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Published on March 14, 2017

Westbury Festival gets boost with town council grant

WESTBURY Festival has received a significant financial boost from Westbury Town Council, securing the future of the festival. Councillors voted overwhelming to support a recommendation from the Policy and Resources…

Glimmer of hope for Westbury’s post office

WESTBURY Town Council is to look into the possibility of taking over the running of the post office if no other operators can be found. Westbury’s main post office at…

Could you volunteer for town’s Cancer Research UK group?

WESTBURY’S Cancer Research UK fundraising group is in need of new committee members to help organise events for the charity. The group’s biggest annual fundraiser, The Big Breakfast, will not be…

Register your vote and have your say

With less than two months to go until local unitary and parish elections take place, people are being reminded to make sure they are registered to vote so they can…

Schools celebrate World Book Day

SCHOOLCHILDREN in Westbury celebrated World Book Day this month by dressing up and reading some of their favourite stories. At Westbury Infant School, pupils dressed as their favourite characters. Liz Channon…

High Street charity shop appealing for volunteers

VOLUNTEERS are needed for the Sue Ryder charity shop on Westbury High Street. The shop needs more people to help raise funds for the Sue Ryder charity, which gives care to…

Villages Spring Clean

Volunteers turned up to give the villages of Chapmanslade and Edington a spring clean recently. Chapmanslade Parish councillor Adam Oakley said, “Although the population of our parish is less than…

Westbury’s inspiring young people

The inaugural Westbury Young People Awards ceremony, which took place at Matravers School last week was hailed a great success. Councillor Jerry Wickham, who hosted the event with Westbury’s community…

Do you have what it takes to be a good neighbour?

Westbury and District Link Scheme urgently needs more volunteers to take on regular tasks such as helping with weekly shopping or taking people to medical appointments. Westbury & District Link…

Piles of rubbish collected from local hedgerows

A LOCAL man is calling on people to care more about the environment after he spent hours collecting rubbish from the side of the road. Kevin Peters filled his trailer with…

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