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Published on March 10, 2015

New member elected for Westbury Town Council

Westbury Town Council’s latest member was elected recently in a “no contest” result with no by-election taking place because no other candidate came forward. The vacancy in Westbury North Ward…

Mother’s Day Pullout 2015

Mother’s Day Pullout 2015

Treat your Mum this Mothering Sunday with the help of these local establishments……

Popular reverend retires from White Horse Ministry Team

REVEREND Jonathan Burke will soon deliver his final service at All Saints’ Church, after seven years with the White Horse Ministry Team. Jonathan Burke grew up on the Dorset coast…

Young people shaping their future in Westbury

Hundreds of young people from Westbury have been sharing their ideas on the type of activities they would like to have available in their area. Westbury’s Local Youth Network, set…

Final push for Westbury road naming petition

A FORMER student of Matravers is working hard to complete the petition to have a road named after his headteacher, before it is submitted next month. Local man Radek Evans has…

Concerns about continued cold calling in Westbury

A CONCERNED resident has expressed his unease about the volume of cold callers in the Westbury area. Bratton man Iain Thompson decided enough was enough after being approached by tradesmen five…

Police appeal after dog bite incident

Westbury Police are appealing for witnesses, or indeed the suspect to come forward, in relation to a dog bite to a 68 year old female.  This incident occurred on Silbury…

New homes plans gets thumbs up from Chapmanslade community

RESIDENTS in Chapmanslade are supporting plans to build 40 new homes on part of the Barters Plant Centre site in the village Over 30 people attended the recent parish council…

Area board’s January grants top £10,000

COMMUNITY projects around Westbury have benefitted from a huge £10,950 distributed in grants from the Westbury Area Board this month. Following £7,624 in handouts in December, and £2,290 in October, this…

Westbury woman’s award for 50 years living with diabetes

FOLLOWING an article in the last White Horse News, another Westbury resident has been awarded the Nabarro medal for managing diabetes for over 50 years. Lorenda Matthews was diagnosed with…