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Local runners lace up for London Marathon

WITH just four days to go until England’s biggest footrace, a number of Westbury runners are donning the lycra and trainers to squeeze in a final practise before the…

Westbury Junior School’s 10-year climb to become ‘good’

WESTBURY Junior School has had its first successful Ofsted inspection result in over a decade, having received a ‘Good’ seal of approval last month. The school in Oldfield Park…

Couple’s finished ‘eco house’ to feature on TV show

A WESTBURY couple’s dream ‘eco’ home was recently completed as part of Channel 4’s ‘Building the Dream’ architectural programme, and the project will be shown on television in June. Vince…

This issue

Time to warm up for Bratton Hilly Run!

REGISTRATION is now open for Bratton Hilly Run 2015 and is accepting runners over 16…

Wind farm decision imminent

THE fate of plans to erect a wind turbine in Chapmanslade will be decided next…

Beacon to be lit for Victory in Europe 70 years on

WESTBURY Town Council will light a beacon near the White Horse, and the bells of All…

Classic vehicles on display at Transport & Vintage gathering

THIS year’s Westbury Transport and Vintage Gathering will take place this weekend, and organisers are…

Fundraising boost for cycling councillor

NEW Westbury town councillor and novice cyclist David Anderson  had a fundraising boost for his…

Dilton Marsh stabbing suspect kept on remand

WILTSHIRE Police arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder following the near-fatal stabbing in Dilton…

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Sport

Oldland Abbotonians 4 -1 Westbury United – Toolstation League Division One, Saturday 18th April

Westbury crashed to a bad defeat in their final match which, coupled with Portishead winning again, ensured they finish bottom of the table to complete a long and…

Chard Town 3-1 Westbury United – Toolstation League Division One, Saturday 11th April

An upsetting day for Westbury United as this defeat combined with Portishead Town’s 6th match unbeaten saw the latter climb above them at the foot of the table.…

United presentation evening

THE Westbury United Presentation Evening will be held on Saturday 6th June.  This annual awards evening will commence at 7.30pm and will be held in  the Club House…

Westbury Cricket Club on hunt for new players

WESTBURY Cricket Club is on the hunt for new players of all ages and abilities. The club currently run both youth and adult teams, both playing out of Leighton…

Westbury Rugby Club’s special event

WESTBURY Rugby Club recently held a special meeting event with long-running sponsors Hills Solutions, to thank them for their contributions to the club. Westbury RFC spokesman Theron Bates said,…

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…

White Horse News Wedding Feature 2014

White Horse News Wedding Feature 2014

YOUR wedding day should be a day to remember, with happy memories to treasure for life.It can also be a very…

Fundraising

12-hour CPR marathon – now to be held at Horse & Groom

MACMILLAN Cancer Support will be holding a CPR marathon next month to raise money and increase awareness for the life-saving technique.  Previously planned to take place at the…

‘On yer bike’ London-Surrey Cycle Challenge for Dorothy House

See London as you never have before by taking part in the London-Surrey charity cycle challenge this August – and help raise money for Dorothy House. The…

Westbury Lions Easter Egg Hunt success

WESTBURY Lions Club were delighted at their well attended Easter Egg Hunt fundraiser last month. Lions Club president Nigel Coward said, “Our egg hunt raffle winner Alicia Renton,…

Education

Remembrance concert at Dilton Marsh School

Dilton Marsh Primary School recently held a service to  remember the sacrifice and selflessness demonstrated by those who died in World War One and  wars past and…

Pupils’ Voice Conference at the Laverton

CHILDREN from across Westbury, Bratton, and Dilton Marsh recently came together at the Laverton to take part in a morning of activities based on raising aspirations. Pupils from…

National Science Week taken to a new high at Matravers School

National Science Week was celebrated in a quite unique way by Year 10 students at Matravers School.   They were joined by a team from 815 Naval…

Transport

Bus pass amnesty ahead of arrival of new system

An amnesty is being held for people to hand in concessionary bus passes that should no longer be in use ahead of a new ticketing system arriving…

Bus shelter near Aldi gets the green light

People using the bus service on Warminster Road will soon have a new bus shelter thanks to funding from the Westbury Area Board. A bus shelter costing…

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…

Business

Work experience with Jobcentre Plus

ARE you an employer? Could you offer a helping hand to a disadvantaged person struggling to find a job? Jobcentre Plus is looking for organisations to help offer…

Westbury businesses hoping for national impact

Three local businesses, T21UK Training and Development, Peters Media & Marketing -both based in Westbury – and Knees Home and Electrical from Trowbridge are collaborating on a…

Relaunch party for fine-tuned Charlie’s

POPULAR pub Charlie’s Bar will be having a relaunch party this weekend to celebrate their next step as the town’s premier live music venue. Market Place bar…

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