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New year jobs boost for Westbury

WESTBURY looks set to experience a boom in jobs, with new developments in the area bringing hundreds of opportunities for local people. Between 70 and 85 jobs could be…

Christmas message from the Mayor ‘A year of promise and challenge ahead’

In my heart I am an optimist as I tend to look forward rather than look backward, and looking forward to Christmas is always a joy. Even optimists…

New repeat prescription service comes under fire from patients

PATIENTS of the White Horse Health Centre have expressed their frustration at the new service for ordering repeat prescriptions, with many complaining about long wait times to speak to…

This issue

Westbury Young People Awards 2018 preparations under way

Awards for the inspiring young people of Westbury and surrounding areas will be celebrated next…

Could you be a host family?

At a time when inflation is rising and wage rises remain low, many people look…

Bratton local volunteers for health project in Zambia

A  woman from Bratton will be travelling to Zambia next year with the Voluntary Service…

Burglary in Edington

Wiltshire Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a house in Edington. Between…

Dilton station sign rings up £2,700 at railway heritage auction

The railway station sign for Dilton Marsh Halt, that inspired a classic poem by poet…

Have Norovirus symptoms? Stay at home advises NHS

LOCAL health chiefs are urging people who have symptoms of the winter vomiting bug Norovirus,…

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Sport

Westbury boxer is twice undefeated

A WESTBURY boxer has ended the year on a high with his second professional win in a row. Local man, Anthony Fox, who has been boxing for five years,…

Sat. 9th December. Toolstation Division One Oldland Abbotonians 1 Westbury United 5

WESTBURY were outstanding, scoring five past a good Oldland Abbotonian team on a very heavy pitch. Oldland Abbotonians left the pitch inspection until as late as possible to…

United Fixtures

Weds 13th Dec. Salisbury (H) FA Senior Cup, 7.45pm Sat 16th Dec. Corsham Town (H) Lge, 3pm Sat 23rd Dec. Malmesbury Victoria (A) Lge, 3pm Tues 26th Dec. Warminster Town…

Westbury Seniors Golf

THIRTY-TWO golfers braved the blustery conditions to take part in a Mixed Texas Scramble, on Wednesday 22nd November. The winners were Gill Sawyer, George Henderson, Roger Heard and…

Sat. 25th November. Toolstation Division One Westbury United 0 Cheddar 2

In a tight match which could have gone either way, it looked as if the team who got the first goal would grab the win and that turned…

Features

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…

Spring Weddings Feature

Spring Weddings Feature

Get ready for your wedding and make it a truly memorable day with the help of these local businesses……

Family Businesses Feature – February 2016

Family Businesses Feature – February 2016

Family businesses are the backbone of the UK economy and Westbury has many fine examples. Have a look at the feature…

Fundraising

Boxing Day Fancy dress walk in aid of guide dogs

THIS Boxing Day, why not walk off your Christmas Day lunch with a healthy family walk and help collect money for the guidedogs. Organised by The Horse…

Cinnamon Lounge celebrates charitable success

CINNAMON Lounge in Westbury has been a part of huge fundraising activities recently, including providing a curry lunch for 78 attendees of Bratton’s Remembrance service. On Sunday…

Bitham Brook youngsters’ fundraising day for Children in Need

Stalls and activities were planned, organised and ran by the older children at Bitham Brook Primary School to support Children in Need day. Headteacher David Ross said,…

Education

Anybody can cook workshop at Westbury Juniors

PARENTS and year three students at Westbury Juniors School took part in an ‘Anybody Can Cook’ workshop on Wednesday 29th November, making delicious treats and learning new…

Silver medals for Panathlon athletes at Fairfield Farm College

STUDENTS from Fairfield Farm College in Dilton Marsh competed in a Panathlon at Marlborough College on Tuesday 21st November and came away with silver medals. A Panathlon…

Fairfield students take part in rockery project

Fairfield Farm College students, who are based in Dilton Marsh, are working with their tutor, David Robinson, on a Warminster Rockery project. Helen Beer, senior education manager…

Business

Booksellers expanding on business estate

An international bookseller, based on Westbury’s Woodland Estate, is expanding into additional space due to sales growth over recent years. Internet retailer A Great Read moved to…

Hard work pays off for newly qualified funeral director

WESTBURY funeral directors, Elizabeth Snell and Family, are celebrating the achievement of Samantha Wilson in successfully completing the ‘diploma in funeral service’ awarded by the British Institute…

Great Holiday ideas from a local travel company

WITH this year’s summer holiday becoming a distant memory, the launch of the new Lesmon Travel 2018 holiday brochure couldn’t have come at a better time. Whether…

Clubs & Organisations

Crosspoint is ready to help at Christmas

CHRISTMAS is said to be the most wonderful time of the year, but for some the cold weather, financial pressures and loneliness can make it a struggle –…

Day centre looking for members and volunteers

WESTBURY’S  White Horse Day Centre now has vacancies for five new members (over 65s) on Tuesdays and five on Thursdays at the White Horse Day Centre, Grassacres…

Wiltshire Sight launch Christmas campaign

Christmas is just around the corner, a time when we are constantly exposed to bright lights and displays – imagine this without being able to see. That…

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