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New renewable energy power station planned for Westbury

Plans to build a new 22 megawatt power station in Westbury – big enough to power 10,000 homes – have been unveiled.  Northacre Renewable Energy, part of The…

Wiltshire stonemason to build national memorial

Wiltshire stonemason to build national memorial

STONEMASONS Young Johnson have been commissioned to build a new memorial for the Afghanistan War, to be homed at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. The memorial will…

Bratton man nears end of 1,824 mile challenge

Bratton man nears end of 1,824 mile challenge

A BRATTON man is nearing the end of a gym trek challenge to run, cycle and row the distance from Land’s End to John O’Groats – and back…

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Westbury education centre is on the right track

Westbury education centre is on the right track

  ON Track Education Services are celebrating having settled into their new and improved site on…

300-home planning application submitted for Bitham Park

WILTSHIRE Council recently registered a planning application for a development of up to 300 homes on…

Health Fair is new direction for Westbury Area Board

Health Fair is new direction for Westbury Area Board

ORGANISERS of this month’s successful Westbury Health Fair are planning to host similar community events…

Westbury start-up is national award finalist

Westbury start-up is national award finalist

  THE Westbury teenager who appeared on Dragon’s Den earlier this year has now had his…

Westbury artist’s memorial picture to be auctioned for charity

Westbury artist’s memorial picture to be auctioned for charity

LOCAL artist Gary Wellz is putting the finishing touches to his World War 1 memorial piece,…

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Sport

Westbury RFC 26-5 Oakmedians – Dorset & Wilts 1 South, Sat. 18th Oct.

Westbury entertained Oakmedians looking to carry forward the form shown in the previous week’s game and come away with a win. Before the game began a poignant minutes…

Devizes Town 1 -1 Westbury United – Toolstation Division One, Sat. 18th Oct.

What this match lacked in quality it more than made up for in controversy, talking points and hard work by both teams – the latter exemplified by Robbie…

Yeovil RFC 22-12 Westbury RFC – Dorset & Wilts 1 South, Sat. 11th Oct.

Westbury made the trip down the A303 to face Yeovil for the first time since their relegation from Southern Counties. Westbury stumbled across a familiar problem of starting…

Ashton & Backwell 4-0 Westbury Utd – Toolstation Division One, Weds. 15th Oct.

After a fast paced and evenly matched 1st half in which both teams played some excellent football and both goalkeepers kept the score at 0-0, Westbury endured a…

Downton 2-1 Westbury United – Wiltshire Senior Cup First Round, Sat. 11th Oct.

Downton, inspired by new signings Ross Bentall and Matt Holmes (the latter previously of Salisbury City), came from behind to win for the first time this season in…

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…

Fundraising

Going is good at Westbury charity race night

BATH Cancer Unit Support Group (BCUSG) held a charity race night at Leigh Park Community Centre earlier this month, and organisers thank all who attended for making…

Funds raised at green fingered Barters Farm

BARTERS Farm Nursery held two open days earlier this month, whilst also contributing to charity fundraising. Visitors had the chance of a ‘behind the scenes’ look at the…

Have a great night out and raise funds for cancer unit

A charity race night is being held at Leigh Park Community Centre to raise money for the cancer unit within Bath’s Royal United Hospital. The evening, on…

Education

Westbury Junior’s wet White Horse walk

YEAR six children from Westbury Junior school successfully completed a sponsored walk last month, to raise funds towards their residential trip. Assistant headteacher Victoria Withers said, “The children…

Westbury Leigh Primary join in festival and Harvest

The choir from Westbury Leigh Primary School took part in the  schools concert at Matravers School, as part of Westbury Music and Arts Festival, on Thursday 9th…

Bratton celebrates Harvest

St James’ Church, Bratton celebrated Harvest Festival on Sunday 5th October. Local farmer Richard Gale gave a sheaf of corn and parishioners brought vegetables and fruit to…

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

Westbury’s i2i network hosts meeting to celebrate second birthday

LOCAL business networking group i2i will be hosting an open breakfast meeting early next month to celebrate its second anniversary.  i2i was set up in 2012 as…

Win your office Christmas party at the Laverton!

THE Laverton is holding a competition giving local businesses the chance to win a Christmas party in the hall. To enter the competition, all you have to do…

Lesmon Travel launches their 2015 Brochure

With this year’s summer season becoming a distant memory, the launch of the new Lesmon Travel holiday brochure couldn’t have come at a better time.  Whether you…

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