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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.


Fire crews still damping down in Trowbridge

The scene at the scrapyard fire in Trowbridge on Saturday Credit: Nicky Cooper

Two fire crews are still on the scene of the scrapyard fire in Trowbridge which broke out on Saturday.

The fire is still smouldering and crews are turning over the debris and damping down.

A meeting is taking place between the Fire Service, the Environment Agency and the local council to discuss what further action may be needed.

The road outside Shanley's Scrap Yard remains closed for the time being.


Smoke still rising from scrapyard fire

Fire crews to remain in Trowbridge until Sunday

Wiltshire fire and rescue service say they expet to remain at the scrapyard fire in Trowbridge until Sunday. As of 6pm Saturday evening there are three fire engines from Royal Wootton Bassett, Malmesbury and Devizes dealing with the fire at Shanleys Scrap Yard.

The fire has reduced substantially, however we anticipate being in attendance into Sunday.

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