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Published on July 3, 2018

Village says farewell to inspirational couple

CHAPMANSLADE said a fond farewell to village stalwarts, Dennis and Gwen Barnard, who have moved to Frome after 83 years living in the village, devoting their time to many community…

New date for tea party for isolated older people

Leigh Park Community Centre has rescheduled the afternoon tea party for isolated older people in the community, to August. The event was originally planned for this month, but has been…

Westbury White Horse prepares for clean-up operation

After weeks of planning, Westbury Town Council in partnership with English Heritage, Natural England, Westbury Rotary Club and Westbury Rugby Football Club, has announced that the cleaning of the Westbury…

Westbury gym scheme to help young offenders

Young offenders are working out ways to build a brighter future in a ground-breaking partnership with a Westbury gym. The Athlete Centre is working with the county’s Youth Offending Team,…

It’s ‘time’ to reveal the new Town Hall clock

LOCAL roofer and all-round maintenance man, Ian Sanders, was set the challenge to restore The Old Town Hall clock and has now returned a refurbished, fully working clock face to…

Westbury Leigh woman awarded BEM in Queen’s Birthday Honours

WILTSHIRE Community Foundation chief executive, Rosemary Macdonald, has been awarded a British Empire Medal for her services to the county in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Rosemary Macdonald, of Westbury Leigh,…

A family’s project to help children with type 1 diabetes

A MUM, along with her two daughters, has set up a support group, travelling bear initiative and written a book to help educate children who have been diagnosed with type…

Celebrating Pentecost, the birth of the Church

Westbury Area Churches Together held an open air service in the Market Place, beside the Old Town Hall, on the evening of Sunday 20th May, with the kind support of…

Wessex MS Therapy Centre wins Queen’s Award

WESSEX Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre has been given the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services. This is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work…

Three in the running for Town Councillor role

THREE candidates are in the running to be elected for the empty Westbury West Ward Seat, with an election due to take place on Thursday 12th July. There are representatives from…