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Published on August 3, 2022

Bratton bags Winner of Winners’ prize for best kept village!

Bratton bags Winner of Winners’ prize for best kept village!

THE best kept villages in Wiltshire have been decided and Bratton has been crowned the Winner of Winners!  Bratton was entered into the Laurence Kitching Award, otherwise known as the…

Councillors call for more frequent town bus service

Councillors call for more frequent town bus service

WESTBURY town councillors have called for a half-hourly bus service around the town, along with more bus stops in Station Road.   The council was asked by Wiltshire Council to…

Take a deep dive into the world of the pliosaur

Take a deep dive into the world of the pliosaur

A replica of the lower jaw of the prehistoric sea-living Pliosaur, which lived in the Westbury area 150 million years ago, is currently on display at a free exhibition at…

Gaps finally added to fishing lake barrier

Gaps finally added to fishing lake barrier

CONSTRUCTION workers have started to add gaps to the vehicle restraint barrier at Eden Vale lake by the railway station, to allow disabled access to the lake following months of…

Wiltshire Council says ‘No’ to Westbury incinerator

Wiltshire Council says ‘No’ to Westbury incinerator

WILTSHIRE Council has voted against plans to bring a controversial and hugely opposed energy-from-waste incinerator to Westbury. Local councillors have called it ‘brilliant’ and said they got the result they…

Westbury’s burning issue – residents urged to join incinerator protest

Westbury’s burning issue – residents urged to join incinerator protest

THE controversial energy-from-waste incinerator application is set to be debated by Wiltshire Council next week and local people are being urged to show up to protest against the plans. Westbury…

Special exhibition on Westbury’s prehistoric pliosaur opening soon

Special exhibition on Westbury’s prehistoric pliosaur opening soon

WESTBURY Museum will soon be hosting a special exhibition, including a replica of the lower part of the six-foot jaw, of the prehistoric sea monster that used to roam the…

A week of free events to celebrate 150 years of The Laverton

A week of free events to celebrate 150 years of The Laverton

WESTBURY Town Council is hosting a week of free events for all residents, from Monday 1st August, to mark 150 years of The Laverton in Bratton Road.  With something for…

Local chiropractor gets ready to ‘crack on’ with Commonwealth Games

Local chiropractor gets ready to ‘crack on’ with Commonwealth Games

LOCAL chiropractor, Kay Pearce, is set to represent the town on the international stage as she has been chosen to join the medical services team at the Commonwealth Games!  Kay,…

Firefighter leaves his station for the last time

Firefighter leaves his station for the last time

A LOCAL firefighter has decided to retire from his role as watch manager at the Westbury Fire Station following 34 years of service to the town and the surrounding areas.…

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