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Could you help make a difference at Crosspoint?

Crosspoint, the Westbury charity, is looking for new volunteers to help staff the drop-in sessions that are held throughout the week. Visitors to Crosspoint can be assured of…

Driving test centre under review as wait times remain an issue

THE future of the driving test centre in Westbury is under question as the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) prepare to release the results of a full…

Town council vacancy following councillor’s resignation

A VACANCY has arisen for a town council representative for the Westbury North Ward following the resignation of Aminiasi Katonivualiku. a request for an election to fill the…

This issue

Planning credibility of Wiltshire Council under fire say gasification action group after ‘curious decision’ played out on local radio

The credibility of Wiltshire Council to make informed strategic planning decisions for the county was…

Westbury’s new town centre Post Office will open next month

Westbury Post Office is getting ready to open at its new location in McColls, 30…

Australian in search of Westbury ancestors

A WOMAN who lives in Australia is searching for family ancestors, who she believes lived…

Man in custody following Westbury armed robbery

A man has been arrested following an armed robbery in Westbury on Wednesday 6th February.  An armed…

Reverend thanks community for love and support

THE White Horse Team will bid farewell to the Reverend Rhona Floate, who will lead her…

Garage launches second youth project

Following on from the success of last year’s widely-acclaimed youth project, Dave Keay and Luke…

Town council invite you to ‘keep Westbury tidy’

WESTBURY Town Council’s first community litter pick of the year will take place on Saturday…

Westbury United Fixtures

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Sport

Westbury dig deep to secure win

With the amount of rain and standing water on the pitch, this fixture was always in doubt but a number of players rallied round to help groundsman, Paul…

United look to claim their place as best team in Westbury’s history

Westbury United is currently on course for their best ever finish in the  Western Premier Division and look to claim their place as the best Westbury team in…

United Fixtures

Sat 16th Feb Cadbury Heath (H), Lge, 3pm Sat 23rd Feb Buckland Athletic (A), Lge, 3pm Wed 27th Feb Odd Down (Bath), Lge, 7.45pm Sat 2nd March Shortwood…

Heavy snow stops play

WESTBURY United’s game against Odd Down was postponed on Saturday 2nd February due to heavy snow.  The fixture will now be played on Wednesday 27th February at Meadow…

Sat. 26th Jan. Dorset and Wilts Div 2 North Swindon College Old Boys 2nds 7 Westbury 16

This week Westbury took the journey to Swindon to take on the College Old Boys, who back in October had beaten them in a close encounter at Knott…

Features

Get out and about this Easter

IT’S time to take a break this Easter and immerse yourself in all that our beautiful county has to offer by…

Spring Gardening

Top tips for starting early Whether you have a large garden, small garden or just a window box, spring is an…

Spring Gardening Feature

Spring Gardening Feature

It’s springtime again in the garden, the weather is starting to improve and the plants are beginning to grow. Find out…

Fundraising

Take your fundraising to new heights for Wiltshire Air Ambulance!

ADVENTURE seekers who want to get off the ground can take part in new and exciting events while raising funds for Wiltshire Air Ambulance. The charity’s 2019…

Help raise money for Guide Dogs for the Blind

A BLINDFOLD skittles evening is being organised by Guide Dogs for the Blind on Saturday 16th February to raise money to ‘Name a Pup’ Freda.  Organisers, Elaine…

Charity delighted by tree collection total

DOROTHY House hospice more than doubled their last year’s fundraising total for their Christmas tree collection scheme, collecting over £26,000.  This month, Dorothy House collected over 2,360…

Education

Youngsters learn all about water

Year 4 pupils at Westbury Leigh CE Primary School were recently visited by Gillian Smith from Wessex Water to help with their topic on rivers.  The school…

Playground Fun at Westbury Juniors!

Children at Westbury Junior School couldn’t wait for their break time and a chance to try out the brand new playground equipment. Lottie from Year 5 won…

Cygnets pre-schoolers say “Scoop the poop!”

Children, parents and staff at Cygents Pre-School have issued a plea to local dog owners after the start of the new term has been marred by an…

Business

Familiar faces welcome you to new cafe and takeaway

A NEW cafe and takeaway, Aimi’s, has opened in the High Street owned by familiar faces, Aimee Stovold  and Michelle Silcox.  Aimi’s Cafe & Takeaway opened last…

Traffic enforcement company signals expansion

One of the UK’s leading providers of CCTV-based traffic enforcement and management solutions, has taken space on a popular Westbury business park. Property consultancy Myddelton & Major…

Broad Lane Land Rovers change gear at Woodland Industrial Estate

Broad Lane Land Rovers have moved into their new premises at Woodland Industrial Estate. As an independent Land Rover and Range Rover specialist, the company have expertise…

Clubs & Organisations

Young footballers raising money for Isle of Wight tournament

WESTBURY Youth Football Club’s under 9 team, the Rhinos, are raising money towards a trip to the Isle of Wight to compete in a football tournament.  The…

Bratton History Association

A coffee morning will be held on Saturday 23rd February to raise money for the Bratton Bells and Tower Repair Fund. Organisers say, “The six bells of…

Imperial Charity’s Variety Show and afternoon tea

THE Imperial Charity held their annual Variety Show on Sunday 13th January at the Paragon Hall, Westbury. Organisers said, “It was as if some magic fairy dust…

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