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The Wiltshire and Swindon Police and Crime Panel Annual Report (2013)

Wiltshire PoliceThe Wiltshire and Swindon Police and Crime Panel has published its annual report for 2013.
The annual report sets out the panel’s key achievements in its first year and work plan for the next 12 months.



Police and Crime Commissioner consultation starts 6th. January – Monday 5th. February 2014

Angus1Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Wiltshire and Swindon Angus Macpherson is consulting on the police and crime element of council tax for 2014-15.
The Commissioner is considering an increase in the police and crime element of council tax of £3.15 a year for the average home (band D property). This to help reduce the impact of significant central government grant reductions on policing and crime services in Wiltshire and Swindon.
Continue reading HERE…….

The consultation will run from Monday 6 January 2014 – Monday 3 February 2014. During this time the Commissioner and members of his office will be attending Wiltshire Council Area Boards and Swindon Borough Council Locality meetings to talk with people about the proposal.
People can also read more about the proposal and give their views on the Commissioner’s website.


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Royal Wootton Bassett & Cricklade Police ***** Burglary update *****

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Royal Wootton Bassett & Cricklade Police

Over the past 18 days, there has been four house burglaries which have been reported to us in the Cricklade area. Although some suspects have been arrested in connection with all four burglaries, the crimes are still being actively investigated by the Priority Crime Team from Swindon Gablecross Police station. If anyone has any information which can assist officers with their ongoing enquiries, please either contact us on 101 or you can make an anonymous report to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Can we ask the local residents of Cricklade to remain extra vigilant over the next few weeks and to report any suspicious activity to us by telephone – 101 non-emergency or 999 for an emergency.

Thank you,
PCSO O’Halloran.

What matters to you? -A personal invitation to all Wiltshire Residents from the Leader of Wiltshire Council

Wiltshire Council12Dear Wiltshire Resident,
A personal invitation from the Leader of Wiltshire Council:
Councillor Jane Scott OBE
I am writing to invite you to take part in the 2013 ‘What Matters to You?’ survey – I do hope you will take part.
Wiltshire Council and its partners are committed to developing and delivering services that reflect the differing needs of local communities. With this in mind, I invite you to complete our resident’s survey “What matters to you?”
I hope you are able to spare a few moments to complete the survey. Your comments and input are very important and will help us to shape the future of your local area.
To start the survey click the button below, or use the link below that:
Start the survey now
Start the survey how http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/whatmatterstoyou2013online.htm
more information about this survey, please visit:
A full report will be produced once the results of the survey have been analysed. The report will be publicly available on the council website http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk
Please note that if for any reason the above link does not appear to work please instead just copy and paste it into your browser.

Yours faithfully
Jane Scott OBE
Leader of Wiltshire Council

About the survey:
The results of the survey will be considered by your local Area Board later in the year, so that priorities can be identified and projects initiated. If you have any questions about the survey, please contact our Research Team.
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Royal Wootton Bassett & Cricklade Police News

Royal Wootton Bassett & Cricklade Police news :-

Wiltshire PoliceThree people from Cricklade have recently appeared at Chippeneham Magistrates Court following an incident that occurred on the 30th of June in Cricklade High Street.

Police were called to the High street in the early hours of the 30th by residents and families being kept awake by drunken, threatening and anti-social behaviour. Continue reading

Renewed appeal after cyclist seriously injured in crash in Cricklade

Wiltshire PoliceOfficers from the Serious Collision Investigation Team (SCIT) are re-appealing for information after a cyclist was seriously injured following a crash in Cricklade last week. Continue reading

Wiltshire Police appeal for witnesses following spate of burglaries in Purton and Cricklade

Wiltshire PoliceWiltshire Police is appealing for information following a spate of burglaries in Cricklade and Purton.
In the last few weeks alone, there have been six reported dwelling burglaries within the two locations as a result of which a large amount of high value items have been stolen.
Property taken included; a silver Apple laptop, Samsung notebook, Medion notebook, Toshiba 15’’ black laptop, cameras, white ipod, Cannon EOS 7 D black camera, Playstaion 3 320 GB-slim, boxed JVC video camera, green Karrimor rucksack and a large number of items of jewellery. Continue reading

Emergency Notices affecting Cricklade and Wiltshire


Emergency Notices affecting Cricklade and Wiltshire can be found HERE at

Wiltshire Police are asking Horse Riders in @Cricklade to wear flourescent Tabards

Wiltshire PolicePOLICE in Cricklade have received a number of reports of horse riders on the roads who cannot be seen due to the dark colour of their horses and clothing.
The police are asking riders to wear a fluorescent tabard.
Sergeant Martin Alvis said: “This important piece of clothing could save your life and the life of your horse.
“Collisions with cars and horses happen and the outcome is not pleasant.”