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Westbury Festival – building up for another exciting year

THE programme for this year’s Westbury Festival is complete and aims to have something for everyone with over 40 events – and more than half the events are entirely…

White Horse News marches on despite decline in local newspapers

A REVIEW into the future of British newspapers has been ordered by Prime Minister Theresa May, who has warned that the closure of hundreds of local papers is…

Excitement builds for Bank Holiday two-day festival

EXCITEMENT is building for the White Horse Festival, this year taking place over two days at White Horse Country Park in Westbury, next bank holiday weekend. Join in…

‘Possible solution’ for Westbury post office

A POST office for Westbury is one step closer as Post Office Ltd reveals that they have a possible solution to bring the facility back to the town; however…

Ex-parish clerk ordered to pay back money she stole

FORMER clerk for Bratton Parish Council, Anita Whittle, has been ordered by Swindon Crown Court to repay over £26,000 within three months, a total she had stolen from…

This issue

Police confirm air ambulance base is not contaminated from Amesbury poisoning

THE Wiltshire Air Ambulance base in Semington has re-opened after precautionary testing confirmed that the helicopter…

More residential double yellow lines proposed to thwart inconsiderate parking

RELIEF may be on the horizon for residents who are frustrated by inconsiderate parking. Wiltshire…

Popular wood to close temporarily for improvement works

Clanger and Picket Woods near Westbury are due to close for a short period for…

Fun in the Sun sports activities over the summer

With the summer holidays now here, Wiltshire Council’s ‘Get Active’ programme has sports and activities…

New children’s play area at White Horse Country Park

THE play area at White Horse Country Park has been completely refurbished and is now open…

Air ambulance base remains closed for ongoing investigations

THE Wiltshire Air Ambulance airbase in Semington remains closed due to ongoing precautionary investigations following…

Your chance to cheer on Three Lions at Wembley!

FOR all those football fans still suffering from post-World Cup blues, local letting and estate agents,…

Westbury United Fixtures

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Sport

Sat. 4th August. WEPL Wilts & Glos Premier 2 Westbury 230-6 Cheltenham 233-4

Westbury entertained league leaders Cheltenham in a vital game in both ends of the table, hoping to confound the form they have shown and try to get some…

Sat. 4th August. Toolstation Premier Division Westbury United 3 Wellington 1

United mounted a brilliant comeback to win their opening fixture after promotion, although they were helped by their visitors losing their heads in the heat at Meadow Lane.…

United Fixtures

Sat 18th August Brislington (A) Lge, 3pm Tues 21st August Shortwood United (A) Lge, 7.45pm Sat 25th August Saltash United (H) FA Cup, 3pm Sat 1st September Cowes…

Weds. 8th August. Toolstation Premier Division Westbury United 4 Shepton Mallet 2

Westbury’s fantastic start to the season continued versus a Shepton side who had also won their opening fixture. As against Wellington, United came back after conceding an early…

Sat. 11th August. FA Cup Extra Prel. Round Westbury United 3 Cribbs 0

Westbury will host Saltash at Meadow Lane on Saturday 25th August after this battling victory on a wet afternoon. The triumph brought an end to an unbelievable opening…

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

Family’s charity darts evening for daughter

A CHARITY darts match is being organised by a family from Dilton Marsh to raise money for their daughter who suffers with a rare disorder that affects…

Summer support for Barnardo’s!

Children’s charity Barnardo’s has produced a colourful fundraising pack for Wiltshire supporters wanting to have fun and help others this summer. The step-by-step guide offers everything needed…

Walk the ‘White way’! Siblings raise money for cancer unit support

A BROTHER and sister have been walking a mile a day during the school holidays to raise money for the Bath Cancer Unit Support Group – to thank…

Education

Pre-schoolers have a splashing end of year

Cygnets Pre-school’s ‘Class of 2018′ made a real splash as they enjoyed a water fight and leavers’ party to celebrate the end of term. Squeals and shrieks…

Matravers welcomes Police Commissioner

MATRAVERS School welcomed Angus Macpherson, Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon, to hear talks on child sexual exploitation as part of their PSHE programme. Matravers…

Graduation for college leavers

FAIRFIELD Farm College celebrated another successful year and said a sad farewell to this year’s group of leavers. The college said, “We wish our leavers all the…

Business

Audience Systems wins award for supporting young people in careers

Audience Systems Ltd has been named SME of the Year in the West & South West (small and medium-sized enterprises) by the Careers & Enterprise Company. The…

Sponsorship pledge is music to festival’s ears

Local housebuilder, David Wilson Homes, has stepped on board as sponsor of this year’s Westbury Festival. The company, which is currently bringing new homes to the town…

Westbury electricians make vow to give back to the community

AFTER celebrating the first anniversary of their Westbury-based company, All Electrical, business partners, Ian Gray and Adam Bishop, have set their sights on the future – with an…

Clubs & Organisations

Visitor centre calls for volunteers

HELPING hands are needed to keep Westbury’s visitor centre open. The centre, which provides tourist information, is also home to a host of Westbury history, exhibitions and…

Westbury Churches Together-Water for Life

Prolonged dry weather has had far-reaching effects on the lives of many. Few farmers have managed more than one cut of silage or hay, and livestock raised…

Wheelers seal the deal at time trial

CYCLING group, Westbury Wheelers, travelled to Castle Combe race circuit to win the South West Region Club 10 mile Time Trial Championships 2018, on Thursday 26th July.…

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