Wiltshire hospice build to begin this summer after securing 999-year lease

JULIA'S House is poised to begin work converting two former offices into a bespoke children’s hospice for Wiltshire after completing on a 999-year lease and receiving full planning permission. Wiltshire Council has approved architectural plans for the new hospice in...

Missing cat reunited with owner…after three-year disappearing act

MUM of two Lisa Hall was shocked when she received a call from the vets to say they had found her moggie - three years after he went missing. Blackie disappeared from his Devizes home three years ago when the...

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...

Devastating chimney fire ravages Grade II listed Devizes cottage

A GRADE II listed cottage on the outskirts of Devizes has been gutted by fire. Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service was called to the property in Roundway Park at 5.03pm yesterday afternoon and found a well developed fire affecting the...

Actor Rupert Everett becomes patron of children’s hospice after Wiltshire filming visit

ACTOR Rupert Everett has become a Patron of Julia’s House, the Dorset and Wiltshire Children’s Hospices, after appearing in a film about the charity. Rupert visited the home of a Wiltshire family who are supported by Julia’s House community nurses...

Market Lavington blaze still under investigation

INVESTIGATIONS continue into what caused a house fire in Market Lavington on Sunday morning. Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service was called to The Clays at 11.42am and found a semi-detached house well alight. Crews attended from Devizes, Melksham, Trowbridge, Calne, Warminster...

Costcutter thieves pinch champagne, body spray…and tuna

POLICE are appealing for information following a theft from Costcutter in High Street, West Lavington. At approximately 7.30pm on Wednesday 3 February, three men arrived at the store in a hatchback type vehicle. They entered the store and selected alcohol including...

Mother and son shaken as rock is launched at car window in Devizes

A MOTHER and son narrowly escaped injury this morning when a rock was hurled at a window of the car they were travelling in. Lisa Hall and her five-year-old son were travelling along Windsor Drive in Devizes shortly before 9am...

How this iconic pic of Caen Hill Locks could make a splash on walls...

THIS striking image of one of Wiltshire's best-known landmarks could win a prestigious photography competition - with your help. The partially-frozen section of the Kennet & Avon Canal flows through the gates of Foxhangers Bridge Lock at the bottom of Caen Hill,...

Sunday dinner at The Crown for Little Mix star and new Devizes beau

LITTLE Mix star Jade Thirlwall was spotted dining at The Crown last night, with new boyfriend and former Devizes School pupil Jed Elliott. Jade, 23, shot to stardom when the girl group won the X Factor in 2011, going on...

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...

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...

Police warning as door-to-door foreign beggars target Devizes

POLICE in Devizes are warning residents to be cautious after receiving numerous reports of people going door-to-door asking for money. One was a woman, described as white, approximately 40 years old, wearing a dark brown waist length jacket with a hood,...

Devizes manhunt following car chase through town

A HEAVY police presence is currently conducting a manhunt in Devizes - yards from their own headquarters. Dozens of officers, supported by dogs and the police helicopter are scouring the London Road area near HQ for the suspect, who fled...

‘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....