Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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...

Windscreen firm turns Santa with huge donation of gifts for disadvantaged Wiltshire children

A GENEROUS business is providing a happier Christmas for disadvantaged Wiltshire families by donating hundreds of presents. Staff from National Windscreens delivered more than 230 gifts to Barnardo's which are now being shared with the charity's local services. This includes Barnardo's...

Police hunt driver of silver Peugeot as mum and daughter are injured in hit...

POLICE in Calne are appealing for a driver to hand himself in after a mother and daughter were injured in a hit and run incident last night. At around 6.30pm, a silver Peugeot 207 was travelling along William Street in...

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...

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...

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...

Boy, 10, left with head injuries after Calne hit and run

A LAD of 10 was taken to hospital with head injuries last night after being hit by a car driven by a woman who failed to stop at the scene in Calne. The incident happened in Stokes Croft at around...

Wiltshire beauty queen to compete for place at Disneyland pageant

WILTSHIRE beauty queen, Georgia Delaney, will compete for a place at the annual international pageant, Face of the Globe, in November. Former Miss Wiltshire GB, 25, from Calne, has been selected to compete for a place in the pageant, where...

Two young girls behind balaclava-wearing child-snatcher hoax

REPORTS that a child had been abducted in Calne at the weekend turned out to stem from a hoax call made by two young girls. On Saturday afternoon Wiltshire Police received a 999 call claiming that a little girl had...

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...

Witness plea as Sandy Lane pedestrian is critically injured

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian was left critically injured at Sandy Lane last night. A 27-year-old man, from the London area, was walking on the A342 shortly after 6pm, when he was struck by an Audi...

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...

Witness appeal as teenage biker is airlifted to hospital following A3102 Calne crash

POLICE are investigating a serious road traffic collision involving a motorcyclist and two vehicles which occurred on the A3102 between Calne and Hilmarton. At approximately 5.46pm last Thursday, August 6, a Honda 125 motorcycle collided with a grey Vauxhall Astra...

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...