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Wiltshire GPs launch weekend and evening appointments

Wiltshire’s GP practices working together have launched the new extended appointment times for evenings, weekends and bank holidays for all residents who are  registered with a GP practice…

Another successful Festival brings community together

AS WESTBURY Festival closes for another year, the town can look back on a fortnight of great events that helped to build a sense of community, bring live…

Young Musician of the Year competition

Matravers School and the Westbury Lions join forces again on Thursday 18th October for another entertaining Young Musician of the Year event.  After a busy round of auditions,…

‘Redefining Westbury’ Town council announces vision for the future

WESTBURY Town Council has unveiled its vision for the future of the town and its priorities over the next four years, to help take the town forward. The council…

POSTPONED: Celebrate International Older Person’s Day

WESTBURY’S International Older People’s Day event has been postponed.  The event was due to take place on Monday 1st October. Organisers have said, “It is with regret that…

This issue

Wiltshire home library service brings the library to your door

If you, a friend or relative loves reading but are unable to get to the…

Councillors oppose town centre housing plans

A FULL planning application for 14 residential dwellings on a green space between Haynes Road…

Three locals triumph at body building competition

Three Westbury locals  entered the Natural Physique Association’s South West Show, held in The Brew…

Lib Dems warn of Wiltshire Council’s Budget “Black Hole”

Wiltshire Lib Dems are warning that Wiltshire Council is heading for a financial crisis. The…

Historic service in Chapmanslade churchyard

The Bishop of Salisbury, Rt. Rev’d Nicholas Holtam consecrated an extension to the churchyard at…

Local planning applications

Westbury Town Council’s highways, planning & development committee (HP&D) meet on the third Monday of…

White Horse Gallop

The seventh running of the White Horse Gallop Trail Run starting at Leighton Recreation Centre,…

Westbury United Fixtures

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Sport

Funding now available for future sports stars

Wiltshire Council in partnership with businesses is once again offering grants to fund young athletes in their quest for success. Over the past five years, 34 potential champions…

Sat. 29th Sept. Dorset & Wilts Division 2 North Westbury 36 Royal Wootton Bassett 19

Westbury continued their good run of form with a five try win over a strong Wootton Bassett side.   The opening try was scored by hooker Jack Bates,…

Three results from Ladies Golf

The Ladies Golf Stableford competition held on Thursday was won by Marylin Bonniface on a countback from Maureen Heard. The final of the Ladies Knockout was won by…

United Fixtures

Sat 13th Oct Saltash United (A) FA Vase, 3pm Tues 16th Oct Royal Wootton Bassett (A) Cup, 7.45pm Sat 20th Oct Hallen (H), League, 3pm Wed 24th Oct…

Sat. 6th Oct. Dorset & Wilts Division 2 North Corsham 2nds 17 Westbury 29

Saturday saw Westbury Rugby Club travel to Corsham with confidence high, as they took on Corsham 2nds.  After a good opening period, Westbury set up some strong attacking…

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

Fundraising event for new play park

RESIDENTS of Hawkeridge Park and The Ham are continuing their fundraising efforts for a new play park at The Glebe land, organising another coffee and cake morning. …

Accounts count up their cash for Macmillan

ACCOUNTANCY firm, Gooding Accounts of Westbury supported Macmillan Cancer Support during their coffee morning last month.  Lorna Wilcox of Gooding Accounts said, “We raised £150, which we…

Care team raises over £140 for Macmillan

Candlelight Care in Westbury took part in the ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ for Macmillan Cancer Support, raising over £140 for the charity.  The event was held at…

Education

Junior school raises money for coach trips

WESTBURY Junior School is taking part in sponsored events in order to raise money to pay for the cost of coach hire for future school trips, including…

Students learn about truck safety with local business

AS part of their focus of the week, which was safety, Westbury Leigh CE Primary School learnt about truck safety from the experts at Rygor Mercedes Group. …

Help your child stand out from the UCAS crowd

Has your child just passed their GCSEs and is now studying A-levels? Whether they are planning to go on to university or are undecided as to what…

Business

Travel the world with Westbury’s new family-owned travel agency

A new family-owned independent travel agency has arrived in Westbury. With a passion for travel, Keeva Travel offers a personalised service, that guarantees to find you your perfect…

Hair and beauty salon welcomes new customers

ENVI Hair & Beauty has been at Fitzroy Farm Bratton for around 10 years, and still welcomes new customers.  Located next to a cosy coffee shop and…

Boost for the town as two local businesses expand

Two of the latest occupiers at the Woodland Industrial Estate in Westbury have expanded to take more space. Topdrill, who specialise in site investigations and geotechnical services,…

Clubs & Organisations

Health club provides treatment and social support

A PROJECT in Westbury, run by staff at White Horse Health Centre, provides weekly care for people with leg conditions, but also helps to tackle isolation by…

Singles group continues to grow

A NIGHT for singles, not a singles night – a group available in Westbury for people to meet, is continuing to grow in popularity with new members…

Calling all knitters! Groups need help creating poppy displays

As the town comes together to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War 1, poppy displays are planned around the town, but help is needed…

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