Safe snatched from Lyons warehouse found smashed open

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

6:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A safe stolen from the Lyons Seafood Warehouse in Chitterne Road, Codford, at the weekend was later found smashed open in a field near Upavon.

Center Parcs named top travel company in customer satisfaction index

Wiltshire Times:

1:32pm Monday 21st July 2014

Center Parcs has been named as the top travel company in the Institute of Customer Service’s annual UK Customer Satisfaction Index (UKCSI).

Codford hill badge tidy chalked up to bond with allies

Wiltshire Times:

10:30am Sunday 20th July 2014

The Australian Badge on the hillside at Lamb Down in Codford was spruced up with its annual clean at the start of the month.

Warminster by-election date

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

6:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

A by-election will be held on Thursday for Warminster Town Council’s West Ward.

Onwards and upwards to a world record for youth aid by Warminster man

Wiltshire Times:

10:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Warminster roofer Keith Saunders smashed the world record for ladder climbing at Salisbury Fire Station at the weekend, climbing the equivalent of 13,239m on a ladder in a 24-hour marathon.

A peek behind historic Warminster doors

Wiltshire Times: HERITAGE OPEN DAY

7:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Warminster is inviting people into its historic buildings – many usually closed to the public – for Heritage Open Day from Thursday to Sunday, September 11-14.

Video: Baby meerkat makes first appearance at Longleat

Wiltshire Times:

2:56pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A baby meerkat is making its first public appearance at Longleat Safari & Adventure Park.

Warminster roofer smashes world record for ladder climbing

Wiltshire Times:

9:06am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Warminster roofer Keith Saunders smashed the world record for ladder climbing at Salisbury Fire Station when he climbed the equivalent of 13,239m on a ladder in a 24-hour marathon.

Center Parcs Longleat Forest: Fascinating facts, 20 years after opening

Wiltshire Times: Center Parcs manager Andy De'Ath

12:20pm Monday 14th July 2014

Today marks the 20th anniversary of when Center Parcs Longleat Forest opened to guests for the first time.

Warminster row over councillor's vote on homes bid

Wiltshire Times:

6:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

Wiltshire councillor Magnus Macdonald has dismissed claims that, as a director of Selwood Housing, he had a conflict of interest in voting for a controversial housing development near Boreham Mill, Warminster.

Man contacts police over Warminster railway station incident

Wiltshire Times: British Transport Police

11:59am Friday 11th July 2014

A man has contacted British Transport Police following an appeal for information about an incident at Warminster railway station in which a man suffered a broken jaw. 

Roofer's goal is height of Everest - by ladder

Wiltshire Times:

4:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Warminster roofer Keith Saunders will be aiming high to raise £2,000 for Raleigh International when he tries to smash the world record for climbing ladders on Saturday from 3pm at Salisbury Fire Station.

Masked man in dawn smash and grab raid flees from police

Wiltshire Times: Stay off the tracks this summer

9:26am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A masked man escaped from police when they disturbed him performing a smash and grab raid on G & B Griffin jewellers, Three Horse Shoes Walk, Warminster, at 4.50am on Monday.

Fairground theme of Kingdown School Year 11 prom is just the ticket

Wiltshire Times:

1:00pm Monday 7th July 2014

Pupils at Warminster’s Kingdown School celebrated the end of their GCSE exams by having their annual school prom on Thursday.

Warminster pupils sport bling on modes of transport

Wiltshire Times:

12:00pm Sunday 6th July 2014

Children and staff at Minster Primary School took part in a Sporting Bling Your Active Journey, organised by charity Sustrans.

Diving in at Warminster to learn a raft of water safety tips

Wiltshire Times:

10:30am Sunday 6th July 2014

Pupils at Warminster Preparatory School are making waves by learning how to stay safe near water as part of a national campaign to prevent drowning.

Herbie the bird creates a real flap in Warminster

Wiltshire Times: A giant rhea spent three hours on the run in Warminster after it gave its owner the slip

7:00am Friday 4th July 2014

A giant rhea called Herbie spent nearly an hour on the run in Warminster town centre on Friday after it escaped from a garden in Weymouth Street.

Police nab banned driver going at 100mph towards Warminster

Wiltshire Times: Sergeant Sean Brady is now looking after Bradford on Avon matters

8:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A dozen police officers, including a helicopter and dog unit, helped catch a disqualified driver who fled after he was arrested for driving a Ford Probe at more than 100mph.

Patio door smashed in Warminster by jewellery thieves

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

5:27pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Thieves stole jewellery from a property in Ludlow Close, Warminster, between Saturday, June 21, and Saturday, June 28.

