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Published on December 4, 2013

Meeting considers mains gas for Chapmanslade

CHAPMANSLADE Parish Council reports that there is ‘considerable enthusiasm’ to bring mains gas to the village.  30 residents attended the  November meeting of the parish council to discuss the possibility…

Happy Birthday to Crosspoint

Volunteers at Crosspoint in Westbury celebrated the second anniversary of the start of the local charity on Tuesday 19th November at its premises in the Market Place by cutting a…

‘Dynamite’ on Westbury Trading Estate

BUSINESSES on the West Wilts Trading Estate were evacuated last week when sticks of ‘dynamite’ – in reality theatrical props – were discovered.  14 six-inch long sticks marked as ‘dynamite’…

Westbury Model Railway Show is a great success

The 14th Westbury Model Railway Show was again held in the Paragon Hall, Westbury on Saturday 9th November.  Rod Towler, show organiser reported, “This year there were 13 layouts on…

Westbury’s Old Town Hall to go under the hammer

Westbury’s Old Town Hall to go under the hammer

THE Old Town Hall in Westbury will be up for sale at an auction next month.  The grade II Listed premises in the Market Place will be auctioned by Cooper…

Bratton apple juicing day

Bratton apple juicing day

THE villagers of Bratton collected apples in Reeves Orchard and put them through a juicer on Saturday 2nd November. The orchard has the largest variety of apple trees in Wiltshire,…

Wiltshire High Sheriff lunches with Dilton pupils

WILTSHIRE High Sheriff, William Wyldbore-Smith, recently enjoyed a wartime-themed meal at Dilton Marsh Primary School.   Year six pupils Oliver,  Phoebe, Thea, and Louis cooked a 1940s meal of cheese…

Purse thefts in Warminster and Westbury

Wiltshire Police are appealing for information regarding two incidents which occurred on Tuesday 29th October at the Morrisons stores in Warminster and Westbury.  At approximately 12.00noon in the Warminster store,…

Join the Westbury branch of the Royal British Legion

REMEMBRANCE Sunday may take place once a year, but the Westbury branch of the Royal British Legion is active all year round.  The branch is inviting new members to join…

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…