‘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...

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...

CCTV released after ‘spitter’ assaults man in Salisbury Tesco

POLICE are appealing for information following an assault at Tesco in Southampton Road, Salisbury. At approximately 8.30pm on 24 March 2016, a 31-year-old man was assaulted at the store by a male who spat in his face. The offender then left the store...

‘Golf ball’ vandals leave trail of destruction across Winterslow

POLICE in Salisbury are investigating a series of criminal damage incidents which occurred in Winterslow. Overnight on Saturday 23 April there were nine incidents, mostly involving smashed car windows and one incident where the window of a house was broken....

Artist Jake Woods exhibits at Waterstones, Salisbury

SEQUENTIAL art fans in Salisbury are in for a visual treat if they pop into their branch of Waterstones. Art student, Jake Woods, displays six canvas works there. With watercolour and ink Jake tells us the story of Yana &...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Man’s body found in Hare Warren

WILTSHIRE Police have confirmed that the body of a man has been found this afternoon in the Hare Warren area of Salisbury. Formal identification has yet to take place but police believe the body is that of 37-year-old local man...

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 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...

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...

Police appeal as man makes lewd comment and grabs at lone Salisbury woman

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man grabbed at a woman and made inappropriate remarks as she walked alone under a Salisbury bridge. At approximately 10.30 on 17 February a 49-year-old local woman was walking under the bridge to...

Man arrested and car without rear brakes seized as police operation clamps down on...

POLICE officers from Salisbury carried out a traffic operation yesterday at several locations across the city. The joint operation with colleagues from HM Revenue and Customs targeted traffic and vehicle offences and in total 130 vehicles were stopped. Of those stopped there were five...