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Mayor encourages community to shop local in wake of Barclays Bank closure

THE Mayor of Westbury has expressed his disappointment at the news that Barclays Bank will be closing in May and is urging the community to shop local, or face…

Yarnbrook relief road will ease local congestion

PLANS have been submitted for a new Yarnbrook/ West Ashton relief road, as part of a major development between Westbury and Trowbridge. The development will consist of 2,600…

Neglected Quaker graveyard reveals a piece of local history

PLANS by Westbury Leos, the youth section of Westbury Lions, to tidy the 300-year-old Quaker burial ground in the town has led to the discovery of some long-forgotten history about…

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CCTV released after two burglaries at Westbury businesses

  Police have released photos of two people they would like to speak to in…

Have your say about the future of rail services in your area

A CONSULTATION into proposals for the improvement of train services on the Great Western rail…

Average increase of £1 a month to policing precept agreed

Following a public consultation, Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon, Angus Macpherson, has…

Have you seen Dotty? Cat missing from Eden Vale Road

DOTTY, a Romanian rescue cat, has gone missing from Eden Vale Road and was last…

Bratton Parish Council reduces Council Tax by 6%

BRATTON Parish Council voted to reduce the Council Tax by 6%, despite an increase in…

Non-emergency patient transport to be discussed at community meeting

The next in an ongoing series of BA13+ Community Area Partnership public meetings will cover…

Are you interested in joining Westbury Air Cadets?

WESTBURY Air Cadets are reaching out to young people who may be interested in joining…

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Sport

United Fixtures

Sat 17th Feb. Bristol Telephones (A) Lge, 3pm Sat 24th Feb. Chard Town (H) Lge, 3pm Sat 3rd Mar. Welton Rovers (H) Lge, 3pm Sat 10th Mar. Calne Town…

Sat. 3rd February. Toolstation Division One Chippenham Park 1 Westbury United 2

Westbury’s third game of 2018 saw them travel to local rivals, Chippenham Park. Saturday morning saw the usual rain showers which have ruined the fixture list since the…

Sat. 10th February. Toolstation Division One Westbury United 2 Wincanton Town 2

Westbury finally played at home in 2018, but failed to take advantage of Keynsham and Roman Glass’ inactivity as Wincanton took a deserved point from Meadow Lane. Both…

Free tray of chips & a hot drink for this weekend’s United reserves game

WESTBURY United reserves will take on Trowbridge Town on Saturday 3rd February at 2.15pm and they are offering all spectators a free tray of chips and one hot…

Three games in a row postponed

THE last three fixtures for Westbury United were postponed due to waterlogged pitches at both Radstock and Westbury. The three games, one against Radstock Town away on Tuesday…

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

Pub locals walk 20 miles for The Bradley Lowery Foundation

REGULARS from The Horse and Groom walked their dogs for 20 miles through torrential rain in aid of the Bradley Lowery Foundation.The nation was touched by six-year…

Fairfield Farm College wins Asda Frome green token scheme

Fairfield Farm College was delighted to win the Asda Frome green token scheme for October to December. Jackie Bryant, community colleague from Asda in Frome, presented the…

Oktoberfest donates funds to local organisations

LAST year’s Oktoberfest, hosted by The Horse and Groom in Westbury, raised the sum of £800 for local charities and organisations, beating their previous efforts. Over 200…

Education

Pre-school youngsters collect food donations for Crosspoint

KINGFISHER Pre-School has been learning about those who are less fortunate than themselves  and then collected food donations for the Westbury-based charity Crosspoint. Tracy Raymond, nursery manager said,…

Matravers School delighted with new league table RESULTS

Matravers School say they are delighted with the results from the school performance tables which were published last month. The league tables have revealed that Matravers School’s…

A whole school art project for Westbury Infants

A TEACHING assistant at Westbury Infant School is helping the children and their parents paint a new display for the school corridor with the theme of the four…

Business

Broad range of services from modern solicitors

Solicitors, Taylor Fordyce, aim to provide legal services to Westbury/Frome and surrounding villages from their office in Upton Lovell, near Warminster. Described as a modern solicitors’ practice,…

Dragons’ Den star Jordan Daykin builds on GripIt Fixings success with £5 million acquisition

Serial young entrepreneur and Dragons’ Den star, Jordan Daykin, from Westbury, has announced his acquisition of automotive business Vehicle Preparation Services Group Ltd (VPS), as he seeks…

Booksellers expanding on business estate

An international bookseller, based on Westbury’s Woodland Estate, is expanding into additional space due to sales growth over recent years. Internet retailer A Great Read moved to…

Clubs & Organisations

Volunteer to help keep the Westbury bells ringing

WESTBURY bell ringers at All Saints Church are looking for new members  to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War Armistice, by remembering the 1,400…

Westbury Court care home’s ‘Men’s Shed’

WESTBURY Court Care Home is holding a fortnightly ‘Men’s Shed’ group for men and male carers of all ages to attend. The group said, “We are a…

Dilton Marsh Social Club to celebrate 70th anniversary

DILTON Marsh Social Club is throwing a party  to celebrate the club’s 70th anniversary. To mark the milestone, the club will welcome The Saga Louts on Saturday 17th…

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