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Published on July 5, 2022

Councillors critical of Wiltshire’s lack of planning enforcement

Councillors critical of Wiltshire’s lack of planning enforcement

WESTBURY town councillors have expressed their anger over a lack of enforcement action by Wiltshire Council following a spate of incidents in Westbury where applicants are not facing repercussions for…

Northacre to appeal over waste incinerator decision delay

NORTHACRE Renewable Energy Ltd (NREL) have appealed for ‘non-determination’ of their plans to bring an energy-from-waste incinerator to Westbury. NREL say that, as the plans have been in determination since…

Town centre free car parking reduced to one hour next month

Town centre free car parking  reduced to one hour next month

WESTBURY town councillors have ratified their recommendation to reduce the free parking in the town down from two hours to just one hour. Some councillors had reservations about the action,…

Local postie wows the crowds at Glastonbury

Local postie wows the crowds at Glastonbury

LOCAL postman, Leander Morales, spent the weekend recently at Glastonbury Festival, wowing crowds with five shows on four different stages. Leander joined the hundreds of other performers including headliners Sir…

Environment Agency comes under fire after granting a waste incinerator permit

Environment Agency comes under fire  after granting a waste incinerator permit

THE Environment Agency is coming under fire locally after granting a permit for the Westbury incinerator to be operational if the plans are given the green light at the end…

Birthday celebrations for 100-year-old!

Birthday celebrations for 100-year-old!

DILTON Marsh woman, Joan Freegard, recently celebrated her 100th birthday. She was surrounded by friends and family on Friday 24th June who all came to congratulate her on reaching the…

Free parking in the town reduced to one hour

Free parking in the town reduced to one hour

TOWN councillors have voted to recommend reducing their offer of free parking in the town from two hours to one at a meeting of the highways, planning, and development committee…

Donkey Derby raises £3,500 for local causes

Donkey Derby raises  £3,500 for local causes

WESTBURY Lions Club Donkey Derby made a triumphant return to Westbury following a two-year break, with the popular event seeing hundreds of people take the trip to the White Horse…

Incinerator gets seal of approval from Environment Agency

Incinerator gets seal of approval  from Environment Agency

THE Environment Agency (EA) has granted a permit for Northacre Renewable Energy Ltd (NREL) to operate an incinerator in Westbury.  The EA said it was ‘minded’ to issue a draft…

Town council prepares for final fight against waste incinerator

Town council prepares for final fight against waste incinerator

WESTBURY Town Council has agreed the next steps in its aim to stop the construction of a proposed energy-from-waste incinerator in the town. The town council, which strongly oppose the…