Is that an ostrich in the High Street? Rhea on the run ruffles feathers in Warminster

Wiltshire Times: A giant rhea spent three hours on the run in Warminster after it gave its owner the slip

12:05pm Monday 30th June 2014

A giant rhea spent three hours on the run in Warminster after it gave its owner the slip and avoided attempts to keep it under control.

Fashion makeover to benefit Warminster MS charity

Wiltshire Times: From left are Rosie Eliot , Kirstie Lance, Caroline Wheatley-Hubbard, Liz Prest, Steph Nielson-Hunt, Anna Prince, Tori Allison, a community fundraiser for MS Therapy Centre, and Tori Downs, manager of The Dressing Room and event organiser

10:00am Sunday 29th June 2014

Victoria Downes from The Dressing Room clothes agency at The Ginger Piggery in Boyton, hosted an SOS Style Evening in aid of the MS Therapy Centre in Warminster.

Splendid singing by two choirs brings the Spirit of Summer alive in Warminster

Wiltshire Times: The Athenaeum Singers and Minster School Choir joined forces to present a Spirit of Summer concert at The Minster Church, Warminster, recently. The singers are pictured with soloist Abigail Gostick, front left, conductor Jessi Pywell front right, and acco

10:00am Sunday 29th June 2014

The two choirs, The Athenaeum Singers and Minster School Choir, joined forces to present a Spirit of Summer concert at The Minster Church, Warminster.

Two-wheeler wonders at Warminster Wobble

Wiltshire Times: Whacky Bikes with Anton and Kai Paulden trying to stay balanced

6:00pm Friday 27th June 2014

he savage Skills Mountain Bike Display Team was this year’s star attraction at the Warminster Wobble, which attracted more than 2,000 people to the town park at the weekend.

Police investigate reports of an ostrich in Warminster High Street

Wiltshire Times: An ostrich can reach speeds of up to 40mph

5:56pm Friday 27th June 2014

Police have said they are responding to reports of an ostrich running along Warminster High Street this afternoon.

Fun is order of Army’s day in Warminster

Wiltshire Times: Stuart Duck explains the Scimitar to youngsters Sophie and Dylan

4:00pm Friday 27th June 2014

Battlebury Barracks, Warminster, opened its gates to the community for a family fun day.

Warminster barracks opens its doors for families to meet troops

Wiltshire Times: Stuart Duck explains the Scimitar to youngsters Sophie and Dylan

2:55pm Friday 27th June 2014

Battlebury Barracks, Warminster, opened its gates to the community for a family fun day.

Dog mess crackdown only possible with joint dog warden, say Westbury and Warminster councillors

Wiltshire Times: Last year Wiltshire Council only issued two fixed penalty notices for dog fouling, says Cllr Russell Hawker

8:41am Thursday 26th June 2014

Westbury and Warminster town councils are looking at setting up a joint dog warden service to crack down on owners who fail to clean up after their pets.

Police plea after children drop stones on cars

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

6:00pm Monday 23rd June 2014

Children were seen dropping stones on cars on the A36 between 7.30pm and 8.30pm on Friday, June 6, and Tuesday, June 10.

Warminster players dedicate first night to comedian Rik Mayall

Wiltshire Times: Rik Mayall as Alan B'Stard in The New Statesman

4:30pm Monday 23rd June 2014

Warminster's Athenaeum Limelight Players will dedicate the first night of their new play, Black Adder Goes Forth, on Monday, July 16, to comedian Rik Mayall, who died recently aged 56.

Independent review of cardiac services launched after Warminster boy's death

Wiltshire Times: Sean Turner, who died of cardiac arrest at the Bristol Children's Hospital

9:41am Monday 23rd June 2014

An independent review of children’s cardiac services at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children is to be launched today, following the deaths of children including Warminster boy Sean Turner.

Warminster man, 25, charged with assault and indecent exposure

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

6:47pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

A 25-year-old man from Warminster was arrested and charged with assault and indecent exposure on Saturday.

Police appeal after dangerous driving follows alcohol theft from Warminster's Waitrose

Wiltshire Times: Inspector Alan Webb

3:34pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

Wiltshire Police are appealing for information over dangerous driving which followed the theft of alcohol from the Waitrose, Station Road, Warminster, on Friday.

Free family fun day at Warminster's Battlesbury Barracks

Wiltshire Times: GVs of Battlesbury Barracks in Warminster, Wiltshire, - the home of the 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment

2:00pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

A family fun day takes place at Battlesbury Barracks, Warminster, on Thursday from 3-7pm.

Warminster soldier handed conditional discharge over expenses scam

Wiltshire Times: GVs of Battlesbury Barracks in Warminster, Wiltshire, - the home of the 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment

6:03pm Monday 16th June 2014

A 'naive' soldier who plundered thousands in travel expenses has been conditionally discharged by a judge.

