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Long-term plan to keep the White Horse clean

A LONG-term plan for future cleaning of the White Horse is being proposed, with the town council joining forces with Westbury Rotary Club, in agreement with English Heritage. Back…

Town council back community fridge scheme

WESTBURY Town Council is backing Wiltshire Wildlife Trust in their aim to have a Community Fridge in Westbury. They have agreed to set up a group to support…

Discover things to do in Westbury

AS part of the Westbury Festival, a free drop-in event is taking place to discover the amazing range of community activities available in Westbury.  Whether you’re new to the…

Westbury Festival line-up Make a date for your diaries

The Westbury Festival line-up can be seen on our digital edition by clicking on the link below:  https://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/launch.aspx?eid=f6b602fd-68c8-4c04-81b7-6e68a1496714&pnum=12   …

“Waste plant may kill people but there is nothing we can do about this in planning terms”

CAMPAIGNERS are questioning Wiltshire Council’s reasons for refusing Northacre’s recent application for an Advanced Thermal Treatment plant and say the plans should have been vigorously opposed on environmental…

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Chalford House Hotel on the market for £1.2million

WESTBURY’S 18th century Chalford House Hotel in Warminster Road is on the market with Colliers…

Town Council award small community grants

WESTBURY Town Council agreed last week to help fund a variety of community groups in…

Family searching for missing cat

A WESTBURY family are asking for information about their missing cat, Frankie, who has not returned…

Road improvement works see diversions in place

LAST year, Westbury Community Area Transport Group received requests by local residents to improve the…

Westbury historic exhibit becomes TV star

Westbury’s woollen heritage took to TV screens this week when a treasured artefact got a…

Resident says action was too slow over garden water leak

Dilton Marsh resident, Mary Myles, says that her complaints to Selwood Housing and Wessex Water…

Family fun day at Leigh Park Community Centre

LEIGH Park Community Centre held their family fun day on Sunday 2nd September. The free…

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Sport

Huge first game win for Westbury RFC

WESTBURY RFC men’s team, in their new shirts, got off to an impressive first win of the season, showing their sponsors just what they are made of.  The…

Ladies Golf results

WESTBURY Ladies’ Golf had two results recently.  The Claret Jug was won by Pat Bell and David Platt, and the runners-up were Maureen Heard and Brian Ingram. The…

Westbury Seniors golf

Westbury Seniors Golf Captain,  Rodney Poolman, reports on their latest matches. “Our away match against Wincanton resulted in a 3-3 draw. Our winning pairs were Pete Mould/Mike Frowde,…

Sat. 25th Aug. WEPL Wilts & Glos. Prem 2 Div Trowbridge 222 all out Westbury 158-9

Westbury travelled to local rivals Trowbridge in the last away league game which has a vital bearing on the season’s end league placing, with the winners of the…

Sat. 1st Sept. WEPL Wilts and Glos Prem 2 Div Westbury 108 all out Biddestone 109-5

Westbury entertained local rivals Biddestone  in the last league game in the 2018 West of England Wiltshire and Gloucestershire Premier 2 League, ending what was a very disappointing…

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

Tough Mudder challenge

LOCAL  couple, Beverley and Dale Vincent recently joined forces with Club 24 Fitness in Westbury to complete the epic endurance event of Tough Mudder 2018.  The duo,…

Youngsters complete 30-mile walking challenge for Bath Cancer Unit

THE White family say they are brimming with pride as youngsters, Theo and Rosie, completed their 30-mile walking challenge over the summer holidays, raising more than £700…

Sheena’s weight loss challenge for Fairfield Farm College

FAIRFIELD Farm College foundation tutor, Sheena Moncrieff, has pledged to lose 2 stone by Christmas to support her students at the college in Dilton Marsh.   Sheena…

Education

Matravers School – governor vacancy

There is currently a vacancy for a co-opted governor to serve on the Board of Governors of Matravers School.  The school says, “Co-opted governors can be anyone…

Village’s childcare and education services for all

YMCA Bratton Pre-school invited families during the summer to enjoy a den-making session with huge success! YMCA Bratton Pre-school joined the YMCA Bath group last January to…

Pre-schoolers have a splashing end of year

Cygnets Pre-school’s ‘Class of 2018′ made a real splash as they enjoyed a water fight and leavers’ party to celebrate the end of term. Squeals and shrieks…

Business

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,…

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

­­Anew 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 holiday.…

Auto repair centre celebrates five years of success with new expansion

FROM a single toolbox to servicing, restoring and maintaining million-pound cars, TT Workshops celebrate their 5th anniversary by opening their new state-of-the-art workshop, servicing cars of all…

Clubs & Organisations

Give junior rugby a ‘try’!

WESTBURY RFC Juniors invite you to come and give rugby a ‘try’ every Sunday at Knott Field, by the White Horse Country Park. The team welcome boys…

Adult Sailing Course

West Wilts Youth Sailing Association in Station Road is offering an Adult Sailing Course on the four Saturdays in October, with timings 9.00am-4.30pm each day. To complete…

Westbury Churches Together- The Art of the Possible

Our attitude towards politicians seems to veer between cynicism and adulation. The cynic simply dismisses politicians as a bunch of self-interested chancers. They are only in it…

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