Wiltshire Publications

Front page news

National Pet Month – Vote for Westbury’s Cutest Pet!

IT’S official, Westbury is a town of pet lovers! Nominations for the ‘Cutest Pet’ competition have ‘pawed’ in and now readers are being asked to cast their vote…

Youngsters disappointed as youth club closes

DESPITE a successful campaign for new volunteers in  the White Horse News, Westbury Youth Club has had to shut its doors permanently. An appeal for more volunteers to…

Junior Miss Westbury goes national!

WESTBURY will be represented nationally by fourteen-year old Annie Bell, who has been scouted  to compete as Junior Miss Westbury in the Junior Miss British Isles contest next…

This issue

Volunteer project to create community area

Westbury community engagement manager, Graeme Morrison, is asking for members of the public to get…

Councillor to lead free workshops to upcycle unwanted clothes

COUNCILLOR Jane Russ is looking to provide free workshops to encourage people to recycle/upcycle clothes,…

Can you help? Trustee and committee members needed for community centre

LEIGH Park Community Centre is looking for trustees and event committee organisers. Charity trustees are…

Westbury to welcome twin town visitors

WESTBURY & District  French Twinning Association will welcome friends from its twin town in Château du…

Waste company plans trench from Westbury to Frome

Northacre Renewable Energy, the company set up by Hills Group to construct an ATT gasification…

People encouraged to have their say on future of special schools in Wiltshire

The extended consultation on how Wiltshire Council can best invest at least £20million into providing…

Fairfield Farm Shop runners-up in 2019 Wiltshire Life Awards

Fairfield Farm College Farm Shop was awarded 2nd place in the Village Shop 2019 Wiltshire…

Stay in touch

Sport

Donations needed as pre-school bids to cut plastics

Cygnets Pre-School is appealing to the local community for donations of specific items as it embarks on a quest to dramatically reduce its reliance on plastics. Since January…

North Marlborough 2nds 42-28 Westbury – Sat. 30th March. Dorset & Wilts Div 2

Westbury knew that this match was going to be difficult when they turned up to see Marlborough’s huge squad, plus a liberal smattering of South Sea Islanders, warming…

Hallen 3-4 Westbury – Sat. 6th April. Toolstation Premier Div

UNITED have secured themselves a top five finish in their first season in the Toolstation Premier Division, with hopes of becoming the best Westbury team in history still…

Westbury United 1-1 Bridport – Sat. 30th March. Toolstation Premier Div.

THERE was a sense of frustration around Meadow Lane as Westbury put an end to their barren run by picking up a point, but were denied victory by…

United Fixtures

Saturday 30th March Bridport (H), lge, 3pm. Saturday 6th April Hallen (A), lge, 3pm. Saturday 13th April Cribbs (H), lge, 3pm. Friday 19th April Bradford Town (A), lge,…

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

Evie to scale ‘virtual’ mountain for new sailing clubhouse

A YOUNG member of the West Wiltshire Youth Sailing Association will attempt a ‘virtual mountain climb’ later this month to raise money for the new WWYSA clubhouse. 10-year…

Firefighters scrub up over £400 for charity

WESTBURY Fire Station has given thanks to all who donated during their car wash on Saturday 30th March, raising £428 for the Fire Fighters Charity. Crew manager…

Health centre use donated clothes to raise money for cancer charity

WESTBURY Group Practice at the White Horse Health Centre is helping to raise money for cancer charity ‘Hope for Tomorrow’ with a new adclothes bank in their…

Education

Fairfield Celebrates Apprenticeship Awards

Fairfield Farm College has been awarded the 2019 Wiltshire College Medium Business of the Year Award for Apprenticeships during National Apprenticeship Week.   Wiltshire College and University…

Bratton Primary School World Book Day

Bratton Primary school celebrated World Book Day by running activities across the week, encouraging everyone at the school to revel in books and read for pleasure, celebrating…

A booktastic day at Chapmanslade pre-school

“We had a booktastic day, with the children and staff dressed from pirates to mermaids and cats to cows!” said Kelly Shipp,  manager of Busybees Preschool in…

Business

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…

Government plans to impose new burden on bereaved families, warns local solicitor

The Government proposes to increase Probate fees to as much as £6,000 for the largest estates from April 2019, warns Darrell Collins TEP, a solicitor and partner…

Rose’s Gardening Services is looking for self-employed gardeners.

ROSE’S Gardening Services in Westbury is looking for friendly and trustworthy people to join their  successful award-winning family business. If you love being outdoors and have a…

Clubs & Organisations

Are you ready to ShapeUp4Life?

Whether online or in person as part of a community group, a free weight management programme is being offered to Wiltshire residents to provide expert advice to…

Area board to help improve wellbeing

Westbury Area Board has funding available for groups that run projects which improve the health and wellbeing of the local community.  Westbury community engagement manager, Graeme Morrison,…

Westbury Churches Together: Certainty in a time of uncertainty

At the time of writing, there seems to be no way forward regarding BREXIT (it may or may not be the same at the time of reading!) …

White Horse News on Twitter