Two named in Queen's Birthday Honours list for voluntary work in west Wiltshire

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

1:53pm Monday 16th June 2014

The following have been named in the Queen's Birthday Honours List, joining the Order of the British Empire (OBE).

Police plea after mowers stolen from Fisherton de la Mere home

Wiltshire Times: A Honda petrol mower similar to the one stolen

1:25pm Monday 16th June 2014

Police are appealing for information after two mowers were stolen from a garage at a house in Fisherton de la Mere.

Warminster development plan gets public airing

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

4:00pm Sunday 15th June 2014

Developers GreenSquare have invited Warminster residents to a consultation on Thursday about the housing group’s plans to develop the land north of Grovelands Way for housing.

Share First World War artefacts for Warminster exhibition

12:10pm Saturday 14th June 2014

Warminster residents are invited to bring First World War artefacts to the Civic Centre tomorrow, 10am-3pm, to have them photographed for an exhibition in August.

Councillors oppose street cafe outside Warminster pub

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

5:00pm Friday 13th June 2014

Plans submitted by JD Wetherspoon to include a street cafe at the front of The Bath Arms, Warminster, was unanimously opposed by Town Council’s Planning Advisory Committee on Monday, May 19.

Warminster care whistle blower pens tell-all song

Wiltshire Times: Adeline Dalley

4:00pm Friday 13th June 2014

A former senior care assistant, Adeline Dalley from Warminster, whose book exposed neglect in the care system, has written a song about her experiences as a whistle blower.

Hundreds flock to Boynton Farm for big open day fun

Wiltshire Times: Caroline Wheatley-Hubbard and her son Christopher with a trailer-load of visitors about to set off on their  tour of Boynton Farm, near Warminster

3:00pm Friday 13th June 2014

Boynton Farm, near Warminster, opened its gates for over 250 people to celebrate Open Farm Sunday last weekend.

We’ll blockade the road, say Warminster residents

Wiltshire Times: Sandra George and other residents of St Andrews Road, Warminster, who are protesting against Redrow’s plan to use the road as access

1:00pm Friday 13th June 2014

People in St Andrews Road, Warminster, are planning a day of action against developer Redrow over its plan to use two cul-de-sacs as access points for a proposed housing development.

Wrminster's Organ Inn hits right note to win award

Wiltshire Times: Dennis Rahilly of CAMRA with Daniel and Carly Keene of The Organ Inn, Warminster

11:00am Friday 13th June 2014

The Organ Inn, Warminster, has been named the 2014 Rural Pub of the Year by Bath & Borders CAMRA.

Refurbished Warminster war memorial is just chipper

Wiltshire Times: Chris Trubridge, left, and Sue Thornton, of Aspire Defence, with town councillor Paul Batchelor at the restored Copheap war memorial

2:18pm Thursday 12th June 2014

Carpenters from Aspire Defence have completed renovations of Warminster’s Copheap Lane War Memorial.

Controversial bid for 35 homes on Warminster meadow get go-ahead

Wiltshire Times: Cllr Paul Macdonald with Clare Hancock, Stacie Allensby and daughter Skye and Louise Clark, who want to save the lime trees at Spurt Mead               Photo: Glenn Phillips (48108)

9:04am Thursday 12th June 2014

Controversial plans for 35 custom-designed homes on meadow land next to Boreham Mill, Warminster, were given the green light by Wiltshire Council yesterday.

Fallen tree partly blocks Sutton Veny road

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

9:37am Wednesday 11th June 2014

The road at Five Ash Lane, in Sutton Veny, near the High Street junction, was partly blocked this morning because of a fallen tree. It has now been removed.

New attractions at this year's Warminster Wobble Cycling Festival

Wiltshire Times: Warminster Wobble’s pleasure riders, treasure hunters and trail bikers get underway from the Lake Pleasure Grounds start line

7:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

The Warminster Wobble Cycling Festival will start on Saturday, June 21, in the town park and has a range of new attractions.

Be on guard against distraction thieves, Warminster police warn

Wiltshire Times: Inspector Alan Webb

5:00pm Monday 9th June 2014

Police are asking for vigilance after a spate of distraction burglaries, where an offender tries to dupe or trick their way into a property, in Warminster.

Son joins board of Warminster caravans firm

Wiltshire Times: Caravans at the site

6:00am Monday 9th June 2014

Matthew Webb has joined parents David and Christine and Andrew Cahill on the board of directors at Webbs Motor Caravans.

Corsley teenager's goal is to inspire with rugby star interviews

Wiltshire Times: Kieran with some of the players

12:00pm Sunday 8th June 2014

Kingdown School pupil and volunteer Kieran Strong is hoping to encourage more youngsters to get involved in sport, after filming a series of interviews with players from the England rugby team.




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