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Fears remain about impact of city’s ‘clean air zone’ on Westbury

CONCERN still remains about the impact of Bath’s proposed ‘clean air zone’ on Westbury, despite cars now being exempt from daily charges. Westbury’s mayor, cllr Ian Cunningham, still…

First Community Fridge in Wiltshire to open in Westbury

Westbury Community Fridge will be opening on the 20th March, and will be located in Crosspoint in Westbury’s Marketplace. It is a joint project between Westbury Town Council,…

Reassurance from health centre over GP workloads

THE Westbury Group Practice has offered reassurance that work is being done to manage the workload of their GPs – despite the fact that Westbury has significantly fewer…

Town council committed to plastic free pledge

WESTBURY Town Council is leading by example as they aim to reduce their use of single-use plastics in the hope that it will encourage the town.  Inspired by…

Upcoming Lions’ schools’ concert

THIS year’s annual Westbury Lions concert will take place on 14th March in the Matravers School theatre.  Westbury Lions Club says, “As usual, all eight schools in Westbury…

Could you help make a difference at Crosspoint?

Crosspoint, the Westbury charity, is looking for new volunteers to help staff the drop-in sessions that are held throughout the week. Visitors to Crosspoint can be assured of…

This issue

6th annual Imber Ultra

The Rotary Club of Westbury, in conjunction with Avon Valley Runners, organised the sixth annual…

New-look Recreation Ground

The latest improvements to Bratton Recreation Ground have now been completed. There is a new…

Children’s colouring competition Win Lion King tickets!

ENTRIES have been pouring in for the children’s colouring competition, organised by local estate agents…

Commons debate Special Educational Needs in Wiltshire

LOCAL MP Andrew Murrison has secured a debate in the chamber of the House of…

Boxer defeats another challenger on journey to title

WESTBURY boxer, Anthony Fox, sets his sights on a title fight after defeating another top…

Chapmanslade’s draft parish plan ready for review

Chapmanslade Parish Council has announce that their draft Parish Plan is now ready for residents…

Town welcomes Post Office

Westbury’s wait for a new post office is almost over with plans to reopen a…

Spring Gardening Feature 2019

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Sport

30th goal of the season for Demkiv!

Weds. 27th Feb. Toolstation Premier Div. Westbury United 1 Odd Down 0 Callum Demkiv netted his 30th goal of the season as United overcame a strong Odd Down…

Golfers prepare for new season

A NEW season approaches for Westbury senior golfers with captain, Rodney Poolman, asking for those interested in joining the team to get in touch.  The new season features …

Westbury on top

Sat. 9th March. Dorset & Wilts Div 2 North Trowbridge 3rds 0 Westbury 29 Westbury travelled to Doric Park in what turned out to be a typical “derby”…

Precise play and fitness gave Westbury the win

Sat. 2nd March. Westbury 57 Devizes 2nds 8 Devizes arrived with a big pack of forwards with the idea of trying to “steam roller” over Westbury.  This idea…

Depleted team hand Cribbs the win

Sat. 9th March. Toolstation Premier Div. Cribbs 3 Westbury United 1 A depleted Westbury squad travelled to Bristol without skipper Steve Hulbert, Jamie Jordan, Dan Price, Jake Hiscocks and…

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

Lions & Rotary join forces for charity

TWO local groups joined forces earlier this month, helping to raise £550 for national charity, Marie Curie. Members of the Westbury Rotary Club and Westbury Lions collected the…

Fairfield College student’s fundraiser

Fairfield Farm College student Mitchel Brown is taking part in an Ultra Challenge by walking 25K on Easter Sunday to raise funds for the college.   Mitchel…

Westbury girl is ‘sweet’ enough!

A WESTBURY girl has raised money for charity by giving up chocolate for a month. 11-year old Martha Baldwin raised £110 for the British Heart Foundation by taking part…

Education

Bratton Primary School World Book Day

Bratton Primary school celebrated World Book Day by running activities across the week, encouraging everyone at the school to revel in books and read for pleasure, celebrating…

A booktastic day at Chapmanslade pre-school

“We had a booktastic day, with the children and staff dressed from pirates to mermaids and cats to cows!” said Kelly Shipp,  manager of Busybees Preschool in…

Pyjamas at Westbury Leigh Primary School

Westbury Leigh CE Primary School celebrated World Book Day officially last Wednesday by dressing in pyjamas, although they had been celebrating all things books for the previous…

Business

Opticians marks 30 years in business

STAFF from a Warminster opticians marked 30 years in business with a celebratory event on Saturday 9th February. The team from Specsavers in Warminster invited customers and…

Government plans to impose new burden on bereaved families, warns local solicitor

The Government proposes to increase Probate fees to as much as £6,000 for the largest estates from April 2019, warns Darrell Collins TEP, a solicitor and partner…

Rose’s Gardening Services is looking for self-employed gardeners.

ROSE’S Gardening Services in Westbury is looking for friendly and trustworthy people to join their  successful award-winning family business. If you love being outdoors and have a…

Clubs & Organisations

Movement for the Mind Volunteers

Alzheimer’s Support is looking for volunteers to support their Movement for the Mind group in Westbury. The charity say, “The role involves providing a friendly welcome, serving…

VISITWiltshire unveils new ‘Wiltshire residents week’

VisitWiltshire is unveiling a brand new Residents Week aimed at local people to celebrate all the county has to offer. Following a successful residents week trialled in…

Westbury Walkers’ wet and muddy February walk

Sixteen members of the Westbury Walkers set out on February 10th for a ten-mile walk, led by Judy Hosegood, in apparently persistent rain from the village of…

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