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Folk festival returns!

A MINI-FESTIVAL will be held this summer to raise money to bring back the much-loved Village Pump Folk Festival to Westbury after it was announced that it would not…

What do you think of Westbury town centre? Tell the council

WESTBURY Town Council is running an online survey to gather people’s views on the town centre. The councillors will be out canvassing people in the town centre but also…

This issue

Do you have what it takes to be a good neighbour?

Westbury and District Link Scheme urgently needs more volunteers to take on regular tasks such…

Piles of rubbish collected from local hedgerows

A LOCAL man is calling on people to care more about the environment after he spent…

Spring into action this weekend for The Great British Spring Clean

WITH litter pickers and bin bags at the ready, this weekend the people of Westbury…

‘Inspirational’ young people to be celebrated

THE achievements of Westbury’s young people are making their way into the limelight ahead of…

Free trip to Normandy for surviving D Day veterans

THE Royal British Legion is looking for surviving D Day veterans to attend a free…

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Sport

Radstock Town 3-1 Westbury Utd – Toolstation First Division, Sat. 11th February

It was a freezing cold afternoon in Radstock and all the action of the first half seemed to happen in the first five minutes. A few minutes after…

Westbury United Celebrity Sports Dinner

WESTBURY United welcomed special guest, Dean Windass, to its first Celebrity Sports Dinner last month held at the White Horse Country Park. Club secretary Duncan Sterling said, “It was…

Westbury 5 – 49 Sutton Benger – Dorset & Wilts Division 2 (North), Sat 4th Feb

Westbury had high hopes for this fixture, having run Sutton Benger close earlier in the season.  Those hopes were soon dashed in the first half when the visitors…

Royal Wootton Bassett 3rds 12 – 25 Westbury RFC – Dorset & Wilts 2, Sat 28th Jan. North

AFTER a good bonus point win against Chippenham 3rds earlier in January and last week’s fixture postponed, Westbury travelled to Royal Wootton Bassett keen to pick up the…

Keynsham Town 0-2 Westbury Utd – Toolstation First Division, Sat. 28th January

A heavy downpour in Keynsham at 1 o’clock was perfect preparation for their 3G pitch to give it a bit of zip for the Toolstation Western League Division…

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

Hairdresserrunning ultramarathon for hospital charity

A WESTBURY woman will be running a 33-mile ultramarathon on Sunday to raise money for a Bristol hospital charity. Suzann Large will be taking part in the fourth annual…

Westbury solicitor takes on Bath Half for Genesis Trust

Senior Partner at Pinniger Finch & Co Solicitors in Westbury, Bill White, will be tackling the Bath Half Marathon on Sunday 12th March to raise funds for…

Westbury Lions supports young people with disabilities

Westbury Lions Club and Trowbridge Area Board have been helping  Larkrise Community Farm to expand their work. The farm, which works with young people with learning and…

Education

Primary pupils celebrate cultures at home and abroad

PUPILS at Westbury Infants recently put together an exhibition to show case their latest learning efforts. The term’s topic has been ‘Around the world’ and parents were…

Matravers School welcome member of House of Lords

Matravers School Sixth Form were delighted to host a talk from a member of the House of Lords on Friday 26th January to encourage students to become…

Internet Safety Day at Westbury School

To celebrate Safer Internet Day, Westbury Leigh CE Primary School hosted an e-safety competition organised by Mrs Nicky Newbury, Assistant Headteacher and IT Subject Leader.  Schools across…

Crime

Witness appeal after sexual assault in Westbury

Wiltshire Police is appealing for witnesses after a woman was sexually assaulted by a man in Westbury. The reported incident happened around 11.30pm on Wednesday 8th February…

Witness appeal after aggravated burglary

Police are appealing for witnesses following an aggravated burglary in Westbury. The incident happened between 6.30pm and 7pm on Monday 9th January at an address in Percheron…

Police appeal after Fell Road robbery

Police are appealing for information following an incident in Westbury. At approximately 9pm on Sunday 16th October, two men called at the door of a home in…

Clubs & Organisations

Former Brownies wanted for reunion

CALLING all 1st Westbury Brownies past and present! 1st Westbury Brownies is celebrating its 50th birthday this month and is inviting all past members to come along to…

‘Am I Being Unfair to You?’ – A women’s world day of prayer

A SPECIAL service for the Women’s World Day of Prayer will be held at All Saints Church, Westbury on Friday 3rd March at 2.30pm. This is held annually…

18th Century Bath talk at U3A

On Valentine’s Day some sixty members of Westbury and District U3A met at the URC Church Hall to hear Dickon Povey talk about Bath in the 18th…

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