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Published on January 16, 2018

Westbury bypass back on the agenda

A BYPASS for Westbury has returned to the spotlight after it was revealed that the A350 could be in line for extra funding as part of Government plans for a ‘major…

Two hours’ free parking to remain for another year

FREE parking in Westbury town centre will remain for another year, despite an increase in parking charges enforced by Wiltshire Council across the county. In June last year, Westbury Town…

Town Council agree increase in local tax

WESTBURY Town Council has agreed that from April there will be a 16.88% increase of the town’s precept, due to the increase of services being taken over from Wiltshire Council.…

Who deserves to be Westbury’s Person of the Year 2017?

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 ‘completely let down’ over leisure plans

WESTBURY’S Mayor has criticised Wiltshire Council’s decision to not proceed with  building 19 campuses across the county, leaving Westbury without any new or improved leisure and community facilities. At the…

Taller chimney for waste treatment plant

NORTHACRE Renewable Energy has announced that they intend to apply for permission to make amendments to their existing plans for a waste treatment plant, which includes an increase to the height…

New year jobs boost for Westbury

WESTBURY looks set to experience a boom in jobs, with new developments in the area bringing hundreds of opportunities for local people. Between 70 and 85 jobs could be created by…

Christmas message from the Mayor ‘A year of promise and challenge ahead’

In my heart I am an optimist as I tend to look forward rather than look backward, and looking forward to Christmas is always a joy. Even optimists must be…

New repeat prescription service comes under fire from patients

PATIENTS of the White Horse Health Centre have expressed their frustration at the new service for ordering repeat prescriptions, with many complaining about long wait times to speak to an adviser…

The White Horse News over Christmas and New Year

The White Horse News is out again next week and then in three weeks’ time on the 4th of January 2018…