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Published on September 9, 2014

Westbury woman’s wacky European driving challenge

Westbury woman’s wacky European driving challenge

AN accountant from Westbury will be driving across Europe this week to raise money for the RUH Cancer Unit. Natasha Penny, of Busy Books, will be taking part in the…

Westbury runner takes silver at British Championships

A Westbury runner has been crowned Wiltshire champion before winning silver at the British Masters Athletics Championships in Birmingham’s  Alexander Stadium. Fiona Price, a member of the Avon Valley Runners…

Rededicated All Saints’ memorial stands tall in Westbury

Westbury Parish Church’s war memorial was rededicated this month, having been renovated after years in disrepair. Parish wardens Tony Coutts-Britton and Caroline Dunseath secured a £3,000 grant from the area…

A350 traffic sparks new calls for Westbury bypass action

WESTBURY’S decades old bypass debate has erupted once more as a recent Wiltshire Council A350 traffic survey indicated the high volume of traffic using the route through the town. Local…

Westbury teenager aims to create history on Dragons’ Den

Westbury teenager aims to create history on Dragons’ Den

A WESTBURY teenager is to appear on the hit  BBC television programme Dragons’ Den and will become the youngest ever to secure a deal if successful.  Jordan Daykin will appear…

Westbury Youth FC win development award once again

Westbury Youth FC win development award once again

WESTBURY Youth FC has won the Wiltshire FA’s Charter Standard Development Club Award for 2014. The scheme awards clubs and leagues that are well run, sustainable, and which give priority…

Campaigners back on the horse after Westbury bypass plans resurface

Campaigners back on the horse after Westbury bypass plans resurface

WESTBURY’S White Horse Alliance has rallied again after discovering that Wiltshire Council is still exploring the possibility of an A350 eastern bypass round Westbury. The original bypass plan was rejected…

“Stoicism really can kill you” warns Westbury’s double heart attack councillor

“Stoicism really can kill you” warns Westbury’s double heart attack councillor

  FOLLOWING an emergency operation after his second heart attack, Westbury town councillor Ian Cunningham has urged men to abandon their ‘stiff upper lip’ when it comes to chest pain.…

Westbury youth volunteer wins national award

Westbury youth volunteer wins national award

  WESTBURY youth Football Club’s groundsman and coach, Pete Smart,  has won a prestigious Points of Light award for his work in youth football.  Introduced by the government in April,…

Westbury rallies round to support sailing centre

Westbury rallies round to support sailing centre

WESTBURY’s sailing centre is set to reopen after arson and burglary back in April resulted in over £100,000 worth of damage.  The West Wilts Youth Sailing Association (WWYSA) in Station…