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Matravers’ headteacher causes controversy with ‘lanyards policy’

A controversial policy by Matravers School to issue students wearing incorrect uniform with lanyards – a sign worn round their neck saying ‘wrong uniform’ – has divided opinion…

Lengthy road closures a worry for Westbury businesses

BUSINESS owners in Westbury have raised concerns about the effect next month’s A350 road closures will have on their trading. The stretch of the A350 from the Bitham Park…

Westbury care home – more ex staff speak out

Westbury Court  Care Home has come under more fire following a damning report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Now former members of staff have spoken out about…

This issue

Westbury writers celebrate new books

WESTBURY continues to show its creative side with the world as three different authors have…

New action group formed to oppose development near Heywood

A new action group has been set up by residents who oppose the proposed 23.9…

Retro collectors item up for sale in Westbury at Imperial Charity

Retro collectors item up for sale in Westbury at Imperial Charity

IMPERIAL Charity have put an electric vehicle that was famous in the 1980s and a…

Erlestoke’s Gig in the Garden success raises £3,000 for charity

Erlestoke’s Gig in the Garden success raises £3,000 for charity

FAMILY and friends  raised £3,000 at a charity fundraiser “Gig in the Garden” at Erlestoke’s George…

Collision in Westbury

Two vehicles collided almost head on causing chaos on the Warminster Road going out of…

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Sport

Portishead Town 3-0 Westbury Utd – Toolstation Division One, Sat. 20th Sept.

Portishead picked up their first points of the season with a dominant victory against a surprisingly out of sorts Westbury.  United are having a better season overall than…

Westbury Utd 3-3 Chard Town – Toolstation Division One, Tue. 16th Sept.

Last season these 2 sides shared 14 goals in 2 matches and that trend continued in what was a thrilling encounter! Ultimately it was a good point for…

Westbury Utd 4-1 Devizes Town – Toolstation Division One, Sat. 13th Sept.

A bizarre and comfortable victory for Westbury as their goals came from three penalties and a wonder strike which saw DJ Wheeler complete a hattrick.  Visiting keeper Matt…

Andover Town 1-0 Westbury United – FA Vase 1st Qualifying Round, Sat. 6th Sept.

Westbury player/manager Adam Collington kept his side in this tie with a series of excellent saves in the 2nd half before he was beaten by an 87th minute…

Westbury Utd 0-2 Calne Town – Toolstation Division One, Tue. 2nd Sept.

Westbury’s free scoring home form came to an end as Calne just about did enough to claim victory in perfect conditions at Meadow Lane.  It took a wonderful…

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…

White Horse News Home Improvement feature 2014

White Horse News Home Improvement feature 2014

Thinking of a new conservatory, maybe some new flooring or perhaps you just need the fence to be fixed? White Horse…

Fundraising

Give your support to Stars appeal

Attending the Leigh Park Fun Day held on Saturday 20th September were two members of staff from Salisbury District Hospital who were fundraising for the Stars Appeal,…

Charity football success

Festival organisers from the up-coming Rock Diabetes festival, teamed up with Westbury company Welton, Bibby & Baron Ltd to host a charity football match at Leighton Sports…

Fundraising is a piece of cake in Westbury!

MAKE a difference and raise cash for charity, simply by drinking coffee and eating cake this Friday! Macmillan Cancer Support is hosting its ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’…

Education

Westbury science students achieve a Gold Crest award

23 A-level students from Matravers have just successfully completed and achieved a Gold CREST award.  This is a highly prestigious and UCAS recognised award that is undertaken…

Westbury Infants promotes healthy living with free school meals scheme

Westbury Infants School is helping to ensure that its pupils  are ready to learn with the implementation of free healthy hot lunches for all. As an infant…

Westbury students rewarded for training and development tasks

STUDENTS at Matravers School have celebrated passing their  level 1 BTEC course with CVQO, the UK-based educational charity which aims to change lives through vocational training and…

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 company in running for three care awards

A company in Westbury that provides home care services has been shortlisted for three awards. Lifeline Homecare on Commerce Park is in the running for three awards…

Yarnbrook businesswoman’s new direction

A NEW business has been launched recently by Samantha G Lyndley of Yarnbrook, in the form of www.spiritual-reading.com, a website that connects clairvoyants and clients. To help…

‘One stop shop’ jobs website launched by Wiltshire Council

A new ‘one stop shop’ website to help people looking for skills and career development has been launched by Wiltshire Council.  Work Wiltshire aims to help people…

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