Bradford on Avon man jailed for pulling gun on woman during Trowbridge row

A BRADFORD ON AVON man has been jailed for 14 months after pointing a pistol at a woman in Trowbridge. Stephen Heffernan, 44, pleaded guilty to the offence of possessing a CO2 air pistol with intent to cause fear of...

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...

Police appeal after two robberies on streets of Trowbridge

POLICE are appealing for information from the public following two burglaries which occurred in Trowbridge over the weekend. On Friday September 4, at approximately 8.55am, a 15-year-old girl was approached by three people as she walked along Station Approach, heading...

Renewed appeal for bus witnesses after passenger punched and robbed female driver

DETECTIVES are renewing an appeal for information after a robbery occurred on a bus in Melksham on September 2. The bus was a Faresaver (X34) which travelled from Frome to Melksham. The driver stopped in Longford Road, Melksham at approximately 6.30pm,...

Female bus driver punched in face and robbed of takings by passenger

DETECTIVES from Melksham CID are appealing for information following a robbery which took place on a bus in Melksham yesterday. The bus was a Faresaver (X34) which travelled from Frome to Melksham. The driver stopped in Longford Road, Melksham at...

Police plea to track down three more suspects after Lidl robbery spree ends in...

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses after a burglary at a Trowbridge supermarket last weekend. Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have seen three men acting suspiciously in Yarnbrook, near Trowbridge, at around 3am on Saturday August...

Man charged with string of Lidl raids after arrest at Trowbridge branch

A 55-YEAR-OLD has been arrested in Trowbridge following a string of burglaries at Lidl stores across the south west of England. William Castle, of Chandler’s Ford, Hampshire, was taken into custody after a car was stopped following an incident at the Trowbridge...

Elderly man grabbed five-year-old by throat and threw him in hedge

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses after a five-year-old boy was injured when an elderly man threw him in to a hedge. The boy was walking with his grandfather along Manvers Street in Trowbridge, near to the bus stop, on...

Devizes man jailed for role in town’s drugs trade

A DEVIZES man, who supplied cocaine, ecstasy and cannabis, has been jailed for 20 months. Robert Stubberfield, 19, who lived in Massey Road, Devizes before moving to Trowbridge, pleaded guilty to supplying the class A and B drugs, as well as...

Neglect contributed to death of Trowbridge soldier, coroner rules

NEGLECT played a part in the deaths of three Army reservists - including one from Trowbridge - who collapsed during a 16-mile SAS test march, a coroner has ruled. Wiltshire Corporal James Dunsby died at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital from multiple...

Get networking at Business Expo in Trowbridge

LOCAL businesses can put themselves in the spotlight, network and pick up some brilliant advice at the Business Expo in Trowbridge on July 24 and 25. Offering an easy, affordable way to give your organisation maximum exposure in front of thousands of...

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...

McDonald’s crew out in force to tackle town’s litter issues

McDONALD'S Business Manager Damion Francis and crew members from the fast food giants' restaurant in Trowbridge joined forces with the town's council leader, Bob Brice, to help tackle litter hot spots near Wiltshire Drive. Armed with litter pickers, the 19-strong team, which...