Driver fled after speeding on wrong side of Devizes road and smashing into Nissan

THE driver of this Nissan Micra is appealing for help finding the person who fled after driving on the wrong side of the road and smashing into her vehicle. The incident happened on Wednesday, February 3, at approximately 9.30pm on...

First military regiment to adopt Julia’s House as its charity

22 Engineer Regiment has become the first military regiment to adopt Julia’s House, the Dorset and Wiltshire children’s hospices, as its charity of the year. The 22 Engineer Regiment, based at Perham Down, Tidworth, chose Julia’s House after hearing about...
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VIDEO: Spot yourself in the Devizes Half Marathon

OUR Eye in the Sky returned to terra firma to capture the thrills and spills of this year’s Devizes Half Marathon. Simon Folkard’s aerial drones were given the weekend off due to high winds during last Sunday’s event, but the...

Two Devizes teens arrested after dog walker is hospitalised in Crammer attack

A DEVIZES man has been hospitalised after getting embroiled in an altercation with a group of youths near The Crammer. The man, in his 30s, was walking a dog with his partner on The Green at around 4.30pm yesterday  when...

Tickets still available for gala evening promoting county’s employers supporting carers

A GALA evening to celebrate the progress Wiltshire employers are making towards accommodating employees who are carers is being staged on Thursday 21 January. The event in Devizes is being hosted by the county-based Working for Carers programme and will be...

Devizes man stole money from brother’s bank account hours after his death

A MAN has pleaded guilty to three counts of fraud by false representation and possession of a class A drug after stealing money from the bank account of his deceased brother. Peter Dean, aged 38, of Southbroom Road, Devizes, appeared...

Thief casually walks out of Sainsbury’s holding FORTY-FIVE cans of lager

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses after a theft from Sainsbury's in Devizes. The incident happened on Tuesday 8th September 2015 around 2.50pm. A man entered the store picked up three cases of Carling lager and left without attempting to pay...

A361 closed near Devizes following serious crash

THE A361 near Devizes has been closed following a two-car crash early this morning. The collision happened shortly after 6am just beyond the dual carriageway at Bishops Cannings. Emergency services are in attendance, including fire and rescue crews from Devizes and...

Top designer Jasper Conran becomes patron of Wiltshire hospice

DESIGNER Jasper Conran OBE has become a patron of Julia’s House, the Dorset and Wiltshire children’s hospice charity. Jasper, who has a home in Wiltshire, has supported Julia’s House for many years. He provides funding for nurses through his charitable...

Charity throws tea party to tell volunteers they’re the icing on the cake

VOLUNTEERS who together have given 2,500 hours of their time during the last 12 months, were thrown a tea party to say ‘thank you’, by Carer Support Wiltshire. The charity is helped by 74 volunteers, who collectively spent 2,497.9 hours...

14-month-old boy suffers fractured skull in Devizes collision

POLICE are appealing for information after a young child was involved in a road traffic collision. At approximately 1.50pm on Monday August 3, emergency services were called to the communal parking area to the rear of Freeman Road in Devizes. A...

Masked robbers take tens of thousands of pounds worth of jewellery in Devizes house...

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses after items of jewellery and a number of rare watches were stolen during a burglary in Devizes yesterday evening. The incident happened at around 6pm on Thursday 10 March 2016 at a house in...

‘Most Wanted’ murder suspect arrested in Devizes sandwich shop

A SUSPECTED murderer on Interpol’s 'Most Wanted' criminals list has been tracked down and arrested – in a Devizes sandwich shop. The Polish man, believed to be 28-year-old Piotr Kupiec, was apprehended in Subway on London Road on Wednesday night....

Devizes man charged with robbery after incident which left pensioner with broken hip

A MAN from Devizes has been charged with robbery after an elderly woman was mugged in Snuff Street on Monday. The 33-year-old has been remanded in custody. Police are not releasing his name at this stage due to operational issues. The elderly...

Jail for man, 43, who breached first Criminal Behaviour Order

A DEVIZES man who received the county’s first Criminal Behaviour Order has been sent to prison after he breached the order. Mark Hiscock, aged 43, of Devizes, appeared at Salisbury Magistrates Court back in April 2015 where he pleaded guilty to...