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Published on December 5, 2017

Hospital League of Friends to close after 60 years

WESTBURY & District League of Friends is to close. In a shock announcement, the group – which has supported the hospital and other health facilities for almost 60 years –…

Town council public meeting to discuss waste treatment plant

WESTBURY Town Council will be hosting a public meeting to discuss plans to build a new waste treatment plant on the Northacre Industrial Park. The planned facility, owned by  Northacre Renewable…

“This has got to change” Town Council seeks answers about healthcare in Westbury

WESTBURY Town Council will meet with the Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) in March next year to discuss future healthcare provision in the town. The meeting follows the announcement in July…

RUH parking comes under fire again

PARKING at Bath’s Royal United Hospital has come under fire again after one family received two parking fines after visiting the accident and emergency department when their mother fell ill.…

Town Council agree additional funding for Laverton project

FUNDING has been given the green light by town councillors to build the last phase of the project to extend the council’s Laverton building in Bratton Road. Westbury Town Council…

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…