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Wiltshire: County of England
Wiltshire is a county in South West England with an area of 3,485 km2. It is landlocked and borders the counties of Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire. The county town was originally Wilton, after which the county is named, but Wiltshire Council is now based in the county town of Trowbridge.


Extinction Rebellion 'not sorry' after Wiltshire chalk horse defaced

The Extinction Rebellion logo was laid on the horse at Alton Barnes which was recently restored by children.
BBC News - Published

Center Parcs: Investigation after children hurt by raft flip

A girl, a boy and their uncle are injured on the Tropical Cyclone ride in Wiltshire.
BBC News - Published

Gardener bitten by insect loses legs and fingertips

Susan Buttery, from Wiltshire, developed sepsis and a flesh-eating disease from an insect bite.
BBC News - Published

Stonehenge draws crowds for autumn equinox party

Druids, pagans and tourists watched the sun rise at 06:55 BST from the ancient stones in Wiltshire.
BBC News - Published

Canal boat family face eviction 'for not moving enough'

Steve Holder threatened with homelessness after 14 years on the water in Wiltshire after trust refuses to renew boating licence
Independent - Published Also reported by •BBC News

Ellie Gould death: 17-year-old boy pleads guilty to murder of Wiltshire schoolgirl

A teenage boy has pleaded guilty to murdering 17-year-old schoolgirl Ellie Gould.
Independent - Published

Building Salisbury Cathedral out of matchsticks

Barry King, from Wiltshire, is on a mission to build the world's biggest matchstick model.
BBC News - Published

Village in Wiltshire opens for military veterans

Ex-service personnel, who may otherwise be left homeless, will live on the site for up to two years.
BBC News - Published

A303 lorry blaze leaves nails embedded in road surface

The A303 in Wiltshire will be shut until the early hours for resurfacing work, highways bosses say.
BBC News - Published

Wiltshire farmer Chris Franklin greets his animals by name

Chris Franklin greets the animals at Caen Hill Countryside Centre by name as the sun rises.
BBC News - Published

Wiltshire missing eagle owl found after 13 months

wiltshire missing eagle owl found after 13 months
Bella was found water-logged, with missing feathers, sitting on a fence post five miles from home.
BBC News - Published

Wiltshire family's struggle to get son home

wiltshire family's struggle to get son home
Kale Turner, left with locked-in syndrome after emergency brain surgery, needs home adaptations.
BBC News - Published

The builders behind the world's most lavish doll's houses

the builders behind the world's most lavish doll's houses
Wiltshire couple Kevin Mulvany and Susie Rogers create some of the most expensive doll's houses made.
BBC News - Published

Ellie Gould death: Family pays tribute to 'caring young lady'

ellie gould death: family pays tribute to 'caring young lady'
A 17-year-old boy has been charged with murdering Ellie Gould who died at a house in Wiltshire.
BBC News - Published

Stonehenge: Missing part of Wiltshire landmark returned after 60 years

Metre-long core of stone handed back by 89-year-old who worked on excavation of site in 1958
Independent - Published

Wiltshire farmer erects fence after dog mess infects cows

wiltshire farmer erects fence after dog mess infects cows
Jonathan Cook said four unborn calves had died after being infected with a virus carried by dogs.
BBC News - Published

Calne murder: Ellie Gould named as 17-year-old girl killed in Wiltshire

Tributes paid to 'talented, popular and much-loved' year 12 pupil found dead on Friday
Independent - Published

Calne murder: Police arrest 17-year-old boy over killing of teenage girl in Wiltshire

Body was found at house on Springfield Drive on Friday afternoon
Independent - Published

Canoeist dies during annual Devizes to Westminster race

canoeist dies during annual devizes to westminster race
The race from Wiltshire to London is considered to be one of the world's toughest endurance challenges.
BBC News - Published

Rare tiny bat discovered in caves in Wiltshire

rare tiny bat discovered in caves in wiltshire
The bat, which is about the size of the end of a thumb, was identified following a DNA analyses of its droppings at the University of Sussex.
BBC News - Published

Daleks gather in bid to exterminate world record

daleks gather in bid to exterminate world record
The Sixth Doctor, Colin Baker, also joined in as dozens descend on a quiet Wiltshire town.
BBC News - Published

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson sends message to girl with Down's Syndrome

dwayne 'the rock' johnson sends message to girl with down's syndrome
'The Rock' tweeted to a young girl from Wiltshire, telling the "lovely cookie" to "stay strong".
BBC News - Published

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