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Published on October 12, 2021

Brokerswood Holiday ecolodges turned down, by local democracy reporter Matthew McLaughlin

PLANS to build two holiday lets in Brokerswood have been rejected by Wiltshire Council.  Mr and Mrs Clow of Yew Tree House, Brokerswood had a bid to build two holiday…

New library opening hours

WESTBURY Library is reopening to nearly its full pre-pandemic opening hours.   From Monday 4th October, which is also the start of Libraries Week, the library will be open: Mondays 2pm…

Blue Plaque to remember former Bristol City legend

A BLUE plaque has been unveiled to remember the former Bristol City and England footballer, John Atyeo, at the Dilton Marsh residence where he lived.  The plaque was organised by…

Jonathon Seed charged for ‘false declaration’ in police election

THE ‘disqualified’ Police and Crime Commissioner candidate, Jonathon Seed, has been charged by police with making a ‘false declaration’ in his nomination papers.  The Conservative Party’s candidate for the PCC role…

The end of Universal Credit top up will impact families says local charity

A TOP up to Universal Credit (UC) of £20 to support those in need during the Covid pandemic is set to end this autumn and local charity, Crosspoint, says the…

Pre-School celebrates after winning community grants

STEP Up pre-school has received a new heating and hot water system as part of the community grant scheme supported by Selwood Housing and Bradfords Building Supplies.  The Dilton Marsh-based…

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…