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“Stoicism really can kill you” warns Westbury’s double heart attack councillor

“Stoicism really can kill you” warns Westbury’s double heart attack councillor

  FOLLOWING an emergency operation after his second heart attack, Westbury town councillor Ian Cunningham has urged men to abandon their ‘stiff upper lip’ when it comes to…

Westbury youth volunteer wins national award

Westbury youth volunteer wins national award

  WESTBURY youth Football Club’s groundsman and coach, Pete Smart,  has won a prestigious Points of Light award for his work in youth football.  Introduced by the government…

Westbury rallies round to support sailing centre

Westbury rallies round to support sailing centre

WESTBURY’s sailing centre is set to reopen after arson and burglary back in April resulted in over £100,000 worth of damage.  The West Wilts Youth Sailing Association (WWYSA)…

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Campaign relaunched to name a Westbury road after the late Nigel Gilhespy

Campaign relaunched to name a Westbury road after the late Nigel Gilhespy

Matravers School ‘Class of 94’ has re-launched a campaign to name a road after Nigel…

Westbury parent carer support group receives grant

Westbury parent carer support group receives grant

WESTBURY Parent Carer Group has received a cheque for £270 from the BA13+ Partnership, to…

Commemoration for Westbury bell ringer who died in WW1

Commemoration for Westbury bell ringer who died in WW1

All Saints Westbury Bell Ringers are holding a special long length composition to commemorate a…

Planning permission given for Hawkeridge business park despite strong local opposition

Outline planning permission has been given for a 35-acre business park at Mill Lane, Hawkeridge,…

Matravers gears up for budding engineers

Matravers gears up for budding engineers

PUPILS from Matravers School recently took part in a series of engineering taster workshops delivered…

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Sport

Westbury snooker player gets his big break

LOCAL snooker player Ben Harrison, from Hawkeridge near Westbury, won the English Amateur Snooker Championship in Leeds this month. Ben first beat Londoner Michael Georglou to win the…

Rockhampton bt Westbury by 68 runs – Wilts. & Glos. Division One, Sat. 26th July

Westbury travelled to play Rockhampton in the latest Wiltshire and Gloucestershire League Division One match  on Saturday 26th July hoping to put behind their recent defeats and trying…

Westbury Utd 1-1 Fareham Town – Saturday 26th July, Pre-Season Friendly

This match was hastily arranged after Dobwalls FC pulled out in midweek due to not being able to travel. Fareham Town provided higher level opposition for Adam Collington’s…

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…

Fundraising

Dilton Marsh garden party raises funds for charity

A Garden Party, held at the home of David and Margaret Morris of Dilton Marsh, has raised £450 for local charities. The event took place on Saturday…

£2,600 for Dorothy House from charity skydive

THREE men from the Westbury area raised  £2,600 from a sponsored skydive earlier this month. Scott Howse of Westbury, Andy Morton (Dilton Marsh), and Simon Carter (Warminster) all…

Chance to raise money Fun Day in Leigh Park

There are limited pitches left for local charities and organisations who want to raise money for themselves  at a family day in Leigh Park Community Centre sponsored…

Education

Westbury Junior School serve up ‘Porridge’!

Westbury Junior school drama club performed Westbury’s premier of the musical ‘Porridge’ to a delighted audience of family and friends on 16th July. The drama club have…

Horse & dog show weathers the storm

Fairfield Farm College Horse & Dog Show went ahead in Dilton Marsh this month in spite of heavy rain in the village. The show, which was held…

Matravers School ends the term in style!

Matravers School held its first ‘Big Picnic’ event at the school on Friday 18th July.  This was a reward event for an exceptional year in which standards…

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

Railway Inn goes from strength to strength

The Railway Inn in Station Road, Westbury, continues to go from strength to strength, providing competitive wedding packages, entertainment throughout the year, a Sunday carvery and special…

Three Daggers Brewery goes to The House of Commons

  Three Daggers Brewery from Edington Farm Shop near Westbury had the honour of having its Daggers Ale on sale at the Strangers Bar in the House…

Westbury High Street shop owners share Street Fayre frustration

Shop owners in Westbury High Street are speaking out after the stalls at the Westbury Street Fayre restricted access to their shop entrances. Alison Crew from S…

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