Witness appeal after motorcyclist seriously injured in Colerne collision
We are appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage after a motorcyclist was seriously injured in a road traffic collision in Colerne. It happened at around 5.30pm last Monday (2/12) at the crossroads of Doncombe Lane and Quarry Lane.
Abnormal load travelling through Westbury, Trowbridge, Melksham and Chippenham
Motorists in the Westbury, Trowbridge, Melksham and Chippenham areas of Wiltshire may experience delays today (10/12). An abnormal load is due to leave Brook Lane, in Westbury at 10am and travel along the B3097 to Trowbridge, where it will join the A350 before travelling onwards through both Melksham and Chippenham to the M4 at Junction 17.
Warning for motorists as abnormal load travels through Wiltshire tomorrow
Motorists travelling around the Chippenham, Melksham, Seend and Worton areas of Wiltshire tomorrow (10/12) may experience some delays due to a large agricultural unit being moved. People living in Worton are also being reminded of parking restrictions in place in the village tomorrow.
Wanted: George Mullard
Wanted for burglary.
Calne man jailed for driving offences and assaulting an officer
A man has been jailed for 16 weeks after he was charged with driving whilst disqualified and assaulting an officer. Nathan Law, 37, of Braemor Road, Calne, appeared at Swindon Magistrates Court today and pleaded guilty to assaulting a police officer in the exercise of his duty, driving whilst disqualified, driving without insurance and two counts of criminal damage.
Fraud warning after Wiltshire couple scammed by criminals posing as police officers
We are urging people to be vigilant after a Wiltshire couple were defrauded by scammers posing as police officers. The couple were contacted over the phone by a man who claimed to be a police officer investigating fraud.
Jail for burglar and thief who punched shop worker who tried to apprehend him
A man from Royal Wootton Bassett who committed three burglaries and punched a female shop worker who tried to apprehend him after a separate shoplifting offence has been jailed for 52 weeks. Alessandro Colucci, 40, of Showfield, Royal Wootton Bassett, appeared at Swindon Magistrates Court on Saturday (30/11).
Wanted this Winter launches to urge public to help us locate our most wanted suspects
This Christmas we are re-launching our Wanted this Winter campaign to urge the public to help us locate and arrest a selection of our most wanted suspects. We have identified people who we need to speak to in connection with a variety of crimes, from driving offences to burglary, and, despite our best efforts, they have evaded us so far.
Appeal for information following aggravated burglary in Melksham
We're investigating an aggravated burglary in Melksham yesterday (28/11) and would like to hear from any witnesses. At approximately 5.15pm, a man in his 60s was at home in Murray Walk, when four men entered the house armed with bladed weapons.
Tribute to cyclist who died following collision in Chippenham
The family of Sue Gainey, who died following a collision in Hungerdown Lane, Chippenham, on Tuesday (26/11), have released the following tribute: "Sue was a wonderful woman and her family was everything to her. She was the most family orientated person you could meet and would do absolutely anything for anybody - as long as her family was happy, Sue was happy.
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