Tuesday, July 25, 2017
TROWBRIDGE NEWS

TROWBRIDGE NEWS

Double delight for Hope Nature Centre

THE Hope Nature Centre - set up by two parents of young people with learning disabilities - has been given a bumper cheque for £550 by Wiltshire Freemasons. And that was only the start of the good news for the...

Holt woman, 47, jailed following death of Bradford on Avon man

A CLASS A drug dealer from Holt has been jailed for five-and-a-half years after she was found guilty of supplying heroin. Hayley Beaven, aged 47, of Green Close, was found guilty at an earlier trial at Swindon Crown Court. On 2 May...

Trowbridge Masons support dementia charity with four-figure donation

MEMBERS of the Clarendon Masonic Lodge in Trowbridge dropped in to Alzheimer’s Support’s head office in Park Road to hand over £1,520 raised at a series of fundraising events. The money was raised by a Ladies Night at Cumberwell Golf...

Trowbridge man Kenneth Beavis gets town centre ban

A TROWBRIDGE man has been issued with a Criminal Behaviour Order banning him from acting in an anti-social manner within the town centre. Kenneth Beavis, aged 31, of no fixed abode, has been issued with the two year order which means...

Trowbridge man arrested after car chase across town

A TROWBRIDGE man was arrested in the early hours of this morning after he failed to stop for officers. At approximately 12.20am, officers observed a Volkswagen Golf being driven in Stallard Street. Officers believed the vehicle was being driven illegally. The VW...

Trowbridge police probe racially-motivated apple attack

POLICE in Trowbridge are appealing for witnesses to an incident which occurred in Bythesea Road. At approximately 8pm on 8 August 2016, a 21-year-old woman was walking near to the library when she saw a youth riding towards her from...

Trowbridge police uncover sophisticated cannabis factory

TROWBRIDGE Community Policing Team executed a warrant in The Down on Friday and uncovered a sophisticated cannabis factory. Following community intelligence and joint working between the CPT, intelligence department and the Dedicated Crime Team,  more than 300 plants in various stages of...

Police set to crack down on drinking in Trowbridge

POLICE in Trowbridge have this week been cracking down on the issue of street drinking and the anti-social behaviour that it can often lead to. PCSOs and PCs in the town have been carrying out regular patrols in the areas...

Trowbridge Police Station targeted by serial vandal

POLICE are appealing for information following a series of criminal damage incidents involving vehicles parked at Trowbridge Police Station. The incidents date back to April 2016 with over 10 vehicles being targeted to date. The tyres of a number of police...

Air Ambulance scrambled as serious crash closes County Way

EXPECT rush-hour delays in Trowbridge after a crash late this afternoon caused the closure of County Way. The collision, involving a car and a motorcycle, happened just after 4pm this afternoon. Police and paramedics attended and the Wiltshire Air Ambulance was...

Cutting the cloth: New business set to move into Trowbridge’s historic Handle House

A UNIQUE building in Trowbridge with links to the town’s cloth manufacturing heritage is set to be repurposed for the 21st Century. Built in 1844 as part of Studley Mill, the walls of the Grade II-listed Handle House in Stallard...

CCTV released after woman is found battered in Trowbridge alleyway

CCTV images have been released of two men who may be able to assist officers investigating an incident in Trowbridge at the weekend. At approximately 4.40am on Sunday 3 July 2016, a woman, aged in her twenties, was found injured...

Police seek man who unleashed aggressive rant in Trowbridge Tesco car park

POLICE are appealing for information after a man was the victim of a barrage of abuse in a Trowbridge over the weekend. The incident occurred at approximately 12.45pm on Sunday 3 July 2016. A man was stood outside of a green...

Police launch investigation after woman is found in Trowbridge alleyway

WILTSHIRE Police is appealing for information after a woman was found beaten and bloodied in a Trowbridge alleyway this morning. At approximately 4.40 am today, Sunday 3 July, a woman aged in her twenties was found injured in the alleyway on...

Popular Trowbridge store closing after 115 years in town

HB Pitt in Silver Street, a prominent shop name in Trowbridge and one of the town’s oldest businesses, has announced that it will close this summer. Ann Mason, a director and the manager of the kitchen and giftware shop, which...