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Pressure builds on gasification plant protest

LOCAL MP Andrew Murrison has joined the campaign to fight the  gasification plant and waste sorting station in Westbury. He has written to Wiltshire Council to oppose the…

Westbury’s Caribbean Summer Celebration

WESTBURY’S bi-annual daytime Summer Celebration and evening concert is back! The town celebration, organised by Westbury Town Council, will take place on Saturday 7th July. The council reports,…

Cancer Research fundraising committee to close

THE Westbury fundraising committee for Cancer Research UK has announced that they are to close due to a shortage of volunteers. Chair for the committee, Sheila Carruthers said,…

Summer Weddings Feature

Westbury Town Council Newsletter

This issue

Councillor explains Westbury’s role in planning decisions

DUE to the increase of scepticism on social media discussing Westbury Town Council’s role in the…

‘A good future ahead’ for young Referee of the Year

A TEENAGER from Dilton Marsh, Ella Broad, has been awarded ‘Referee of the Year 2017/18’…

Decision expected soon on right of way claim on railway path

A DECISION is expected soon on the fate of a footpath between Dilton Marsh and Westbury,…

Supporters thanked as Wiltshire Air Ambulance moves into new airbase

AN EXCITING chapter in the history of Wiltshire Air Ambulance began when the charity moved into…

Mini Royal Wedding

TWO childminders in Westbury joined together to stage their own mini royal wedding on Friday…

Westbury racer looking for sponsors

WESTBURY racer, Josh Harvey, is looking for sponsors to join him and his team, Harvey’s…

Bratton historian appeals for help

A LOCAL historian is appealing for relatives of people named on the Bratton War Memorial…

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Sport

Run Bratton run! Hilly race returns for another year

THE 22nd running of the popular Bratton Hilly Run saw a good entry of 106 runners on the start line, with a good contingent from Corsham Running Club,…

Gymnast wins gold and makes TV Debut

LOCAL gymnast Cameron Sinden, who lives in Chapmanslade, is celebrating his gymnastic career with a recent team Gold for Wales in the Porto Cup and his TV debut…

Burbage and Royal Easton 110 All out Westbury 75 All out – West of England League. Wiltshire and Gloucestershire Premier 2 Division, Saturday. 12th May.

WESTBURY travelled to play Burbage & Royal Easton in the latest league game in the Premier 2 Division. The team was hoping to build on their good start…

Westbury rugby club’s end of season awards

Westbury RFC’s season has come to an end for both the men’s and ladies’ teams, who celebrated with their club dinner and awards presentation evenings. The men’s team…

New Westbury Rugby tournament – not to be missed by players and spectators!

WESTBURY Rugby Club will be holding their first 10-a-side tournament  from Friday 25th-Monday 28th May, hosting a men and women’s competition as well as stalls, food and entertainment.…

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

Get your bake on to help Air Ambulance save lives

IF you like cakes, why not hold a bake sale and raise funds to help Wiltshire Air Ambulance to keep flying and saving lives? Bake Off for…

The countdown to the Bubble Rush begins

The countdown to Dorothy House’s 2018 Bubble Rush has started.  Last year over 1,600 people took part in Dorothy House Hospice Care’s event and raised an impressive…

Pre-school raises funds for Lisa’s Army

CYGNETS Pre-school raised £350 in aid of Lisa Wells, a Frome mum who has been diagnosed with cancer, by holding a ‘wear something pink day’ and cake…

Education

Future Leader Awards for Westbury students

PUPILS from Matravers School, Westbury, joined pupils from Beechen Cliff School, Bath, as they graduated on the Future Leader Award (FLA), a programme to develop young people’s…

Matravers receives donation from the Westbury Rotary Club

Matravers School received a donation from the Westbury Rotary Club recently towards the purchase of new microphones for the upcoming school musical.    Mr Griffiths, head of…

Chair donation for Fairfield students from ethical office furniture clearance company

Students at Fairfield Farm College are smiling this week as they return to campus with some new chairs in their auditorium, donated by ethical office furniture clearance…

Business

Imperial Charity adds the royal touch

IMPERIAL Charity has dressed their window once again, this time with a bridal theme, for the celebration of the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Wendi Meeuwissen,…

Pinniger Finch introduce their new conveyancing team

Pinniger Finch & Co, the only solicitors  based in Westbury, introduce their new conveyancing team of Norma Allison and Beverley Braithwaite. Norma is a residential and commercial…

Business is booming for local tool hire company

BUSINESS is booming for Westbury’s tool hire company, Hire Standards, with an increase in size of the workforce, brand new equipment available to hire and a new branch,…

Clubs & Organisations

Repair cafe comes to Westbury

A repair cafe will be held at the Paragon Hall on Saturday 2nd June.The event has been organised by Westbury Shed members and local businesses, in conjunction…

Baby & toddler group celebrates 28th birthday

FIRST Steps, the baby and toddler service held at All Saints Church, celebrated its 28th birthday on Wednesday 9th May with balloons and cake. Begun in 1990…

Outdoor bowls club open for business

BLUE Circle Bowls Club at the White Horse Country Park has opened for the new season and will be hosting an open day for anyone interested in trying…

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