Bristol City fans to hold tribute to Trowbridge man who plunged to death

BRISTOL City fans will hold a minute’s applause during their game tomorrow as a mark of respect for James Grieve, who was killed in a car crash near Trowbridge yesterday. City fanatic ‘Grizz’ was killed when his car plummeted down...

Two sent down for roles in supplying Trowbridge drugs trade

TWO men from have been sentenced to a total of more than seven years imprisonment for drug supplying offences in Trowbridge. Shakeem Fearon (also known as Daniel Webber) aged 30, of Wembley, and Renardo Johnson, aged 24 from Luton, were...

Witness appeal as man is attacked over cigarette

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked by three individuals in Trowbridge. Between 10pm and 11pm, last Sunday, June 28, the victim was walking along Haden Road. As he neared the footbridge he was approached by...

Wiltshire boxer Nick Blackwell in coma with bleed on brain after losing British title

TROWBRIDGE boxer Nick Blackwell has been placed in an induced coma after suffering a bleed on the brain in his British middleweight title loss to Chris Eubank. The referee stopped the fight in the 10th round after the ringside doctor...

Three Trowbridge boys, 16, and woman, 40, arrested as police seize weapon and drugs...

Police have arrested three 16-year-old boys and a 40-year-old woman, all from Trowbridge, for drugs and weapons offences. Officers from the Wiltshire Police Dedicated Crime Team stopped two of the teenagers, who were driving a VW Polo, on Tuesday, October...

Good boy! Breaker the Police dog takes down teen suspect in Trowbridge armed robbery...

A POLICE dog has successfully trapped and detained the teenage male suspected of robbing a Trowbridge petrol station at gunpoint. A 17-year-old from the Westbury area was arrested last night on suspicion of Tuesday's armed robbery at Yarnbrook Petrol Station. Officers...

Police hunt suspect after man is attacked in early-hours Trowbridge mugging

POLICE in Trowbridge are appealing for information following a robbery in the early hours of Sunday morning. At approximately 4.45am on Sunday 5 June, a 23-year-old man was walking alone in Bythesea Road while talking to a friend on his...

UKTI urging business owners to learn more about exports at Trowbridge seminar

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) South West is holding an ‘Introduction to Exports’ seminar in Trowbridge on Thursday September 24.  Following the success that South West based brands such as Yeo Valley, Aardman Animations and Waterbabies have found overseas, UKTI...

Melksham man, 21, jailed for sex attack and robbery

A 21-YEAR-OLD man who robbed and sexually assaulted a woman in Trowbridge last year has been jailed for two years and eight months. Igor Abramik, of Methuen Avenue, in Melksham, appeared at Swindon Crown Court for sentencing this afternoon. He had...

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...

Canine role gives former lorry driver new lease of life

WHEN Steve Oliver met Quintus he knew he was one in a million. The chocolate labradoodle would not only transform his life but he would go on to get one of the most important jobs a dog can have –...

Third Teenage Market coming to Trowbridge

THE Trowbridge Town Team is working together with the Trowbridge Chamber of Commerce, Trowbridge Arts and Active Trowbridge to bring the Teenage Market back to the Town on Saturday 28th May. Young people, aged between 13-19, are encouraged to get...

“Nick won his toughest fight yet”: Wiltshire boxer Blackwell emerges from coma

WILTSHIRE boxer Nick Blackwell has woken from his coma. The 25-year-old had been placed in an induced coma for almost seven days at St. Mary's Hospital following his collapse in the wake of a brutal defeat at the hands of Chris...

Trowbridge youths in court over ‘summer of mayhem’

FOUR teenage boys have been sentenced in court for their part in what police have dubbed a 'summer of mayhem' in Trowbridge. The quartet faced numerous charges, including GBH, driving and drug offences. A 17-year-old male was sentenced to a 12-month detention...

Two arrested after discovery of cannabis factory in Staverton

TWO people were arrested yesterday after a cannabis factory was discovered at a home in Staverton. Yesterday morning, officers from Team 4 Trowbridge Community Policing Team and officers from Trowbridge CID, attended an address in Blease Close and arrested a...