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Youth Club forced to close due to volunteer shortage

WESTBURY Youth Club has been forced to close temporarily due to a lack of volunteers. The club opened in November last year at the Leigh Park Community Centre after…

£9,000 boost to local groups

WESTBURY Area Board handed out over £9,000 in community grants at its meeting last week. Four groups received grants in order to support the work that they do…

Westbury Festival will have it all!

THE line-up for this year’s Westbury Festival is beginning to take shape and music and art lovers are in for a treat. The annual music and arts festival…

Two hours’ free parking starts in bid to boost town centre

SHOPPERS in Westbury are being encouraged to take advantage of the return of two hours’ free parking and support local businesses in the town centre as the trial…

This issue

Mini-festival in memory of Dilton Marsh dad

A NEW one-day festival in memory of a Dilton Marsh man will take place on 2nd…

Apply now for council grants

THERE is still time for local groups to apply for funding from Westbury Town Council under…

Conservatives hold their seat in general election

DR Andrew Murrison MP will continue to represent the people of Westbury, having been re-elected…

Young artists help to promote Weymouth Wizard

WORK by a brother and sister from Westbury has been used to illustrate this year’s…

Bright Stars Nursery celebrate Father’s Day

IN honour of Fathers Day Bright Stars Nursery hosted a den building day. The event…

Have your say on the future of Westbury

Westbury Neighbourhood Plan Focus Group looking for members WESTBURY Town Council is asking residents and…

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Sport

Burbage & Easton Royal 286-8. Westbury 215 all out. Westbury lost by 71 runs.

Westbury travelled to Burbage and Royal Easton in the latest West of England Wilts and Gloucestershire Premier 2 match hoping to continue their good start against a side…

Ladies golf results

LATEST golf results as follows:- The Stapleford Competition was won by Pauline Chisholm and the runner up was Margaret Adams. The 3 Club Competition was won by Tina…

Westbury 1st XI – 271-6. Biddestone CC 202-9. Westbury won by 69 runs.

Westbury entertained Biddestone in the latest West of England League Wiltshire and Gloucestershire Premier 2 match hoping to put behind them last weeks defeat against league leaders Cheltenham.…

Gloucester – 173-All Out. Westbury 1st XI – 176-5. Westbury won by 3 runs.

Westbury entertained Gloucester City Wingate Cricket Club last month in a West of England League Wiltshire and Gloucestershire Division Premier 2 match hoping to put aside the disappointment…

Cheltenham 1st XI – 239-8. Westbury 1st XI – 205 – All out. Westbury lost by 34 runs.

Westbury and District CC travelled to Cheltenham for their latest encounter in the West of England Premier League Division 2. Having lost the toss on what looked like…

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

Surprise boost for Dilton Dash fundraisers

THE Dilton Dash raised a total of £644 for the Dilton Marsh Pre-school, but a surprise donation on the day of the cheque presentation saw that amount rocket…

£280 raised for Teenage Cancer Trust

STAFF at Aldi  in Westbury recently raised £288 for the Teenage Cancer Trust by holding a cake sale in store. Deputy manager, Amy Mead said, “Aldi have committed…

Yard sale in aid of Guide dogs

WESTBURY’S  Guide dog group will be holding a fundraising Yard Sale this Friday and Saturday 23rd and 24th June at 58a Leigh Road Westbury, 10.00 am –…

Education

Matravers sixth formers continue the tradition of working with Barnardo’s

MATRAVERS School has congratulated­ sixth formers Hannah Aldous and Connie Brown who have recently gained jobs as playworkers with Barnardo’s Short Breaks Activity Scheme.  The clubs are…

Dilton Marsh School visit to Polling Station

CHILDREN from Dilton Marsh Primary School’s Year 3 Willow Class,   were invited to the local Polling Station at the Memorial Hall in the village during the…

Bitham Brook School general election

CHILDREN in Mr Slater’s Year six class at Bitham Brook School held a general election on June 8th. Two pupils from the class, CJ and Amber have…

Business

Forget Me Not Care staff celebrate 10 years

FOUR members of staff at Forget Me Not Care in Westbury have celebrated 10 years of being with the company. Carol Taylor, Sally Stockley and Sue Davis have…

KP Motor business on the move

A motor repairs business has taken a new lease on premises in Westbury. KP Garage and Body Shop has moved into Unit 1, Westbury Industrial Estate in…

Chandlers Coach Travel increases their environmentally-friendly fleet

Chandlers Coach Travel, based in Westbury, have recently taken ownership of a brand new 2017 plate Irizar i6 Integral coach. The 55-seat, 12.9-metre coach takes their fleet…

Clubs & Organisations

Would you volunteer to go to prison?

Volunteers to help monitor the day-to-day life in the HMP Erlestoke Prison  are being sought by the prison’s Independent Monitoring Board (IMB). The volunteers will help ensure that…

Westbury Walking Football

ARE you over 50? Do you want to get back into football, or play it for the first time? Walking Football is now in Westbury. The rules…

Dilton Marsh Mother’s Union Quiet Day

DILTON Marsh mother’s union had their annual “Quiet Day” on Thursday June 8th at the home of John Prince in Heywood. It was led by the Revd.…

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