Children have been urged not to talk to strangers after three reports of young girls being followed by a man in a van in Chippenham.Read the full story ›
There are delays of up to 30 minutes on the trains between Chippenham and Bristol because of a broken down train.
A ten-year-old boy with cerebral palsy has learnt to communicate using his eyes - despite being told by doctors he would never be able toRead the full story ›
A rare taxi from 1928 is being auctioned off in Chippenham. The Morris model G is the last of its kind.Read the full story ›
The Pit Stop is just off junction 17 of the M4 and has been voted the best in the country for it's facilities.Read the full story ›
A rare letter written by the Queen in 1947 describing her courtship with the Duke if Edinburgh is being auctioned.Read the full story ›
Wiltshire police have arrested a lorry driver on suspicion of being involved in people trafficking. The man was arrested on Saturday afternoon after more than 20 men were found in a lorry at a truck stop near Chippenham.
The men, all from Afghanistan and Iran, were arrested on suspicion of entering the country illegally. and are now in the care of the Border Agency. The driver, a 26 year old Romanian man, has since been released on bail.
A couple have discovered their £500,000 dream home in the Wiltshire countryside could soon be engulfed by 700 new homes.Read the full story ›
A swamp in Wiltshire named amongst the top dozen filthiest places in the country is set to get a makeover for the Queen's 90th Birthday.Read the full story ›
The Government's announced that it's closing a series of court buildings around the West as part of a modernisation programme aimed at reducing under-used facilities. It comes despite strong local oppositiion which only succeeded in saving one of the threatened courts, in Bath.
Magistrates' courts at Chippenham, Stroud, Gloucester and Yate will be shut over the next few months, as will a tribunal building in Cheltenham. It's not clear how many jobs are affected, but for witnesses and defendants in those areas there will clearly be longer journeys to attend hearings.
The inclusion of Chippenham on the list is perhaps a surprise, since it is only 25 years old and was purpose built to meet high security standards. But it is only used 40% of the time and costs half a million pounds a year to run. We spoke to MP for Chippenham Michelle Donelan.