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Published on August 28, 2018

“Waste plant may kill people but there is nothing we can do about this in planning terms”

CAMPAIGNERS are questioning Wiltshire Council’s reasons for refusing Northacre’s recent application for an Advanced Thermal Treatment plant and say the plans should have been vigorously opposed on environmental grounds. The…

Westbury Festival – building up for another exciting year

THE programme for this year’s Westbury Festival is complete and aims to have something for everyone with over 40 events – and more than half the events are entirely free. This…

White Horse News marches on despite decline in local newspapers

A REVIEW into the future of British newspapers has been ordered by Prime Minister Theresa May, who has warned that the closure of hundreds of local papers is dangerous for…

Excitement builds for Bank Holiday two-day festival

EXCITEMENT is building for the White Horse Festival, this year taking place over two days at White Horse Country Park in Westbury, next bank holiday weekend. Join in a weekend…

‘Possible solution’ for Westbury post office

A POST office for Westbury is one step closer as Post Office Ltd reveals that they have a possible solution to bring the facility back to the town; however plans are…

Ex-parish clerk ordered to pay back money she stole

FORMER clerk for Bratton Parish Council, Anita Whittle, has been ordered by Swindon Crown Court to repay over £26,000 within three months, a total she had stolen from the council…

Mystery surrounds future of town Post Office

MYSTERY surrounds the future of a new Post Office branch in Westbury, after the vacancy was removed from the Post Office Ltd website. No information about what is happening next has…

Residents successfully fight off planning application

THE application for 200 homes off Storridge Road has been refused by Wiltshire Council on a number of grounds and residents are applauding the community effort made to successfully fight…

Mini-festival celebrates life of popular local rider

A MINI festival held in memory of Dilton Marsh man, Stuart Lange, has been hailed a success by organisers with 130 motorcyclists joining the rideout and crowds enjoying the festivities on…

Carers thank League of Friends for donation

FORGET Me Not Care Ltd would like to thank the League of Friends of Westbury and District for their kind donation of £2,000 to go towards staff training. During their…