Motorists fume over parking penalties despite faulty Trowbridge machines

Wiltshire Times:

5:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Parking control at St Stephen’s Place Leisure Park in Trowbridge has come under fire again from angry motorists, after several visitors received tickets despite both of the machines being out of order.

Bestival date for Pan's People star Dee Dee

Wiltshire Times:

7:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

TROWBRIDGE Pan’s People star Dee Dee Wilde is looking forward to her first appearance at major UK festival Bestival next week, where she will be hosting a dancing extravaganza.

Angry farmer blocks in group of travellers who refuse to leave Trowbridge land

Wiltshire Times:

5:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Furious farmer Chris Awdry and his workers barricaded in a group of travellers with a dozen tractors after they refused to leave land he rents in Trowbridge.

Trowbridge councillor's fears over Studley Green Youth Club

Wiltshire Times: Jeff Osborn

3:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Trowbridge and Wiltshire councillor Jeff Osborn he is concerned about the future of Studley Green Youth Club, after equipment was removed from the Studley Green Community Centre.

Admirable aid comes from a generous Hilperton pub

Wiltshire Times:

10:20am Friday 29th August 2014

A fundraising weekend to help a charity which has struggled to get outside support for fundraising has raised more than £1,200.

Wet weather takes toll on Great Bulkington Railway rides

Wiltshire Times:

8:25am Friday 29th August 2014

The Great Bulkington Railway took passengers for a wet ride on Monday as station manager Neville Boulton drove visitors around on three miniature trains for charity.

VIDEO: Dramatic Ice Bucket Challenge at Trowbridge Fire Station

Wiltshire Times:

4:11pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Firefighters at Trowbridge Fire Station are the latest to take part in the ice bucket challenge craze which is currently sweeping the country, after getting drenched for charity today.

Serious traffic delays as A350 closed by accident

Wiltshire Times:

9:45am Thursday 28th August 2014

The A350 Westbury Road in Heywood is closed after an accident between two vehicles.

Jail for knife-wielding Trowbridge man who racially abused teenager and hit girl

Wiltshire Times:

10:22am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A drunken, knife-wielding man who launched a tirade of racist abuse at a teenager has been jailed for a year.

Fallen cables causing delays in Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

3:21pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Fallen electric cables are causing traffic delays on Bradley Road in Trowbridge this afternoon.

Bail for man charged with supplying heroin in Staverton

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

1:08pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A man who is charged with supplying heroin in Staverton has been released on bail by a judge.

Five arrests and £3.3k netted in Trowbridge day of action

Wiltshire Times:

4:48pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

More than £3,300 in unpaid fines were recovered and five arrests were made during a day of action in Trowbridge.

Hilperton residents fear traffic chaos and loss of green space if homes bid gets go-ahead

Wiltshire Times:

10:04am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Building two three-bedroom homes alongside an existing semi-detached home will cause traffic chaos if it gets the go-ahead, say residents of Marshmead, Hilperton.

Former Royal Marine accused of military pension fraud

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

2:25pm Monday 25th August 2014

A man accused of claiming hundreds of thousands of pounds in military pension he was not entitled to has been released on bail.

Get crunching at Trowbridge Apple Festival

Wiltshire Times: The Phunky Foods programme is coming to Croydon

5:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

Trowbridge Apple Festival is at Courtfield House, Polebarn Road, on October 11 from 11am-3pm.

Trowbridge GP heads out to South Africa on cardiac mission

Wiltshire Times:

10:01am Monday 25th August 2014

Doctor Harry Bimbh, of Adcroft Surgery in Trowbridge, is preparing to travel to South Africa next month for a humanitarian project that will see 2,000 children screened for signs of early heart disease.

Young Trowbridge gardener is walking tall

Wiltshire Times:

11:17am Sunday 24th August 2014

A keen young Trowbridge gardener has grown a sunflower measuring almost 12ft tall, after planting the seeds with his dad at the start of May.

