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Published on June 3, 2014

Community group planned for White Horse

Wiltshire’s oldest White Horse will be on the agenda when Westbury Area Board meets on Thursday this week. There are plans to form a community interest group covering the popular…

Flying the flag to roar on England with Wiltshire company

IF you’re looking for a flag to help cheer on England – or any other country – in the World Cup, look no further than Meadowland in Southwick just down…

Westbury & District French Twinning Association Chateau Du Loir visit

Westbury & District French Twinning Association Chateau Du Loir visit

WESTBURY & District French Twinning Association made a trip to Chateau Du Loir recently to meet their French counterparts.  Jean Dew, chairman of the Westbury & District French Twinning Association…

Matravers School welcomes significant new investment

Matravers School welcomes significant new investment

  Matravers School has received a significant investment by Wiltshire Council to improve its Westbury campus.  The investment will fund a number of projects providing state-of-the-art facilities allowing additional courses,…

Dilton primary crowned Wiltshire winners for environment award

Dilton primary crowned Wiltshire winners for environment award

Dilton Marsh Primary School is the Wiltshire finalist for the ‘2014 Environmental Youth Award’.  As county winners, the school will be presented with a trophy and cheque by a member…

Chapmanslade residents reject turbine proposal again

At a meeting called by Chapmanslade Parish Council and attended by over 70 people last Thursday 15th May, local residents were vociferous in their objections to the proposal for a…

Westbury prepares to mark World War One centenary

Westbury prepares to mark World War One centenary

    PEOPLE in Westbury are getting together to mark the special WWI centenary with a range of events from a model of a WW1 trench through to services, specialist…

Brokerswood reopens after over a year closed

Brokerswood Country Park reopened its gates last weekend having been closed to the general public since January 2013. The park will now be open at weekends and during school holidays,…

Volunteers create African keyhole gardens at Bitham Brook

A NEW African keyhole garden has been created at Bitham Brook Primary School. The gardens are based on a Global Garden Project to enable waste food to be turned into…

Chapmanslade residents vote against wind turbine

Over 90% of people who attended a pre-application consultation event about the wind turbine proposed for farmland near Chapmanslade, indicated their opposition to it, according to the campaign group Stop…