Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Woman killed in Marlborough flat fire

A WOMAN has been killed following a fire in the centre of Marlborough this afternoon. Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service was called to the first floor flat in Angel Yard at 1pm, after smoke was seen issuing from the building. Crews...

Can you help catch Marlborough diesel thief?

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for help to identify a man in connection with the theft of diesel from a petrol station in Marlborough. On Friday August 7, at around 11.30am, a driver of a white Ford Escort van entered the...

Do you recognise booze thieves who struck at Marlborough store?

CCTV images have been released of three men police would like to speak to in connection with the theft of alcohol from a Marlborough store. At approximately 10.45pm on July 5, three men entered the Budgens store in Hertford Road...

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...

Two arrested following series of Marlborough burglaries

TWO men have been arrested following a series of burglaries and thefts in and around Marlborough. A 23-year-old and 27-year-old, both from the town, were arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of committing a burglary at Granham Farm between 9pm on...

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...

Police issue security warning after outbreak of break-ins in Marlborough and Pewsey

WILTSHIRE Police are asking residents in the Marlborough, Pewsey and surrounding area to be vigilant following a series of high value burglaries in the area. In the last few weeks police have dealt with around 30 incidents including thefts of...

Elderly couple followed home from Waitrose and burgled

WILTSHIRE Police are advising members of the public to be vigilant following a burglary in Marlborough. At around 9.45am on Friday 13 November, an elderly couple were shopping in Waitrose on the High Street. It is believed two suspects, a man and...

Jockey dies following Ogbourne Downs crash

A LOCAL jockey, who was seriously hurt in a road traffic collision last week, has sadly died as a result of head injuries. John Goggin passed away on Saturday - six days after the crash on the A346 between Marlborough and...

Marlborough shop thieves pinch Dogs Trust safe, charity cash…and sweets

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after three premises in Hilliers Yard in Marlborough were targeted by burglars. The robbing spree happened overnight on Tuesday and into Wednesday morning. Cosy Bean Café, Dogs Trust and Mercers of Marlborough were all pilfered. A window was...

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...

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...

Emergency services called out to plane crash near Marlborough

EMERGENCY services have been attending a crash site after a plane came down near Marlborough this evening. A 999 call was made reporting that a light aircraft had crashed in a field in Manton, near Marlborough. Two people who were on...

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...

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...