Trowbridge takes the crown in charity spinathon

Wiltshire Times:

6:26pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Coffee and cycling made for a successful combination at Boswells cafe in The Shires at their fundraising event last Saturday raising more than £900.

Trowbridge teenager wins over dragons

Wiltshire Times:

8:41am Friday 22nd August 2014

YOUNG Trowbridge entrepreneur Jordan Daykin said he never expected to get an investment in his business Grip It Fixings, after making a successful appearance on BBC2’s Dragons’ Den on Sunday.

Police name man found in Trowbridge field

Wiltshire Times:

5:25pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Police investigating the death of a man found lying in a field by a member of the public in Trowbridge on Saturday have named him as Jess MacDonagh, 42, of Studley Rise, Trowbridge.

GCSE results: St Augustine’s Catholic College, Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

3:37pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Pupils at St Augustine’s Catholic College nervously waited for 10am before collecting their GCSE results today.

GCSE results: John of Gaunt School, Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

3:26pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Head teacher Mike Gunston is delighted with John of Gaunt School pupils' GCSE results.

Trowbridge pair plead guilty to hanging dog

Wiltshire Times:

1:20pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A Trowbridge woman and a men accused of hanging a dog pleaded guilty today at Salisbury Magistrates Court.

GCSE results: Clarendon Academy, Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times: Clarendon Academy principal Mark Stenton, assistant principal Harriet Clarkson, right, chairman of governors Lizzie Rowe and pupil representatives Victoria Burden and Joe Rendle

10:46am Thursday 21st August 2014

The Clarendon Academy is once again extremely pleased with the performance of its Year 11 GCSE students.

Trowbridge pub to stay shut after licence application thrown out

Wiltshire Times:

3:48pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Trowbridge pub The Black Pearl will remain closed for the foreseeable future, after Wiltshire Council’s Western Area Licensing Sub-committee refused an application for a premises licence.

Crowds brave rain to cheer Trowbridge's Soapbox Grand Prix

Wiltshire Times:

1:50pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Crowds braved the rain to watch competitors hurtle down Castle Street in Trowbridge for the eighth annual Carnival Soapbox Grand Prix on Sunday.

Mystery as body found in Trowbridge field

Wiltshire Times:

9:17am Monday 18th August 2014

Police are investigating the death of a man found lying in a field by a member of the public near Drynham Lane in Trowbridge at 7.37pm on Saturday.

Trowbridge town crier’s shouting out for top title

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Monday 18th August 2014

Trowbridge town crier Trevor Heeks hopes he will be in good voice when he competes at the World Town Crier championships, representing Wiltshire’s county town.

Hilperton red Admiral flutters to the aid of children’s charity

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

3:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A charity which has struggled to get outside support for fundraising is being helped by the Red Admiral pub in Hilperton with a series of fun days over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

‘Your Country Needs You’ in Trowbridge recruits show

Wiltshire Times:

10:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

A FIRST World War recruitment office set up by Trowbridge Museum in The Shires Shopping Centre last Friday and Saturday allowed visitors to experience what it was like for soldiers at the time.

Love is just a bus ride away as Winsley couple use their passes to get hitched

Wiltshire Times:

9:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

Worrying about a bus turning up on time isn’t usually top of the list for couples concerned about their wedding day going smoothly.

A sure sign of great success for Trowbridge business

Wiltshire Times:

8:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

A Trowbridge-based sign and graphics business has reached a milestone this week. Unique Signs & Graphics, which offers shop signs, banners, stickers, pavement signs, vehicle graphics and displays, celebrated 10 years of trading on Wednesday.

Trowbridge development offering better rents and shared ownership

Wiltshire Times:

5:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

MAYOR Glyn Bridges officially opened a development of 24 affordable homes, named to commemorate the Great War, in Trowbridge on Monday.

