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Published on June 5, 2018

Dementia-friendly town plan launched

WESTBURY’S Dementia Friendly Town Plan was launched last month, celebrating the work achieved so far and the vision to ensure that everyone in the Westbury area living with dementia can live…

Pressure builds on gasification plant protest

LOCAL MP Andrew Murrison has joined the campaign to fight the  gasification plant and waste sorting station in Westbury. He has written to Wiltshire Council to oppose the planning application…

Westbury’s Caribbean Summer Celebration

WESTBURY’S bi-annual daytime Summer Celebration and evening concert is back! The town celebration, organised by Westbury Town Council, will take place on Saturday 7th July. The council reports, “This year’s…

Cancer Research fundraising committee to close

THE Westbury fundraising committee for Cancer Research UK has announced that they are to close due to a shortage of volunteers. Chair for the committee, Sheila Carruthers said, “In 1952,…

Dementia-friendly town plan to be launched

Westbury’s Dementia Friendly Town plan will be launched at Westbury Junior School on Thursday 24th  May, at 10.30am.  The plan has been led by the BA13 Community Area Partnership, on…

Action group urges ‘object to new waste plans now!’

Members of the Westbury Gasification Action Group have been given new hope in their opposition to plans for a new waste plant in the town. The group is studying documents…

Westbury chosen for new community support scheme

WESTBURY has been chosen as one of three towns to host a new local area coordination network for Wiltshire, a scheme that will help empower people to make improvements in…

Exciting future for Westbury United – if they can sell part of their ground for housing

WESTBURY United Football Club is looking to sell off part of their land to a housing developer in order to fund a new clubhouse and changing room facility, to safeguard…

Who is responsible for safety at new Waste Treatment Plant?

WILTSHIRE Council has told campaigners that   concern over potential impact on health of the local population from the proposed waste treatment  plant, is the responsibility of the Environment Agency,…

24th Transport & Vintage Gathering

Westbury’s Transport and Vintage Gathering will take place this weekend, Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th April, and promises a fabulous display of vintage vehicles, engines and machinery. Organisers Will and…