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Foodbank charity in Salisbury sees biggest ever rise in food recipients

People are using the foodbank more than ever before Credit: ITV Westcountry

A foodbank charity based in Salisbury says it's seen the biggest ever rise in people using its service.

The Trussell Trust says over fifty nine thousand people in the South West have received at least three days emergency food from its foodbanks during the last 12 months, almost twice the number helped in the previous year.

It runs three hundred and forty foodbanks across the country, with nearly all the food donated by the public.


Motorcyclist, 61, dies in Wiltshire crash

A 61-year-old motorcyclist has died in a crash in Wiltshire.

The motorcycle and a Scania car transporter were involved in the crash on the A30 at Brook Hill, Donhead St Andrew near Salisbury yesterday [Friday].

The male rider from Bournemouth died at the scene. The truck driver was uninjured.

Wiltshire Police has appealed for anyone with information to contact them.

CCTV images released after laptop theft

CCTV image after Argos theft Credit: Wiltshire Police

Police have released CCTV images of people they want to identify after a laptop was stolen from Argos on Southampton Road, Salisbury. It happened at 5pm on Wednesday January 23.

CCTV image after Argos theft Credit: Wiltshire Police
CCTV image after Argos theft Credit: Wiltshire Police



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