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Your new-look White Horse News goes full colour!

A BRIGHT new era begins this issue with your new-look White Horse News, printed in full colour for the first time. After 26 years in black and white,…

Westbury Youth Club re-opening

WESTBURY Youth Club is re-opening at Leigh Park Community Centre this week. The youth club was forced to close in early June due to a volunteer shortage and…

New prescription ordering service

A NEW prescription ordering service run by Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) means local patients can order repeat prescriptions over the phone from the comfort of their own home…

This issue

Longleat set to stage UK’s largest balloon festival

THE skies above Wiltshire are set to be filled with dozens of spectacular hot air…

Roadshow will put Westbury people in the driving seat on health and care issues

STAFF and volunteers from the county’s independent health and care champion will be taking to the…

Housing application submitted for land near Station Road

AN application to build 88 homes on land near Station Road in Westbury has been submitted…

Council proposes parking charges increase to help safeguard rural bus services

LOCAL people are being asked to have their say on the options to review car…

1-1 Stop smoking support in Westbury

WOULD you like to be smoke-free by Christmas? Would this be the best Christmas present…

Full steam ahead for the improved Beck Mills play area

WORK to transform Becks Mill play area in Leigh Park will soon begin. Play trains,…

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Sport

Sat. 2nd Sept – Toolstation First Division Roman Glass 2 Westbury United 3

WESTBURY manager Joe Kirkpatrick was delighted to welcome new signing Jake Hiscocks into the starting line-up after his transfer from Melksham late in the week. Westbury took the…

Wed. 6th Sept – Toolstation First Division Westbury United 0 Chippenham Park 0

IT WAS the game that had everything, apart from goals! The game finished Westbury nil Chippenham Park nil, but the score line does not reflect the entertainment served up…

Sat. 9th Sept – FA Vase – Preliminary Round Cove 0 Westbury United 3

WESTBURY and District Cricket Club entertained Rockhampton Cricket Club on 2nd September, in their final West of England Premier League fixture for the season. Westbury made the 150-mile…

Westbury & District Cricket: 3rd place finish

WESTBURY and District Cricket Club entertained Rockhampton Cricket Club on 2nd September, in their final West of England Premier League fixture for the season. On a sunny afternoon, with…

Tues. 15th August – Toolstation First Division Corsham 0 Westbury United 0

IT WAS a chilly August evening; the sky was clear as Westbury United arrived at Corsham’s Southbank ground on Tuesday 15th August. Westbury have started the season well,…

Features

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…

Spring Weddings Feature

Spring Weddings Feature

Get ready for your wedding and make it a truly memorable day with the help of these local businesses……

Family Businesses Feature – February 2016

Family Businesses Feature – February 2016

Family businesses are the backbone of the UK economy and Westbury has many fine examples. Have a look at the feature…

Fundraising

Charity day raises over £1,300 for Tin Church

WORK to repair the tin church in Brokerswood can continue after £1,376 was raised from a charity day at The Mead Nursery last month. Emma and Steve…

A wheely good way to raise air ambulance funds!

IF the Tour of Britain cycling event has left you inspired to get on your bike, why not take part in the Wiltshire Big Wheel and help…

Donate your old pound coins! Help ‘change’ the life of vulnerable children

WESTBURY residents are being urged to donate their old pound coins to help Barnardo’s change the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children. The charity’s store in…

Education

Music students make the grade

EXAMS held in July at the Jenny Firkins Music School, at Millside, Bratton. saw the following pupils passing (with 100% pass rate):- PIANO: Grade 7: Jackie Adams. Grade…

MP Andrew Murrison quits university role over vice-chancellor’s pay deal

WESTBURY MP Dr Andrew Murrison has written to the Secretary of the Court of Bath University to resign as an ex-officio member over the excessive pay of…

Matravers School – One Dance – Winner

HEAD of dance at Matravers School, Gemma Richards, was recognised for her dance teaching practice when she was presented with the ‘Outstanding Secondary Dance Teaching Award’ at the…

Business

Work to begin at The Laverton

WORK will soon begin at The Laverton after a loan from the government was approved earlier this month. Westbury Town Council applied for £130,000 to pay for…

Short Accountancy offering help for Business start ups

SHORT Accountancy Ltd are an accountancy firm with a difference. The business was set up by brothers Adam and Ashley Short, who  – knowing of the difficulty of…

New Longleat hotel and waterpark given the green light

LONGLEAT’S plans to build a new 240 room hotel, with water park and business conference facilities on the edge of its estate have been approved by Wiltshire Council,…

Clubs & Organisations

Westbury Area Diabetes Group meeting

THE next meeting of the Westbury Area Diabetes Group will be held on Tuesday 10th October at The Laverton, Bratton Road, Westbury, 7pm-9pm. The guest speakers will…

Adult sailing courses at Westbury sailing club

WESTBURY’S West Wilts Youth Sailing Association (WWYSA) is offering adult sailing courses later this year. The sailing club will host an Adult Sailing Assessment and Coaching Day…

Westbury Churches Together

WE LIVE in very interesting times. At the moment, in this country, we are in the middle of the harvest season. The farmers are out in their big…

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