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People urged to vote by post and have their say in a safe way

WILTSHIRE Council is urging people to register to vote by post, with a number of elections and referendums due to take place later this spring.   They report,…

Could you be a local councillor?

Are you passionate about your community? Make a change and become a councillor By now, everyone has heard the name, Jackie Weaver who made headlines after footage of…

The BA13 Community Area Partnership to disband

WESTBURY’S community project, the BA13 Community Area Partnership, has decided to fold. Carole King reports, “This is not a negative response to Covid-19, though that has certainly played…

Council group to clear up Open Westbury confusion

A WESTBURY Town Council task and finish group will be formed to clear up members’ confusion over the constitution of an umbrella group working to bring about community…

Latest news

More houses for Westbury? Plan for 140 new houses revealed

More houses for Westbury? Plan for 140 new houses revealed

PLANS for up to 140 houses on land at Glenmore Farm, The Ham, have been…

Prospective candidates and agents invited to election webinar

With local elections less than three months away, prospective candidates and agents are being invited…

RSPCA appeals for information after puppy is found dead in a pet carrier

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dead puppy was discovered in a pet…

MP’s concern over Westbury housing plans

MP’s concern over Westbury housing plans

Local MP, Dr Andrew Murrison, has registered his concern about the planning application for up…

Council calls for Prime Minister’s help in “one last push” against incinerator plans

Council calls for Prime Minister’s help in “one last push” against incinerator plans

WESTBURY councillors have written to the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, in “one last push” to…

Residents vent their anger over Westbury – ‘the forgotten town of Wiltshire’

WESTBURY residents have hit back at plans to build 710 more new houses and two…

Westbury “pulling together” for children’s mental health

Westbury schools have been praised by parents and governors for their efforts and support for…

Campaigners say ‘No’ to housing plan

A BID to build 67 homes at Sandhole Lane, Westbury Leigh, is an “attack on…

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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Fairfield College to offer teacher training course.

Fairfield Farm College, a special needs college based in Dilton Marsh, is offering an exciting new teacher training opportunity, starting in September 2021.

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Westbury “pulling together” for children’s mental health.

Westbury schools have been praised by parents and governors for their efforts and support for children during the pandemic.

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