• CRICKET: Wiltshire wilt on second day

    WILTSHIRE surrendered their promising overnight position to leave themselves facing another disappointing defeat after a wicket-laden second day of their Minor Counties Champions Western Division clash against Devon at Exmouth. The visitors started

  • Wiltshire GP surgeries praised for carer work

    GP surgeries across Wiltshire have been recognised for their work with unpaid carers by Carer Support Wiltshire. The ‘Investors in Carers’ awards were presented at a ceremony in Devizes last month, held during Carers Week 2013. The ceremony

  • Pet roadshow starts this week in Wiltshire

    A pet-themed roadshow will be doing the rounds in Wiltshire this summer, as it tours the county offering free advice to pet owners. Staff from GreenSquare housing association will take to their ‘Big Blue Bus’ for a fortnight, visiting residents

  • Charges dropped against Colerne man accused of assaults

    Prosecutors have dropped charges against a man accused of assaulting two people after one said he could not really remember what happened. Thomas Hammerton, 22, had pleaded not guilty to assault causing actual bodily harm and common assault on

  • Calne man, 61, faces sex abuse charges

    A 61-year-old man who is accused of sexually abusing three females has been released on bail by a judge. Christopher Hinton is said to have carried out the offences between March and August last year. No charges were formally put and he did

  • £100 reward offered for missing cat Koko

    A brown-coloured eight-year-old cat called Koko went missing from The Stocks, Seend Cleeve on Friday, July 12. Her owner Jane Rowell, from Corsham, is offering a £100 reward for anyone who can return her pet. She said: “She’s never gone missing

  • EQUESTRIAN: Collett continues recovery at Lambourn

    LAURA Collett continues to recover following her fall in the British Eventing Horse Trials earlier this month - but will not be competing "for the foreseeable future". Collett was discharged from hospital in Hampshire last week and Yogi Breisner


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  • Big Blue Bus visits for GreenSquare residents has pet theme

    Staff from housing provider GreenSquare are heading out on a Big Blue Bus this summer holiday on a pet-themed road trip, to visit the housing group’s residents in north Wiltshire. The events, which will be focused around pets and their wellbeing

  • CRICKET: Davies ton helps Wiltshire to promising start

    CORSHAM batsman Toby Davies hit a century as Wiltshire finished day one of their Minor Counties Championship Western Division clash with Devon in a decent position. The visitors, having won the toss, chose to bat and despite being bowled out for

  • More Wiltshire police officers trained to use Tasers

    Forty more policemen and women in Wiltshire are beingtrained to use Taser guns in the wake of a pledge by Chief Constable Patrick Geenty to protect his officers. The chief made the pledge last year after Manchester officers PC Fiona Bone, 32, and

  • Wiltshire Chief Constable's warning over police budget cuts

    Wiltshire Chief Constable Patrick Geenty is warning that his force is being pushed to the limit by continuing funding government cuts. Chancellor George Osborne’s austerity measure has seen Wiltshire being forced to cut more than £15 million for

  • Eye witnesses' shock at Royal Wootton Bassett pub fire

    Residents in Royal Wootton Bassett looked on in shock as the town’s oldest pub went up in flames yesterday afternoon. The roof of the Cross Keys, in the High Street, caught fire at approximately 3.45pm. Fire crews from Royal Wootton Bassett