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Welcome return for Westbury charity shop

FUNDRAISERS at a Westbury charity shop are promising a warm welcome to donors wanting to recycle items cleared from their homes during the recent lockdown. Some charity shops…

Top quality fish & chips – coming soon to Westbury high street!

HIGH quality food and unique service and surroundings is the experience offered to customers at a new fish and chip shop in Westbury. Harlees – a third generation family business…

Bratton Christmas lights switch-on “unlikely” to go ahead

BRATTON’S Christmas lights switch-on is “unlikely” to go ahead this year due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions. The event is organised by Friends of Bratton School, but the parish…

RUH doctors make Cancer Unit Challenge appeal

DOCTORS at the Royal United Hospital (RUH) are urging people in Westbury to take part in the Bath Cancer Unit Support Group’s #BCUSG 3000Challenge and help raise money…

Sponsors needed for Christmas Tree Festival

ALL Saints Church Westbury are looking for sponsors for the  annual Christmas Tree Festival. Chairperson of the festival David Bullock said, “All Saints Church, Westbury are hoping to…

Classes for young You-Tubers

BUDDING young You-Tubers can learn the skills of the trade at workshops being held in  Westbury in the new year. Two classes for 6 – 13 year  olds…

Westbury Leigh CE Primary School Welcomes New Starters

WESTBURY Leigh Primary School has reported an inspiring start to the new school year for all their new starters. The school said, “Despite the challenges of lockdown, Westbury…

This issue

Edington Arts concerts cancelled

EDINGTON Arts has announced that, with great regret, it has been forced to cancel the…

Blue beard to go in Macmillan fundraiser!

BEARDED grandfather of six, David Dayman-Johns,  is to go clean shaven to raise money for Macmillan…

Westbury Youth Club relaunched

THE relaunch of Westbury Youth Club in new premises has been warmly welcomed as the…

School unveils new ‘Charlie Finbow Room’

Staff and children at Westbury Junior School have described being “very proud” to unveil the…

Westbury slimmers back together after months of virtual slimming

SLIMMERS from Westbury are making a ‘comeback’ as their Slimming World group reopens, with local…

Community hall celebrates 20 years

A THRIVING community hall in Westbury Leigh Holy Saviour Church is celebrating its 20 year anniversary. Back…

Westbury’s Memory Cafe set to re-open

AFTER six long months of Covid-related restrictions, Alzheimer’s Support is delighted to announce that it…

All systems go for Community Project

A COMMUNITY project in Westbury, which has been created in the town’s former youth centre…

Flu vaccines ‘more important than ever’

WESTBURY Group Practice has announced their plans for this year’s flu vaccinations – which have…

Success for Eat Out to Help Out scheme

LOCAL eateries have reported booming business,  with customers making the most of the government’s Eat…

Incredible community support for pandemic volunteer team

WESTBURY’S pandemic volunteers are still working hard to support the community as demand for the…

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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