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Published on December 2, 2014

Westbury campus plans set to be revealed

THE final draft plan for the Westbury campus will be revealed at the area board meeting next week. The proposal will be presented by members of the Westbury Community Campus…

Westbury’s shoeboxes are on their way to Albania and Zambia

THOUSANDS of gift-filled shoeboxes have left Westbury bound for stricken communities across Europe and Africa thanks to many local volunteers.  A total of around 17,000 boxes have been loaded from…

Auction hots up for guitar signed by world-famous artists

Auction hots up for guitar signed by world-famous artists

A GUITAR signed by world-famous artists for a Westbury musician is still up for grabs as part of a two tier charity auction. Leander Morales has managed to get a…

Ultramarathon heartache for Westbury officer

Ultramarathon heartache for Westbury officer

A LOCAL police officer  fell just short of a 172-mile ultramarathon tour of Wiltshire Police Stations as he suffered from a severe case of cellulitis, a bacterial infection of the…

Day of festivities for Westbury’s Christmas switch-on

‘Christmas in Westbury’ kicks off in style on Saturday (22nd November) with an exciting day of festive events culminating with the big Christmas lights switch-on.  It is the second time…

Family butchers closes in Westbury after 50 years

Family butchers closes in Westbury after 50 years

  WESTBURY butchers C. Linham has closed its doors for good after over 50 years’ service in the town. The store on Maristow Street has shut down due to falling customer…

Westbury’s remembrance service will go ahead without parade

WESTBURY will mark Remembrance Sunday with a service this Sunday 9th November, but there will be no parade due to roadworks in the town. The service, which usually begins with…

Operation Christmas Child moves to Westbury!

Operation Christmas Child moves to Westbury!

  OPERATION Christmas Child which is now under way for another year, has moved its operating centre to a warehouse in Westbury. New organisers hope the town will see 30,000 shoeboxes…

New renewable energy power station planned for Westbury

Plans to build a new 22 megawatt power station in Westbury – big enough to power 10,000 homes – have been unveiled.  Northacre Renewable Energy, part of The Hills Group,…

Wiltshire stonemason to build national memorial

Wiltshire stonemason to build national memorial

STONEMASONS Young Johnson have been commissioned to build a new memorial for the Afghanistan War, to be homed at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. The memorial will be built…