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Published on December 11, 2019

Dementia doesn’t stop retired policeman

A diagnosis of vascular dementia hasn’t stopped Duncan Baxter of Westbury from enjoying life.  The retired policeman is a keen bowler and fundraiser and has donated £210 to Wiltshire charity…

Summer fun day totals £850

THE total raised for the Guide Dogs for the Blind by Westbury Rotary Club and Inner Wheel Westbury has reached £850. The money was raised from a Rotary and Inner…

Big Quiz Night success

West End Baptist Church would like to thank all those who came along and supported ‘The Big Quiz Nite’ held on behalf of tearfund in November.  Organisers said, “We had…

Family hope to give disabled teenager her own private space

A WESTBURY family are trying to raise £5,000 to allow teenager, Josselin Tilley, who has complex medical needs, to have her own downstairs bedroom and bathroom.  Josselin, 13, has a…

BebeTots raise money for Children In Need

The team and children at BebeTots Nursery & Pre-School had a busy week in aid of Children In Need, raising £540.48. Jennifer Morris, of BebeTots said, “On Monday 11th November…

Bratton raises over £1,840 for Poppy Appeal

BRATTON village has raised £1,844 for this year’s Poppy Appeal through house-to-house collections and donation boxes. Chairman of the Bratton branch of The Royal British Legion, Mike O’Donoghue said, “I…

Village fundraise for defibrillator

HEYWOOD villagers are crowdfunding to install a defibrillator in the recently-adopted phone box on Church Road.  The Heywood Women’s Institute have recently gained ownership of the vacant phone box in…

Summer fun day raises £500 for guide dogs

WESTBURY Rotary Club and Inner Wheel Westbury presented £500 to Hilary Reed, representing Guide Dogs for the Blind, raised from their summer event.  Susan Ezra from Westbury Rotary Club and…

Firefighters take to the stage for charity

FOUR Westbury firefighters helped to raise nearly £3,000 for The Firefighters Charity during a charity dance show, hosted by Spin Dance Fitness. The firefighters, Justin Barrett, Chris Charlton, Ollie Rush…

Make a Will and help a great local charity

For a limited period, people in the Westbury area have the opportunity of making or updating a Will with Goodwills and helping local charity, We Hear You (WHY), at no…

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