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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Barbury International Horse Trials saddle up to support Prospect

FOUR very special guests paid a visit to Prospect Hospice on Wednesday as Marlborough eventing duo Tim and Jonelle Price - on board Court Jester and Bango - promoted a forthcoming special lunch in aid of Prospect Hospice. This year the Barbury...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

FBI shut down website used by alleged high-level hacker from Marlborough

THE specialist cyber crime forum which led to the arrest of a man from Marlborough has been dismantled following the intervention of the FBI. Darkode.com, a site dedicated to products and services for computer hackers and only open to those...