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Published on August 27, 2013

24-hour reiki marathon for Edington woman

AN Edington reiki practitioner will be taking part in a 24-hour reiki marathon in Bath to raise money for charity. Along with two other Wiltshire practitioners, Anne Tottingham will take part in the reiki marathon from 7.00am on 31st August to 7.00am on…

Wesbury Rotary launches new town quiz for September

Following Rotary president Tim Westlake’s desire for emphasis on projects for the local community, the Rotary Club of Westbury launches its inaugural general knowledge quiz at The Laverton Hall on…

Westbury firefighters’ car wash raises buckets for charity

Westbury firefighters’ car wash raises buckets for charity

WESTBURY firefighters were busy fundraising with a charity car wash at the weekend.   The car wash was held on Saturday at the fire station in Meadow Lane, in aid…

Funding setback for new war memorial in Westbury

A PROJECT to re-instate a war memorial in the Market Place has stalled, with no sources of funding yet obtained.  Earlier this year, the town council agreed that the project…

Westbury woman in beautiful fundraiser for cancer care

Westbury woman in beautiful fundraiser for cancer care

A WESTBURY beauty therapist is leading a fundraising drive for Marie Curie Cancer Care this month, hoping to raise £1,000.  Jo Parker runs her business, Essentially You, from Number Twelve…

More fun for children on recuperative visit to Westbury

More fun for children on recuperative visit to Westbury

Every year, the Chernobyl Children’s Life Line charity brings youngsters affected by radiation from the 1986 nuclear accident at the Chernobyl power station to Britain. Eight 12-year-old children, from Borodyanka…

Westbury visit for Chernobyl children

Westbury visit for Chernobyl children

A GROUP of eight children, who live in an area of the Ukraine contaminated by the Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster, are staying with families in Westbury for a recuperative holiday.…

Westbury lodge presents cheque to hospital appeal

Westbury lodge presents cheque to hospital appeal

MEMBERS of Westbury’s Ethendune Lodge recently met with the Salisbury Hospital Star Appeal team to present them with a cheque for £400.  Mike Storey reports, “The members were bowled over…

New president & women members for Rotary

New president & women members for Rotary

THE new president of the Rotary Club of Westbury is Tim Westlake. He accepted the chain of office from retiring president, Susan Hill-Bird, at the club’s meeting on 3rd July. Addressing…

Westbury mayor kick-starts charity fundraising

Westbury mayor kick-starts charity fundraising

  WESTBURY mayor, cllr David Windess hosted a charity table top sale in the Paragon Hall recently.    Over his year as mayor, cllr Windess is fundraising for his three…