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Published on January 14, 2020

Youth survey launched

Westbury Area Board has launched a youth survey in order to identify the needs of young people in the community. All people between the ages of 11 and 19 (or…

Trowbridge birthing unit decision to be made this week

A DECISION about the closure of Trowbridge Hospital’s birthing unit is expected to be made this week. If the proposal gets the go-ahead, Trowbridge’s midwifery unit will only provide pre- and…

Town Council declare climate emergency

WESTBURY Town Council has followed the example of hundreds of councils across the country and has declared a climate emergency.  Councillors have pledged their commitment to looking into ways to…

WALKING NETBALL IS COMING TO WESTBURY!

Walking netball is exactly what it sounds like – netball, but at a walking pace. Anybody is welcome to come along and take part. It is the perfect sport for…

Town council increase precept to cover delegation of services from Wiltshire Council

WESTBURY Town Council has agreed to increase the town’s precept from April in order to prepare for the increase of services being passed down from Wiltshire Council over the next…

Green spaces destroyed over lack of parking

RESIDENTS of Oldfield Park in Westbury say the area is in need of more car parking spaces following the destruction of green areas.  Due to limited car parking spaces, residents…

Double celebration for community centre

Leigh Park Community Centre , which will be celebrating its seventh year of opening this month, also marked #villagehalls week.  The community centre was completed in November 2012 and opened…

Waste group still committed to gasification plant plans

HILLS are still committed to building a gasification plant in Westbury despite no building work commencing last autumn as planned.  In a story last August, White Horse News contacted Northacre…

Increased demand for Air Ambulance in 2019

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance undertook 1,233 missions in 2019 – an increase of 12% on the previous year. It was also the most number of missions carried out in a year…

Would you pay an extra one pound per month to maintain local policing?

Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Wiltshire and Swindon, Angus Mac-pherson, is asking members of the public for their feedback on a proposed £1 per month increase to maintain local…

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