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...

Hunt goes on for fake Scottish notes fraudster who struck in Waitrose

WILTSHIRE Police is appealing for information regarding an incident of fraud which occurred at Waitrose, Salisbury. Just before 6pm on 30 November 2015 a man tried to pay for goods with counterfeit Scottish £20 notes. When challenged by staff he...

THIRTY cars vandalised during weekend rampage across Salisbury

Wiltshire Police is appealing for witnesses after around 30 cars were damaged in Salisbury. The incidents, believed to have happened in the early hours of Saturday 23 July 2016, are thought to have started in Francis Way in Harnham with further reports of damage...

Man, 46, hospitalised after blind-side attack in Salisbury

POLICE are appealing for information regarding an assault which occurred in Salisbury city centre. The assault happened between midnight on Thursday and 1.30 am Friday 8 April. The victim, a 46-year-old local man, was attacked from behind whilst walking between...

Look back over the decades at gem of town house

MOMPESSON House in Salisbury’s Cathedral Close opened its doors for the 2017 season with a new exhibition and shop. "This year’s exhibition is called New Beginnings: The story of the National Trust at Mompesson House," says Emma James, visitor experience...

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...