Pedestrian dies from head injuries after collision with Zafira near Marlborough

A 64-YEAR-OLD man has died after being hit by a car in Lockeridge. George Punton, who lived in the village near Marlborough, died from his injuries at Southmead Hospital on Thursday - almost a fortnight after the collision, which happened at...

Marlborough fire that killed Victoria Macdonald not suspicious, say police

POLICE in Marlborough are reassuring members of the community after investigations revealed the flat fire that killed a woman yesterday is not being treated as suspicious. Police were called to the scene – a first floor flat in Angel Yard...

Do you recognise suspected Marlborough Waitrose bank card thieves?

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for any information which could lead to the identification of a man and woman who are suspected of stealing a shopper's bank card. The incident happened at Waitrose, Marlborough sometime around 1.30pm on Monday 21 December...

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...

Witness appeal as Froxfield crash victims are airlifted to hospital

POLICE are appealing for information following a serious collision at Froxfield, Marlborough. Shortly before 4.10pm on 11th September 2015, a Mini Countryman, which was being driven west on the A4 in the direction of Marlborough, collided with a Mercedes C220...

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 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...

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...

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...

Marlborough eventing legend Nicholson transferred to Oxford after suffering neck injury in fall

WILTSHIRE eventer Andrew Nicholson is recovering in hospital after suffering a serious fall during the Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe Park. The New Zealander, 54,  fell from Cillnabradden Evo at the final fence on the British Open cross-country course...

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...

War hero, 96, presented with Legion d’Honneur medal in his GWH hospital bed

A PATIENT at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon has been presented with the highest French military honour at his bedside after being unable to attend his presentation ceremony. Lieutenant Colonel Ian Neilson was given the prestigious Legion d’Honneur at...

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 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...

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...