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A statement from White Horse News

A statement from White Horse News

To all readers We are sad to announce that due to last night’s new restrictions introduced by the Prime Minister, we will have to temporarily cease production of…

Westbury pulls together in face of national crisis

Westbury pulls together in face of national crisis

AS the whole country changed in devastating ways last week, affecting every aspect of people’s lives in an attempt to contain the spread of coronavirus, Westbury’s community was…

Crosspoint – we can help you during the crisis

Local residents who are needing help or support during the Covid-19 pandemic will still be able to turn to Crosspoint and the town’s food fridge at this difficult…

Panic buying hampers town council’s food box scheme to help the vulnerable

WESTBURY Town Council has received donations to enable them to put together food boxes to distribute to vulnerable people who have no support network during the coronavirus outbreak. …

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Wiltshire Council and Wiltshire Police urge local businesses to support PPE appeal

BUSINESSES across Wiltshire are being asked to help support the local efforts in tackling COVID-19.…

Stay at home and save lives this weekend

WITH warm weather expected over the weekend and temperatures in some areas set to hit…

Westbury Food Boxes

WESTBURY Town Council is co-ordinating the effort to deliver food boxes to those unable to…

Latest news and advice on COVID-19 from Wiltshire Council

Latest news and advice on COVID-19 from Wiltshire Council. We will be providing updates on…

Council hub set-up to support people during COVID-19 situation

WILTSHIRE Council has set up a dedicated hub to support the most vulnerable residents during…

Your local hospice needs you!

Your local hospice needs you!

Donate to Dorothy House’s Stepping Up Support Appeal to fund care during COVID-19 pandemic. This…

Free full-length productions available weekly from the Royal Opera House

A message from the Royal Opera House ON #WorldTheatreDay we are proud to announce the…

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Sport

Watch ‘Super Saturday’ rugby action at Knott Field

WESTBURY RFC invite you to celebrate ‘Super Saturday’ with them at Knott Field on Saturday 14th March.  Westbury RFC will be playing Old Cryptians in the South West…

Westbury RFC cement top spot with another league win

Sat. 7th March. Dorset & Wilts Div 2 North Colerne 22 Westbury 48 After the euphoria of the Cup win two weeks ago, Westbury returned to the League…

Centenary plans

2020 is a celebratory year for Westbury United Football Club.   Currently playing in the Toolstation Western League Premier Division, the year marks a centenary for the club…

Westbury United unable to find equaliser despite chances

Sat. 7th March. Toolstation Prem. Division Shepton Mallet 2 Westbury 1 Westbury travelled to Shepton Mallet knowing that they would have to perform well to get anything from…

New organisers to take on Bratton Hilly race

Bratton Hilly is a 11K run. If you want a picturesque, challenging, multi terrain course with panoramic views, then this is the event for you. Organisers, Tracey Hyde…

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

On your marks! Health centre staff prepare for charity half marathon

STAFF at Westbury Group Practice will be running the Bath Half Marathon this weekend to raise money for Dorothy House Hospice. Seven members of staff, alongside some…

Darts competition to raise money for two charities

A CHARITY darts competition is being held at Westbury Labour Club on Saturday 21st March in aid of Mind and Alzheimer’s Society.  The event will be a…

Charity Swimathon at Westbury Pool

WESTBURY Swimming Pool is taking part in this year’s Swimathon, helping to raise money for Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie. Hailed as the ‘world’s largest annual fundraising swim’,…

Education

Free computer course for low earners

A FREE computer course is being offered to those with a low wage or unemployed to increase skills needed for future employment.  Bath College, in association with…

Nominations now open for Westbury Young People Awards

WESTBURY’S young people will be celebrated again this year as nominations open for the Westbury Young People Awards.  Nominations are open now with a brand new category…

Juniors ‘find their brave’ for mental health week

Pupils at Westbury CE Junior School took part in this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week.  The theme this year was ‘Find Your Brave’ and pupils shared their…

Business

Local family-based mortgage brokers win national award

Buying your first home, looking to move, trying to source the most competitive re-mortgage rate, investing in a buy to let purchase and looking to release equity…

First completion at homes on former hospital site

With over 30% of the site now sold, Davies & Davies has announced that the first completion has now taken place at Callaway Gardens in Westbury.  The…

Bratton resident publishes first book

BRATTON resident, Sue Kemp, has published her first book of poetry called ‘Stuff the Bustard’ and it is now available to buy.  ‘Stuff the Bustard and other…

Clubs & Organisations

Abraham’s Kitchen ‘Love Food: Hate Waste’

Residents of Westbury are invited to the first Abraham’s Kitchen lunch, which will be held on Wednesday 8th April at 12.30pm, in the main hall at The…

Holy Trinity Church coffee morning and table top sale

HOLY Trinity Church in Dilton Marsh is hosting a ‘meet the village’ coffee morning and table top sale on Saturday 4th April from 10am-12noon.  You are invited to…

New reading group at Westbury library

A NEW reading group will start next week on Monday 16th March at Westbury Library called ‘Reading for Solace’.  The group will run fortnightly from 5.30-6.30pm.  Westbury Library…

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