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...

More than a dozen cycles pinched in raid on Batchelors bike shop

POLICE are appealing for information after 13 brand new bikes were stolen from a shop in Warminster. Overnight between July 29 and 30, offenders broke in to Batchelors bike shop in the Market Place and searched the ground and first...

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...

“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...

Search goes on for missing Warminster teen Reece Durnin

POLICE are appealing for the public’s help in locating a missing 16-year-old boy. Reece Durnin, from Warminster, has not been seen since 1.50pm on 6 September 2016 although he has made contact with family members during this time. Officers believe Reece...

Male and female from Westbury killed in A36 crash

TWO people from Westbury were killed in a fatal road traffic collision on the A36 Warminster bypass early yesterday evening. The crash occurred at 4.38pm between the Heytesbury and Crockerton roundabouts when a red Ford Mustang crossed the carriageway for...

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...

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...

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...

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...

28-year-old arrested as brutal Warminster attack leaves teen with shattered jaw

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident of GBH in Warminster. At approximately 2.40am on Sunday 19 June 2016, a 19-year-old local man was assaulted in Weymouth Street by a male, who punched him. As a result of the...

Is this the Grim Reaper lurking outside a Wiltshire funeral directors?

IT’S THE picture that has most of Warminster speculating. Just WHAT is that figure lurking outside a George Street funeral directors? Kirsty Clinch snapped the chilling image stood next to Crème De La Cod shortly after 7pm on Sunday evening...

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...

Police pursue young boy and accomplices after Kingston Deverill burglary

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a property in Kingston Deverill, near Warminster on Thursday, May 28. At 5pm a person was out walking their dog when they heard the sound of breaking glass. An unknown boy - believed...

Stourhead’s garden foundations revealed as lake levels lowered

VISITORS to Stourhead’s landscape garden this month will have the opportunity to observe rarely seen views of the famous man-made lake’s foundations, as the water levels have been lowered to enable valve replacement work to be carried out. This essential...