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Published on October 7, 2014

Flu jab clinics for ‘at risk’ groups in Westbury

WHITE Horse Health Centre is urging local people – particularly those in vulnerable groups – to get their annual flu jabs in special flu jab clinics this week. No appointment…

New rigorous improvement plan and new management team at Westbury nursing home

WESTBURY Court Nursing Home has introduced a rigorous improvement programme following heavy criticism from former members of staff and a damning report from the Care Quality Commission. The nursing home…

Fourth Westbury Lions 10k set to be a roaring success

WESTBURY Lions’ annual 10k run is taking place this weekend;  the predicted numbers are already exceeding last year’s turnout, and entries are still open! The run, which takes begins at 11am…

Matravers’ headteacher causes controversy with ‘lanyards policy’

A controversial policy by Matravers School to issue students wearing incorrect uniform with lanyards – a sign worn round their neck saying ‘wrong uniform’ – has divided opinion amongst parents…

Lengthy road closures a worry for Westbury businesses

BUSINESS owners in Westbury have raised concerns about the effect next month’s A350 road closures will have on their trading. The stretch of the A350 from the Bitham Park roundabout to…

Westbury care home – more ex staff speak out

Westbury Court  Care Home has come under more fire following a damning report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Now former members of staff have spoken out about the care…

Celebrations as Westbury sailing centre reopens months after arson attack

Celebrations as Westbury sailing centre reopens months after arson attack

  WESTBURY’s sailing centre has celebrated  being up and running with a special open day, after arson and burglary forced the club to close last April. This event included the…

Major traffic delays expected as A350 set to be closed

Traffic delays and diversions are expected for weeks in Westbury as work starts this month on repairing and resurfacing the A350 from one end of the town to the other.…

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…