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Published on November 19, 2013

Plant your own Wiltshire apple tree with Chapmanslade company

CHAPMANSLADE’S Barters Plant Centre has been helping Wiltshire Wildlife Trust with a project to establish more community orchards in the county. The local plant centre is also having an open…

Vehicles from times gone by gather at Bratton pub

Vehicles from times gone by gather at Bratton pub

A VINTAGE vehicle display took place at The Duke in Bratton on Saturday 9th November.  Many vintage cars, motor bikes, lorries and even static engines formed part of the display.…

Mission to track down Westbury train passenger

Mission to track down Westbury train passenger

A WOMAN from Bruton is trying to find a man who ‘made her day’ on a recent train journey.  Maia Rees was on the train from Bristol when a passenger,…

Westbury woman’s answer to 50 Shades

Westbury woman’s answer to 50 Shades

A WESTBURY woman has published a book which is selling ‘like hot cakes’ internationally.  Sarah Darling wrote ‘Pure Filth – The Diary of Forty-Year-Old Married Woman’ around eight years ago…

Westbury author Rosie Evitt goes electronic with new book for children

Westbury author Rosie Evitt goes electronic with new book for children

A WESTBURY author is taking the leap into the world of electronic books, with her first e-book published this month.  Rosie Evitt has published many stories but has always used…

New system for prayers at meetings at Westbury Town Council

WESTBURY Town Council is now inviting councillors and members of the public to attend prayers before council meetings, rather than including prayers as part of the meeting itself.  Prayers have…

Mains gas for Chapmanslade?

At the November meeting of Chapmanslade Parish Council, the possibility of bringing mains gas into the village will be discussed. The meeting is at Chapmanslade School, starting at 7.30pm, on…

Grants for new local projects distributed by Westbury Area Board

TWO local projects have received funding from Westbury Area Board.  Dilton Marsh History Society has received £500 for their project ‘A Village at War.’ The aim of the project is…

Snapshots of Westbury through time captured in new book

Snapshots of Westbury through time captured in new book

A NEW book which shows Westbury through the ages via photographs has been published by a local woman.  Elizabeth Argent, who lives in Westbury and is also the secretary of…

Making plans to commemorate Great War anniversary­­­ in Westbury

HOW should Westbury commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Great War, in 2014? Town councillor David Jenkins suggests the town council should create a working group of four members to…