Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Search and Rescue teams target Marlborough area in hunt for missing Devizes man

Wiltshire Police are appealing for help from the public to find missing man Christopher Pitfield, aged 53. Christopher, who is from Devizes, was last seen in his car (dark grey Kia Avenga) at around 5.45pm yesterday (Saturday 24 September 2016) parked...

Two injured as Lexus catches fire in Devizes crash

POLICE are appealing for information following a road traffic collision on the A361 yesterday. Officers received a call at 1.07pm, following a collision between a Mitsuibish L200 and a Lexus IS200 on the A361 Beckhampton Straight, Devizes. As a result of the...

Expect rush-hour delays after crash in Marlborough

CONGESTION in Marlborough is building up ahead of rush-hour after a crash outside the town's rugby club this afternoon. The collision involved a VW Golf car and a Honda Motorcycle. Police and paramedics are at the scene on Frees Avenue. A...

Warning as ‘Scotland Yard’ fraud scammers target Wiltshire residents

WILTSHIRE Police have issued a warning after receiving reports from members of the public today relating to suspicious phone calls. Two calls were reported this afternoon from residents in the Marlborough area, in which a man states he is calling...

Swindon woman named as pedestrian killed in A4 tragedy, two Marlborough men arrested

THE woman killed as she was walking on the pavement along side the A4, near Savernake Hospital, on Thursday afternoon has been named. Jane Thompson, 54, was from the Redhouse area of Swindon. Sadly she died at the scene. The incident happened...

Marlborough woman guilty of defrauding tens of thousands from Armed Forces charity

A MARLBOROUGH woman has been sentenced to 13 months imprisonment suspended for two years, and ordered to carry out 180 hours of unpaid work after pleading guilty to fraud by abuse of position and theft by employee. Chantelle Maye, aged...

New nurses can fast-track career as Severnake Hospital hosts recruitment day

NURSES across Wiltshire can take a fast-track approach to securing a new career with a recruitment day that offers all attendants an interview slot for the same day. Taking place at Marlborough’s Savernake Hospital on Monday 9 May between 2pm...

Three Wiltshire locations named on list of best places to live in UK

THREE Wiltshire locations have been named among the best places to live in the UK in a national newspaper survey. The Sunday Times has included Mere, Marlborough and Tisbury in their top 15 shortlist of top venues in the south...

Police name woman killed in A346 tragedy near Marlborough

THE woman who died following the road traffic collision on the A346, near Marlborough, on Friday has been named by police. Rose Miller, 64, from Salisbury was killed in the crash involving three cars and a coach on the Marlborough...

Was Marlborough’s phantom litter picker scouting houses to rob?

POLICE believe a man seen deliberately dropping litter around Marlborough before collecting it with a picker may have been scouting houses. The man, in his late 20s or early 30s, was spotted acting strangely in the Clench Common area on...

UPDATE: Woman killed as three cars and a coach crash on Swindon to Marlborough...

A WOMAN has been killed in a serious crash involving a coach and three cars on the A346 Swindon to Marlborough road. All three emergency services and the air ambulance are currently at the scene near Ogbourne St George. The cars...

Avebury man airlifted to hospital after colliding with tree

A 50-YEAR-OLD Avebury man has been airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when his car collided with a tree. The collision happened as the man drove his blue Vauxhall towards Marlborough along Free’s Avenue in Rockley at 7.55am on Saturday...

Boy, 11, and teenager bitten in separate Wiltshire dog attacks

POLICE are investigating reports of two dog attacks in the Pewsey and Marlborough areas. The most recent incident happened on Tuesday, February 23, as an 11-year-old boy made his way to school along Wilcot Road, Pewsey, at 8.50am. The boy was on...

Woman trapped as serious crash closes A346 between Swindon and Marlborough

THE A346 has been closed to traffic after a serious crash between Swindon and Marlborough this afternoon. The collision involved just one car, which struck a tree. All three emergency services are in attendance and the Wiltshire Air Ambulance is also...

Police warning after separate incidents of strangers approaching Marlborough schoolgirls

WILTSHIRE Police are reminding parents and children of stranger danger following two reports of school pupils being approached by men in cars. Last Thursday, 4 February, a man in a blue saloon car pulled alongside a young girl who was...