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Man Assaulted – Witness Appeal

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a suspected assault in Melksham.  Officers were called to an address on Murray Walk in the town at around 11.30pm on 30th March where…

Wiltshire Police to stop taking reports of lost and found property

POLICE have announced that they will no longer deal with the vast majority of lost and found property. a Wiltshire Police spokesperson said, “The decision is in line with a…

Spotlight on Police on the beat

Local residents can learn more about how their community is policed as part of the ‘On the Beat’ campaign that has been launched by Wiltshire Police. Cllr Jonathon Seed, who…

Two arrested for driving and drugs offences after car stopped in Melksham

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of driving and drug offences after an officer on patrol stopped a car in Melksham. The officer was driving along Semington Road at…

Man sentenced for 10 months imprisonment after assaulting partner

A man has been jailed for 10 months imprisonment after assaulting his partner in Pewsey.  Ratnasingham Sumanraj, aged 27, of Beanacre Road, Melksham, was sentenced at Salisbury Crown Court on…

Appeal for information after girl assaulted near Melksham park

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a 14-year-old girl was assaulted near a Melksham park. It happened on Sunday 24th June between 2pm and 3pm, near the play park off…

Postman dismissed for missing mail

A MELKSHAM postman has been dismissed from his role following complaints of mail going missing. The news follows a number of concerns, shared by residents on the ‘Sham Shout Outs’ Facebook…

Partnership working in fight to foil fly-tippers

Wiltshire Council is fighting fly-tipping in Melksham in a joint campaign with the town council. Church Street car park has been used as an illegal dumping ground for the last…

Warning to dog walkers following incident in Whitley

POLICE are appealing for information following an incident occurred in the field at the top of Littleworth Lane, Whitley, Melksham, which took place at approximately 3pm on Saturday 4th November.…

Beware of doorstep crime warn police after Melksham local loses £1,660 to con-artist

WILTSHIRE Police are warning people to be more vigilant after a Melksham resident was conned out of £1,660 by a man offering to do work on the fascia of their bungalow.…

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