Trowbridge pub’s future is in balance

Wiltshire Times:

4:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

The future of Trowbridge’s The Black Pearl pub is being decided at a licensing hearing on Tuesday at 10.30am.

Trowbridge graffiti vandals are caught red handed

Wiltshire Times:

12:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Thousands of pounds worth of damage caused to properties and businesses across Trowbridge over the weekend is thought to have been committed by two vandals who are believed to have ‘tagged’ more than 70 locations with graffiti.

Budding tycoons in Towbridge business showdown

Wiltshire Times:

10:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Budding entrepreneurs from St Augustine’s College in Trowbridge have been highly commended at a major business competition.

Affordable development offers better rents and shared ownership in Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

7:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Mayor Glyn Bridges officially opened a development of 24 affordable homes, named to commemorate the beginning of the First World War, in Trowbridge on Monday.

Have a free coffee at Trowbridge pub and take part in litter-pick

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Customers and staff of the Wiltshire Yeoman pub in Trowbridge are calling for helpers to take part in a community-wide litter pick tomorrow.

Trowbridge apple day has lots of ap-peel

Wiltshire Times: Apples of our eyes

8:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

Organisers of the Trowbridge Apple Day, on October 11, are inviting local groups and organisations to run stalls promoting their own activities at the event, which will be held again at Courtfield House, on Polebarn Road.

Free cup of coffee in return for cycle in Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

Boswells Cafe in The Shires will be offering free drinks in exchange for cycle miles as part of a charity spinathon on Saturday, as the three brothers who run the coffee shop chain get on their bikes to raise money for Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund in memory of their father, Jeremy Burn.

Did you see Warminster assault?

Wiltshire Times: Knife raid on Chippenham newsagents

12:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

WITNESSES are being sought following an assault which left a 38-year-old man injured.

Trowbridge family gets apology

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Former justice minister Jeremy Wright has apologised to the family of murdered Trowbridge woman Hayley Richards for the “distress” caused, after her killer was deported without their knowledge – and pledged it will not happen to other grieving relatives in future.

Trial over the hanging of a dog in Trowbridge to start

Wiltshire Times:

9:46am Friday 15th August 2014

A TROWBRIDGE woman is on trial at Salisbury Magistrates’ Court next Thursday accused of aiding or procuring two men to cause unnecessary suffering to an animal by hanging a collie dog.

Drivers in Trowbridge face road works misery

Wiltshire Times:

9:20am Friday 15th August 2014

Councillors say the first they knew that 40 weeks of road works were about to start in Hilperton was when signs went up this week.

A-level results: St Augustine’s Catholic College, Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

2:12pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Pupils were also celebrating at St Augustine’s Catholic College in Trowbridge, where 41 per cent of grades were at A* or A and 73 per cent at grade B or above.

A-level results: John of Gaunt School, Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

1:38pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Students at The John of Gaunt School are celebrating an outstanding set of A-level results, with an overall pass are of 99.5 per cent and 36.1 per cent of results at A* to B.

A-levels: Clarendon Academy, Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times: Clarendon Academy principal Mark Stenton, assistant principal Harriet Clarkson, right, chairman of governors Lizzie Rowe and pupil representatives Victoria Burden and Joe Rendle

8:31am Thursday 14th August 2014

Clarendon Academy is delighted with the performance of its sixth form as A-level results were announced today. 

Young Trowbridge entrepreneur unveils brainwave in Dragons' Den

Wiltshire Times:

12:45pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Young Trowbridge entrepreneur Jordan Daykin will appear in the BBC's Dragons’ Den series on Sunday to ask for investment in his third business before the age of 20.

Police appeal following burglary at hotel near Bradford on Avon

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

2:25pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Police are appealing for information after two men were reported to have stolen a safe containing a quantity of cash from the Old Manor Hotel in Trowle Common, near Bradford on Avon.

Trowbridge teenager downloaded child abuse images

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

12:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A teenager from Trowbridge has admitted downloading indecent images of children from the internet.

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