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Published on March 13, 2018

Smaller town Post Office planned

A location for a Post Office branch in Westbury continues to be sought, but Post Office Ltd says that a smaller two-counter facility within a shop is now the best…

Westbury asks questions over new waste plant – what are the risks?

Over 100 local people came to a town meeting to discuss Westbury’s waste treatment plant, and hear presentations from representatives from groups who are both promoting and opposing the scheme.…

New and improved mobile cancer care unit launched

A NEW and improved mobile cancer care unit (MCCU), launched just a few weeks ago, visits White Horse Health Surgery every week to provide treatment to those living with cancer.…

Mayor: “it’s time for Westbury to stand on its own two feet”

IN the wake of cuts made by Wiltshire Council and the failure to redevelop the library as a community hub, Mayor of Westbury, cllr Gordon King, has said that now is a…

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 losing more…

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 homes, employment…

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 the founder…

Local MP shows support for a western Westbury bypass

NEWS of possible funding for a Westbury bypass has received the support of local MP Andrew Murrison, who has suggested that a western bypass could be the answer to Westbury’s traffic congestion.…

Town councillors take on board residents’ concern over Matravers School building

WESTBURY Town Council has voted to support the application to build a new three-storey teaching block at Matravers School, but their approval was subject to conditions, after councillors listened to…

Town Council continues objections over development at sailing lake

WESTBURY Town Council has stated further objections to the proposal of 300 new homes on the land at Westbury sailing lake, based on matters relating to appearance, layout, landscaping and…