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Published on January 28, 2014

Westbury readers still not happy with Aldi junction

WESBURY residents have contacted the White Horse News about traffic problems near Aldi following a story in our last issue.  White Horse News had previous aired readers’ safety concerns about…

Full details of Westbury campus plans to be unveiled

PLANS for a community campus in Westbury will come one step closer next week (Thursday 6th February) when the Westbury Area Board unveils full details of what local people want.…

Westbury Lorry Watch needs support

LOCAL Councillor David Jenkins claims that Station Road has been accommodating vehicles which are too large and too heavy. Currently there is a restriction on the size and weight of…

National Libraries Week at Westbury coming up

WESTBURY library will be running events during 3rd-8th February to celebrate National Libraries Week. Throughout the week there will be many activities available to a varied age range. Help the…

Wiltshire Council leader to attend Westbury area board

WILTSHIRE Council’s Leader is to make an appearance at the upcoming Westbury Area Board. Jane Scott who has come under a lot of recent scrutiny over her pay increase will…

Better communication needed in Wiltshire emergencies

INDEPENDENT Councillors, Terry Chivers and Jeff Osborn, are calling on Wiltshire Council to look at ways they can improve communications between council officers, members, and town and parish councils after…

Central Government changes force increase in council tax in Westbury

WESTBURY Town Council (WTC) has decided to raise its precept (its portion of the Council Tax) from an annual rate of £71.74 (2013-14) for a band D property to £78.60…

Vacancy for Ethandune division of Wiltshire Council

A VACANCY has arisen for the Ethandune division of Wiltshire Council, following the death of cllr Linda Conley last year.  To call an election, a request must be made in…

Chapmanslade professor of microbiology receives the OBE

Chapmanslade professor of microbiology receives the OBE

A CHAPMANSLADE professor has been awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire) in the New Year Honours 2014.  Professor Nigel Brown, a molecular microbiologist, has been recognised by the…

Westbury encouraged to provide support for children with parents in prison

A pioneering partnership hopes to establish a network of school support for children affected by parental imprisonment. The aim is to prevent vulnerable young people from suffering their own ‘hidden…