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Published on June 22, 2021

Democracy, Wiltshire Council Style

Democracy, Wiltshire Council Style

Wiltshire Council has given the go ahead for the controversial waste incinerator to be built in Westbury, despite fierce local opposition.  The council’s Strategic Planning Committee voted through the proposal…

Second community fridge planned for Westbury

WESTBURY will benefit from a second community fridge, to help any resident in need, after the town council approved funding.  Policy and resources committee members gave the nod to town…

Guide dog yard sale a great success!

Guide dog yard sale a great success!

THE local Westbury and Warminster Guide Dog group held a yard sale on the weekend of 12th and 13th June, and stayed open for a couple of days after that.…

Town council mounts campaign for future funding for Westbury

WESTBURY Town Council is asking Wiltshire Council for more funding after it was revealed the town has been excluded from the unitary authority’s Levelling Up application to the government, even…

MP requests Secretary of State has final say on incinerator

Local MP, Andrew Murrison, has today (15th June) written to the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government to request that the Secretary of State makes the final decision about…

It’s not too late to influence councillors’ decision, says protest group

With local Wiltshire councillors making the decision, local protest group WGAG/ NWI say it’s not too late to write to councillors to express your views.  Last week, Northacre Renewable Energy…

D-Day for waste incinerator decision. Meeting will be live streamed – 10.30am, 22nd June

THE decision on whether to give   Northacre Renewable Energy Limited (NREL)  permission to build a controversial waste incinerator in the town will be made at a meeting of Wiltshire…

Westbury deserves more, says councillors

WESTBURY town councillors’ longheld frustrations that the town is missing out on much-needed government support and funding have been further fuelled by the latest revelation that Wiltshire Council is looking…

Westbury’s new weekly market – and more events to come

WESTBURY is opening a new weekly market in the high street to welcome people back to the town centre following lockdown and help bolster local shops and businesses. The new…

Councillors disappointed by 145-homes plan

A BID to build 145 homes in the Ham is “disappointing” and “totally inappropriate”, Westbury Town Council says. The council’s planning committee has objected to Land Value Alliances  LLP’s application…

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