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Ofsted triumph for infants school

A WESTBURY primary school is celebrating after receiving a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating for the first time since 2011. Westbury Infant School, off Eden Vale Road, was awarded the…

Help wanted in project to map town’s history

Mapping the history of Westbury is the plan behind a new project to be launched this month by the town’s heritage society. Heritage Society chairman, Keith Miller, wants…

Free parking to return to town centre

FREE car parking in the town will return in the next couple of months after councillors voted overwhelming to fund two free hours’ parking. At the Westbury Town…

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Westbury Festival gets boost with town council grant

WESTBURY Festival has received a significant financial boost from Westbury Town Council, securing the future…

Glimmer of hope for Westbury’s post office

WESTBURY Town Council is to look into the possibility of taking over the running of…

Could you volunteer for town’s Cancer Research UK group?

WESTBURY’S Cancer Research UK fundraising group is in need of new committee members to help organise…

Register your vote and have your say

With less than two months to go until local unitary and parish elections take place,…

Schools celebrate World Book Day

SCHOOLCHILDREN in Westbury celebrated World Book Day this month by dressing up and reading some of…

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Sport

Ashton & Backwell 0-1 Westbury Utd – Toolstation First Division, Weds 1st March

WESTBURY were glad to see the back of Doris until her buddy Storm Ewan met them at The Lancer Scott Stadium. Even strong winds and lashing rain weren’t…

Westbury RFC 12-33 Calne – Dorset & Wilts 2 North, Saturday 4th March

Westbury welcomed Calne to Knott Field expecting a tough encounter, which it certainly proved to be. The match was a game of two halves with Westbury facing heavy…

Westbury United 0-2 Willand Rovers – Les Philips Cup Round 2, Sat. 4th March

Willand Rovers kicked off the first half and straight away were onto an attack with a cross finding fletcher Williams  which he fired straight into the back of…

Westbury United 2-0 Welton Rovers – Toolstation First Division, Saturday 25th Feb

Westbury United were feeling confident and in high spirits after their 3-1 victory the week before at Malmesbury Victoria. The same formation was played and one change to…

Westbury Utd 1-2 Portishead Town – Toolstation Premier Div., Tuesday 14th Feb.

Tuesday was a warmer than expected evening and the crowd was small due to the Feast of St Valentine. Westbury came out and started with a good tempo…

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

How much can you raise this Red Nose Day?

ARE you raising money for Red Nose Day next Friday? We want to see your funny photos and hear about your fundraising efforts! The biannual Comic Relief…

Family disco fundraiser for epilepsy charity

A family disco is being hosted at Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Training & Development Centre in Devizes later this month in aid of the…

Pupils raise over £100 in charity cake sale

PUPILS from Dilton Marsh Primary School recently raised £116 for Wiltshire Air Ambulance by holding a cake sale. Following an assembly about the charity, a number of…

Education

Spring clean Westbury Leigh

After a successful ‘Clean for the Queen’ last year, Westbury Leigh Primary School was keen to help out with the ‘Spring Clean’ this year. The school says,…

Primary pupils celebrate cultures at home and abroad

PUPILS at Westbury Infants recently put together an exhibition to show case their latest learning efforts. The term’s topic has been ‘Around the world’ and parents were…

Matravers School welcome member of House of Lords

Matravers School Sixth Form were delighted to host a talk from a member of the House of Lords on Friday 26th January to encourage students to become…

Crime

Witness appeal after sexual assault in Westbury

Wiltshire Police is appealing for witnesses after a woman was sexually assaulted by a man in Westbury. The reported incident happened around 11.30pm on Wednesday 8th February…

Witness appeal after aggravated burglary

Police are appealing for witnesses following an aggravated burglary in Westbury. The incident happened between 6.30pm and 7pm on Monday 9th January at an address in Percheron…

Police appeal after Fell Road robbery

Police are appealing for information following an incident in Westbury. At approximately 9pm on Sunday 16th October, two men called at the door of a home in…

Clubs & Organisations

Mothers’ Union celebrates women’s day of prayer

DILTON Marsh Mothers’ Union this month celebrated the Women’s World Day of Prayer. Enid Holbrow reports, “Friday 3rd March was Women’s World Day of Prayer when we…

1st place for Westbury dance troop in Disneyland competition

A GROUP of young dancers from ALW School of Dance in Westbury danced their way to 1st place at the international Magical Festival competition at Disneyland Paris. The…

Dilton Marsh WI

A magical evening awaited Dilton Marsh WI members at their March meeting. Guest speaker Phil Walker showed his films of wildlife and talked of the various species…

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