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Difficult times for Rugby Club

WITH the decision by the Rugby Football Union that,  due to the continuing Covid-19 pandemic, the return to competitive matches for community clubs will be on hold until…

Return of Westbury Memory Cafe

Westbury’s Memory Cafe, run by Alzheimer’s Support, is holding its first meeting for seven months this week, on Wednesday 14th October. The evening cafe is now meeting on…

Do you want fresh farm milk?

WOULD you be interested in buying  fresh farm milk if it was available from Leigh Park Community Centre in  Westbury? The centre is looking into providing fresh local…

Saturday Craft Fair

ALL Saints’ Church, Westbury, is holding a Craft Fair on Saturday 17th October from 10am – 12noon. Organisers report, “We will be offering Halloween and Christmas decorations, teddies,…

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust needs walkers to help give wildlife a future

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust hopes to get more people involved in tackling the ecological crisis, through signing up to the Big Wild Walk campaign, running for the first time…

Junior School celebrates European Day of Languages

WESTBURY Junior School celebrated European Day of Languages on Friday 25th September. They report, “In typical style, both staff and children threw themselves into the spirit of things…

Don’t wait and worry, says Macmillan GP

A MACMILLAN GP is urging people across Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire to see their GP if they are experiencing signs or symptoms that could…

This issue

Over 1,000 incinerator comments overwhelm Wiltshire Council

WILTSHIRE Council was so inundated with  letters opposing the new energy from waste incinerator plan for…

Clear up after park was left unsafe for public use

TRAVELLERS who descended on Vivash Park in Westbury left the site in such a state –…

Stay home and pay your respects. Remembrance Service will be screened online

A Live Remembrance Service will be available online this year, so that Westbury residents can pay…

‘Everybody in Westbury will be rightly proud’. New centre built on ‘community spirit’

A COMMUNITY centre for Westbury to be proud of, which has been five years in the making,…

Community group making new plans to help all ages

A NEW early intervention scheme to support young people in Westbury with their mental health is…

Westbury’s Get Wiltshire Walking group back on track

GET Wiltshire Walking for health groups are now back in action following the Covid-19 shut…

Best Neighbours Nominations

GOOD neighbours, who have been valued even more this year during the pandemic, could be rewarded…

Westbury runner’s 31-mile virtual London Marathon!

MARATHON first-timer, Tim Cairnes, joined thousands of runners across the world to take part in…

Poppies will be sold for Remembrance

INSPIRING youngsters into engineering is the driving force behind a soapbox derby event next year, which…

Plans driving ahead for town soapbox derby

INSPIRING youngsters into engineering is the driving force behind a soapbox derby event next year, which…

Westbury Leigh housing plans – opening the door to more development?

SHOCK and concern has been expressed at a proposal to build up to 70 homes…

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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