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...

Jail for Westbury man who tried to rob Post Office cashier at knifepoint

A 26-YEAR-OLD man from Westbury has been sentenced to two years and four months imprisonment after pleading guilty to attempted robbery and possession of a bladed article. Stephen Sims, of Bridge Court, appeared at Swindon Crown Court for sentencing on...

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...

Change of colour by Butterfly welcomed on other side of the world

WHEN care company Butterfly Home Help decided to refresh their brand by changing colour schemes and therefore the uniforms of their staff, they had no idea it would make a difference on the other side of the world. As staff...

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...

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...

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...

Wiltshire farm on lockdown as Government confirms case of anthrax

A FARM in the Westbury area is on lockdown after the Government confirmed a case of anthrax among its cattle. The carcass of a single cow has been incinerated and movement restrictions are in place in the area. No other...

Diesel clean-up operations in Malmesbury and Westbury after morning of crashes

WILTSHIRE'S emergency services have had a busy morning dealing with diesel spillages after a pair of crashes on local roads. The first happened in Malmesbury this morning, when two vehicles collided, causing a Land Rover to flip onto its side...

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...

Two arrested after attack on man in Westbury

POLICE have arrested two local men after an assault in Westbury left the victim with head injuries. The incident happened at around 9.45pm on Thursday October 8, on Station Road near to Protyres. The victim, a 27-year-old man from the town,...

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...

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...

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...