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Post office opens in Dilton Marsh – with long hours and Sunday opening!

Post office opens in Dilton Marsh – with long hours and Sunday opening!

Dilton Marsh now has a post office which opened in the Village Store on Tuesday 15th July and will have extra long opening hours from Monday to Sunday,…

Westbury councillor’s vision of a one-stop travel card for Wiltshire

Wiltshire Council is set to debate a motion to begin developing a smart card for the county which will be used to pay for public transport, parking library…

Another housing development planned for Westbury

A public consultation is being held over plans for  a development of approximately 145 homes on land at Glenmore Farm, Westbury. The proposed development site covers an area…

This issue

Westbury man is guest at Korean Vets’ dinner at Tower of London

Westbury man is guest at Korean Vets’ dinner at Tower of London

Korean War veteran Ron Roberts of Westbury spent the weekend of 11th  and 12th July…

Memorial bench for Westbury man

Memorial bench for Westbury man

  A memorial bench has been installed in Westbury to commemorate well-known resident Graham ‘Grassy’…

Westbury artist needs you!

Westbury artist needs you!

Westbury artist, Helen Chester, is looking for families from Westbury and the surrounding area with…

New attraction opens at Brokerswood Country Park

Brokerswood Country Park has added a new attraction to the growing list of activities available…

Celebrating 25 years service at Pinniger Finch

Andrea Watts, of Westbury, celebrated 25 year’s service at Pinniger Finch & Co, solicitors in…

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Sport

Nominate your Wiltshire sporting heroes

Local people have until 5pm on Friday 1st August to nominate clubs, coaches, athletes and volunteers who have a passion for sport for the 2014 Wiltshire Sports Awards.…

New manager looks ahead to new Westbury United season

Westbury United’s new manager Adam Collington is looking forward to his first season at Meadow Lane and has hopes that he can lead the club to a better…

Westbury Golf Club Seniors Section

June was a busy month for Westbury Golf Club Seniors Section. George Henderson, on behalf of the club reported, “We played five Friendly Matches, winning three and losing…

Features

White Horse News Six of the Best Restaurants Feature 2014

White Horse News Six of the Best Restaurants Feature 2014

Looking for a place to eat for you and your family? You will find an array of fine dining establishments in…

White Horse News Spring Gardening Feature 2014

White Horse News Spring Gardening Feature 2014

Spring has finally sprung! So let the White Horse News introduce you to a useful selection of local businesses who may…

Fundraising

Jazz, sausage and mash fundraiser at Dorothy House

Dorothy House is hosting a jazz, sausage, mash and dessert fundraising event on Sunday 20th July (12.30 – 3.00pm) in a marquee in the hospice grounds. Tickets…

Chinese garden to open in aid of unpaid carers in Wiltshire

Beggar’s Knoll, one of the few Chinese gardens in England, will be open to the public on the 22nd and 23rd July in aid of Carer Support…

£500 raised for cancer charities in Leighton Sports Field tag run

Four local boys have raised £500 for Macmillan Cancer and Race for Life in a 10-mile  tag charity run. Joe and Gil Stockley (9 and 7 years)…

Education

Shakespeare Rocks at Dilton School

Oh! What a show! Dilton Marsh pulled out all the stops recently as Years 5 and 6 joined forces to present a plethora of talent, proving that…

Family fun at Westbury Junior school Fete

Westbury Junior School enjoyed glorious sunshine for their Summer fete on Friday 4th July. Families enjoyed a range of activities from egg catching to bouncy castles.  There…

Step Up Pre-School celebrates first term

Lis and Rachael of Step Up Pre-School would like to say a huge ‘Thank You’ to all of the parents, grandparents, carers and   everyone else that…

Transport

Footpath Lighting plans for Westbury

Lighting is to be installed on a footpath used as a shortcut to Westbury Railway Station.  The path between Avebury Close and Station Road has recently been…

A350 traffic anger in Westbury

EXPECTED delays on the A350, which will occur later in the year, has led to a local resident accusing Wiltshire Council of not caring about the consequences of…

Parking charges in Westbury won’t increase in 2014/2015

WILTSHIRE Council has announced that parking charges in Westbury for 2014/2015 will not be increased. It is hoped that this news from the council will be beneficial…

Business

Ascot Ladies Day success at White Horse Country Park

OVER 40 women gathered for Ascot Ladies Day at White Horse Country Park for an event that organisers deemed a success.  The event saw everyone all dressed…

New qualification in business and administration in Wiltshire

Join up for a six-session business and administration course run over six weeks starting 25th July in Trowbridge. It is fully funded for anyone unemployed and in…

New book for Westbury dog behaviourist

Westbury dog behaviourist, Will Davies, has released his second book entitled ‘Calm Calm Calm’ to help dog owners handle their dogs. Will has over 30 years’ experience…

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