Monday, August 21, 2017

Tesco calling time on 24-hour shopping

SUPERSTORE giant Tesco has announced that 76 of its 24-hour stores will no longer open all through the night. Swindon's giant Ocotal Way outlet plus superstores in Salisbury and Trowbridge will not be affected, but the Tesco Extra in Cirencester...

Man, 22, arrested as local woman dies after being knocked off bike on A30

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for information following a fatal road traffic collision which occurred around 5.30pm on Saturday. The collision occurred at the A30 approximately one mile from Shaftesbury, close to Five Square Motors on Salisbury Road. A pedal cyclist and...

Man suffers head injuries after unprovoked attack outside Music Box

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Salisbury City Centre. The incident happened at 3am last Friday, September 25, outside Music Box on Catherine Street. The victim, a 39-year-old local man, suffered head and facial injuries after being...

Thieves steal oven, hob AND extractor fan in house burglary

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an electric oven and other items of kitchen equipment were taken from a residential property last Thursday. The house, in Devizes Road, Salisbury, is currently undergoing renovation work and was left empty and secure...

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...

Four men banned from Friary following incidents of intimidating behaviour

FOLLOWING a joint investigation by Wiltshire Council and Wiltshire Police in September 2015, four local men were banned from the Friary estate in Salisbury for two years. Salisbury County Court issued four injunctions having heard about the drunken and intimidating...

Police ask victims to come forward after indecent exposure epidemic across Wiltshire

POLICE investigating reports of a series of indecent exposures in Wiltshire are appealing for victims to come forward. Officers are investigating a number of incidents which occurred on Monday 8 February, but not all of the victims have reported them. Two incidents in the...

Man wounded, two arrested as shots are fired on Partridge Way, Salisbury

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following an incident in Salisbury at the weekend. At approximately 6.45pm on Saturday 23 July, we received a report of an assault in Partridge Way. A 27-year-old local man sustained several small puncture wounds as a result...

Police hunt Ryan Johnston after assault and attempted robbery in Salisbury

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for information regarding the location of Ryan Mckay Johnston, 28 from Salisbury. Police want to speak to Johnston in connection with an attempted robbery in which a local man was assaulted. Johnston has failed to answer bail...

Van driver arrested as hundred-year-old Salisbury Cathedral gate is damaged beyond repair

WILTSHIRE Police is appealing for information regarding an incident which took place in the early hours of this morning in the grounds of Salisbury Cathedral. At approximately 2am police were called to reports that a white van had collided with the wooden...

Suspected van pervert arrested in Salisbury

SALISBURY CID is appealing for information regarding an incident which occurred in Salisbury City Centre. At approximately 2.45pm on Wednesday 1 June, a local woman was walking along Chipper Lane, Salisbury when she saw a man sat in the drivers...

Police warning as Salisbury schoolboy, 15, is left fighting for life after ‘legal high’...

A TEENAGE boy was left fighting for his life on Friday night after taking suspected legal highs in Salisbury. The lad, and two other 15-year-old friends were rushed from Queen Elizabeth Gardens to Salisbury District Hospital shortly before 5pm after taking the...

Mum mugged in Culver Street car park while walking with her children

SALISBURY CID is appealing for witnesses to an incident which occurred in the Culver Street car park area yesterday. At approximately 4pm,  a woman aged in her 20s was walking home through the lower car park with her two young children...

Salisbury woman arrested following discovery of body in woods

A LOCAL woman has been arrested following the discovery of a body in Salisbury woodland. The 44-year-old, from Salisbury, was taken into custody on suspicion of assisting a suicide. Brendan Hughes, 37, was found dead at Hare Warren close to Salisbury...

23,000 descend on Stonehenge for solstice celebrations

MORE than 23,000 summer solstice revellers gathered to see the sun rise at Stonehenge this morning. Wiltshire Police worked with partners, in particular English Heritage, to ensure the solstice celebrations at the Salisbury site and further north in Avebury remained a safe event for...