Suspected WWII Practice Bomb Found at Wiltshire Sports Ground

An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team was mobilised to Beversbrook Sports Ground in Calne, Wiltshire after the discovery of a suspected 8.5lb practice bomb.

The device was found by construction workers prompting the evacuation and temporary closure of the sports ground, prior to the EOD team’s arrival.  After determining the nature of the device, the bomb was removed and the facility re-opened.