A 31-year-old man from Swindon has been arrested in Royal Wootton Bassett following reports of a man carrying a samurai sword.
An officer from the Special Constabulary was alerted by a member of the public at approximately 3.30pm on Sunday 11 June.
Officers arrested a man within just four minutes of the initial report and he was held on suspicion of possession of a bladed article.
We understand that incidents of this nature will cause concern amongst our close knit community, and incidents of this nature are rare.
Nobody was injured and officers were able to swiftly arrest the man, who remains in custody at this time.
This incident happened on the same day as a Royal British Legion parade through the town, and I would like to stress that it was completely unrelated and had no impact on the parade itself.
World War II veterans, serving soldiers & families came together today for the unveiling of a field of Remembrance in Royal Wootton Bassett.Read the full story ›
Knitted and crocheted poppies have been taking over towns in the West, inspired by the display of ceramic poppies at the Tower of London in 2014.
It seems to be the modern way to remember the fallen of conflicts between the first World War and today. Our reporter Robert Murphy has been to see the Wiltshire poppy tributes and was also at a traditional march in Bristol, attended by the last Dambuster, 'Johnny' Johnson
Car manufacturer Vauxhall has announced it's going to recall models of its Zafira B range - after more than 150 reports of the cars catching fire.
A mother from Wiltshire has been describing how her baby son was nearly killed when her Zafira exploded.
Two Plymouth woman have been campaigning for Vauxhall to investigate, after their cars spontaneously burst into flames earlier this year.
The Zafira B was produced between 2005 and 2014.
Announcing the recall, the chairman of Vauxhall has said all those affected will be contacted.
"We fully understand the seriousness of the situation and customers' personal concerns about safety."
"We will write to all affected owners, check and repair their cars and make them safe to operate where necessary."
This video shows Lisa Taperek's burning Vauxhall Zafira just after she pulled her baby from it - the latest case of these cars exploding.Read the full story ›
A Wiltshire mother whose car burst into flames moments after taking her child out of the back seat says she dreads to think what could have happened.
These pictures show the moment that her Vauxhall Zafira filled with smoke. Dozens of people from across the country claim similar incidents have happened to them. She tells ITV West Country she dreads to think what could have happened:
A mother pulled her baby son from the back seat of her car moments before it burst into flames.Read the full story ›
A stone poppy memorial has been gifted to Royal Wootton Bassett as a reminder of the role the town played in repatriating fallen soldiers.Read the full story ›
A radical Muslim from Dorset convicted of terror offences has lost an appeal against his extended sentence.
Richard Dart was sentenced to additional monitoring in the community after serving a six year jail term. Along with two other men, Dart had planned to attack Royal Wootton Bassett. The trio argued the punishment was unfair.
Around 40 firefighters are battling a blaze at a barn in Wiltshire.
It broke out at Vaston near Royal Wootton Basset shortly before one o'clock this afternoon at a barn and workshop containing a number of gas cylinders.
A 200m cordon has been put in place.