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Published on January 17, 2022

Police issue dispersal order following ongoing anti-social behaviour in Westbury

POLICE officers issued a dispersal order to a group of young people in Westbury on Sunday night (16th), near the Leigh Park Community Centre, following repeated concerns about anti-social behaviour.…

Nominate your Person and Group of the Year 2021

Nominate your Person and Group of the Year 2021

WHITE Horse News’ Person and Group of the Year awards are back – and we need your nominations. Westbury’s community spirit again shined brightly in 2021 as the Covid-19 pandemic…

New solar farm for Westbury? But councillors have concerns

New solar farm for Westbury?  But councillors have concerns

LAND on the west side of Storridge Road could be transformed into a state-of-the-art solar farm that could help provide power to almost 9,000 homes in the local area.  A…

Opposition grows to incinerator plans after MPs’ health warning

Opposition grows to incinerator plans after MPs’ health warning

PRESSURE is growing on Wiltshire Council over its decision to grant planning permission for the controversial incinerator in Westbury, following a call from MPs for a moratorium on Britain’s incinerator…

Local Olympic hero awarded MBE in the New Year Honours list

Local Olympic hero awarded MBE in the New Year Honours list

OLYMPIC gold-medallist, Kate French, has been awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours 2022 list for her services to the sport of modern pentathlon.  The Chapmanslade resident brought home…

Town Council raises objections again over plans to convert Michael Elkins

Town Council raises objections again over plans to convert Michael Elkins

WESTBURY Town Council has raised objections over plans that would see the demolition of Michael Elkins Ltd in Westbury Leigh and the erection of nine dwellings and associated works. Councillors…

Plans to improve road safety at Frogmore Road/Slag Lane have been rejected

Plans to improve road safety at Frogmore Road/Slag Lane have been rejected

A ROAD improvement scheme for the Frogmore Road/Slag Lane area of town has been rejected by Wiltshire Council.  Westbury Town Council approached Wiltshire Council in November for help with funding…

Volunteer in the New Year!

Volunteer in the New Year!

JANUARY is traditionally a time to make resolutions for the year ahead, but instead of resolving to change careers or get fit, local groups and charities are asking the people…

New hope for campaigners as MPs call for halt to UK’s incinerator expansion plans

New hope for campaigners as MPs call for halt to UK’s incinerator expansion plans

MPs are calling for a moratorium on the expansion of new waste incineration plants, news that will give new hope to campaigners fighting the incinerator planned for Westbury. A report…

Mayor’s Christmas message: Thanking the local community

Mayor’s Christmas message: Thanking the local community

CHRISTMAS seems to have come round far too quickly, perhaps that is because it has been yet another busy year in which Westbury has continued to support those who need…

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