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Published on November 7, 2017

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 in Westbury.…

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 the aim…

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 on the…

Westbury Town Council brand Lidl plans an ‘eyesore’ and ‘disappointing’

WESTBURY Town Council has objected to the proposed plans to build a new Lidl foodstore at Bitham Park, branding them an ‘eyesore.’ Following a public consultation in June, the original plans for…

No money for Westbury Hub- Westbury getting a raw deal again say critics

PLANS for a community hub in Westbury Library have hit a stumbling block following a feasibility study which concluded that funds cannot be raised from the library site.  It’s brought fresh…

Westbury will have its say on new waste incinerator

THE Westbury community will get the opportunity to raise any concerns they have about plans to build a new waste treatment plant on the Northacre Industrial Park. A public consultation…

Free fire safety checks in Westbury

DORSET & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service are offering free fire safety checks to the Westbury community. The service, called ‘Safe and Well’, involves a home visit from the Safe…

Have your say over waste treatment plans

ENVIRONMENTAL campaigners are encouraging the community to make their views heard on how the county deals with its waste. The issue is particularly important in Westbury as there are plans to…

Operation Christmas Child Appeal is under way

PREPARATIONS for this year’s Operation Christmas Child are under way and now is the perfect time to start gathering bits for your box! The collection is run by relief charity…

Youth Sailing Club celebrates 50 golden years

THE West Wilts Youth Sailing Association, based in Westbury, recently celebrated 50 years of teaching young people the ways of the water with a day packed full of fun for…

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