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Published on September 14, 2021

Westbury to set out road repair through five year plan

FUNDING for road repairs and maintenance over the next five years in Westbury was discussed at the Westbury Area Board earlier this month. A five year plan of improvements is…

Pension Credit – Do you know if you are entitled to claim it?

THE Government recently announced that although up to 1million pensioner households are entitled to claim Pension Credit, many are not currently doing so.  If you would like to check whether…

Hands on history comes alive

WESTBURY’S new heritage centre is offering a real chance to get into history.  Visitors can get hands on with a range of glove making and woollen mill tools as well…

White Horse News reporter crowned Neighbours superfan on BBC Radio 2!

WHITE  Horse News reporter, Ben Fenlon, has been crowned the UK’s biggest Neighbours superfan after beating his idol and Neighbours legend, Stefan Dennis aka Paul Robinson, in a head-to-head quiz…

Local representative describes village bus transport experience

A DILTON Marsh resident has been appointed elderly disabled/reduced mobility representative on a county-wide group providing a bridge between Wiltshire Council and bus users.   Lorraine Sencicle, a disabled pensioner…

Bus users group aiming for a better service

A GROUP for Wiltshire bus users is working on a local service improvement plan to attract future government investment.  Option 24/7 was set up in 2016 for passengers, operators and…

Four Villages Link AGM

THE Four Villages Link, the charity which offers transport and good neighbour services to local people in need in Bratton, Edington, Coulston and Erlestoke,  held their annual meeting in July. …

Council agrees ‘No HGVs’ signs donation

WESTBURY Town Council will contribute 30% towards the £165 cost of signs warning that Alfred Street is unsuitable for use by HGVs.    The council’s highways, planning and development committee…

Less than one fifth of the electorate voted in the Police & Crime Commissioner election

By local democracy reporter Matthew McLaughlin LESS than a fifth of those eligible to vote in the Swindon and Wiltshire Police & Crime Commissioner elections turned out for election, which…

Beating the scammers by becoming online savvy

WILTSHIRE Police are warning people to be vigilant online after a man in his 90s lost £2,000 after he was scammed by a person posing as a police officer.  The…

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