Category: Chippenham

Young driver charged after 'trail of destruction' in Kemble

AN 18-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested after leaving a ‘trail of destruction’ in Kemble on Saturday morning.
The man from Chippenham, damaged a traffic light and a roadside lamp post, as well as seriously damaging a Mitsubishi L200.
Police were called ou…

Military Removes Vehicle From Larkhill As Nerve Agent Investigation Continues

The British military has removed a vehicle from Larkhill in Wiltshire, as part of the investigation into the nerve agent incident in Salisbury.
A local source told Forces News that a police cordon was enforced and a military flatbed truck removed the c…

Russian spy poisoning probe moves to 'sleepy' Wiltshire village

Investigators in hazardous material suits descended on a Wiltshire village as the inquiry into the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal continued.
Police and Army teams worked in Winterslow, about six miles from Salisbury, on Monday afternoon…

Russia 'highly likely' to be behind Skripal nerve agent attack, May tells MPs

It is “highly likely” that Russia was behind the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, Theresa May told has MPs.
The Prime Minister said the substance used was a “military grade” nerve agent produced by Russia and there were only…

Hullavington crash driver named

A MAN killed in a serious crash between a lorry and a car in Hullavington has been named locally as Nana Boateng, from Chippenham.
Mr Boateng was believed to be travelling home from visiting his family when he was involved in a horrific collision on th…

Johnsons admit affray after stones thrown at police during violent disorder at caravan site

Four people have admitted affray after stones were thrown at police officers during an outbreak of violent disorder at a traveller site.
The clash between police and members of the Johnson family happened at Cleeve Prior, Evesham, back in February 2016…

Road collapses under bin lorry near Minety

WILTSHIRE Council has been left red-faced after one of its bin lorries needed rescuing when a road collapsed, just weeks after a warning from one of their own safety inspectors.

The huge refuse truck was stuck in a ditch on The Common, near Mine…