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Statement from NREL as town awaits incinerator decision

Northacre Renewable Energy Ltd (“NREL”), who have submitted plans for a waste facility in Westbury, has issued a statement. Westbury was joined by local towns and parishes in…

Join the RUH Light and Love remembrance event

Join the RUH Light and Love remembrance event

This year, the Royal United Hospitals Bath will be live streaming its annual Light and Love remembrance event. The virtual ceremony will take place on Thursday 3rd December…

Primary school’s time of reflection and Children in Need

Primary school’s time of reflection and Children in Need

WESTBURY Leigh Primary School has recently commemorated Remembrance Day and then took part in activities to raise money for Children in Need. The school reports, “As a church…

Westbury youngster honoured with the British Citizen Youth Award

Westbury youngster honoured with the British Citizen Youth Award

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, 25 extraordinary young people from across the UK are being recognised with the coveted British Citizen Youth Award.  One of them is 17-year-old Cadet…

Local MP leads charge against the National Trust

Local MP leads charge against the National Trust

Following discontent with the National Trust in recent months, Westbury MP, Andrew Murrison, secured an adjournment debate on its future. He said, “The job of the National Trust…

Families helped by local Foodbank

Warminster and District Foodbank has continued to provide food and support to families and others in need within the communities of Warminster, Westbury, Codford, Mere and the surrounding…

Order and collect service still operating at library

A number of Wiltshire Council libraries, including Westbury, will keep the county reading by providing an order and collect service, following the introduction of the national Covid-19 restrictions.…

Nessie says ‘No’ to Westbury incinerator

Nessie says ‘No’ to Westbury incinerator

THE winner of a competition for the best protest photograph against the proposed Westbury incinerator, has collected her prize. The winning photo of Nessie the bearded dragon was…

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Environment Agency says have your say on permit for incinerator

Environment Agency says have your say on permit for incinerator

The Environment Agency is inviting people to have their say on a permit to operate…

Countdown begins for Christmas lights

Countdown begins for Christmas lights

CHRISTMAS celebrations start in Westbury tomorrow (Saturday) with a festive film and lights switch-on.  Residents…

Wiltshire confirmed to be in Tier 2 ‘high’ category

Wiltshire confirmed to be in Tier 2 ‘high’ category

The Wiltshire Council local authority area has been confirmed to be in the Government’s Covid-19…

RUH Bath suspends visiting

The Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust in Bath has taken the difficult decision…

Virtual running events

Virtual running events

LOCAL company, Redfish Events, who have had to cancel their running events this year due…

The Nick Jones Foundation will continue his legacy

The Nick Jones Foundation will continue his legacy

INSPIRATIONAL Westbury man, Nick Jones, who set up ‘The Nick Jones Foundation for Bereaved Children’…

West End Baptist Church, Westbury take on a quiz like no other for charity

West End Baptist Church, Westbury take on a quiz like no other for charity

WEST End Baptist Church in Westbury take on a quiz like no other on Saturday…

Online presentation will replace town Remembrance service

Online presentation will replace town  Remembrance  service

AS Westbury prepares to go into the second national lockdown this week, there will be…

Community centre’s campus plans

BIG plans for Westbury Leigh Community Centre were outlined to town councillors last night. Debbie…

Christmas Tree Festival cancelled

Christmas Tree Festival cancelled

All Saints’ Church Christmas Tree Festival 2020 has sadly had to be cancelled say organisers.…

Volunteering and helping out

Urgent appeal for families to talk about organ donation

DURING Organ Donation Week, 7th – 13th September, NHS Blood and Transplant are urging people to talk to their families about organ donation to increase the number…

Uniform Hand It On event

The Westbury Community Project, together with POP-CAN, held the first Uniform  Hand It On event on Friday 28th August at the WCP premises in Eden Vale Road.…

Oliver loses his locks for charity

A student from Westbury Leigh Primary School, Oliver, has raised £259  on his Just Giving page for Cancer Research.    The school reports, “He made the decision…

Things to do

Dilton Marsh Flower and Handicraft Show

THE Dilton Marsh Flower and Handicraft Show will be held in the Memorial Hall on Saturday 15th August.  The committee report, “Entries are open to village residents…

Church services in the Westbury area

Church services around Westbury in July are as follows:- • Methodist Church:continuing with zoom meetings on Sunday evenings. • Stormore Baptist Church: open on Sundays at 10.30am…

National Theatre at Home: Twelfth Night on YouTube

Shakespeare’s classic comedy Twelfth Night will be shown on the National Theatre’s YouTube channel on Thursday 23 April at 7pm BST as part of NATIONAL THEATRE AT…

Staying well

Carers encouraged to access latest advice and support

CARERS of all ages are being reminded support and advice is still available if they need a helping hand during the current COVID-19 situation. Carers can be…

The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust

DURING the current lockdown we would like to notify you of the services still available through The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust to those over 60 or 18+…

Alzheimer’s Society offers tips for people with dementia and the general public during coronavirus pandemic

Five ways to support people affected by dementia from your own home Coronavirus is posing a significant risk for people affected by dementia and many are cut…

Fundraising

Hospital charity’s popular fundraising walk goes virtual

THE Forever Friends Appeal is calling on supporters to sign up and take part in its virtual walking event, My Walk of Life Marathon. It takes place…

Uniform Hand It On event

The Westbury Community Project, together with POP-CAN, held the first Uniform  Hand It On event on Friday 28th August at the WCP premises in Eden Vale Road.…

Time to don your cape!

DOROTHY House Hospice Care are calling on the superhero inside each one of us. Over the last three months, our nation has spent a lot of time thinking…

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