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Published on February 24, 2021

More houses for Westbury? Plan for 140 new houses revealed

More houses for Westbury? Plan for 140 new houses revealed

PLANS for up to 140 houses on land at Glenmore Farm, The Ham, have been revealed.  The site, which covers approximately 7.8 hectares, is bounded to the north by the…

Prospective candidates and agents invited to election webinar

With local elections less than three months away, prospective candidates and agents are being invited to a webinar briefing to find out everything they need to know.  Led by Wiltshire…

RSPCA appeals for information after puppy is found dead in a pet carrier

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dead puppy was discovered in a pet carrier that had been dumped beside a rural road in Wiltshire.  A member of the…

MP’s concern over Westbury housing plans

MP’s concern over Westbury housing plans

Local MP, Dr Andrew Murrison, has registered his concern about the planning application for up to 67 properties in Sandhole Lane, Westbury.  The MP said, “I appreciate the need to…

Council calls for Prime Minister’s help in “one last push” against incinerator plans

Council calls for Prime Minister’s help in “one last push” against incinerator plans

WESTBURY councillors have written to the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, in “one last push” to prevent the controversial incinerator plan going ahead in Westbury.  Consultation on the Environment Agency’s impact…

Residents vent their anger over Westbury – ‘the forgotten town of Wiltshire’

WESTBURY residents have hit back at plans to build 710 more new houses and two applications to build gas plants in the town, reported by White Horse News. The housing…

Westbury “pulling together” for children’s mental health

Westbury schools have been praised by parents and governors for their efforts and support for children during the pandemic.  It comes at a time when nationally there is concern for…

Campaigners say ‘No’ to housing plan

A BID to build 67 homes at Sandhole Lane, Westbury Leigh, is an “attack on green land”, a newly formed protest group says. And at a meeting of Westbury town…

Over-65s are next in line to receive vaccine

THE White Horse Health Centre’s Covid-19 vaccination roll out continues to gather pace. The health centre has attempted to contact all residents that fall into the top four priority groups for…

More action needed over nature say councillors

WITH climate change and unnecessary tree works being high on Westbury council’s agenda, the news that a government-backed national review has called for nature to be taken into account by…

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