Applause greets new Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Wiltshire Times:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Patients rescued by Wiltshire Air Ambulance were reunited with the crew members who saved them at the unveiling of its new helicopter today.

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.

WHAT'S ON: 5 events in Wiltshire this weekend (October 25/26)

Wiltshire Times:

6:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Don't miss out on weekend eventsBarrie 

Firefighters announce strike action during weekend of firework displays

Wiltshire Times:

5:24pm Friday 24th October 2014

The Fire Brigades Union has announced four days of strike action next weekend - which coincides with a number of firework displays in Wiltshire.

Wiltshire bidding to halt loss of social workers

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A recruitment campaign to fill 38 vacant social workers positions in the county has been launched by Wiltshire Council.

Boss’s vow over Wiltshire railway delays

Wiltshire Times:

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Network Rail boss Andrew Haynes pledged rail services through Wiltshire will remain open despite major works.

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.

Tribute to founding member of Westbury Rugby Club

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Westbury Rugby Club has paid tribute to one of its founding members, Mark Knott.

Wiltshire Police issue £23k of fines to M4 drivers in goods vehicle crackdown

Wiltshire Times:

5:43pm Friday 24th October 2014

Wiltshire Police issued £23,000 of traffic fines to drivers on the M4 this week in an operation to tackle heavy goods and commercial vehicle offences committed on the M4.

New Wiltshire Air Ambulance to be unveiled today

Wiltshire Times:

5:00am Friday 24th October 2014

The new Wiltshire Air Ambulance - which is due in service on January 1, 2015 - is to be unveiled today.

£22k cost of Wiltshire Council's internet broadcasts

Wiltshire Times:

12:28pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

The first internet broadcast of a Wiltshire Council meeting - which is costing £22,000 a year - had an audience of 194.

Tribute to man in Melksham river tragedy

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

5:35pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A tribute has been paid to the man who died after being pulled from the River Avon near the Riverside Club in Melksham.

Back Wiltshire youth through Grow Your Tenner campaign

Wiltshire Times:

6:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Wiltshire residents are being urged to support Youth Action Wiltshire and vulnerable young people by getting involved in the Grow Your Tenner campaign.

Six arrests in Wiltshire over child abuse images during Operation Harness crackdown

Wiltshire Times: Your Say: Typing on computer keyboard

5:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Six men were arrested for having  indecent images of children by Wiltshire Police yesterday.

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.

Safety centre for children could be built if Wiltshire and Dorset fire services merge

Wiltshire Times: Simon Routh-Jones

1:41pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A new safety centre for school children could be built if a merger between Wiltshire and Dorset Fire Services goes ahead.

Antigua Joe spared driving ban over Warminster road-rage incident

Wiltshire Times:

5:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Well-known singer John Joseph, who performs under the name Antigua Joe, has been spared a driving ban after a road-rage incident.

Man charged over M4 crash in which three died

Wiltshire Times: The crash scene on the M4

5:27pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A man has been charged in connection with a fatal collision on the M4 in June in which three people died.

Fire service merger: Wiltshire Council stalls again on giving a view

Wiltshire Times: Jeff Osborn

1:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Wiltshire Council stalled once again on giving a view over Wiltshire and Swindon Fire Authority's future at its full council meeting yesterday.

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.

Praise for firefighters' quick action over Rowde barn blaze

Wiltshire Times:

8:49am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Firefighters have been praised for their quick response and decisive action which prevented a farm fire from causing an environmental emergency.

Funky footwear and bears raise cash on Ted’s Big Day Out

Wiltshire Times:

5:50pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Thousand across Wiltshire, Bath and Somerset took teddy bears to work and school for the day and put on funky footwear.

Experts' terror and privacy fears over remote-control drones

Wiltshire Times: FLYING HIGH: The Quadcopter video camera drone takes to the air above Overbury Farm.

12:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Remote-control drones could posing a serious security risk and privacy concerns as their use grows, intelligence experts have warned.

Power cut as Hurricane Gonzalo winds bring tree down

Wiltshire Times:

10:54am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Power was cut in Melksham after a tree fell into an electric cable in Longleaze Lane during this morning's winds and there were also power cuts in Chippenham.

A342 reopens after Rowde barn blaze

Wiltshire Times:

9:42am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The A342 at Rowde has now been reopened after yesterday's blaze.

Picture gallery - all the fun from Trowbridge Carnival

Wiltshire Times:

12:27pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Wiltshire Times:

First live internet screening of Wiltshire Council meeting starts

Wiltshire Times:

11:36am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The first live internet screening of full council meetings at Wiltshire Council started today at 11am.

