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Published on July 1, 2014

Westbury man’s tower abseil for CLIC Sargent

A Westbury man is taking part in a fundraising abseil to raise money for the charity that helped his family when his daughter was severely ill.  Guy Aked will abseil…

Westbury’s Summer Celebration

Westbury’s celebrated Street Fayre takes place on Saturday 12th July in the Market Place, followed by an evening concert. The Street Fayre, which is organised by Westbury Town Council and…

Westbury’s jam-packed summer of events

Westbury is to host a jam-packed calendar of summer events including fayres, festivals and charity fundraisers, which will showcase live music, great food, arts and crafts,  exhibitions and children’s activities. …

Objections to planned 300 homes in Westbury

Local residents have until the 23rd June to voice their opinions about proposals for a new housing development in Westbury following a public consultation which took place on Friday (13th…

Westbury & Warminster’s town councils could join forces to tackle dog fouling

Westbury and Warminster town councillors are looking to work together  to tackle the issue of dog fouling in the two towns due to what they describe as ‘inadequate resources’ from…

Car parking ‘rip off’ Wiltshire Council earns three quarters of a million pounds from overpayments

WILTSHIRE Council has been heavily criticised after making nearly three quarters of a million pounds in overpayments in the last three years from car parking machines that do not give…

Two years after closure – should Westbury Hospital be re-opened?

THE news that new NHS chief, Simon Stevens, has called for smaller community hospitals to play a bigger role in local health care, has touched a nerve in Westbury where campaigners…

‘Improve road safety’ calls from Westbury schools

Schools in Westbury are supporting a national campaign calling on the government to make the walk to school safer and easier for pupils. Coinciding with Walk to School Week from…

Successful year for Westbury League of Friends

Westbury and District League of Friends, the group which was formed to support Westbury Hospital, continues to raise funds two years after the hospital’s closure. And the group says that…

Anger over the state of Westbury’s roads

ANGER is mounting in the town over the state of Westbury’s roads and the growing number of dangerous potholes. The issue was aggravated by the wet winter and now there…