Man arrested for sexual assault

Man arrested for sexual assault

Officers from Salisbury CID have arrested a 23-year-old Salisbury man as part of investigations into a serious sexual assault in Hudson’s Field, Salisbury, on May 19. He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue. The victim, a woman in her 30s, is...
Contrasts of country life

Contrasts of country life

A talk by Felicity Herring ‘An Artists view of 19th Century Britain’ is the highlight of Salisbury and South Wiltshire branch of the English Speaking Union’s annual meeting on Monday, September 16, at 10.30am at the Mercure White Hart Hotel,...
Man, 40, robbed in city centre

Man, 40, robbed in city centre

Police are appealing for information about a robbery in Salisbury on August 17, at about 12.20pm to 12.30pm. A 40-year-old man was walking in Bedwin Street near the corner of Endless Street, when he was approached by a man who hit him round the head with an unknown...
PC John Glen MP

PC John Glen MP

Salisbury MP John Glen joined Police officers on a shift in the city. Wiltshire South Community Policing Team invited Mr Glen to a briefing, and weekly multi-agency tasking meeting, before going out in a patrol car. With PC Josh Bliss, he responded to a report of...
Conditions should stay, says council

Conditions should stay, says council

A developer trying to change at least 26 of the conditions imposed in a planning decision on a site in Warminster has met opposition from the town council. Warminster Town Councillors voted on August 19 to ask Wiltshire Council to oppose the changes. Planning...
Winning coders visit Police HQ

Winning coders visit Police HQ

Two of the winning entries in the Digital Investigations and Intelligent Unit’s (DIIU) coding competition went to Police Headquarters to receive their prize and have a tour. Myles Butterworth, aged 10, from Bradford on Avon and Toby Johnson, 11, from Salisbury,...
Community café returns

Community café returns

Community Café returns on this Thursday, August 22 at St Mary the Virgin Primary School (Pheasant Way, off Shaftesbury Road). Free summer themed food will be available to all between 12-2pm and there will be activities for children available and if the weather is...
Get a vote – register now

Get a vote – register now

If you want to vote in the next elections, you need to register now in Wiltshire Council’s annual canvass which ensures the electoral register is up-to-date. Residents are urged to respond online or by telephone or to return the form posted to every household in the...
Help choose award winners – junior and senior

Help choose award winners – junior and senior

Warminster residents have until Friday, September 6 to nominate potential winners of this year’s Civic Award and Junior Civic Award. The Civic Award is in recognition of those who are always helping others or are involved in voluntary work for the benefit of...
Four years for prolific offender

Four years for prolific offender

Ashley William Sherred, 27 of no fixed abode in Salisbury, appeared at Salisbury Crown Court on August 16 and pleaded guilty to numerous offences. As a prolific offender in Salisbury, he was sentenced to four years and eight months in prison, and disqualified from...
Two women sentenced for fuel thefts

Two women sentenced for fuel thefts

Two women convicted of stealing about £2,000 worth of fuel from petrol stations around Salisbury have been given community orders. Caroline Coker, 42, of Odstock Road, was given a driving disqualification of two years, an 18 month community order, 19 days of...
Jeep destroyed in arson attack

Jeep destroyed in arson attack

Police are asking for witnesses to a suspected arson incident in Broad Chalke at about 10.20pm on August 18, when a Jeep Cherokee is believed to have been torched deliberately and completely destroyed. It was parked down a small track off High Lane at the time. The...

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