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National Pet Month Vote for Westbury’s Cutest Pet!

National Pet Month Vote for Westbury’s Cutest Pet!

IT’S official, Westbury is a town of pet lovers! Nominations for the ‘Cutest Pet’ competition have ‘pawed’ in and now readers are being asked to cast their vote…

Town council to ‘stand up for Westbury’ over planned waste plant

WESTBURY Town Council has reassured the community that they will be ‘the voice that represents the people of Westbury’ in the battle over the proposed advanced thermal treatment (ATT)…

‘Community Fridge’ for Westbury?

IT’S official, Westbury is a town of pet lovers! Nominations for the ‘Cutest Pet’ competition have ‘pawed’ in and now readers are being asked to cast their vote…

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Concrete facility given the go-ahead by council

OUTLINE planning permission has been granted for a new precast concrete manufacturing facility on the…

Westbury to join national beacon lighting event

WESTBURY will light a beacon to mark the end of the centenary commemorations for World…

Last chance to nominate for Young People Awards

Nominations close for the Westbury Young People Awards on Friday 13th April. The Westbury Young…

Council to look into CCTV scheme

WESTBURY Town Council is to look into the effectiveness of the town’s CCTV scheme. At last week’s…

Help clean up the White Horse

WESTBURY resident, Grace Young, is teaming up with the town’s Community Engagement Officer, Liam Cripps,…

Residents being driven round the bend by roadworks

RESIDENTS have taken to social media to express their concern over continued delays to work…

Former volunteer is back at Barnardo’s – but this time as manager

A former volunteer has returned to children’s charity Barnardo’s, but now as the manager of…

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Sport

Walking football prepare for championships

WILTSHIRE Walking Football FC is preparing to take part in the national finals of the FA People’s Cup. The team, who train at Stanley Park in Chippenham, has 50 members who come…

New home for Westbury Development team

BRATTON Recreation Ground Committee has agreed to lend an area of land to Westbury United’s Development Team for them to use as their home ground next season. As…

Westbury Seniors Golf

The new season of golf is now underway. The March Medal was won by Andrew Hall with a net score of 75. The Ladies’ Winter League and Winter…

Friday 30th March. Toolstation Division One Westbury United 3 Warminster Town 0

An extremely wet afternoon at Meadow Lane and great credit to both sides for an entertaining encounter, as well as to the groundsman for ensuring the pitch could…

Sat 7th April, Toolstation League Div. One Chard Town 1 Westbury United 1

Westbury made the long journey down to Chard having not conceded a goal for nearly one month, since they played against Calne Town on 10th March, a run…

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

C.S.Bowyer present hamper to Air Ambulance Charity Shop

C.S.BOWYER, who are committed to helping the local community, have teamed up with Tesco and Morrisons to provide Easter eggs for children in need. Susan Partner, funeral…

Inspiring China trekkers raise thousands of pounds for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

ELEVEN people who took part in an adventure of a lifetime by trekking the Great Wall of China raised more than £18,000 for Wiltshire Air Ambulance. The…

Charity Day at The Railway Inn for The Bradley Lowery Foundation

THE Railway Inn hosted a charity day last Sunday to raise money for a group of friends from Westbury who are walking 327-miles from Bournemouth FC to…

Education

Students swim their way to victory

A GROUP of students from Bitham Brook Primary School students were victorious in the Westbury Swimming Gala, held on 21st March. The 13 Bitham Brook swimmers, from…

School’s jubilation at All Saints Church

EASTER was celebrated at All Saints Church by students from Westbury Junior School by taking part in an Easter Jubilation. Victoria Withers, assistant headteacher said, “Westbury Juniors…

Schools come together for an evening of ‘friendship’

THIS year’s Lions concert, the first for a few years, allowed all Westbury schools to come together for the evening to perform under the theme of ‘friendship’ on…

Business

Westbury provides ideal base for furniture company expansion

A POPULAR furniture retailer based in West Wiltshire is continuing to thrive, moving into new premises to help it cope with increasing demand. Casa Bella Furniture was…

New ‘green’ company moves to Woodlands Industrial Estate

PAPER Bag Co, an environmentally friendly carrier bag company, has moved to a shiny new home on the Woodlands Industrial Estate off Eden Vale Road. Paper Bag…

Familiar faces welcome you to The Somerset Arms

Andy and Lyn, formerly of The Duke in Bratton, have returned to a new venue, The Somerset Arms in the village of Maiden Bradley, near Longleat. They…

Clubs & Organisations

80th birthday celebrations for Edington & Tinhead WI

Edington & Tinhead WI has been in existence since Friday 11th March 1938 when the inaugural meeting took place in the ‘Parish Room.’ This year, the WI…

Ever wanted to sing in a choir?

Westbury Community Choir at Westbury Court Care Home is looking for new members. The 10 weekly choir rehearsals will start on Thursday 19th April at 2pm, culminating…

Have you thought about playing cricket?

WESTBURY and District Cricket Club is holding their Youth Sign On night on Friday 13th April giving youngsters the chance to join the team. The sign on…

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