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Westbury’s healthcare crisis deepens

Fears for the future of health services in Westbury continue to grow as local people say it is virtually impossible to get an appointment with a GP.  With…

‘Harsh’ move to charge charities to recycle

A WESTBURY charity has spoken out against Wiltshire Council’s ‘harsh’ new  plan to charge charities to use recycling centres. Imperial Charity manager, Bob Summerfield, has said the plan to charge…

Local girl wins chance to demolish chimney

ONE local girl has won the chance to push the button and blow up Westbury’s iconic 200ft chimney later this year when it is demolished for good. Lily…

This issue

Westbury’s Summer Celebration returns

LIVE music and dancing, food stalls, street entertainers, crafts and much more will be at…

A piece of Westbury’s history has been preserved

A piece of Westbury’s history has been preserved – thanks to Westbury Town Council’s “Westbury…

Local woman to join world record attempt in charity skydive

A WESTBURY woman will be jumping 15,000ft out of the sky next week to raise money for…

Slimmers ditch 231 bags of clothes for charity

Members of three Slimming World groups in Westbury have collected 231 bags of clothes they’ve…

Blood pressure, cholesterol and BMI checks at Crosspoint

DROP-IN health sessions will be taking place at Crosspoint Westbury later this month and throughout…

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Sport

West of England League. Wiltshire Division. Swindon versus Westbury at Swindon on Saturday 4th June.

Westbury travelled to play Swindon in the latest West of England Wiltshire Division match hoping to continue their good start to the season after last week’s win against…

West of England League. Wiltshire Division. Westbury versus Marshfield at Westbury on Saturday 11th June.

Westbury entertained Marshfield in the latest West of England League Wiltshire Division hoping to start a winning run against one of the top teams in this league.  …

Busy pre-season at United: Friendlies and FA Cup return on the cards

It may only be halfway through the close season but preparations are well underway at Meadow Lane for season 2016-2017 at Westbury United Football Club, both on and…

Gold rush continues for local powerlifter

A WESTBURY strongman has continued his run of success by winning his bench press competition at the BodyPower Expo in Birmingham last month. Powerlifter Matt Doughty, who has won numerous…

Features

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…

Spring Weddings Feature

Spring Weddings Feature

Get ready for your wedding and make it a truly memorable day with the help of these local businesses……

Family Businesses Feature – February 2016

Family Businesses Feature – February 2016

Family businesses are the backbone of the UK economy and Westbury has many fine examples. Have a look at the feature…

Fundraising

Hair chop for charity

A LOCAL women has donated 12 inches of her hair to the Little Princess Trust and so far raised over £80. Having had long hair since she was…

Concert raises £1,200 for domestic violence charity

A CONCERT put on by the Inner Wheel Club of Westbury last month raised £1,200 for Trowbridge-based domestic violence charity Splitz. The concert, hosted by Steeple Rocks Choir and…

Electrical firm lifts trophy at Stamford Bridge

A WESTBURY electrical company won a football tournament at Chelsea’s home ground last month while raising money for  child rights charity Plan International. Anson Security and Electrical,…

Education

Arts Week at Fairfield

Staff and students at Fairfield Farm College have been enjoyed an arts week last week, 9th-13th May. “Catering students challenged tutor Pete to make a jelly contribution…

Playschool celebrates the Queen’s birthday

Children from The Rainbow Playschool in Westbury celebrated the 90th birthday of the Queen, on 21st April, at their Thursday morning session. There was a birthday tea…

Forest school at Westbury Junior School

Since September, Westbury Junior School has been working closely with Wiltshire Wildlife Trust, which last term saw the culmination of all their hard work. Children at the…

Crime

Police warn of ‘Microsoft scam

WILTSHIRE Police are warning of a scam which would have claimed two Westbury victims last month if it wasn’t for the quick thinking of staff at the…

Crime reports for Westbury area from Wiltshire Police

The latest crime reports for the Westbury area from Wiltshire Police are: Crime – Theft 26/05/2016 00:24 Lafarge Cement, Trowbridge Road, Westbury. BA13 4LX. 2 males seen…

Two vehicles stolen during Westbury burglary

Police are appealing for witnesses after two vehicles were stolen in Westbury during a burglary. Overnight between 5.00pm on 4th April and 9.00am on 5th April, a…

Clubs & Organisations

Rotary Club open evening

The Rotary Club of Westbury is holding an open evening at Chalford House Hotel at 7pm for anyone who is interested in joining the club. The club…

Join Westbury’s British Legion

WESTBURY’S branch of the Royal British Legion is encouraging local people to get involved with the group and meet with fellow service personnel. The branch, which meets once…

Free parent and toddler group

LOCAL parents are invited to join a social and active parent, toddler and baby group running at The Laverton twice a month. The ‘Blaze Bright’ group meets…

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