Police have caught a number of speeding motorists driving through Wiltshire villages after carrying out several speed checks.

Officers have been deployed between Swindon and Malmesbury multiple times in recent weeks, and carried out checks in the villages of Leigh, Charlton and Purton Stoke.

Speed enforcement officers caught four offenders travelling quicker than the 30mph speed limit through Charlton, with the top speed recorded as 41mph.

Meanwhile in Leigh only one motorist broke the 30mph speed limit, driving through the village at 46mph.

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Police carrying out speed checks in WiltshirePolice carrying out speed checks in Wiltshire (Image: Wiltshire Police)

PCSOs also conducted speed checks in Purton Stoke, at the junction with the B4553, but did not record anyone speeding.

The fastest vehicle recorded at the junction was 44mph.

Police did warn drivers to take care at the junction after spotting vehicles struggling to pull out safely.

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A spokesperson for the force said: “We did however notice that vehicles struggled to pull out of the Purton Stoke junction due to the blind corners.

“Please can we remind motorists to drive with care across this junction to avoid any accidents.”

They added: “Drive within the limit and road condition to keep everyone safe.”