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Published on October 12, 2021

Community hub could help regenerate library

WESTBURY’S library could see a complete regeneration including the building of a new community and arts hub extension, under exciting town council plans. The redevelopment of the town library is…

Westbury beast could be coming home!

Westbury beast could be coming home!

THE colossal six-foot skull of the prehistoric monster that was originally found in a Westbury clay pit is currently on display in the Bristol Museum – but the local heritage…

Plans to improve safety at Slag Lane/Frogmore Road

THE Slag Lane/Frogmore Road area of Westbury is set to benefit from a series of works in a bid to make the area safer. Concern had previously been raised about…

Duncan’s sky dive for dementia charity

74-YEAR old Westbury local Duncan Baxter, who lives with dementia, completed a 10,000ft tandem skydive last Sunday in order to raise funds and awareness for the disease.  The jump included…

Will Westbury finally get a bypass – and where will it go?

SHOULD Westbury begin looking at a possible route for a future bypass? This was the question considered by town councillors at a recent meeting of their highways, planning and development…

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,…