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Published on March 11, 2014

Imber Ultra Marathon 2014

WHEN the date of 9th March 2014 for the inaugural Imber Ultra Marathon was chosen the organisers had no idea what the weather on the day was going to be…

Westbury dog owner urges people to be aware

LOCAL dog owner, Andrew Brooks, is urging people to be aware of a Staffordshire Bull Terrier that attacked his dog Buddy.  Andrew said, “I want everyone to be aware, and…

New Wiltshire councillor for Ethandune Ward

CONSERVATIVE candidate Jerry Wickham has been elected as the Ethandune councillor representing the villages around Westbury on Wiltshire Council. The by election, held on Thursday 6th March, was contested by…

Former teacher at Matravers School and well-known preacher is remembered

FORMER pupils at Matravers School were shocked and saddened to hear of the death of long-serving teacher Roger Simmonds. Roger taught religious education at the Westbury school for 18 years…

Westbury organisation ending violence against women

SATURDAY 8th March marks ‘International Inner Wheel Day Ending Violence Against Women’. Inner Wheel of Westbury would like to highlight this day and make people very much aware of the…

Musical talent at Westbury Leigh primary school

WESTBURY Leigh Primary School pupils recently had the opportunity to showcase their musical talents. at a concert held at the school. Former pupil Wade Merritt opened the concert on the…

Six illegal workers caught at Westbury restaurant

A RESTAURANT in Westbury faces a financial penalty following an operation by a Home Office immigration enforcement team. Acting on intelligence, officers visited the Tale of Spice 2 restaurant, in…

Longleat Wins Top Tourism Award

Longleat Wins Top Tourism Award

LONGLEAT Safari & Adventure Park has been voted Best Large Visitor Attraction in the South West at the prestigious annual South West Tourism Excellence Awards. The awards were presented at…

Concern over ponies in Westbury Leigh

Concern over ponies in Westbury Leigh

  LOCAL residents have expressed concern about three ponies living on private land near Westbury. Residents have been in touch with the White Horse News, concerned over the conditions of…

Driver seriously injured following collision near Trowbridge

A ROAD between Hawkeridge and Yarnbrook, near Trowbridge, was closed for four hours on the evening of Thursday 6th February, following a single vehicle collision.  Shortly after 5.00pm a silver…