Body identified as Warminster woman Jade Sheppard

THE body of a young woman found in Warminster yesterday has been formally identified as Jade Sheppard. Jade, 20, had been reported missing having not been seen since 7pm on Monday in the area of Manor Gardens. Police officers, backed by search and...

Teachers targeted in Kingdown School robbery

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for information following a burglary at Kingdown School in Warminster. The incident happened on Wednesday September 16 between 3.45 and 4.30pm, at the school on Woodcock Road. A man entered the building and took mobile phones and...

Urgent appeal to find missing Warminster teenager Tommy Cooper

POLICE are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a 15-year-old boy who is missing from the Warminster area. Tommy Cooper has been missing from Maiden Bradley since 1 April 2016. Police would like to hear from anyone who may have...

My name, is Michael the Cane Toad: Amphibian makes rare appearance for Longleat Halloween...

AN UNLIKELY star is taking center stage at Longleat this Halloween. Hollywood-inspired amphibian Michael the Cane Toad has made his home at the park, dwelling down in Animal Adventure, and is showcasing his skills in Longleat's Halloween Nasty but Nice...

UPDATE: Two dead as motorbike and Toyota collide on A36

TWO people have been killed in a second double fatal crash on the A36 in less than a week. Police received a call at approximately 5.57pm last night reporting that a silver Suzuki motorbike travelling south towards Salisbury had been...

Unidentified pedestrian fights for life after collision with transporter near Warminster

AN UNIDENTIFIED pedestrian is fighting for life at Southmead Hospital after colliding with a transporter near Warminster in the early hours of this morning. The incident happened at 4.18am on the A36 between the Cley Hill roundabout and the Granada...

“Would you like to play a game?”: Warning as Wiltshire schoolgirls are approached by...

PARENTS of students in Warminster have been issued warning letters after two schoolgirls were approached by a group of men yesterday and invited to “play a game”. Kingdown School head Sara Edwards has written to parents following the incident. The group...

Emergency services dealing with two-car crash in Warminster

EMERGENCY services are currently in attendance at a road traffic collision in Warminster following a call at approximately 1.05pm. Two vehicles were involved in the collision, which took place between Imber Road and Borham Road. The road is currently blocked and...

Warminster officially a ‘Safe Place’ as Crime Commissioner launches new haven for vulnerable

VULNERABLE people in Warminster now have designated safe havens to visit in the town. Angus Macpherson, Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon, visited Warminster Civic Centre to celebrate the launch of the Safe Places scheme in the area. People...

Suspended sentence for Warminster man who hounded and assaulted online dating match

A WARMINSTER man has been sentenced to 20 weeks imprisonment suspended for 18 months after pleading guilty to harassment and assault by beating. Barry Webb, 52, of Swaledale Road, appeared at North West Wiltshire Magistrates Court on Wednesday where he...

Traffic warning as articulated lorry leaves A36 and careers into ditch

FRIDAY afternoon commuters can expect delays on the A36 after an articulated left the road and ploughed into a ditch between Warminster and Dilton Marsh Nobody has been injured in the incident but police are currently trying to clear the...

UPDATE: Male in Warminster CCTV footage makes himself known to police

UPDATE: The individual shown on the CCTV footage has now made himself known to police. As such we have removed the image while the case continues.   POLICE have released a CCTV image of a key suspect as they continue to investigate...

Five arrested as stolen vehicle rams police car and crashes into Warminster School

TWO men have been charged and a further three arrested after a stolen car's run came to an abrupt halt - my ramming a police car and then crashing into Warminster School. Police were called to a garage in High...

Family pay tribute as victims of fatal A36 crash are named

THE victims of Monday's fatal crash on the A36 near Warminster have been named locally as 61-year-old Philip Butler and Jennifer Jones, 28. The pair were travelling in the same red Ford Mustang when it collided with a Morrisons HGV...

Police increase evening patrols in Warminster and Trowbridge

POLICE in Trowbridge and Warminster have launched a new night-time economy operation designed to keep the community safe over Christmas and beyond. Operation Bacchus will see an increased visible police presence in the towns during the party season in the...