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High visibility patrols in Melksham following anti-social behaviour

Officers have been conducting high visibility patrols in Melksham following reports of drug dealing, anti-social behaviour and aggressive begging in recent weeks. Uniformed officers from Trowbridge and Melksham Community Policing…

Cat owners urged to be vigilant as cases of antifreeze poisoning are reported

CAT owners in the Awdry Avenue area have reported a number of cases of antifreeze poisoning, resulting in their pets having to be euthanised. Veterinary nurse at the Chapel Surgery Lisa…

Appeal for information after ‘heartless’ shop robberies

POLICE are appealing for information after shops in Melksham were burgled last month and over £1,000 stolen. Two charity shops and a butchers were robbed on the weekend of 11th …

Appeal following assault in Melksham

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Melksham. At approximately 1.50am on Saturday 17th December, a 33-year-old man was assaulted by a group of people outside Peacocks, in…

Vandalism at Bowerhill picnic area

Vandals have struck again at the award winning Bowerhill Residents Action Group (BRAG) picnic area next to the Kennet and Avon canal. Chairman Mike Mills said, “The sign showing disabled…

Appeal for information following theft of bench from Holt

Police are appealing for information following the theft of a large oak bench from Holt. The bench was stolen between midday on 25th  September and 3pm on 26th September. It…

Appeal for witnesses following burglary in Beanacre

Police are appealing for information after jewellery and cash was stolen during a burglary in Beanacre. Between 6pm and 9.50pm on 13 September, a house in Westlands Lane was broken…

Police appeal after Bowerhill business burgled

Police are investigating a burglary in Melksham and are asking for help in locating some of the stolen items.  In the early hours of Wednesday 17th August, a burglary took…

Police investigating air rifle incidents in Melksham park

Wiltshire Police is investigating two incidents which occurred in the King George Playing Fields, Melksham on Wednesday 3rd August. At approximately 11.30pm, a 24-year-old man sustained a small puncture wound…

Residents urged to be vigilant following phone scam

Police have been made aware of a telephone scam in Wiltshire and are urging residents to be vigilant.  Recently, a woman received a phone call from a man who said…

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