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Community meal scheme to be launched

A NEW community meals initiative, Abraham’s Kitchen, has been set up by staff at Westbury Town Council to bring people together and reduce food waste in the town.  In…

Community to work together to become ‘litter free’ in 2020

WESTBURY Town Council is committed to becoming ‘litter free’ in 2020 as they encourage the local community to get on board and help protect the environment.  The council…

End of the road for Westbury driving test centre

WESTBURY’S driving test centre, which operates two days a week from Leighton Sports Centre, is to close on Friday 28th February.  Local driving instructors have warned that learner…

200 more lorries every day along A350

AN extra 200 heavy lorries a  day could be diverted onto the A350 through Westbury as a result of the a36 bridge weight restrictions in Bath.  Figures from…

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Play blindfold skittles to raise money for Guide Dogs

EVERYONE is invited to come along for a skittles evening with a difference – and…

Westbury Lions to bring car boot sale to the community

WESTBURY Lions are adding a new event to the 2020 calendar – a monthly charity…

Fundraising runner crosses the finish line in local race

YOUNG runner, Lucas Wint, braved muddy conditions to complete the Bowerhill Bomber 5k race on…

Help the Lions and Leos keep Westbury tidy

WESTBURY Lions and Leos are inviting the community to join them for a litter pick…

Help unlock the history of prisoner-of-war camps in Westbury

THE history of prisoner-of-war (POW) camps in Westbury is being investigated by a curious local…

Could you lead a church arts and crafts workshop?

Are you an art or crafts practitioner working in woodworking, tile making, stained glass, textiles,…

New office soLOOtion for charity

A charity which provides specialist vehicles with toilet facilities for disabled people, who would otherwise…

Dorothy House’s charity Christmas Tree Collection raises £40k for local hospice care

This January, Dorothy House Hospice Care ran its biggest annual Christmas tree collection fundraiser in…

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Sport

Dilton back in third

A hat-trick from Adam Welch and a stunning freekick from Callum Crabb gave Dilton Marsh Wanderers a 4-2 win on Saturday afternoon against The Stiffs from Steeple Ashton. …

Ladies defeat to local rivals

Westbury Ladies 0 Devizes 40 On a somewhat cloudy and windy day the two local rivals met for a rematch local derby on Westbury Ladies’ home turf. Devizes…

Deserved away victory claims three points

Sat. 1st Feb. Toolstation League Prem. Div. Cadbury Heath 4 Westbury Utd 1 An excellent first half saw Westbury take all three points away at Cadbury Heath. It…

New season approaches for Cricket Club

NEW and old faces are invited to join in with Westbury Cricket Club winter nets sessions this month, with evenings available for men, ladies and youth players.  Join in…

Westbury United plans for Centenary Year

As Westbury United’s Centenary Year gets into gear, the First Team squad got together for a photo in the centenary kit before the weekend’s match. Further planning for…

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

Community groups benefit from area board grants

WESTBURY Area Board awarded almost £12,000 of grants to community projects at their meeting on Thursday 6th February.  The Bratton Jubilee Hall management committee was awarded £5,000…

Go sky high for an exhilirating experience and support Wiltshire Air Ambulance

IF you’d like to experience the thrill of flying on the wings of a plane, then why not take part in Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s wing walk? Wiltshire…

White Horse News readers help raise over £1,900 for local charity

WHITE Horse News readers have helped to raise over £1,900 for Dorothy House via our Family Messages column. The money, totalling £1,921.50, has been collected during 2019…

Education

Matravers’ head praises hard work of GCSE students

MATRAVERS School’s headteacher, Dr Simon Riding, has said that the school is ‘pleased’ with its performance in the secondary school league tables, and has praised the hard…

Westbury residents construct a bright future

RESIDENTS in Westbury have been given the opportunity to take part in a fully-funded construction course to help open doors to employment.  Chair of Westbury Town Council and…

What is ‘Soul Food?’

This is the question Westbury Leigh Primary School have been trying to answer in their multi faith week. The school reports, “As part of a week of…

Business

Time to sell your classic?

Local auctioneers Cooper and Tanner are gearing up for their Spring Classic Car, Motorcycle and Memorabilia Auction, to be held at their sale rooms, near Frome.  The…

Do you have any spare land – or can suggest potential sites?

Do you own or know of land which is potentially suitable for development for housing, employment, retail, leisure, community uses? If so,  Westbury Town Council want to…

Win a holiday to remember – and more! – in Westbury competition

LOCAL businesses in Westbury have teamed up in a Facebook competition  offering a ‘prize package to remember’.  Travel company, Keeva Travel, has announced a competition in collaboration…

Clubs & Organisations

The future of Royal British Legion Westbury Branch

YOU are invited to join the Westbury Branch of the Royal British Legion for a social gathering to discuss the future of the branch on Sunday 23rd…

Quiz night for Bratton Cricket Club

Bratton Cricket Club will be holding a pre season quiz night in The Duke on Thursday 26th March, 7.30pm.  The aim of the evening is  to launch the…

What’s on at the Jubilee Hall

THERE are lots of things booked at The Jubilee Hall in Bratton over the next few weeks.  The Jubilee Hall reports, “The next Supper Night will be…

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