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Published on April 10, 2018

‘Community Fridge’ for Westbury?

IT’S official, Westbury is a town of pet lovers! Nominations for the ‘Cutest Pet’ competition have ‘pawed’ in and now readers are being asked to cast their vote on which…

Teams from across the pond join forces for dorothy house

WESTBURY man, Kevin Down and his team of walkers, including a team in Canada, walked eight miles in aid of Dorothy House, in memory of Kevin’s late wife, Gill. The…

Special town meeting to answer gasification plant questions

AN EXTRAORDINARY meeting has been called by Westbury Town Council to discuss questions that arose for the public meeting, which was held on Monday 12th February, regarding the proposed advanced…

Matravers student in British Young Engineer of the Year final

Sixth form student, Callum Langley, represented Matravers School  in the final of the nationwide Big Bang competition which took place in Birmingham between 13th-15th March. Callum, a year 13 student, …

Westbury healthcare ‘far from forgotten’

Extra services to improve healthcare in the town are being considered by Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), working closely with the White Horse Health Centre. Representatives from Wiltshire CCG spoke…

Memories and memorabilia of Westbury Swimming Pool needed for 130th anniversary celebrations

Westbury Swimming Pool will be celebrating 130 years of serving the town, initially as a bathing facility and now as a swimming pool, on Thursday 24th May. This makes your…

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…