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Wellbeing Hub – still providing support to those in need

With national lockdown measures now in place, Wiltshire Council’s Wiltshire Wellbeing Hub is still available to anyone who is struggling during this difficult time – and will now…

Pandemic response has to be “day by day”

FOLLOWING the Prime Minister’s latest announcement of tighter Coronavirus restrictions, councillors in Westbury  discussed their pandemic and major emergency response procedure. Specifically, members at their remote meeting on…

An invention for the future – made in Westbury

WESTBURY engineer, Snir Benedex has invented  a smart, light and extremely powerful motor system, originally for mobility scooters, but could now be adapted for multiple uses across the…

Council considering measures to halt Frogmore Lane “rat run’

WESTBURY Town Council will contribute £1,073 towards a survey they hope will kickstart a scheme to stop drivers from using a lane popular with walkers and cyclists as a…

Latest news

COVID business grants update: pubs have one week left to apply for Christmas Support Payment

WILTSHIRE Council is urging owners and managers of pubs in the county that applications for…

Town awards for pandemic volunteers and incinerator campaigner

THE winners of Westbury’s Group of the Year and Person of the Year 2020 have been…

Could Westbury set up its own Food Bank?

PLANS to launch a Foodbank for residents in need solely in Westbury and its adjacent…

Environment Agency extends incinerator permit consultation

Westbury Town Council has welcomed the news that the Environment Agency has extended the consultation…

More demand for food boxes during third lockdown

Demand has increased for food boxes in Westbury since the third national lockdown started, but…

Nursery and pre-school staff call for Covid vaccine and mass testing priority

STAFF from a local nursery and pre-school have appealed for routine Covid-19 testing and vaccinations to…

Health centre’s update on vaccine rollout

WHITE Horse Health Centre, Westbury, has given patients an update on the Covid-19 vaccine roll…

Warning over Covid vaccine scam

RESIDENTS receiving texts about receiving the Covid-19 vaccine have been warned to check it is…

Volunteering and helping out

Urgent appeal for families to talk about organ donation

DURING Organ Donation Week, 7th – 13th September, NHS Blood and Transplant are urging people to talk to their families about organ donation to increase the number…

Uniform Hand It On event

The Westbury Community Project, together with POP-CAN, held the first Uniform  Hand It On event on Friday 28th August at the WCP premises in Eden Vale Road.…

Oliver loses his locks for charity

A student from Westbury Leigh Primary School, Oliver, has raised £259  on his Just Giving page for Cancer Research.    The school reports, “He made the decision…

Things to do

Dilton Marsh Flower and Handicraft Show

THE Dilton Marsh Flower and Handicraft Show will be held in the Memorial Hall on Saturday 15th August.  The committee report, “Entries are open to village residents…

Church services in the Westbury area

Church services around Westbury in July are as follows:- • Methodist Church:continuing with zoom meetings on Sunday evenings. • Stormore Baptist Church: open on Sundays at 10.30am…

National Theatre at Home: Twelfth Night on YouTube

Shakespeare’s classic comedy Twelfth Night will be shown on the National Theatre’s YouTube channel on Thursday 23 April at 7pm BST as part of NATIONAL THEATRE AT…

Staying well

Carers encouraged to access latest advice and support

CARERS of all ages are being reminded support and advice is still available if they need a helping hand during the current COVID-19 situation. Carers can be…

The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust

DURING the current lockdown we would like to notify you of the services still available through The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust to those over 60 or 18+…

Alzheimer’s Society offers tips for people with dementia and the general public during coronavirus pandemic

Five ways to support people affected by dementia from your own home Coronavirus is posing a significant risk for people affected by dementia and many are cut…

Fundraising

Hospital charity’s popular fundraising walk goes virtual

THE Forever Friends Appeal is calling on supporters to sign up and take part in its virtual walking event, My Walk of Life Marathon. It takes place…

Uniform Hand It On event

The Westbury Community Project, together with POP-CAN, held the first Uniform  Hand It On event on Friday 28th August at the WCP premises in Eden Vale Road.…

Time to don your cape!

DOROTHY House Hospice Care are calling on the superhero inside each one of us. Over the last three months, our nation has spent a lot of time thinking…

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