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Dog owners welcome dog watch scheme

A new ‘dog watch’ scheme set up by Wiltshire Police, has been welcomed by Westbury dog owners concerned about the safety of their pets. The new online scheme…

Diabetes support bears travel again

A TRAVELLING teddy bear scheme  supporting children with Type 1 diabetes, set up by a Westbury-born mum and her two daughters, has restarted after being grounded due to the…

Banners call for  climate education reform

Banners call for climate education reform

WESTBURY residents may have noticed banners popping up around the town last month (April) promoting climate education.  They were put up by a group of five students from…

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Teenagers arrested for arson attack

Teenagers arrested for arson attack

Two teenagers have been arrested following an arson attack in Westbury last Thursday night (6th…

Westbury councillors ready to fight for the town

WESTBURY has backed ‘experience’ in the Wiltshire Council elections, re-electing three of its four councillors.…

‘Refuse the incinerator’ new councillors urged

NEW councillors elected onto Wiltshire Council are being urged to oppose the controversial incinerator plan…

Landlord threatened with fine over someone else’s dumped rubbish

THE landlord of a property in Westbury High Street has rubbished Wiltshire Council’s attitude after…

Westbury book retailer in David vs Goliath battle for national award

Westbury-based online book retailer, A Great Read Ltd, has been shortlisted for a prestigious award…

Rail travel boost for Westbury

Rail travel boost for Westbury

Rail travel in Westbury could get a boost from a train operator proposing a significant…

Volunteering and helping out

School uniforms needed for pass-it-on event

OUTGROWN uniforms for Westbury junior, infant, Matravers and Leigh Park primary schools are urgently needed for a uniform pass-it-on event being held by Popcan in June. They…

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.…

Things to do

Edington Arts confirms first concert of 2021

WITH the roadmap now unfolding according to plan, Edington Arts is confident that the first concert of their 2021 season, on Saturday June 12th starting at 7.30pm…

Dates announced for Edington Mini Music Festival

THE organisers of the Edington Music Festival have announced that there will be a live mini Festival of Music within the Liturgy in Edington Priory Church this…

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…

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

Bratton charity plant sale is back next week!

THE annual plant sale to raise money for St James’ church in Bratton is returning next week. Visitors will be able to browse and buy locally-grown plants,…

Supplies needed by Crosspoint

WESTBURY charity Crosspoint is appealing for donations of toilet rolls, toiletries and long life milk. As part of the Westbury Community Partnership, Crosspoint is working in conjunction…

Charity shops reopen to a donations deluge

CHARITY shops in Westbury have reported getting back to business with a bang after reopening on Monday April 12th. A flood of donations from residents who used the…

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A new ‘dog watch’ scheme set up by Wiltshire Police, has been welcomed by Westbury dog owners concerned about the safety of their pet.

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A Stormtrooper paid a surprise visit last week to the White Horse Health Centre in Westbury from a galaxy far far away to receive his second Covid-19 jab.

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