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...

Police issue public warning as hunt for Salisbury sex attacker continues

THE investigation into a serious sexual assault in Bishopdown, Salisbury continues. At approximately 6.30 pm on Tuesday 24 May, a local woman aged in her twenties was jogging through the alleyway which links Jewell Close, Bishopdown and St Clements Close,...

Two arrested on suspicion of beating up and rifling through pockets of HOMELESS man

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a homeless man was attacked in Salisbury. The incident happened in Castle Street at 5.40pm on Tuesday. The homeless man, aged in his 40s, was assaulted by two people, who were also seen to...

48 hours and counting: Hunt goes on for missing Salisbury man Simon Chadwick

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for the public’s help in locating a man from Salisbury who was reported missing on Friday. Simon Chadwick, 34, was last seen at 11am on July 22 in the Porton area. He is described as white, around...

Do you recognise fraudsters who bamboozled cashier at Salisbury Currency Exchange?

WILTSHIRE Police have released a CCTV image of two men wanted following an incident of fraud which occurred in Salisbury. At around 4.15 pm on 3 March two men asked for currency to be exchanged in The No 1 Currency Exchange. The men asked...

Welcome Wiltshire homecoming for Police Dog Hogan star

POLICE Dog Hogan bring their driving country-rock and Americana vibe to Salisbury’s City Hall on Saturday, February 25. And it will be a welcome homecoming for Emily Norris, trumpet player with the band. She said: “It’s great to come back to...

20 years for Salisbury child sex offender found guilty of rape and string of...

A SALISBURY man has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment after being found guilty of 20 counts of non-recent sexual offence charges. David Weightman, 55, of Linkway, Salisbury was sentenced at Swindon Crown Court on Friday 27 May after he...

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...