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Published on May 21, 2019

Wiltshire Council set to close special schools

PARENTS of children with special needs have expressed their disappointment and anger that Wiltshire Council looks set to continue with its plans to close three special schools in the local area. Following…

Unclear future of Westbury Visitor and Heritage Centre

THE future of Westbury Visitor and Heritage Centre has been called into question as the team of volunteers are struggling to raise enough funds to pay for their current premises, leaving…

Community fridge saves third of a ton of food waste from landfill

WESTBURY Community Fridge is celebrating saving just under 300kg – nearly a third of a ton – of food waste from going to landfill in its first three months of…

Which buildings and places do you love about Westbury?

The team of volunteers working on the development of a Neighbourhood Plan for Westbury with Westbury Town Council want to know what buildings and places the residents love about Westbury…

NHS dental boost for Westbury

A NEW NHS dental contract has been awarded in the town for an additional 300 NHS dental places, which will see a new practice opening in the High Street.  White Horse…

Matravers & Ofsted: School would need £100,000 to fight Ofsted report

Matravers School firmly believes there are fundamental flaws in the conclusions reached by the Ofsted inspection team during their October 2018 inspection.  The school says, “We have received numerous communications…

Pedestrianisation of the High Street to attract more shoppers?

WESTBURY Town Council has begun discussions into pedestrianising the High Street, aiming to revive the shopping experience for residents and visitors to the town.  The increase of empty shops in…

Who do you think deserves a Young People award?

Nominations for the Westbury Young People Awards which will take place at Matravers School on Wednesday 19th June are now open and local people are encouraged to start putting names forward as soon…

MP asks Prime Minister to ditch waste incinerators

LOCAL MP Andrew Murrison asked Prime Minister Theresa May for a moratorium on new waste incinerators including gasification and pyrolysis plants at Prime Minister’s Questions – starting with the proposed…

Westbury Transport & Vintage Gathering to celebrate 25 years

THIS year’s Westbury Transport and Vintage Gathering will be celebrating its 25th anniversary this weekend. The annual event will take place on Saturday 27th April and Sunday 28th April and organisers…

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