Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Parents warned as Chippenham schoolgirl, 9, is approached by stranger

POLICE in Chippenham are warning parents and teachers to be extra vigilant after a nine-year-old girl was offered a lift home by a stranger as she walked home from Kings Lodge School. The incident occurred at 3.20pm last Friday when...

Five to be sentenced for role in Chippenham drugs trade

FIVE people are due to be sentenced next month for their part in a conspiracy to supply class A drugs in Chippenham. A six month investigation by the Wiltshire Police Dedicated Crime Team uncovered a conspiracy which had the potential...

Queen Victoria’s knickers fetch record-breaking sum at Chippenham auction

A PAIR of Queen Victoria's cotton knickers have fetched a record £12,090 at a Chippenham auction. The 125-year-old pants, with a 45-inch waistband, were sold at the town's auction rooms on Saturday, alongside nightdresses, stockings and hats worn by the monarch and...

Council cabinet meet to discuss plans – including 2,500 new homes in Chippenham

WILTSHIRE Council's cabinet members have met at Monkton Park to discuss proposed amendments to plans that set out Chippenham's growth over the next decade. The Chippenham Site Allocations Plan outlines proposed strategic sites to ensure the delivery of housing and...