Man accused of rape and sexual assault in Westbury bailed

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

9:48am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A man accused of rape and sexual assault over a two-year period has been released on bail by a judge.

Fundraisers ready to tee-off in aid of Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Wiltshire Times:

9:15am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Fundraisers are teeing off in Bradford on Avon for charity on Friday as part of Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s first ever golf day.

Sunday roast retains its crown as South West's favourite meal of the week

Wiltshire Times: Fresh meat sales are up since horse meat scandal

6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

The favourite family meal in the South West is once again a full Sunday roast with only five per cent of us preferring to order a takeaway, according to an online survey.

Chippenham man who supplied deadly dose of ecstasy spared jail for third time

Wiltshire Times:

5:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

The man who supplied Robbie Day with the ecstasy which killed him has been spared jail for a third time.

Delays expected during £400k of work on A350 in Westbury

Wiltshire Times: webpix cone accident roads road traffic roadworks

4:45pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Motorists and residents are being warned to expect delays when a major road maintenance scheme starts on the A350 in Westbury late this month.

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.

VIDEO: Colourful welcome for Sir Bradley in Pewsey

Wiltshire Times:

11:17am Saturday 13th September 2014

The Tour of Britain cyclists were welcomed to Pewsey with a spectrum of colour and a huge cheer as they sped through the village.

SHINE scheme to help Wiltshire children eat healthily and be fitter

Wiltshire Times: Crisis: child obesity

8:38am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A new programme to help children aged seven to 11 stay healthy will be launched in Wiltshire later this month.

Wiltshire explorer tells his tale in new book

Wiltshire Times:

8:27am Tuesday 16th September 2014

There's no such thing as failure, according to the title of Box-based adventurer David Hempleman-Adams’ latest book.

ASBO nears the end of the road in Wiltshire

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

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

After 16 years, anti-social behaviour orders are on the way out.

Phones 4u stores shut across Wiltshire after firm goes into administration

Wiltshire Times:

5:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Staff reported for duty as usual yesterday bu Phones 4u shops in Wiltshire remained firmly shut leaving a question mark over the fate of firm’s workers.

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.

Moving tales of Wiltshire Air Ambulance rescues to be told on screen

Wiltshire Times:

3:33pm Monday 15th September 2014

Parients who have been saved by Wiltshire Air Ambulance are to talk about their experiences in a series of moving films.

Shock of Wiltshire's chief constable at handling of sex abuse case investigation

Wiltshire Times: Pat Geenty said he was encouraged by the crime figures

2:35pm Monday 15th September 2014

Wiltshire Chief Constable Pat Geenty has spoken of his shock at being investigated by the police watchdog over the way his force handled allegations of sexual abuse.

Hundreds of women take part in Dorothy House Midnight Walk

Wiltshire Times:

12:11pm Monday 15th September 2014

Flashing bunny ears lit up the night sky as nearly 850 women took to the streets for the eighth Dorothy House Midnight Walk in Bath on Saturday.

Offenders scheme will ‘save millions’

Wiltshire Times:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

AN award-winning service working with offenders within the community has pledged to save millions for partner agencies.

Fate of Phones4U workers uncertain as firm 'collapses' after end of EE deal

Wiltshire Times:

10:20pm Sunday 14th September 2014

The fate of Phones4U employees in Wiltshire was uncertain tonight after the BBC reported that the firm had 'collapsed into adminstration'.

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.

Bradford on Avon's outlet for music, manufacturing and craft talents

Wiltshire Times:

11:30am Sunday 14th September 2014

Made in Bradford on Avon can now benefit from exhibition, workshop and performance space after officially opening its new premises in The Vaults on Saturday.

Wiltshire students visit Kenya

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Students from Wiltshire College had an eye-opening experience over the summer when they visited Nakuru in Kenya for 10 days to volunteer on two school projects.

Wiltshire's fruitful day went off like a dream with plenty of visitors

Wiltshire Times:

10:30am Sunday 14th September 2014

Residents from 18 county care homes showed the fruits of their labour at the annual Wiltshire Flower, Vegetable and Craft Show on Wednesday, organised by the Orders of St John Care Trust.

Archbishop baptises faithful in outdoor Malmesbury Abbey service

Wiltshire Times:

5:36pm Saturday 13th September 2014

The Archbishop of Canterbury gave a traditional-style outdoor baptism at Malmesbury Abbey to 17 North Wiltshire people today.

Be a hero for the Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Schools, businesses and individuals across the county are pledging to help raise vital funds for Wiltshire Air Ambulance but there is still time for others to take part.

West Wilts Youth Sailing Association boathouse open again after blaze

Wiltshire Times:

7:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Members of West Wilts Youth Sailing Association celebrated the opening of its restored boathouse on Saturday, after thieves torched the building causing more than £100,000 in damage.

Critically-ill child flown to hospital by Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Wiltshire Times: Laster aimed at Wiltshire Air Ambulance

10:26pm Friday 12th September 2014

The Wiltshire Air Ambulance flew a critically-ill child from the Warminster area to the Royal United Hospital, Bath, this afternoon.

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.

Striding in for themed strolls

Wiltshire Times: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

3:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

From bats to birds and food to herbs, Bradford on Avon’s third Walking Festival proved a hit for all ages at the weekend.

