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Warning as rogue trader targets 93-year-old woman in Harnham

POLICE are urging people to be vigilant and to watch out for callers to elderly neighbours following a suspicious incident in Harnham. On May 29, at approximately 3.30pm, a man claiming to be a tree surgeon knocked at the door of a...

World’s first bird box mobile antenna installed in Wiltshire

ONE of the country's leading mobile phone networks has introduced the world's first bird box antenna in aural Wiltshire garden. Vodafone UK has developed the innovative device in order to provide customers with improved indoor mobile coverage in rural areas without ruining...

Arrest made after man, 42, is hospitalised following Market Place attack

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault which took place in the Market Place in Devizes in the early hours of Sunday morning, May 31. A 42-year-old man, from Devizes, was attacked at around 2.30am outside The Corn Exchange. The...

Landlords urged to act on new fire safety laws

LOCAL landlords are being urged to act now to ensure that they are ready for new safety laws. Regulations making it compulsory for all landlords to fit smoke alarms in rented homes are expected to come into effect from October 2015,...