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Boy airlifted to hospital after falling through school roof

The 12-year-old is thought to have been getting his football when he fell through the roof Credit: ITV News

A 12-year-old boy has been airlifted to hospital after falling through the roof of a school in Trowbridge.

The youngster smashed through a glass skylight while trying to get his football at Clarendon Academy. He was taken to Bristol Children's Hospital with injuries to his pelvis, chest and hands. He was kept in overnight as a precaution.


Trains disrupted after vehicle hits Wiltshire bridge

There is disruption on First Great Western services between Bristol Temple Meads and Salisbury after a road vehicle hit a bridge at Trowbridge.

All services on this line may be delayed, cancelled or diverted

Have you seen missing Amber?

Amber does not have any of her belongings or her phone with her Credit: Wiltshire Police

Police in Wiltshire are looking for a teenage girl who has been missing since Monday evening, 16 February.

18-year-old Amber Livings was last seen near the Black Horse pub in Trowbridge. She does not have any possessions with her, or her mobile phone, or any way of accessing her money and her family are very worried.

Amber is is 5 ft 3 ins tall, and was wearing a black jacket, blue jeans and a blue and black bobble hat. She was carrying a small black backpack.

Anyone with information should contact Wiltshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

TRAINS: Delays after vehicle hits bridge in Wiltshire

There is disruption on First Great Western and South West Trains in Wiltshire after a vehicle went into a railway bridge. All lines between Trowbridge and Westbury are blocked and it is not clear when normal service will resume.


Lorry crashes into front of Trowbridge pub

Hole left in the front of the Rising Sun following lorry crash Credit: ITV West Country/Jon Leach

A lorry driver has crashed through the front of a pub in Wiltshire.

The incident - which happened at 6am - left a huge hole in the front wall of the Rising Sun pub in North Bradley near Trowbridge.

Wiltshire Police say the drivers injuries are not thought to be serious. He was taken to Bath's Royal United Hospital for treatment.

The road next to the pub was closed for several hours but has now reopened. The building has been deemed structurally safe.

Businesses evacuated due to factory fire in Trowbridge

A fire has broken out in a building used for packaging at the Apetito factory in Trowbridge.

People near the Canal Road Industrial Estate in Trowbridge have been advised to keep their doors and windows closed because of acrid black smoke.

It started just before 2pm. 40 firefighters, two aerial appliances, an incident command vehicle and a water carrier were all called to the scene.

The fire service says the Apetito site has been safely evacuated and no injuries have been reported. Neighbouring businesses, including Airsprung, are also being evacuated by Wiltshire Police as a precaution.

People with an existing respiratory condition should seek medical advice if they have a specific concern.

Soldiers mark Freedom of Trowbridge

Soldiers have been marching through Trowbridge this morning marking their Freedom of the town.

72 soldiers from 14 Regiment Royal Artillery, based at Larkhill have taken part in the event on Armed Forces Day.

A day to recognise our servicemen across the country.

They've been joined by a band and a section of the King's Troops Royal Horse Artillery.

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