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...

Motorcyclist killed and driver suffers chest injuries in crash near Salisbury

A MOTORCYCLIST has died following a collision with a car on the A338, at Charlton All Saints today. Police received a 999 call to the incident shortly before 12.15pm this afternoon. The road was completely blocked as a result of the incident...

MP calling for volunteers as War Memorial Campaign comes to Wiltshire

ROBERT Buckland MP is calling on members of the public to volunteer their time to support a First World War Memorial Programme as it arrives in Wiltshire. There are over 850 war memorials which may be at risk across the...

Youths fix damage they caused to elderly man’s Salisbury home

A GROUP of youths in Salisbury have spent a day fixing the damage they caused to a vulnerable man’s property after admitting their part in the criminal damage. The three boys, aged 10 to 12, were seen throwing stones at the windows...

14 years for sex offender after FOUR decades of attacks in Salisbury

A 63-YEAR-OLD man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison after commiting a string of sexual assaults in Salisbury over a four-decade period. On Monday 4 July, Arthur John Bonner was found guilty of four sexual assaults following a week long trial...

Police name biker killed near Salisbury

THE motorcyclist killed near Salisbury over the Easter weekend has been named by police. Kenneth Spreadbury, 63, from Fordingbridge, sustained serious leg injuries in the collision on the A338 at Charlton All Saints at around noon on Good Friday. He was...

Salisbury Cathedral opens its library to the public

THIS September Salisbury Cathedral is opening its 15th century library to individuals and small groups as part of its commitment to making its precious collections more accessible to the public. Library Tours will take place in the early afternoon, followed by...

‘Remorseless’ Salisbury man, 55, found guilty of child rape

A SALISBURY man has been found guilty of 20 counts of non-recent sexual offence charges. David Weightman, 55, of Linkway, Salisbury, was found guilty by a jury at Swindon Crown Court yesterday. The offences include indecent assault on a child and...

Salisbury cyclist left with face and back injuries after hit and run

POLICE are appealing for information following an incident in Salisbury city centre in which a 26-year-old man was injured. The victim, who is from the Salisbury area, was cycling home between 5pm and 6pm on 4 January 2016 when he was...

Wiltshire base on lockdown after report of three ‘terrorists’ with rifles at camp

A WILTSHIRE army base is on lockdown after reports that three men with rifles attempted to infiltrate the Bulford Camp on Salisbury Plain last night. Armed police and a helicopter were scrambled to the scene shortly after 5pm, with posts...

Search and rescue teams join hunt for missing Salisbury man

SEARCH and rescue teams have been dispatched to assist in the hunt for a missing man from Salisbury. Brendan Hughes, 37, was last seen in the area of Hare Warren near to Salisbury Racecourse on Sunday morning. He has a...

Police seek beige Mini after woman seriously hurt in hit-run

A WOMAN has been seriously hurt in a suspected hit-and-run incident. Police say the woman, a pedestrian in her early 20s, suffered serious limb injuries in the collision at the junction of Petersfinger Road and Milford Mill Road in Salisbury, near the...