Tour of Britain: Live blog

Wiltshire Times:

8:19am Friday 12th September 2014

Welcome to our live Tour of Britain blog sponsored by Wiltshire Council. Tweet us your pictures and videos using #tourwilts or email them to

Tour of Britain: Spectators line Seend High Street

Wiltshire Times:

5:38pm Friday 12th September 2014

Spectators lined Seend High Street to catch the the UK's biggest professional cycle race whizzing through.

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.

Tour of Britain: Fans see thrilling sprint in Devizes

Wiltshire Times:

4:12pm Friday 12th September 2014

Cycliing fans of all ages turned out in force today to see the Tour of Britain go through Devizes.

Tour of Britain: Your last minute guide to best places to be in Wiltshire...

Wiltshire Times:

4:57pm Thursday 11th September 2014

As you watch the Tour of Britain, tweet us using #tourwilts and send your pictures and videos to

Negative from Marilyn Monroe's first pro photoshoot goes under hammer in Devizes

Wiltshire Times:

2:47pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A negative from Marilyn Monroe's first ever professional photoshoot, when she was 20, is going under the hammer in Devizes.

Police act quickly to remove 'malicious' sex claim posters in Melksham

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

2:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Police were quick to act after they received reports that posters had been stuck up around Melksham town centre at the weekend.

Free parking in Wiltshire petition signed by 2,000

Wiltshire Times: Duncan Hames MP

2:04pm Thursday 11th September 2014

MP Duncan Hames has started a petition calling for free car parking in Wiltshire which has already received 2,000 signatures.

Police warn of delays as abnormal load takes to Wiltshire roads

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

1:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Wiltshire Police are warning motorists to be aware of an abnormal load that will be passing through the county this weekend.

Tour of Britain: Rolling road closures to start at 10.20am

Wiltshire Times:

9:21am Thursday 11th September 2014

Disruption on Wiltshire’s roads should be kept to a minimum with a rolling programme of road closures as the Tour of Britain races through the county.

Tour of Britain: 11 things you need to know

Wiltshire Times:

3:59pm Thursday 11th September 2014

The Tour of Britain is the UK’s biggest professional cycle race and the country’s largest free-to-spectate sporting event.

Tour of Britain: Schools will be out in force to cheer cycling heroes

Wiltshire Times:

9:15am Thursday 11th September 2014

Hundreds of schoolchildren across Wiltshire will line the streets to welcome the Tour of Britain cyclists through the county tomorrow, with pupils going bike crazy ahead of the arrival of the race.

Anger in Devizes at bid to block bus passes at peak times for elderly and disabled

Wiltshire Times:

9:12am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Plans to stop elderly and disabled people in Wiltshire using their bus passes for peak-time morning journeys have angered Devizes Town Council.

Hidden complex of archaeological monuments found at Stonehenge

Wiltshire Times:

8:55am Wednesday 10th September 2014

An extraordinary hidden complex of archaeological monuments has been uncovered around Stonehenge using hi-tech methods of scanning below the Earth's surface.

Wiltshire smokers encouraged to quit during Stoptober Challenge

Wiltshire Times: Smoking is the single biggest preventable cause of premature death in the UK, with around half of all long-term smokers dying prematurely.

6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Smokers in Wiltshire are being encouraged to take the Stoptober Challenge and quit for 28 days this October.

£5.88m grant to help Wiltshire’s elderly live independently for longer

Wiltshire Times: Jane Scott

10:34am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A £5.88 million grant will help build bungalows and create hundreds of new homes to help Wiltshire’s older people live independently for longer.

Tour of Britain: Race stars follow Kitty's wheels as they tear through Pewsey

Wiltshire Times:

5:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Cycling stars Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish will follow in the cycle tracks of Kitty King when they ride through Pewsey – more than 100 years after started the first carnival on her bike.

Open day at Westbury fire station raises £1k

Wiltshire Times:

9:47am Tuesday 9th September 2014

An open day at Westbury fire station on Saturday has been hailed a huge success, with more than £1,000 being raised for the Fire Fighters Charity.

New drive to get untaxed vehicles off Wiltshire streets

Wiltshire Times: Police seize vehicles for not displaying tax disc

11:32am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A drive to clear the county's roads of untaxed vehicles has been launched as Wiltshire Council officers team up with DVLA officials.

Tour of Britain: Best - and safest - places to see the race (Bradford on Avon to Seend)

Wiltshire Times:

5:57pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Spectators watching the Friends Life Tour of Britain cycle race in Wiltshire can take their pick of good viewing points to watch the world’s top cyclists.

Tour of Britain: Best - and safest - places to see the race (Seend to Hungerford)

Wiltshire Times:

6:26pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Seend (11.14am)

Help is at hand for those in crisis, say Wiltshire experts

Wiltshire Times: Patients suffering from depression now have a shorter wait to see an NHS counsellor

5:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day tomorrow, mental health experts in Wiltshire are keen to remind people that no matter how bad things get, help is available.

Pioneering online study plus campus visits at New College

Wiltshire Times: Principal of New College, Graham Taylor

5:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

New College has become one of the first colleges in the UK to offer a pioneering new method of studying for a university degree in the local community.


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