Tuesday, July 25, 2017

String of Wiltshire pubs targeted in day of burglaries

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following three incidents at public houses on Saturday. Wiltshire Police received a call at 8.30am on 9 July 2016, reporting that a safe had been stolen from The Swan Inn, Warminster Road, Stoford. It is...

Man reports being attacked by four dogs in Warminster park

POLICE are investigating after an early-morning walker reported being attacked by four dogs while strolling in a Warminster park. Wiltshire Police received a call shortly before 5am today reporting an incident in Warminster Park Lake Pleasure Grounds in which a...

“A big man, in body and spirit” – tributes paid to Warminster crash victim...

WILTSHIRE Police have released the name of the driver of the Toyota Yaris who was killed in the double fatal road traffic collision, on the A36, on Wednesday July 22. He was Robert Mayall, 61, from Corton, near Warminster. The Toyota he...

“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...

Search for Jade Sheppard: Body discovered near industrial estate

POLICE searching for a missing woman from Warminster have discovered a body near an industrial estate in the town. A spokesperson for Wiltshire Police said: "We can confirm that the body of a young woman has been found in an...

Glastonbury Festival set to relocate to new Wiltshire home

ONE of the world's biggest music festival is set to move to Wiltshire. Longleat is looking like the red-hot favourite to host the Glastonbury Festival from 2018, after founder Michael Eavis confirmed the event would be looking to move due to ongoing complications...

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...

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...

Stourhead set to host an Immortal Triathlon

STOURHEAD is hosting two triathlon events on 14 and 15 May. Working with Immortal Sport the National Trust property will be hosting a sprint distance and a middle distance triathlon with over 500 triathletes enjoying the Stourhead estate near Warminster in...

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...

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...

Police name motorcyclist killed in A36 Warminster crash

THE motorcyclist who died following a double fatal road traffic collision on the A36 last week has been formally identified. Steven Lillywhite, 49, of Fisherton De La Mere, Warminster, sadly died on Wednesday July 22. He was travelling south from Warminster...

Woman suffers serious injuries in collision with 34-tonne milk tanker

A WOMAN sustained serious injuries after the BMW she was driving collided with a milk tanker on the A303 at Willoughby Hedge. It is believed a black BMW was performing an overtaking manoeuvre at 10.30pm on Friday night when it collided...

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...