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Councillor backs resident over parking permit charge hike

LOCAL resident, Joanna Howes, has criticised Wiltshire Council for their increase in parking permit charges in Westbury car parks with Wiltshire councillor Gordon King agreeing the hike is…

Housing plans for town centre refused by Wiltshire Council

A FULL planning application for 14 residential dwellings on a green space between Haynes Road and The Crescent has been refused by Wiltshire Council. The planning application included…

Town Council agree increase in local tax

WESTBURY Town Council has agreed that from April there will be a 2.59% increase of the town’s precept, due to the increase of services being taken over by…

This issue

Have your say on new community centre

Westbury Community Project is a new local charity set up to re-open the old Westbury…

Decision on Bath’s ‘clean air zone’ proposal is delayed

THE decision on the controversial proposal to introduce charges for a ‘clean air zone’ in Bath…

Could you offer a warm Westbury welcome to French visitors?

WeSTBURY and District French Twinning Association has  been approached by the members of their twin…

Current police matters in the town

A RECENT police report states that the Westbury Area currently has the following matters; OP…

Local area coordinator for Westbury and Dilton Marsh

WILTSHIRE Council’s  local area coordinator for Westbury and Dilton Marsh is Steve Hubbard.  Steve can…

Local councils stand together in ATT plant protest but more support needed next week

LOCAL town and parish councils have added their objection to the building of an ATT…

Need more? Become an on-call firefighter!

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is working with the National Fire Chiefs Council…

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Sport

White Horse Men rack up 13 tries and 83 points

12th Jan. Dorset and Wilts Division 2 North Royal Wootton Bassett 3rd XV 10 Westbury 83. Westbury at last were able to start the New Year after last…

United bounce back with comfortable win

Sat. 12th January. Toolstation Premier. Westbury United 3-0 RGSG Westbury maintained their top 3 position with a comfortable victory over fellow promoted side Roman Glass at Meadow Lane.…

United suffer defeat despite dominating

Sat. 5th January. Toolstation Premier, Bridgwater Town 2 Westbury United 1 The Whitehorsemen returned from Bridgwater feeling football is a cruel game after being beaten 2-1 in a game…

Success all around for Westbury RFC

Westbury men’s 1st XV have continued their determined turn around running from Christmas 2017. The club reports, “Since that crucial turning point the Westbury RFC 1st XV have…

Westbury Ladies head into 2019 on top!

WESTBURY Ladies RFC head into 2019 top of the table, still retaining their unbeaten record at home for over two years.  The 2018/2019 season started slowly for the…

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

Charity concert raises over £1,000 for Evie’s Gift

THE Philomel Singers hosted a fundraising concert which raised over £1,000 for local charity, Evie’s Gift, held at Edington Priory Church last month.  Around 150 people enjoyed the…

Redfish events donate £200 to Westbury Lions

REDFISH events presented a cheque to Westbury Lions this month, donating £200 raised from their Christmas 3k fun run.  Held at Leighton Recreation Centre on Sunday 11th…

Christmas lights display raising funds for cancer unit

WESTBURY business owner Andy Burden, of All Drainage Services, is raising money again this year for Bath Cancer Unit Support Group, illuminating his house in Christmas lights. …

Education

Christmas came early for Junior School

Children at Westbury CE Junior School used brand new iPads donated by the housing association, Sovereign, to create a movie of themselves receiving the donation. As part…

Fairfield Farm College – End of Year Report

Fairfield Farm College is a registered charity delivering education and training to young people with learning difficulties and disabilities to prepare them for living and working.  This…

Bitham Brook Primary School End of Year Report

In September 2018 Bitham Brook was 25 years old! A quarter of a century has passed since we first opened our doors to 69 children and 4…

Business

Familiar faces welcome you to new cafe and takeaway

A NEW cafe and takeaway, Aimi’s, has opened in the High Street owned by familiar faces, Aimee Stovold  and Michelle Silcox.  Aimi’s Cafe & Takeaway opened last…

Traffic enforcement company signals expansion

One of the UK’s leading providers of CCTV-based traffic enforcement and management solutions, has taken space on a popular Westbury business park. Property consultancy Myddelton & Major…

Broad Lane Land Rovers change gear at Woodland Industrial Estate

Broad Lane Land Rovers have moved into their new premises at Woodland Industrial Estate. As an independent Land Rover and Range Rover specialist, the company have expertise…

Clubs & Organisations

Junior rugby club saved -but needs help

Westbury Junior Rugby Club is joining forces with Warminster Junior Rugby Club with immediate effect, to become Warminster & Westbury Junior Rugby Club in a trial until…

The Active Retirement Club

The Active Retirement Club held its first meeting of 2019 with “What’s My Line”, where members spoke for a few minutes each about their professional past.  From…

Bratton history Association meeting

THE next meeting of the Bratton History Association is on Sunday 20th January to discuss ‘How Old is my House?’ with Dorothy Treasure.  The meeting will be held…

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