Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Crime News

Operation Sceptre warrants successfully carried out

drink and drug

A machete, a large amount of cash, drugs and number of stolen bicycles and mopeds were some of the items seized after drug warrants were successfully carried out this morning (25/09) at two addresses in North Swindon.

Officers raided the two houses on Wilcox Close as...

Do you recognise these women?

Wiltshire Police are asking for help to identify two women we would like to speak to in connection with thefts from Mothercare, Greenbridge and Next, Orbital Retail Park, Swindon.

Various items of children's clothing were taken from both stores during the afternoon of 22nd August.


Enchanted Christmas returns to the National Arboretum

The immensely popular Enchanted Christmas event is returning to the National Arboretum this December.
As night falls, the trees of Westonbirt Arboretum light up, transforming the landscape into a magical Christmas wonderland. The illuminated trail is a world of twinkling lights, breath-taking illuminated spectacles and...

Last lap for current Abbey track

Swindon's current Abbey Stadium track will be raced on for the last time this Thursday.

Club chairman Terry Russell has revealed how revised plans for the new stadium mean the track itself will remain on the existing site.

Russell understands from the stadium landlords they are...

‘Lucky to be alive’ knife crime victim speaks out

"I have to live with the physical pain and mental anguish everyday."  The words of Craig who was stabbed in a Wiltshire town and left for dead.

Craig was walking to his car when a man he knew approached him and started to verbally abuse...

Council acts to keep people safe with Old Town cameras

A popular Old Town nightspot has been made safer for everyone thanks to the installation of five new CCTV cameras.

Swindon Borough Council has spent £30,000 on the cameras, which are intended to help police tackle anti-social behaviour.

The cameras have already proved a success after...

Fatal collision involving mobility scooter on Thamesdown Drive

Wiltshire Police are investigating a fatal collision which occurred yesterday morning, Monday 24 September.

Just after 11:00 am a collision occurred on Thamesdown Drive, Swindon between a blue Ford Focus and a mobility scooter.

Sadly the man, aged 65 from the local area, who was riding...