Wiltshire Police have issued a CCTV photograph of a man they'd like to speak to in connection with the theft of a bank card from a partially-sighted woman in Chippenham.
It happened on the morning of Friday 2nd August. It's thought the 88-year-old woman was followed from Bath Road to her bank and then had her card taken. It was later used to withdraw and spend large sums of money.
The Wiltshire multimillionaire Eddy Shah has been cleared of raping a child. A jury found him not guilty after he was accused of having sex with a schoolgirl at hotels in London in the 1990s.
Mr Shah, who lives near Chippenham, became famous as a newspaper owner - setting up the first colour newspaper in Britain in the 1980s. More recently he owned a golf course near Royal Wootton Bassett. Our Wiltshire reporter Robert Murphy has the story.
Former newspaper tycoon Eddy Shah has been found not guilty of raping an under-age schoolgirl at upmarket London hotels.
The 69-year-old, of Chippenham, Wiltshire, denied raping the girl on several occasions during the early 1990s when she was between 12 and 15.
After 17 hours and 46 minutes of deliberations, a jury at the Old Bailey cleared him of six counts of raping a girl under 16.
Wearing dark trousers and a blue shirt with the collar open, Shah said "Thank you" to the jury and appeared to fight back tears as the verdicts were read out.
His wife, Jennifer White Shah, was present in court and wept after hearing that her husband had been cleared.
Car park ticket machines in Chippenham have been left damaged after attempts to break into them. Police believe power tools were used in the incidents in the Sadler's Mead car park.
The jury in the rape trial of Wiltshire businessman Eddy Shah has been discharged.
The case was opened at the Old Bailey on Tuesday but the Recorder of London Judge Brian Barker told jurors they could not carry on.
He said: "We have had problems which we simply cannot overcome."
The case will be re-listed on Monday when a new panel of jurors should be selected to retry the case.
69 year old Mr Shah from Chippenham denies six counts of raping a girl under 16.
Susan Davies, 53, of Swanley, Kent, denies 14 counts of aiding and abetting rape, indecent assault and child cruelty.
Her former lover Anthony Pallant, 53, of West Malling, Kent, denies six counts of rape and indecent assault.
The trial starts today of Wiltshire businessman Eddie Shah.
The former newspaper owner from Chippenham has been charged with several alleged sex offences including the rape of an underage girl.
The incidents are alleged to have happened during the 1990s.
Around 100 jobs are to go at Capita Secure Information Solutions in Chippenham. The cuts represent a tenth of the 1,000 strong workforce at the outsourcing company which specialises in providing control systems for the emergency services.
A Capita spokesperson said the cuts were being made to improve operational efficiency. Capita SIS faces paying millions of pounds in compensation to the government after failing to deliver a recent contract to the Ministry of Justice.
A lorry driver has been arrested after a collision in Wiltshire in which a motorist died. The 77 year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash near Chippenham yesterday afternoon. It happened on Mauds Heath Causeway near Langley Burrell.
The woman lived in nearby Sutton Benger. The lorry driver, a 56 year-old man from Gloucestershire, was interviewed by police and later released on bail.
The man and woman were treated for hypothermia after being rescued from the river Avon in Chippenham on Monday night.
One was taken to Great Western Hospital in Swindon, the other to Bath's RUH.
A thermal imaging camera had to be used to locate a man and woman before they could be rescued from the River Avon in Chippenham on Monday evening.
Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said a full search of the river had to be undertaken by firecrews from Chippenham and Corsham, Paramedics, and Police, because the casualties had given them the wrong location.