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Published on August 13, 2013

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…

Triple challenge for Westbury woman

A WESTBURY woman is gearing up to climb Mt Kilimanjaro, the climax of a trio of fundraising challenges.  Charlie Hocking ran the Yeovil Half Marathon in March and completed the Three Peaks…

Lions have donkeys under starter’s orders in Westbury

WESTBURY Lions Club is holding its 8th Annual Donkey Derby on Sunday 30th June at the White Horse Country Park. Family-friendly attractions include a funfair and bouncy castle, mini railway,…