Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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...

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...

“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...

Bin arson spree in Warminster damages phone cables and a listed building

POLICE are investigating a case of arson after half a dozen wheelie bins were set on fire in Warminster last night - one of which spread to cause damage to a listed building. One incident took place in Emwell Street...

Warminster ticket holder £5,000 richer as draw raises nearly £40k for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance wishes to thank everyone who took part in its Grand Christmas Draw, which raised £39,758.24 for the charity. The draw was made on 7 January 2016 and the winning ticket numbers were: 1st prize £5,000: 146251 – Warminster; 2nd prize £250: 456241...

Witness plea as female cyclist is injured in Warminster collision

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was injured in a collision in Warminster. The incident happened at around 7.15am last Friday, 29 January, on Imber Road. The female cyclist, who is in her 50s, was involved in a collision...

Two injured in crash on A36 near Warminster

TWO people have suffered injuries in a crash that has partially blocked the A36 near Warminster. Police and ambulance crews have been dispatched to the scene of the three-vehicle smash close to the village of Upton Scudamore, which happened just after...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Emergency services dealing with serious crash on A350

ALL three emergency services are currently dealing with a serious crash on the A350 at Longbridge Deverill, Warminster. Wiltshire Police received a call at approximately 3.30pm from the ambulance service reporting the road traffic collision involving four vehicles at the junction...