One of the Text Santa charities, Barnardo's is running a special vistors centre at Erlestoke prison near Devizes
A violin believed to have been played as the Titanic sank in 1912 has been sold at auction for almost £1 million.
A businessman has pleaded not guilty to the sawn-off shotgun murder of a Wiltshire solicitor who later died from his injuries.
A violin, believed to have been played as the Titanic sunk, has been sold at auction in Devizes for £900,000.
Bidding started at just £50. It eventually sold for three times the guide price after fierce bidding from two buyers. The winner is unknown.
An auction is taking place in Devizes today that is attracting worldwide attention. Up for sale is a violin which - is claimed - to have been played as the Titanic sank. It is likely to become the most expensive piece of memorabilia from the ship.
An auction is taking place in Devizes tomorrow that is attracting worldwide attention. Up for sale is a violin which - is claimed - to have been played as the Titanic sank. It is likely to become the most expensive piece of memorabilia from the ship.
For years the instrument was left in an attic. It is broken and can't be played, but is expected to fetch more than two hundred thousand pounds Our Wiltshire reporter Robert Murphy has been to see it.
A violin that belonged to the leader of the band that played as the Titanic sank is expected to sell for a record breaking sum when it's auctioned in Devizes this weekend.
It was recently confirmed to be genuine when it was scanned at a hospital near Swindon. It's expected to be the most expensive single item to be sold at Henry Aldridge & Son auction house.
They're being called Britain's original crown jewels and they're considerably older than the famous collection in the Tower of London.
The largest collection of Bronze Age gold to be put on show opened today at Wiltshire Museum in Devizes. Robert Murphy reports
4,000 year old jewellery has gone on display in Wiltshire. It was found in a grave near Stonehenge 200 years ago and is being displayed at the newly-opened Wiltshire Museum in Devizes.
Museum director, David Dawson says they are among the first metal ever used in England.
The largest-ever collection of early Bronze Age gold ever to be put together has gone on display for the first time today. The artefacts date from the 'golden age' of Stonehenge: 3000 to 2000 BC. The exhibition features 500 objects and can be viewed at the Wiltshire Museum in Devizes.
A body has been found in the canal in Devizes between London Road and the Wharf.
Police say a man aged in his 50s was pulled from the water but declared dead shortly afterwards.
It's not being treated as suspicious and next of kin have been informed.
The violin played by the band leader as the Titanic sank more than a hundred years ago is to go on sale in Devizes next month.
At the moment it's on show in Northern Ireland, but in an effort to prove that it's authentic, it's been scanned at a hospital near Swindon. Mike Pearse reports.
Defence lawyer Anne Ellery read a statement from Robert Newman to the court.
I don't want to be this bad person any more. I just want to get on with my life and do good.
I want to stand before you and say I am sorry and I just want to be back with my family.
Newman, wearing a black coat and shirt, remained emotionless as he was led to the cells.