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Westbury runner takes silver at British Championships

A Westbury runner has been crowned Wiltshire champion before winning silver at the British Masters Athletics Championships in Birmingham’s  Alexander Stadium. Fiona Price, a member of the Avon…

Rededicated All Saints’ memorial stands tall in Westbury

Westbury Parish Church’s war memorial was rededicated this month, having been renovated after years in disrepair. Parish wardens Tony Coutts-Britton and Caroline Dunseath secured a £3,000 grant from…

A350 traffic sparks new calls for Westbury bypass action

WESTBURY’S decades old bypass debate has erupted once more as a recent Wiltshire Council A350 traffic survey indicated the high volume of traffic using the route through the…

This issue

Jazz singer Sandy swings into Dilton

Jazz singer Sandy swings into Dilton

  PROFESSIONAL jazz and swing entertainer Sandy Ince will be bringing her new show ‘It’s…

‘All Quiet on the Westbury Front’ is under way as part of upcoming festival

‘All Quiet on the Westbury Front’ is under way as part of upcoming festival

LOCAL artists are continuing Great War commemorations with the performance ‘All Quiet on the Westbury Front’,…

Westbury Music & Arts Festival receives grant

WESTBURY Music & Arts Festival is just four weeks away, and is celebrating being awarded a…

Solar panel system helps convert household waste to fuel in Westbury

Work to install the largest single-roof local authority-owned solar panel system in the UK on…

Local men admit RSPCA charges after eating two goldfish

Two men from Westbury and Dilton Marsh have been banned from keeping fish after they…

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Sport

Enzo makes a name for himself on the track

Enzo makes a name for himself on the track

IT has been a bright month for go-karting prodigy Enzo Toms who has been fundraising and receiving new sponsorship. Six-year-old Enzo cannot officially race until he is eight,…

Barnstaple Town 8-0 Westbury Utd – Toolstation Division One, Sat. 23rd Aug.

Barnstaple did to Westbury what they themselves had done to Keynsham 5 days previously; that being a rampant performance resulting in a big victory.  There is no need…

Westbury United 2 Wellington 2 – Toolstation Division One, 16th Aug 2014

The visitors grabbed a last gasp equaliser but Westbury only have themselves to blame after missing a host of chances in the 1st half.  A good game of…

Hengrove Athletic 2-2 Westbury Utd – Toolstation Division One, Sat. 12th Aug.

Westbury picked up their first point of the 2014-2015 season with a good draw at Hengrove despite playing much of the 2nd half with 10 men.  Manager Adam…

Guide to the best spots to watch Tour of Britain

Cycling fans from around the country will be heading to Wiltshire as more than 100 of the world’s top riders led by Sir Bradley Wiggins race through the…

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…

White Horse News Home Improvement feature 2014

White Horse News Home Improvement feature 2014

Thinking of a new conservatory, maybe some new flooring or perhaps you just need the fence to be fixed? White Horse…

Fundraising

Westbury train station summer fair raises £2,930

FIRST Great Western colleagues from Westbury traincrew depot and station recently held their first family funday. Entertainment included cream teas and cakes, ‘splat the rat’, tombola and…

Donation to Dorothy House from the Rotary Club of Westbury

The president of the Rotary Club of Westbury, Cavan Algar, was proud to present a cheque for £1,500 to Yvonne Brunton of Dorothy House. The money was…

Dilton Marsh garden party raises funds for charity

A Garden Party, held at the home of David and Margaret Morris of Dilton Marsh, has raised £450 for local charities. The event took place on Saturday…

Education

Westbury students rewarded for training and development tasks

STUDENTS at Matravers School have celebrated passing their  level 1 BTEC course with CVQO, the UK-based educational charity which aims to change lives through vocational training and…

Matravers School launches Gold CREST award

Year 12 science students at Matravers School presented their Gold CREST award to their teachers, parents and their peers on Monday 21st July.  The Gold CREST award…

Westbury Junior School serve up ‘Porridge’!

Westbury Junior school drama club performed Westbury’s premier of the musical ‘Porridge’ to a delighted audience of family and friends on 16th July. The drama club have…

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

Yarnbrook businesswoman’s new direction

A NEW business has been launched recently by Samantha G Lyndley of Yarnbrook, in the form of www.spiritual-reading.com, a website that connects clairvoyants and clients. To help…

‘One stop shop’ jobs website launched by Wiltshire Council

A new ‘one stop shop’ website to help people looking for skills and career development has been launched by Wiltshire Council.  Work Wiltshire aims to help people…

Jaymart move to new premises in Crusader Park, Warminster

Many flooring businesses boast that they are the ‘biggest and best’ but Jaymart’s claim to have the UK’s widest range of specialist floorings, mats and mattings has…

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