UNDERFUNDING of traffic officers means Wiltshire Police “cannot provide effective enforcement”, a union has said.
PC Tom Wilson, Wiltshire Police Federation representative, said the number of specialist traffic cops had fallen from 142 in 1998 when he joined the force to 24 today.
ANGRY taxi drivers in north Wiltshire are threatening to stop working on a Sunday if new fares are introduced.
Storm Dennis is set to bring heavy rain and strong winds in Swindon.
Just days after Storm Ciara caused chaos across Wiltshire, the Met Office has put out yellow warnings for wind and rain over this coming weekend.
CHART-TOPPING legend Craig David has been announced as the headline act this year’s MFor Festival.
Pop fans will get the chance to see him sing hits like Fill Me In and Seven Days live in Lydiard Park in July.
North Wiltshire MP James Gray has joined the fight to save the last bank standing in Malmesbury.
The town will soon be left without a single High Street bank after Lloyds Bank announced it will be closing its branch in July.
A BUS service linking Melksham with Bath is being axed by the firm that runs it.
First West of England is pulling the plug on the D3 on April 4.
THE years fell away for one time for former fans of iconic Chippenham nightclub Goldiggers on Saturday when an exhibition opened at the town’s museum.
A PRESTIGIOUS choir is in need of a small group of youngsters to help it continue hitting the high notes.
North Wiltshire MP James Gray has joined the fight to save the last banks standing in Calne and Malmesb ury.
A Malmesbury primary school has come out top in the reading league tables.
And it has been congratulated for getting top marks in the stage 2 SATS results.
MALMESBURY SCHOOL is the top school in Wiltshire for A level progress. And it is in the top 500 schools in England.
TWO people in England have tested positive for coronavirus, it has been confirmed.
The pair are members of the same family, according to Chief Medical Officer for England Professor Chris Whitty.
More new pubs opened their door to drinkers in Wiltshire last year, figures reveal, in the first increase for more than a decade.
MARLBOROUGH’S beautiful blossoms have earned the town a spot in the national Britain in Bloom competition.
It is one of five south west finalists competing in this year’s Royal Horticultural Society contest, selected by judges in last year's regional competition.
TWO restaurants in Chippenham and Pewsey have had licenses suspended due to illegal working taking place on the premises.
RESTAURANTS in Chippenham and Pewsey have had their alcohol licenses suspended after being found with illegal workers.
The decision follows a visit to sister restaurants The Tale of Spice in North Street, Pewsey, and Tale of Spice in Malmesbury Road in Chippenham last year by Immigration Enforcement.
A ROAD near Trowbridge is closed due to two car accidents caused by the ice.
The crashes in Ashton Road caused traffic delays in Trowbridge between Hilperton and Stoney Gutter.