2014

Year 3 class from Springmead School in Beckington had a fantastic time at the Roman Baths, handling 2000-year-old artifacts, dressing up in the fashions of yesteryear and making a mosaic.

Boost for kids’ charity as Trowbridge shop opens

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

A special ceremony celebrating the opening of a new Children’s Hospice South West shop in Trowbridge was held last Thursday.

Trowbridge super slimmer shed 9st 10lb with friends’ help

Wiltshire Times:

10:30am Sunday 26th October 2014

A super slimmer from Trowbridge was delighted to meet actor Will Mellor when she reached the final of the Slimming World Woman of the Year contest.

Trowbridge school marks war centenary

Wiltshire Times: WAR RESEARCH: There will be a day of events about the First World War, at Darlington library, next month

8:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

Clarendon Academy in Trowbridge will remember the centenary of the start of the First World War with a Remembrance Day assembly on November 11.

Left in dark at Trowbridge car park

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A Trowbridge worker who parks in St Stephen’s Place multi-storey car park believes Wiltshire Council took too long to respond to her complaint about broken lights in the car park’s stairwell.

It’s a Beau-tiful opening for Upper Studley hall

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A damaged church hall roof in Upper Studley, Trowbridge, is not leaking anymore, following an enormous fundraising effort by the St John’s Church congregation and others who use the hall.

Old Bear hosts Halloween-themed auction in aid of Dorothy House

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2:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A Halloween-themed charity auction and raffle fundraiser for Dorothy House Hospice Care is at 7.30pm at The Old Bear in Staverton, Trowbridge, on Saturday, November 1.

Trowbridge Fire Station’s festive lunch plea

Wiltshire Times:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Trowbridge Fire Station is calling on volunteers to contribute to its fourth Christmas Day lunch.

‘Boy racers’ praised by police for Trowbridge car park rescue

Wiltshire Times:

8:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Two ‘boy racers’ have been praised by police after they stopped a distressed woman from jumping from the top of a car park.

Young Del Boys make their mark at Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

6:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Young entrepreneurs took part in Trowbridge Town Team’s first Teenage Market outside the Town Hall on Saturday, running stalls selling products they had crafted themselves.

Cooking up a storm as celeb chef Brian visits Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A live cooking demonstration with special guest chef Brian Turner entertained shoppers at Knees Home and Electrical store in Spitfire Retail Park, Trowbridge, on Saturday..

Trowbridge children will stand out on those dark winter nights

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Children in Trowbridge will be seen more clearly this winter thanks to optician Specsavers, which is giving away high visibility vests.

Trowbridge car companies celebrate

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Platinum Motor Group is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its motor park in North Bradley, Trowbridge, this year with a special 10-day sale starting today .

Trowbridge school proudly striving to be very best

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1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Trowbridge Catholic school St Augustine’s is celebrating after being graded as outstanding in every category in an inspection carried out by Clifton Diocese in September.

Attack on pet dog costs Trowbridge owners £700

Wiltshire Times:

1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Dog owner John Capstaff-Taylor has told how his Jack Russell was left fighting for her life after she was attacked by a black Alsatian while on a walk.

Assault course fans have Tough Mudder event in their sights

Wiltshire Times:

11:19am Friday 24th October 2014

Two Southwick assault course enthusiasts are hoping to break a personal record this weekend by completing two Tough Mudder events each in aid of Trowbridge schoolboy Ashley Gover.

Help need to find ring lost in Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times: The wedding ring, which was found by a diver 90 years later

11:00am Friday 24th October 2014

The owner of a gold wedding ring is appealing for help after it was lost in Trowbridge on October 13.

Could M&S move to Peter Black site in Trowbridge?

Wiltshire Times:

9:02am Friday 24th October 2014

Plans for the £7m redevelopment of the derelict Peter Black toiletries factory site in Trowbridge took another step forward this week, with Marks & Spencer rumoured to be the major food retailer due to anchor the project Property consultancy JLL has submitted pre-application inquiry to Wiltshire Council to transform the land at Cradle Bridge, which has been vacant for many years.

Police plea for help in tracing vulnerable missing teenager with Trowbridge links

Wiltshire Times:

2:18pm Friday 24th October 2014

Police are appealing for help in tracing a vulnerable missing teenager with links to the Trowbridge area.

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.

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.

Picture gallery - all the fun from Trowbridge Carnival

Wiltshire Times:

12:27pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Wiltshire Times:

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.

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