Wiltshire city is one of world's top ten best

Wiltshire Times:

8:28am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Salisbury has made into a top 10 world cities' list, chosen by travel guide Lonely Planet.

Watch: Stonehenge skydivers launch poppy appeal in spectacular fashion

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE Royal British Legion in Wiltshire launched the 2014 Poppy Appeal in spectacular fashion on Monday by parachuting over Stonehenge.

Light up the sky with care when using Chinese lanterns

Wiltshire Times: Firework night pain or pleasure

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

GOVERNMENT guidance has failed to ban the use of Chinese lanterns ahead of the firework season despite the huge risk to property and livestock.

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.

A342 to remain shut until Tuesday after fire crews tackle Rowde barn blaze

Wiltshire Times:

11:58am Monday 20th October 2014

The A342 between Devizes and Chippenham will remain closed at Rowde until at least 7am on Tuesday because of a fire at West End Farm this morning.

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.

Flash flood fears as Bradford on Avon gullies remain blocked

Wiltshire Times:

9:28am Monday 20th October 2014

Blocked drains and gullies across Bradford on Avon are causing residents to worry about flash flooding.

£5.5m earmarked for possible merger of Wiltshire and Dorset fire services

Wiltshire Times:

3:44pm Monday 20th October 2014

The Government has earmarked £5.54 million to support a potential combination of Wiltshire and Dorset Fire & Rescue Services.

Stonehenge parachute jump launches Wiltshire's Poppy Appeal

Wiltshire Times:

2:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

Wiltshire's Poppy Appeal was launched today with a parachute jump at Stonehenge.

Wiltshire to miss worst of Hurricane Gonzalo 'tail' but take extra care on roads

Wiltshire Times:

1:19pm Monday 20th October 2014

Wiltshire is forecast to miss the worst of the gale force winds and heavy rain which Hurricane Gonzalo will bring to the north of Britain but there has been a warning to take extra care on the roads tomorrow morning.

Wiltshire foster carers mark 25 years

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

A social enterprise with a strong local foundation has celebrated successfully helping hundreds of children over 25 years.

High jinks as Wiltshire cubs join in exciting activities on their hols

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

The Wiltshire West Cubs and 6th Devizes Cubs spent a recent weekend taking part in an Activity/Challenge Camp at the PGL centre at Liddington, near Swindon.

Wiltshire's new shoebox Santa sets 30,000 target

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Operation Christmas Child is just around the corner and the new area co-ordinator for Wiltshire, Steve Lloyd, is hoping 30,000 boxes will be packed.

Wiltshire Council to broadcast meetings live on internet

Wiltshire Times:

10:22am Friday 17th October 2014

Full council meetings at Wiltshire Council will be broadcast live on the internet for the first time from next week.

Wiltshire Police in trick or treat plea

Wiltshire Times: Family Halloween Disco

4:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

Police are asking people to be safe and considerate when trick or treating this Halloween.

Big poppy for skydive to launch Wiltshire appeal

Wiltshire Times: Remembrance Sunday in Ongar

12:30pm Friday 17th October 2014

The 2014 Wiltshire Poppy Appeal will be launched on Monday, October 20 with a parachute jump from The Royal British Legion’s Jump4Heroes at Stonehenge.

Wiltshire Council expenses published online

Wiltshire Times:

12:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

Nearly £1.5million has been claimed in expenses by councillors in Wiltshire over the past year.

Lucky escape for driver in Chippenham bus inferno

Wiltshire Times:

9:09am Friday 17th October 2014

This was the dramatic scene in Elmwood, Chippenham yesterday when the No 44 Barrow Green service bus caught fire.

Wiltshire Air Ambulance names new chief pilot

Wiltshire Times:

8:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Wiltshire Air Ambulance has announced George Lawrence as unit chief pilot of the new Bell 429 helicopter which starts operating on January 1.

More jobs at McDonald's in Chippenham as drive through expands

Wiltshire Times: FAST FOOD: A new McDonald's restaurant and drive-thru is coming to Darlington

6:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE McDonald’s drive through in Chippenham is set to reopen next Friday after three weeks of work to construct a new side by side system.

A350 dual carriageway work is on schedule

Wiltshire Times:

5:20pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

WILTSHIRE Council says work to extend the dual carriageway of the A350 in Chippenham is on time and on budget.

Free cycle training on offer from council

Wiltshire Times: A big day for Trowbridge as the Tour of Britain sweeps through

12:50pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Wiltshire Council is encouraging people to get back on their bikes with a special free cycle training offer.


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