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

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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.

Chief pilot for new air ambulance helicopter announced

Wiltshire Times:

12:40pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Wiltshire Air Ambulance has announced that George Lawrence will be the Unit Chief Pilot of the new Bell 429 helicopter which starts operating on January 1.

Wiltshire sets the stage for understanding mental health issues

Wiltshire Times:

8:22am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A play exploring issues surrounding mental illness was performed at County Hall in Trowbridge on Friday as part of World Mental Health Day.

Wiltshire police warn gun owners about home visits

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Police are calling for owners to make sure their weapons are being kept securely before they start home visits from tomorrow.

Consultation on electrification work at County Hall in Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times: A high speed train leaves the Corsham end of Box Tunnel, which is being listed

5:23pm Monday 13th October 2014

Network Rail will be holding a consultation on the electrification project in Wiltshire next Tuesday (October 21) from 12pm-6pm at County Hall in Trowbridge.

Lost property funds grants for seven Wiltshire charities

Wiltshire Times: Wiltshire’s Police and Crime commissioner Angus Macpherson

3:10pm Monday 13th October 2014

Police and Crime Commissioner Angus Macpherson's Fund has awarded cash to seven Wiltshire charities.

Youth football officials admit plundering funds

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

10:00am Monday 13th October 2014

The treasurer and secretary of one of the country's largest youth football leagues have been warned they face jail for raiding its coffers.

Patients may face delays during NHS strike this morning

Wiltshire Times:

5:00am Monday 13th October 2014

PATIENTS visiting Great Western Hospital are being warned to expect some disruption today as NHS workers go on strike.

Baking queen Mary Berry opens coffee shop at RUH in Bath

Wiltshire Times:

3:37pm Monday 13th October 2014

A visit from Great British Bake Off judge Mary Berry was the icing on the cake at the opening of the new Friends Coffee Shop and the Combe Ward Garden at the Royal United Hospital.

Campaign group's fears over Stonehenge tunnel plan

Wiltshire Times:

2:59pm Monday 13th October 2014

The Stonehenge Alliance has written to Secretary of State for Transport  Patrick McLoughlinover its concerns at the short tunnel options being considered for Stonehenge as part of the A303 upgrade.

Chippenham runner is first woman home in Swindon Half Marathon

Wiltshire Times:

3:13pm Sunday 12th October 2014

CHIPPENHAM runner Edwina Shirazian, 40, was the first lady home in today’s Swindon Half Marathon.

Wiltshire lab has role in Ebola outbreak exercise

Wiltshire Times:

6:56pm Saturday 11th October 2014

A Wiltshire laboratory has played a key role in a national simulation of a suspected Ebola outbreak.

Wadworth releases popular winter ales

Wiltshire Times:

10:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

WADWORTH Brewery in Devizes has launched two new ales for winter.

Rare Titanic deck plan and menu goes under the hammer in Devizes

Wiltshire Times:

11:48am Friday 10th October 2014

A deck plan, a postcard and the only surviving menu from the Titanic's first-class restaurant are expected to be sold for up to £100,000 at an auction in Devizes next week.


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