Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Calne mum’s creative fundraising to help to reduce autistic son’s anxiety

A MOTHER from Calne who has to raise £400 in order to provide the equipment needed to calm her autistic son, has found an ingenious solution to her fundraising dilemma. Karen Parsons, aged 38, has visited car boot sales and scoured...

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...

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...

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...

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 banned from owning animals after leaving dog to suffer with ‘horror’ tumour

A 54-YEAR-OLD man from Calne has been handed a five-year ban from owning animals after leaving his West Highland Terrier to suffer with a tumour described as ‘something out of a horror film’ by an RSPCA inspector. Kenneth Mackenzie, of...

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...

Boy, 16, arrested after sexual assault in Calne

A 16-YEAR-OLD boy has been arrested following a sexual assault which occurred in Calne. A young local woman was attacked by a male in the area of Abberd Lane on Thursday evening, between 8pm and 9pm. The suspect is described as...
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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...

Man on motorised scooter injured in rush-hour Sandy Lane collision

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses after a 27-year-old man on a motorised scooter was struck by a car at Sandy Lane during this morning's rush hour. The emergency services were called at around 8.45am to the collision between the...

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,...