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Published on May 21, 2013

Westbury granddaughter carries on Dot’s air ambulance legacy

WESTBURY’S Air Ambulance shop has a new manager – Dot Whitehead’s granddaughter Carrie Aldous.  Dot was devoted to the shop she set up 15 years ago, raising over £1.7million for…

Post election job cuts from Wiltshire Council

THE LEADER of Wiltshire Liberal Democrats has accused Wiltshire Council of keeping upcoming job cuts quiet over the election period. Wiltshire Council is expected to ask more staff to consider taking voluntary redundancy,…

Westbury station keeps radio licence

LOCAL radio station The Breeze will continue to broadcast to the area, after an unsuccessful attempt by Spire FM to obtain the local licence. The Breeze currently covers Frome and West Wiltshire…

Westbury wind farm rules considered by inspector

A LOBBYIST group who oppose the building of a local wind farm at Grange Farm, is claiming that comments made at a public meeting last week confirm Wiltshire’s unsuitability for…

Westbury could expand with new development

A DEVELOPER is proposing to build around 220 new houses on land north of The Mead. The area, which borders The Mead and the A350, is currently an area of…

Gold medal at English championships for Westbury competitor

WESTBURY TAGB Tae Kwon Do instructor Rob Tucker 4th Dan would like to congratulate Keola White on winning a gold medal for patterns at the English championships recently held in…

Fantastic French food heads to Westbury Market Place

A FRENCH Market will return to Westbury on Monday 6th May, bringing a great range of high quality and fresh produce from all regions of France.  ‘Le Marche de France’ will…

Westbury couple’s plans for new music festival with exciting artists

A NEW music festival has been launched by a Westbury couple, inspired by Westbury teenager Rick Mills, who died at the age of 19.  Jayne Abbott and her husband Phillip are staging…

From Shakespeare to Sgt Peppers: a busy week at Westbury’s Laverton

THE Laverton Experience got into full swing on the opening day of its week’s worth of free activities on the 13th April.  Starting with the mayor’s opening, Dorothy House ‘piece…

Westbury Golf course extension plans re-submitted

WHITE Horse Country Park hopes that its plans to extend the golf course to a full 18 hole course will finally be approved this year.  Extending the golf course is just…