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Published on September 22, 2015

Imperial Charity’s vice-president remembered

COLLEAGUES and friends have paid tribute to the vice-president of Imperial Charity, John Loftus, who died on 4th September, whilst undergoing treatment for cancer at a hospital in France.  Imperial…

Westbury Rugby Club recognised by national governing body

WESTBURY Rugby Club is celebrating receiving its Rugby Football Union (RFU) Club Accreditation this month. The accreditation scheme is designed to recognise quality, committed clubs and assist them to improve. Club…

Playtime gets back to basics at Westbury Leigh

Westbury Leigh Primary School has officially opened its new scrap store Playpod. Parents were invited into the school on Monday 14th September to see the unveiling of the Playpod. The…

Prison sentence for Ham Post Office robber

A 26-year-old man from Westbury has been sentenced to two years and four months imprisonment after pleading guilty to attempted robbery and possession of a bladed article. Stephen Sims, of…

Gruelling bike ride across Cuba for charity

STAFF at a Westbury security services company, PROSEC Consultancy, have set themselves the gruelling challenge of mountain biking 420km across Cuba for charity.  Three men from PROSEC and a close…

Top tribute acts at charity gig day

TICKETS are now on sale for this year’s Rickfest, which will bring over 10 hours of live music to Westbury Labour Club next month. Organisers are hoping that big headliners Bon…

New manager not fazed by challenge ahead of him

WESTBURY United has a new manager – and at just 23, he is one of the youngest non-league managers in the country. James Goddard took over the reins following the…

Top dog! Freddie is Wiltshire’s Dog of the Year

WILTSHIRE Dog of the Year Competition returned for another year and Westbury dog Freddie was announced as winner. The popular competition drew many entrants and the standard was as high…

Learn ‘real Chinese’ with Merry King

MANDARIN is the most widely spoken language in the world with over 800 million speakers, and you now have the chance to learn it at home in Westbury! Merry King, originally…

Decision imminent for 45 hectare solar farm

WILTSHIRE Council is expected to decide this week on whether they will allow a 45-hectare solar farm to be built on Brook Hall Farm, just north of the West Wilts…