Police dispatch armed officers to deal with Calne car park gunman

ARMED police officers were dispatched to a Calne car park yesterday after reports of a man wielding a gun and threatening violence. Emergency services were dispatched to Bank Row shortly before 4pm. Four police cars and an armed response unit attended...

Aussie sob story proves a con as couple steal from house of elderly Calne...

POLICE are appealing for information following an incident in Calne. During the evening of 20 April 2016, a man and woman knocked at the door of an elderly man and told him they had received some bad news from relatives...

Calne mum lifts lid on shocking domestic abuse: “He kept punching me like he...

A CALNE woman who suffered a terrible beating at the hands of her partner believes she could have avoided the horrific attack had she known about Clare’s Law. The legislation, established in 2014, allows anyone to request information about their...
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Eye in the Sky: The Oldbury White Horse Sprint Triathlon

FRIEND of Index Simon Folkard released the drones again at the weekend to capture all the action at the Oldbury White Horse Triathlon. Named after one of the oldest chalk white horses remaining in Wiltshire, the Cherhill venue hosted the...

Calne man gets four years for drugs, laundering and firearm offences

A CALNE man has been sentenced to four years and four months imprisonment today. Paul Michael Fisher, 25, of Harrier Close, was sentenced at Swindon Crown Court, after pleading guilty to being concerned in the supply of class A drugs,...

Police dog finds tens of thousands of pounds at Corsham crash scene

A POLICE dog who gained his licence just three months ago discovered tens of thousands of pounds of cash and drugs following a road traffic collision in Corsham at the weekend. PD Fozzy and his handler PC Simon Goodwin attended...

Power cuts in Calne as car crashes into electricity pole

POLICE are warning drivers to take care along a Calne road after a car crashed into post, bringing down electricity cables and causing power cuts in the local area. The accident occurred shortly before 2pm on Lickhill Road. A black Nissan,...
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VIDEO: Calne superfan turns spare room into Batcave

SSSSHHHHH. Don’t tell The Joker, but the secret location of the Batcave has been uncovered…in a semi in Calne. Batman superfan Darren Wilson has converted his spare room into a suitable showcase for his £15,000-worth of memorabilia collected since his...

Suspected burglar caught out in Calne by off-duty police dog

AN off-duty police dog handler and her dog tracked a suspect following reports of a man interfering with vehicles and acting suspiciously in Calne on Friday afternoon. Wiltshire Police received a call shortly before 4.30pm on Friday 8 April 2016 reporting...

Armed raid on Wiltshire post office this morning, five arrested

FIVE people have been arrested this morning following an armed robbery in Malmesbury. Police received a call reporting the incident which took place at the post office in Oaksey at approximately 7.30am. It is believed two men entered the store with a weapon...

Calne man arrested on suspicion of drug driving after erratic journey along A4

A 24-YEAR-OLD man is in custody this morning after he was arrested on suspicion of driving whilst under the influence of drugs. Police received a call from a member of the public shortly after 12.30am this morning, reporting a vehicle...