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Published on January 16, 2018

Work begins at The Laverton

BUILDING work has started on the Laverton extension and improvements and is expected to last until mid-June 2018. A glass-fronted extension on the side of the building will accommodate extra…

Opening of new Westbury dance studio

A new dance studio, Just So Dance, was officially opened at Woodland Industrial Estate in Westbury on Saturday 30th December. Town Crier, John Hadfield, announced the grand opening and the…

Thieves raid Chapmanslade play area

RESIDENTS of Chapmanslade have expressed their disappointment after thieves stole fencing and a picnic table from the play area in the Memorial Playing Field. The incident occurred overnight between Friday 8th…

Plans for new concrete plant spark fears about increase in traffic

RESIDENTS have expressed their concern about plans for a new precast concrete manufacturing facility on the site of the old cement works, fearing that if it were to go ahead,…

Notorious Accident Black Spot to get Double White Lines

Highways England has agreed that double white lines are to be installed on the section of the A36 trunk road at Black Dog Hill in Chapmanslade in 2018. Black Dog…

Westbury house clearance clocks up surprise £12,000 sale

When the team at Chippenham Auction Rooms were asked to clear a house in Westbury last month, they weren’t expecting anything out of the ordinary. That all changed when a…

Rubbish in the bin costs a fortune

We throw away more than usual at Christmas – so what happens to it? This question is posed by South West Wiltshire Green Party who is calling for Wiltshire Council…

The battle for Bratton Road development continues

AFTER refusal for planning permission to erect 47 new homes on Bratton Road last year, the application has been resubmitted despite local residents’ fight for privacy. Last year, Mr R…

Introductory 30mph speed limits on Trowbridge Road

WILTSHIRE Council has issued a temporary introduction of 30mph speed limits on the Trowbridge Road section of the A350 to enable construction work. A statement from Wiltshire Council states, “Notice…

TransWilts launch free app

TRANSWILTS has launched a free app which features live Wiltshire train stations’ departure information directly to your phone. Some of the features include a menu station list where you can…