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Published on September 28, 2021

New Vision for Westbury could include arts centre, public park and town centre

EXCITING and ambitious plans to transform Westbury are being discussed by Westbury Town Council this week. Amongst the ideas under discussion are a new arts centre, larger pavements in the…

Bratton resident wins ‘Best in Show’ at Chelsea

LOCAL resident, Peter  Chmiel, secured himself a place in the history books as his debut display won ‘best in show’ at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show.  Peter worked in conjunction…

Westbury Environment Forum

WESTBURY Community Area Board will be hosting the first Westbury Community Area Environment Forum in October.  The forum will be held on Tuesday 12 October, from 6pm until 8pm, at…

First town Chilli Fest is explosive opener for Westbury Festival

Thousands of people flocked to Westbury’s first hosting of the Wiltshire Chilli Festival with Extra Cheese, to mark the opening of the annual Westbury Festival last weekend.  Spice lovers came…

Town council prepares to fight the incinerator

WESTBURY Town Council has made provisional plans to represent the town in the fight against a controversial waste incinerator being built.  The town awaits a decision from Secretary of State,…

Climate Action Forum set up by town council

COUNCILLORS and staff at Westbury Town Council have set up a forum in order to share ideas on how best to prepare Westbury for the effects of climate change.  The…

Westbury Festival

WESTBURY’S fortnight-long arts and culture festival is set to start on 25th September and, with more than 60 events planned, organisers say there is something for everyone. A fantastic programme…

Westbury Heritage back in business

MAYOR cllr Sheila Kimmins faced an unusual ribbon cutting ceremony when she opened Westbury’s new-look heritage centre.  The Victorian cast iron statue of Hercules, which appeared on BBC’s The Repair…

More questions over waste plant smell

LOCAL councillors believe that maintenance work to fix a faulty biofilter at Hills Waste’s Northacre plant could have been completed earlier, saying that the inconvenience caused to Westbury citizens in…

Share your views and help combat climate change

NOW is the time to have your say on how your local authority handles its approach to climate change, as Wiltshire Council is running an engagement exercise over the next month. …

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