Police release CCTV of suspects following thefts in Calne supermarket

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for information regarding a theft which occurred in Calne. The incident occurred at the Iceland supermarket in the town on 31 October at around 5pm. Two people entered the store and selected groceries from the display, putting...

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...
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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 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...

Two-vehicle crash closes main road through Derry Hill

THE A342 at Derry Hill was closed for more than an hour this morning after a two-vehicle crash between the junction with the A4 and the Lansdowne Arms. Emergency services were called at 8.53am to the collision involving a black Mitsubishi...

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...

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,...

Mum and son arrested as police find drugs factory in Calne bedroom

A MOTHER and her teenage son from Calne have been arrested after police discovered a cannabis factory in the lad's room. After receiving information from the Sovereign Housing Association that a strong smell of Cannabis was emitting from one of their...

VisitWiltshire snap up social media following with Bowood Instameet

VISITWILTSHIRE is taking the world of social media by storm as it holds its first ever Instameet on Saturday July 18 at Bowood House & Gardens, near Calne. Since Instagram has become so popular, people now meet up to connect,...

Calne father with incurable spine condition raises more than £600 with charity swim

MARK Rickaby, director of Wiltshire accountancy firm Sunflower Accounts Ltd, set himself a challenge – to swim a long distance in the sea to raise money for charity. The 38-year-old father from Calne, has an incurable condition Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) which affects...
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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...

Thieves in Wiltshire using telescopic lens from car to obtain pin numbers

POLICE in Wiltshire are investigating reports that tech-savvy thieves are using telescopic lenses to film people typing their pin numbers into cash points. Officers were dispatched to a Tesco car park in Calne this lunch time after reports that a...

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...

Tragic teenage biker formally identified as Scott Blake

A TEENAGE motorcyclist who sadly died following a collision between Calne and Hilmarton has been formally identified. Scott Adam Blake, 18, from Calne, was riding a Honda 125 motorcycle along the A3102 on Thursday August 6 when he collided with a...

Teenage biker from Calne dies following A3102 crash

A TEENAGE motorcyclist has sadly died following a crash on the A3102 between Calne and Hilmarton last week. Police were called to the collision involving the biker and two vehicles at approximately 5.46pm on Thursday August 6. The motorcyclist, an 18-year-old from...