Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Wiltshire News

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...

Fire Door Safety Week 2018 – Shutting the door on fire and smoke

Fire doors are often the first line of defence in a fire. Their correct specification, installation, maintenance and management can be the difference between life and death for building occupants.

Despite this, Fire door breaches remain one of the most common fines implemented under the...

Wiltshire Police needs your views on equality and diversity in policing

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Wiltshire Police are seeking views from the public and partner agencies on our proposed new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Strategy for Wiltshire and Swindon to help us improve policing services across the county.

They would like to hear from you on how we can...


Update on incident in Salisbury city centre

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Yesterday evening, Wiltshire Police and partners declared a major incident following a report that two people had fallen ill in Salisbury.

Police received a call from the ambulance service to Prezzo restaurant, in High Street, at approximately 6.45pm. Two people, a man aged in his...

Early harvesting starts at Swindon’s nearest vineyard

Harvesting has started at Poulton Hill Vineyard, on the Wiltshire / Gloucestershire border, as UK growers prepare for a vintage year.

With the summer delivering warm and sunny conditions, English wine growers are celebrating the earliest harvest since 1982.

And growing conditions have been so good...

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service pledges its support for Gas Safety Week

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service has pledged its support for Gas Safety Week (17-23 September) and will be using the week to raise awareness of gas safety as well as urging the public to keep themselves safe from dangerous gas appliances.

The annual...

Crime prevention advice following Swindon bike thefts

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Wiltshire Police are offering crime prevention advice to cyclists following a spate of bike thefts in Swindon over the summer.

They have also released a CCTV image of a man we would like to speak to in connection with the theft of a teenager's bike...