Monday, July 24, 2017

Men armed with hammer force way into occupied Westbury home

POLICE are appealing for information following an incident in Westbury. At approximately 9pm on 16 October 2016, two men called at the door of a home in Fell Road and asked to speak to a man. When the male occupant told...

Westbury man Jarod Tasdelen jailed for three years over string of child sex offences

TODAY at Swindon Crown Court, Jarod Tasdelen, 19, of Eden Vale Road, Westbury has been sentenced for a number of sexual offences against children. Tasdelen was charged with 16 counts of engaging in sexual activity with a child and four...

UPDATE: Firefighters remain at scene following major blaze at Westbury solvents business

CREWS from Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service remain at the scene of a fire at a solvents recycling business in Westbury. Firefighters were called to Absolute Solvents in Brook Lane at 9.28am this morning (30 June) and six...

Westbury care boss takes birthday leap for Dorothy House

ANNE Pelling, founder of Wiltshire care company Butterfly, celebrated her 50th birthday by jumping out of a plane to raise cash for a local charity. She overcame her fear and completed a skydive over the weekend and has so far raised...

Westbury and Trowbridge teens arrested for drug offences

TWO teenagers are in custody in Melksham this morning after they were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply cannabis. At approximately 8.50pm on Thursday 21 April 2016, two Special Constables carrying out speed checks stopped a Volkswagen...

Two airlifted to Southmead with multiple injuries as horror crash closes Westbury road

TWO people have been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a crash closed the B3098 near Westbury for three hours this morning. The serious road traffic collision was reported shortly before 10.30am on the road between Westbury and Bratton. An...

Wiltshire’s workers slacking when it comes to back health

AS PART of Chiropractic Awareness Week (April 11-16) Kay Pearce from Maristow Chiropractic Clinic in Westbury is urging workers to do more to protect their backs, both in the office and at home. New research from the British Chiropractic Association...

Thieves make escape in two stolen Mercedes vans after Brook Lane raid

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after two vehicles were stolen in Westbury during a burglary. Overnight between 5pm on 4 April and 9am on 5 April, a portacabin in Brook Lane, Westbury Trading Estate, was broken into. Cash, tools and keys for two...

Appeal for witnesses after Westbury arson

POLICE are investigating an incident of arson in Westbury. The incident happened shortly after 4pm last Friday, 4 March, at the disused toilet block in Grassacres Park behind the police station and was spotted by an off duty police officer. PCSO Matoyizi Katsande...