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Mother and baby fitness class with a difference

A WESTBURY mum has launched a fitness class with a difference for new mums – one that requires no childcare arrangements as their newborn baby is a crucial piece of…

Celebrate ‘80’s 2 now!’ with the White Horse Festival

WHITE Horse Country Park is to present the White Horse Festival 2018, which will host live music, classic cars, group performances and an Oscars Reunion disco to the theme…

Silence is golden! Young girl raises charity funds in sponsored silence

DILTON Marsh Primary School pupil, Shannon Pierce, who recently took part in a sponsored silence,  staying silent for a whole school day, raised £277.55 in aid of Fairfield Farm…

Summer Weddings Feature

Westbury Town Council Newsletter

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New date for tea party for isolated older people

Leigh Park Community Centre has rescheduled the afternoon tea party for isolated older people in…

Westbury White Horse prepares for clean-up operation

After weeks of planning, Westbury Town Council in partnership with English Heritage, Natural England, Westbury…

Westbury gym scheme to help young offenders

Young offenders are working out ways to build a brighter future in a ground-breaking partnership…

It’s ‘time’ to reveal the new Town Hall clock

LOCAL roofer and all-round maintenance man, Ian Sanders, was set the challenge to restore The…

Westbury Leigh woman awarded BEM in Queen’s Birthday Honours

WILTSHIRE Community Foundation chief executive, Rosemary Macdonald, has been awarded a British Empire Medal for…

A family’s project to help children with type 1 diabetes

A MUM, along with her two daughters, has set up a support group, travelling bear…

Celebrating Pentecost, the birth of the Church

Westbury Area Churches Together held an open air service in the Market Place, beside the…

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Sport

Westbury Golf News

The Men’s June Medal was won by the old stalwart Dave Gilbert(his fifth win) with a nett score of 69. “Our first home friendly against Fosseway resulted in…

Sat. 2nd June. West of England League Wiltshire and Gloucestershire. Premier 2 Westbury 198 all out Cheltenham 160 all out

Westbury travelled to play Cheltenham in the latest Wiltshire and Gloucestershire Premier 2 Division, hoping to continue their winning run after last week’s win at home against Corsham.…

Sat. 9th June. West of England League Wiltshire and Gloucestershire. Premier 2 Westbury 194-8 Dumbleton 195-4

Westbury entertained Dumbleton who were promoted from the Gloucestershire Division last season, in the latest West of England Wiltshire and Gloucestershire Premier 2 Division, hoping to continue their…

Sat. 26th May. West of England League Wiltshire and Gloucestershire Premier 2 Westbury 181-5 Corsham 131 all out

Westbury entertained local rivals Corsham, who were relegated from the Premier One Division last season. They hoped to put behind them the defeats against Burbage and Royal Easton…

Westbury boxer climbs the rankings with another win

WESTBURY boxer Anthony Fox has continued his winning streak, helping him to climb the rankings of the super middleweight class to 24th in Great Britain. Last month, Anthony beat…

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

Volunteers get baking for charity

BARNARDO’S in Westbury is holding a cake sale to raise extra funds for local children’s services, with goods baked by volunteer Georgia Holder and her twin sister,…

Dilton Dash donate hundreds to village church

MONEY raised from this year’s Dilton Dash has been donated to Holy Trinity Church and Dilton Parish Council totalling £604, with £100 of that given to Sonja…

‘Pink Saturday’ at the cricket club

WESTBURY & District Cricket Club is holding a ‘Pink Saturday’ event at Leighton Recreation Sports Centre this Saturday 23rd June to raise money for the charity Against…

Education

GCSE students under too much pressure says local parent

A PARENT of a Matravers School student has expressed her concern about the amount of pressure put on students in preparation for their GCSE exams. Danielle Ashwell says that…

Eco-warrior awarded Blue Peter badge

A YOUNG pupil from Westbury Leigh CofE Primary School, Adam, was awarded a green Blue Peter badge for his ideas towards helping his school use less electricity. The…

School praised with a ‘Waste Watchers’ award

WESTBURY Infants School celebrated their ‘Waste Watcher’ award presented by Wiltshire Wildlife Trust for their continued work to reduce, reuse and recycle. Gemma Annan, education and wellbeing…

Business

Business as usual at the Beeches Veterinary Centre

CHANGES are afoot at the Beeches Veterinary Centre in Melksham with the departure of much-loved vet and clinical director, Trevor Warner – but the practice promises that it…

Imperial Charity adds the royal touch

IMPERIAL Charity has dressed their window once again, this time with a bridal theme, for the celebration of the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Wendi Meeuwissen,…

Pinniger Finch introduce their new conveyancing team

Pinniger Finch & Co, the only solicitors  based in Westbury, introduce their new conveyancing team of Norma Allison and Beverley Braithwaite. Norma is a residential and commercial…

Clubs & Organisations

Neighbours come together for Big Lunch

RESIDENTS in Hawkeridge Park organised an annual ‘Big Lunch’, with this year’s event bringing beautiful sunshine, food and live music on Sunday 3rd June. Neighbours were given the…

Church blesses new doors after a 20-year wait

A team service was held in Holy Trinity Church, Dilton Marsh, on Sunday 27th May which culminated in a blessing for and celebration of, the completion of…

Free Reiki sessions at East Wing Practice

THE next free Reiki sharing event, to relax and recharge yourself again, will take place in Westbury on Saturday 30th June. The social gathering will be at…

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