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Published on June 4, 2019

Afternoon tea raises money for Victoria Gardens

Newly-elected Westbury mayor, cllr Mike Sutton, was just one of the many people who enjoyed sunshine, tea and cakes in Westbury’s historic Victoria Garden. Sally Hendry of Friends of Victoria…

Setting sights on improving eye care in Africa

A STORE director from a local opticians is embarking on his fifth charity visit to Africa, to support the work of an international eye care charity.  Richard Goring, from Specsavers…

Skydivers support Air Ambulance

SUPPORTERS of Wiltshire Air Ambulance experienced the thrill of freefalling when they took part in a skydive and raised vital funds for the charity. Eighteen people jumped out of a…

Oktoberfest helps School Appeal

Westbury Oktoberfest organisers recently  saw an appeal in the White Horse News from Westbury Leigh Primary School for cash to put together a ‘learning outside the classroom’ provision. Pictured receiving…

Primary school looking for funding to increase outdoor learning

WESTBURY Leigh Primary School is aiming to raise £6,000 to develop their outdoor provision for the children, including updates to Shearwater Farm, their on-site farm that is looked after by…

Fundraising evening in aid of local man

A FUNDRAISING evening, in aid of local man Jim Penny, is to be held at Fullingbridge Farm Barn, just outside Westbury, on Friday 10th May from 7pm.  Jim has been…

Gasification Action Group raise valuable funds

WESTBURY’S Gasification Action Group (WGAG) received a great response during their fundraising jumble sales, raising valuable funds for the growing campaign.  Members of the action group are raising money to…

Fundraising event for new play park

RESIDENTS of Hawkeridge Park and The Ham are continuing their fundraising efforts for a new play park at The Glebe land, organising another coffee and cake morning. On Saturday 18th…

Fairfield Farm College students run successful egg hunt

Fairfield Farm College in Dilton Marsh, which is a registered charity and specialist college for young people with learning difficulties, held its Annual Egg Hunt on Friday 29th March.  …

The Big Westbury Weekender festival for Nick Jones Foundation

A MUSIC festival weekend in aid of the Nick Jones Foundation for Bereaved Children is being held in July with support from local bands. Westbury man, Nick Jones has experienced…