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Published on January 15, 2019

Councillor backs resident over parking permit charge hike

LOCAL resident, Joanna Howes, has criticised Wiltshire Council for their increase in parking permit charges in Westbury car parks with Wiltshire councillor Gordon King agreeing the hike is an ‘unaffordable…

Housing plans for town centre refused by Wiltshire Council

A FULL planning application for 14 residential dwellings on a green space between Haynes Road and The Crescent has been refused by Wiltshire Council. The planning application included two one-bedroom…

Town Council agree increase in local tax

WESTBURY Town Council has agreed that from April there will be a 2.59% increase of the town’s precept, due to the increase of services being taken over by the town…

Who deserves to be Westbury’s Person of the Year 2018?

Nominations are now open for the Westbury Person of the Year award. The competition, run by the White Horse News, will recognise a resident who has made a real contribution…

Westbury United join forces with cancer charity

Westbury United Football Club is proud to announce that it has entered into a partnership with the cancer charity, Hope for Tomorrow. Hope for Tomorrow is a dedicated charity, bringing…

Town council object to gasification appeal

WESTBURY Town Council say that the appeal launched by Northacre Renewable Energy will become ‘obsolete’ as attitudes to waste continue to change.  During the highways, planning and development meeting last…

White Horse News is out again on the 3rd of January 2019

A Very Merry Christmas to all our readers and a special thank you to all the advertisers who have supported us over the past year and made this newspaper possible.…

Health campaign launched to increase cervical smears

WESTBURY Group Practice has launched a new campaign to increase the number of smear tests locally. In the past five years, 1,700 patients registered with Westbury Group Practice have declined…

Site found for new Westbury Community Fridge

PLANS for a new community fridge for Westbury are gearing up, thanks to the charity Crosspoint on Westbury Market Place, which has kindly agreed to host the fridge initially on…

Anti-waste plant campaigners say company using ‘bombardment’ to get plans through

MULTIPLE applications have now been made by  Northacre Renewable Energy (NRE), part of Hills Waste Ltd,  to build an advanced thermal treatment (ATT) plant in Westbury.  But it has brought…

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