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Published on May 24, 2022

Westbury set to celebrate Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in style

Westbury set to celebrate  Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in style

IT’S time to dust off your red, white and blue bunting as next week, communities across the town and surrounding villages will be celebrating a historic moment in British history,…

Westbury’s ‘fantastic’ first Soapbox derby attracts thousands

Westbury’s ‘fantastic’ first Soapbox derby  attracts thousands

WESTBURY’S first White Horse Soapbox Derby event has been hailed a resounding success, with over 4,000 spectators coming to watch 20 teams of engineers and amateurs race down the hill…

“We are the lucky ones”- Ukrainian family tell their story as they settle into life in Westbury following 3,500-mile journey across Europe

“We are the lucky ones”- Ukrainian family tell their story as they settle into life in Westbury following 3,500-mile journey across Europe

AS the Russian invasion of Ukraine enters a third month, an increased number of refugees are fleeing to find a better life in Britain. One Westbury family, Richard and Angela…

First recipient of the Laverton Cup, a new award for services to the town

First recipient of the  Laverton Cup, a new award for services to the town

WESTBURY resident and stalwart of the local community, Mike Pearce, has been honoured for his continued contribution and philanthropic services to the town, in particular his work with the Westbury…

Councillor blasts Wiltshire Council over lake access barrier

Councillor blasts Wiltshire Council over lake access barrier

WESTBURY town councillor and Wiltshire councillor, Matt Dean, has expressed his outrage over the construction of a continuous one-metre-high vehicle restraint barrier at the lake by Westbury Railway Station and…

On starter’s orders for Westbury’s first White Horse Soapbox Derby

On starter’s orders for Westbury’s first White Horse Soapbox Derby

THE highly anticipated Westbury White Horse Soapbox Derby and Engineering Fair is just over a week away, on Saturday 21st May.  The soapbox run is billed as the steepest, most…

Town council support to keep White Horse Day Centre running

Town council support to keep White Horse Day Centre running

WESTBURY Town Council has agreed to give a one-off grant of £3,000 to Westbury’s White Horse Day Centre, whose lunch and social club is seen as a lifeline for older…

Mayor and deputy mayor sworn in

Mayor and deputy mayor sworn in

CLLR Sheila Kimmins was sworn in for another year as Mayor of Westbury at the recent annual meeting of Westbury Town Council. Cllr Mike Sutton took the reigns as deputy…

Town councillors question Hills’ ability to run an incinerator as large fire breaks out in landfill site

Town councillors  question Hills’ ability to run an incinerator as large fire breaks out in landfill site

WESTBURY town councillors have questioned Hills’ ability to safely run the proposed Westbury incinerator, following a large fire at their sister landfill site at Compton Bassett last month.  On arrival,…

Dilton Marsh residents coming together to stop the development of ‘deer field’

Dilton Marsh residents coming together to stop the development of ‘deer field’

DILTON Marsh residents are raising money through online crowdfunding to pay for an experienced planning consultant to help them object to plans to build 140 new dwellings at land south…

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