Man punched in face while waiting for train at Trowbridge station

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to an incident which took place at Trowbridge train station. Between 9.30am and 10am on Tuesday 29 March 2016, a 25-year-old man was stood on platform 2 waiting for a train to Bournemouth when a...

“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 woman, 24, dodges imprisonment following fake caravan holiday scam

A 24-YEAR-OLD woman from Trowbridge has been given a 40-week prison sentence suspended for two years after pleading guilty to three counts of fraud. Amy Carpenter, of Heeks Crescent, Hilperton, appeared at Chippenham Magistrates Court on 24 March 2016 for...
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Is this the moment Chris Eubank Snr saved Nick Blackwell’s life?

THIS video footage shows the moment Chris Eubank Snr ordered his son to stop hitting the head of stricken Nick Blackwell during the British title fight that left the Wiltshire boxer in an induced coma. The 49-year-old former world champion...

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...

CCTV of suspect released after pensioner purse thefts in Swindon and Trowbridge branches of...

POLICE are appealing for information following two thefts at Aldi supermarkets across the county. On 17 February 2016, a 72-year-old woman was shopping in the Aldi store in Bradley Road, Trowbridge, when she left her trolley unattended for a very...

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...

The chilling moment robber pulls gun in armed raid at Trowbridge petrol station

POLICE are appealing for information after an armed robbery in Trowbridge. Police received a call at 11.55pm last night reporting a robbery at the Yarnbrook Filling Station, in Trowbridge. A man, who was wearing a balaclava and carrying what appeared to...

Win H.B.Pitt voucher in Bake Off Technical Challenge for Sport Relief

THE staff of sugarcraft, kitchenware and gift shop H.B.Pitt of Silver Street, Trowbridge, are building on the success of last year's Bake Off Technical Challenge for Comic Relief, but running one this year for Sport Relief. There may not be...

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...

UPDATE: Driver, 72, killed as crash closes road at White Horse Business Park

UPDATE: Wiltshire Police have confirmed a 72-year-old man, the driver of the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene. A woman in her 60s, who was the passenger in the car, is being treated by paramedics. She is not...

Colin hangs up the hose, after 42 years fighting Wiltshire’s fires

ONE of the country’s longest serving wholetime firefighters is about to hang up his firekit for the last time. Colin Colton joined Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service on 11 March 1974, initially serving at Salisbury before moving to Trowbridge in...

Traffic chaos in Trowbridge as wheelchair user is cut from car

THREE cars have crashed in Trowbridge, causing Friday evening rush-hour chaos. The collision happened shortly after 4pm and involved a red Nissan, a black Kia Sedona and a BMW. Police, paramedics and fire crews are attending the scene. Three people, believed to be...

Lewis Morrison, 21, charged with Trowbridge stabbing

A 21-YEAR-OLD man is due to appear in court today charged in connection with an incident where a man was stabbed in Trowbridge. Lewis Morrison, of no fixed address, has been charged with wounding with intent, causing grievous bodily harm with...

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...