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Community’s concern about the lack of main town post office

LOCAL businesses and groups representing elderly and disadvantaged people  have joined residents in expressing their concern about the impact caused by the closure  of the main post office…

Westbury working towards becoming a Dementia-Friendly town

WESTBURY is on course to become a dementia-friendly town. A new group has been set up – the Westbury Community Area Dementia Action Alliance (WCA DAA) – with…

Westbury sailing club appeal for funding for new facilities

WESTBURY’S West Wilts Youth Sailing Association (WWYSA) is appealing for funding to help with the building of new facilities for when the club moves to its new site…

This issue

Plans for a local artists group are gathering pace

LOCAL artist, Lesley Longworth, has been in search of creating a local art group in…

Your Royal British Legion needs YOU!

THE Westbury branch of The Royal British Legion is appealing to the local people of…

Westbury United on the hunt for new help

WESTBURY United FC is on the hunt for a new chairperson and committee members. In line with…

Rail and patient transport survey under discussion at public meeting

Transport is top of the agenda at the next BA13+ community area partnership public meetings…

Mayor’s Christmas Card Competition

THERE is still time to help the Westbury Mayor with his Christmas Cards this year! Mayor,…

Applications invited for allotments in Bratton

Are you looking for an allotment in Bratton? The new Bratton Parish Council wishes to…

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Sport

Westbury United 0-1 Calne Town – Toolstation Western League Division One, Saturday 4th November.

A cold wind blew through Meadow Lane as Calne Town came to visit and they left with all three points, also taking Westbury’s unbeaten home record with them.…

Westbury RFC Juniors enjoy premiership rugby at The Rec

Westbury Under 7s and Under 8s played TAG Rugby in front of crowds of 14,500 people during halftime periods of the Bath premiership matches against Newcastle and Worcester,…

Sherborne Town 0-2 Westbury United – Toolstation Division 1, Saturday 28th October.

Westbury got themselves straight back on track with a 2-0 win against Sherborne Town. Club captain Dan Price swapped the armband for a pair of goalkeeper gloves and…

Bishop Sutton 2-0 Westbury United Toolstation Division One – Tuesday 24th October.

A young Bishop Sutton team were the first team to take three points from United this season. Westbury started well with Mark Robinson and Ricky Hulbert working hard…

Westbury Ladies Golf

TTHE Clive Haywood Trophy, played on the 23rd September was won by Maureen Heard and Pauline Jone,s and the runners-up were Pat Bell and Marilyn Bonniface. The final…

Features

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…

Spring Weddings Feature

Spring Weddings Feature

Get ready for your wedding and make it a truly memorable day with the help of these local businesses……

Family Businesses Feature – February 2016

Family Businesses Feature – February 2016

Family businesses are the backbone of the UK economy and Westbury has many fine examples. Have a look at the feature…

Fundraising

Operation Christmas Child Appeal launched

COLLECTION has begun for this year’s Operation Christmas Child. The collection is run by relief charity Samaritan’s Purse, and sends thousands of shoeboxes full of presents to…

Teenager shaves his head for local children’s hospice

A WESTBURY teenager has shaved off his beloved curls to raise money for a children’s hospice which is supporting his sister and family.  Alex Tilley, 13, had…

Get baking for Children in Need!

THE Great Westbury Bake Off, raising money for Children In Need, is happening at Martin & Co on Friday 17th November at Palomino Place. Bring in your…

Education

Breakfast club at Bitham Brook!

Bitham Brook Primary School was proud to launch its brand new Breakfast Club on 31st October and the children who came along really enjoyed their breakfasts and…

Matravers School cookery competition

Five young chefs took part in a cookery competition sponsored by the Rotary Club of Westbury, at Matravers School on Wednesday 1st November. Rotarian David Perkins says,…

Army visit to Matravers School

MEMBERS of Matravers School Combined Cadet Force (CCF) have had an exciting start to the academic year. The cadet force welcomed Lt Col Gavin Rundle, the regiment’s colonel,…

Business

Hard work pays off for newly qualified funeral director

WESTBURY funeral directors, Elizabeth Snell and Family, are celebrating the achievement of Samantha Wilson in successfully completing the ‘diploma in funeral service’ awarded by the British Institute…

Great Holiday ideas from a local travel company

WITH this year’s summer holiday becoming a distant memory, the launch of the new Lesmon Travel 2018 holiday brochure couldn’t have come at a better time. Whether…

Work to begin at The Laverton

WORK will soon begin at The Laverton after a loan from the government was approved earlier this month. Westbury Town Council applied for £130,000 to pay for…

Clubs & Organisations

Are you interested in joining Westbury Air Cadets?

WESTBURY Air Cadets are reaching out to young people who may be interested in joining the air cadets. The Air Cadets meet on Wednesdays and Fridays between…

Air Cadets support Mayor at Civic Service

Once again, RAF Air Cadets from Westbury squadron give back to the town by supporting the Mayor’s Civic Service. The service at All Saints Church was very…

New mayor’s cadet

Cadet Sergeant Joseph Sibley was recently awarded the prestigious honour of Mayor’s Cadet by cllr Gordon King, Mayor of Westbury. Joseph was delighted to take on this…

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