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White horse News is 700 not out!

TODAY sees the 700th issue of White Horse News and to celebrate we have produced a special eight page commemorative feature covering all the big news stories from…

Bypass is still major talking point 10 years after plans were axed

Ten years has passed  since the government axed the A350 Westbury Bypass; however  the topic still remains a hot topic of conversation across the town.  The Westbury bypass…

Determined volunteer resurrects youth clubs

WESTBURY Youth Club will be back up and running from September following its closure in March this year – and will be combined with Warminster Youth Club operating…

This issue

Funding available for community projects

Westbury Area Board has grant funding available for local projects. Community engagement manager, Graeme Morrison,…

Bratton woman to ‘brave the shave’ in memory of her father

A BRATTON woman is preparing to shave off all her hair for charity, in memory of…

Former White Horse men clean up ground for new season

A GROUP of ex-Westbury United players and volunteers have joined forces to clean up the…

Brain tumour survivor organises Hilly Helmet Challenge for the third year running

Register now for your place in the Hilly Helmet Challenge 2019 – a 4(ish)-mile multi-terrain…

Police search for witnesses of mindless vandalism

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for information after a number of vehicles were damaged in the…

By-election for Westbury North vacancy this week

RESIDENTS of Westbury North are being encouraged to cast their votes in the upcoming Wiltshire…

Online crime reporting launched on website

Wiltshire Police is seeking to enhance online services to the public saying, “We are pleased…

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Sport

Westbury bounce back with outstanding team performance

Sat. 6th July. West of England Premier Cricket League – WEPL Wiltshire Royal Wootton Bassett 168-all out Westbury 245-7 Westbury travelled to play Royal Wootton Bassett in the…

Superb Mills hundred helps Westbury to convincing win

Sat. 13th July. Westbury 240-7 Calne 134-all out Westbury entertained local rivals Calne in the latest West of England League Wiltshire Division, hoping to continue their winning run…

British record broken by Westbury runner

WESTBURY runner, Fiona Price, has achieved a British age record at the South West Vets Athletic Club Championship. The mum-of-four, took part in the championship on Sunday 16th…

Home glory and away defeat for Westbury

Sat. 22nd June. West of England Premier Cricket League – Wiltshire Westbury 223-8 Warminster 158 all out Sat. 29th June. West of England Premier Cricket League – Wiltshire …

Westbury Utd Fixtures

Weds 10th July Trowbridge Town (A) Friendly, 7pm Sat 13th July Corsham Town (A) Friendly, 3pm Tues 16th July Shrivenham (A) Friendly, 7pm Sat 20th July Fareham Town (A) Friendly, 3pm…

Features

Get out and about this Easter

IT’S time to take a break this Easter and immerse yourself in all that our beautiful county has to offer by…

Spring Gardening

Top tips for starting early Whether you have a large garden, small garden or just a window box, spring is an…

Spring Gardening Feature

Spring Gardening Feature

It’s springtime again in the garden, the weather is starting to improve and the plants are beginning to grow. Find out…

Fundraising

Cadet takes to the skies to give back to cancer charity

ARMY cadet, Joe Cannings,  jumped 15,000ft out of a plane to raise money for Cancer Research UK to give back to the charity after his mum received…

Primary school’s events raises money for Unicef

Westbury Leigh Primary School showed their support to Unicef by taking part in this year’s Soccer Aid fundraiser.  The school has raised £196.20 to help change the…

Eyes down for cancer charity

Westbury Leigh Community Hall held their annual charity bingo in aid of Hope for Tomorrow mobile chemotherapy van on Friday June 7th, raising £614. They said, “The…

Education

Schoolchildren prepare to board the Weymouth Wizard

PUPILS from local schools are heading to the seaside by train this weekend, courtesy of the Westbury Lions Club and other organisations. Eighty children and adults from…

Primary schoolchildren learn about evacuees on steam train experience

Westbury Leigh Primary School’s year 3s visited Swindon Steam Museum on Wednesday 19th June   The school reports, “The pupils, dressing up as evacuee children from WW2,…

Latest news from Westbury Leigh

Westbury Leigh Primary School has been selected to judge the 2019 science book shortlist as part of the Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize.  The event aims…

Business

Audience Systems Offers a Boost to Local School Leavers

One of Westbury’s largest companies, Audience Systems, are looking for talented school leavers to join their growing international business.  They are offering young people who have completed…

Westbury IT firm’s recycling scheme gets boost from Microsoft

A WESTBURY IT firm’s computer recycling scheme has been given a boost after the company was accepted onto the Microsoft Refurbisher Program. Priority IT refurbish redundant and…

Opticians marks 30 years in business

STAFF from a Warminster opticians marked 30 years in business with a celebratory event on Saturday 9th February. The team from Specsavers in Warminster invited customers and…

Clubs & Organisations

Life-changing treatment for local cancer patients

Every week since 2012, one of Hope for Tomorrow’s mobile cancer care units, Kayleigh, has visited Westbury, delivering life-changing treatment to local cancer patients.  Staff say, “Parked…

New President for Inner Wheel Club

Outgoing President of the Inner Wheel Club of Westbury, Maureen Boyd, presented the incoming President, Linda Eaglesham, with the chain of office recently. Linda thanked Maureen for…

The ‘Lion King’ of the district!

WESTBURY Lion, Jarvis MacDonald, has been made District Governor for all Lions Clubs in Southern Central England. Last week, Jarvis travelled to Milan, Italy, for the Lions Clubs…

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