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Published on May 6, 2014

Improved train service from Westbury

As from Sunday 18th May, trains start earlier from Westbury, with an extra 08:26 service to Swindon.  That’s over an hour earlier than any train at present, and with connections…

£3,000 boost for westbury charity

£3,000 boost for westbury charity

A grant of £3,000 has been awarded to Westbury charity Crosspoint by the Community Foundation for Wiltshire and Swindon which administrates the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Fund. 11 projects across…

What would YOU do if Mayor for the Day?

HAVE your say on what you would do to change Westbury in our new column ‘Mayor for the Day’. Each fortnight, the White Horse News  will be giving local people…

Lord Sharman visits Matravers School

Lord Sharman visits Matravers School

Matravers School was delighted to welcome Lord Sharman on Wednesday 12th March as part of the ‘Speakers for Schools’ charity programme. Lord Sharman spoke to students across Years 10, 11,…

Sprinklers save new Westbury waste recycling plant from serious fire

WILTSHIRE Fire & Rescue Service attended a fire at the new multi million pound Hills waste recycling plant at the Northacre Industrial Estate, Westbury. Four fire engines from Trowbridge, Warminster,…

Assurances to public after flies return to Westbury

THE chairman of Westbury Area Board has assured residents that they are doing all they can to avoid huge swarms of flies returning to the town after reports of them…

Farewell to Westbury Infant School Headteacher

Farewell to Westbury Infant School Headteacher

  WESTBURY Infant School’s headteacher, Jan Ball, is leaving at the end of this term, after almost 15 years in the post.   Jan arrived at the school in 1999,…

Westbury country market closes its doors

WESTBURY Country Market is closing its doors after almost 29 years of trading in the Church Hall. They are unable to form a committee to keep going and for a…

Wiltshire Council tax frozen for fourth year running as budget is agreed

WILTSHIRE Council will freeze Council Tax for the fourth year running while continuing to invest in key priorities as its budget for 2014/15 was agreed on 25th February. The continued…

Westbury couple Joy & Les celebrate 65 years together

Westbury couple Joy & Les celebrate 65 years together

A WESTBURY couple are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary on 19th March having got married at All Saints Church in 1949.  Les and Joy Pinchin, who have lived in the…