Monday, July 24, 2017

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,...

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...
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Watch Wiltshire man stun bride by standing for the first time in eight years

A WHEELCHAIR-BOUND Westbury man gave his bride the perfect wedding gift - by standing for his vows. Neil Martin has been confined to his chair after waking up eight years ago suffering a rare condition called Myotubular Myopothy - a...

Planning application submitted for new 145-home development in Westbury

LEADING housebuilder Taylor Wimpey has submitted a planning application for a new residential development in Westbury. The outline application has been formally lodged with Wiltshire Council and seeks permission to construct approximately 145 homes together with public open space and...

Family pay tribute as victims of fatal A36 crash are named

THE victims of Monday's fatal crash on the A36 near Warminster have been named locally as 61-year-old Philip Butler and Jennifer Jones, 28. The pair were travelling in the same red Ford Mustang when it collided with a Morrisons HGV...

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...