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“Bath has the mother of fights on its hands!” Westbury declares war on city’s ‘clean air zone’ plans

A PROPOSAL to introduce charges for a ‘clean air zone’ in Bath has been blasted as ‘unacceptable’ by the local MP and councillors, who fear that traffic and pollution…

Westbury Station to close over Christmas

MAJOR track renewals at Westbury Railway Station will cause the station to be closed over the Christmas period from Sunday 23rd December to Thursday 3rd January, with replacement…

Operation Christmas Child Appeal

COLLECTION has begun for this year’s Operation Christmas Child. The collection is run by relief charity Samaritan’s Purse, and sends thousands of shoeboxes full of presents to impoverished…

Opposition to new waste plant proposals

NEW plans for a waste treatment plant in Westbury have come under fire from environmental campaigners. Northacre Renewable Energy, part of Hills Waste,  have resubmitted new plans for an…

Mayor’s Christmas Card Competition

WESTBURY’S traditional Christmas card competition is now open for entries. Mayor, cllr Ian Cunningham, is looking for children from 3-11 years old to design a card for him and…

This issue

Ham bus stop to be relocated

FOLLOWING concerns from a local resident about the new pavement at The Ham being too…

Update on litter and dog waste bins

Westbury Town Council has been made aware of several damaged or missing litter/dog waste bins…

All aboard! Former Victorian train carriage transformed into art gallery

A RUSTY old Victorian train carriage has been converted into a shiny new art gallery showroom…

Paying tribute to those who served in WW1 at exhibition

AN exhibition  to celebrate those who served in the First World War from Westbury and…

Bronze medal for Westbury triathlon athlete

Local athlete, Diane Hier, has returned to Westbury with a bronze medal following her success…

MP welcomes budget but calls for Wiltshire’s fair share

LOCAL MP, Andrew Murrison, has welcomed Philip Hammond’s 2018 budget. He has been trawling through…

The wait is over – weight no longer!

A slimmer who has transformed her life by losing 2 stone is using her success…

Westbury United Fixtures

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Sport

Sat. 27th October. Dorset and Wilts Div. 2 Cricklade 7 Westbury 35

THE Cricklade match was a special event for the club as veteran player, Lee Adams, had dusted off his boots to play alongside his two sons, Ferran and Hayden.…

Sat. 3rd Nov. Dorset and Wilts Div. 2 Westbury 41 Swindon 2nds 14

An important home game for Westbury vs Swindon 2nds, who lie just below Westbury in the league, but the home side found victory with thanks to great defence,…

Grants available to help Wiltshire’s talented elite athletes succeed at world level

Wiltshire Council’s ‘Funding Future Olympians and Paralympians Elite Athlete’ grant is open once again for applications. This successful grant programme enables Wiltshire’s elite sports stars to access training…

Wed. 24th Oct. Toolstation Premier Div. Westbury Utd 2 Bitton 1

Westbury have had an incredible run since Neil and Joe Kirkpatrick took the reins towards the back end of the 2016-2017 season. In that time, United have lost…

Sat. 27th October. Toolstation Premier Div. Clevedon Town 2 Westbury Utd 5

The Whitehorsemen returned from Clevedon with all three points from an entertaining game played in difficult conditions, with a gusty wind and pouring rain for the majority of…

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

Braving the shave for Macmillan

GARAGE worker, Tom Roberts, braved the shave last week to raise money for Macmillan, with sponsorship currently at £390. Tom Roberts, who works at Dilton Motors wanted…

Coffee morning raises over £1,000 for charity

THE annual Guide Dogs for the Blind coffee morning, organised by Hilary Reed, raised over £1,000 this year, at the Paragon Hall on Saturday 13th October. Hilary said,…

BMW car built by local lads up for grabs in raffle

A BMW car built by a team of young lads as part of a local garage’s youth project, is the star prize in a raffle raising money for charity.…

Education

First Halloween trail success for college

FAIRFIELD Farm College saw its first Halloween trail on the farm over October half-term, which was a huge success. Over 200 children took part in the trail,…

School in search of new governor

BRATTON Primary School has a vacancy for a governor.  The school said, “The role of the school governor is more important than ever. By joining, you can…

Junior school raises money for coach trips

WESTBURY Junior School is taking part in sponsored events in order to raise money to pay for the cost of coach hire for future school trips, including…

Business

Traffic enforcement company signals expansion

One of the UK’s leading providers of CCTV-based traffic enforcement and management solutions, has taken space on a popular Westbury business park. Property consultancy Myddelton & Major…

Broad Lane Land Rovers change gear at Woodland Industrial Estate

Broad Lane Land Rovers have moved into their new premises at Woodland Industrial Estate. As an independent Land Rover and Range Rover specialist, the company have expertise…

Cake design academy plans move to Westbury

A NEW luxury cake design academy is planning to open in Westbury early next year, providing a place for both beginners and advanced cake makers to take…

Clubs & Organisations

All Saints Church gearing up for Christmas

Plans are gearing up for the Christmas events organised by All Saints Church, Westbury this year.  The festive season starts with the Children’s Christmas Craft Workshop on…

Town’s woollen history will come alive at heritage talk

Westbury’s history of mills will be under the spotlight when county archivist, Steve Hobbs, takes to the stage at the latest presentation by the town’s Heritage Society.…

Shedders working together

Westbury Shed and Frome Men’s Shed recently collaborated to recycle and reduce the impact on the environment by exchanging tools that are surplus to requirements.   In exchange…

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