Recruitment for new constables at Wiltshire Police was closed after just a few hours after the force's website had nearly 300,000 hits.
Demand was so high for the £19,000-a-year posts that the website initially crashed when applications were launched at 4pm yesterday.
More top news
Two men continue being questioned following a huge fire at a warehouse in Gloucester.
Firefighters are currently dealing with the fire- smoke can be seen from where crowds are gathering to watch England vs Australia.
Rosie Mai has given herself an incredible challenge - she wants to walk the length of the UK, pushing her bed every step of the way.