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Published on July 28, 2015

Council could jump ship on £150m contract

THE future of road maintenance in the county has been called into question amid claims that Wiltshire Council are planning to end their contract with Balfour Beatty three years early.…

Pensioners pack hall for cake and advice

Grassacres Hall in Westbury was the packed venue for an information session with a difference on Wednesday 22nd July.  Older people got the chance to tell their personal story and…

Community grant boost for The Laverton

Visitor experience has been improved at the Laverton following a community grant which has been used to update display facilities around the building. A £6,150 funding boost was made available…

Bike racks are coming to Westbury

PUBLIC bike racks will soon be available in Westbury High Street and at Leigh Park.  Funded by Westbury Area Board and Wiltshire Council, the racks will be installed opposite the library,…

‘Record Breakers’ summer reading challenge

AIMED at 4-11 year olds the annual Summer Reading Challenge is simple and fun. And Westbury Library is hoping that this year they can top the 345 children who took…

Westbury Lions president handover

The presidency of Westbury Lions Club has been handed to Jarvis Macdonald. Jarvis, a member of the club for four years and last year’s vice-president, took over from Nigel Coward…

Westbury Rotary club welcomes new president

The Rotary Club of Westbury is starting a new year with the election of Jim Heath, who has replaced Cavan Algar as club president. In the coming year the president…

Sponsorship offer leaves a sour taste

A LOCAL business owner was left disappointed recently saying that an offer of sponsorship to help Westbury Town Council was ignored. In March this year Matthew Rowe, director of Westbury company Hire…

Another successful Ladies’ Day at White Horse Country Park

IT was smiles all round for Ladies Day at White Horse Country Park last month. The ladies relaxed in the sunshine with a glass of Pimm’s before enjoying a buffet lunch…

Village enjoys an afternoon out

There was something for everyone at Bratton Baptist Church’s ‘Afternoon Out’ on Saturday 13th June.  Organisers hailed the annual summer event a success recently, after bringing the community together and…