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Published on December 4, 2018

Could you represent your town as a councillor?

Following the resignation of cllr Hawker and no request from the town to hold an election, Westbury Town Council has a casual vacancy for a co-opted councillor in Westbury West…

‘Little hope for democracy’ Campaigners question legality of Wiltshire Council decision

THE legality of Wiltshire Council has been questioned again over new plans for a gasification plant in Westbury, with concerned residents saying the council is failing to ensure the health and…

Over 500 objections for waste treatment plant

OVER 500 comments were submitted online in response to Hills Waste Ltd’s new application for a waste treatment plant in the town. Northacre Renewable Energy, part of Hills Waste,  have resubmitted…

Listed phone box vandalised

A VANDAL has smashed three panes of glass of a listed red telephone box in the Market Place.  Police report that between Friday 23rd and Monday 26th November someone smashed…

Network Rail will answer questions on station closure

FOLLOWING the announcement of Westbury Railway Station’s closure over Christmas, the project team will be on hand to answer your questions at an event in the town.  Network Rail say they…

Oktoberfest to Munich!

WESTBURY’S Oktoberfest held a raffle, with the winners receiving two tickets from Keeva Travel director, Rory McManus, for a weekend for two to Munich, the home of Oktoberfest. The winners…

Witness appeal after elderly man seriously injured in Bratton crash

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an elderly man was seriously injured in a collision in Bratton at around 9.45am on Tuesday 27th November. Police report, “The two-vehicle crash happened…

Local author adds another book to wildlife series

Local author, Jane Russ, ends her productive year with another new release, ‘The Red Squirrel Book’, that adds to her  British wildlife series.  Jane’s ‘The Owl Book’ was released in…

Chair of Westbury Royal British Legion correction

A MISTAKE was made in issue 683 of White Horse News, in the Remembrance service picture special on page 16. It was incorrectly reported that Eddie Bridges is the chair of the…

Sign up now for Dorothy House’s Santa & Elf Run

Entries are still open for Dorothy House Hospice Care’s 8th annual Santa & Elf Run on Sunday 9th December.   The 2.5k or 5k fun run is open to all…