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Published on January 3, 2018

Area board funds on offer for the community

WESTBURY Area Board is inviting applications from community groups and projects for funding this year. If you feel that you have a project that could help make a difference and contribute…

Vehicle fails to stop at scene of collision

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for information following a road collision in which a vehicle failed to stop at the scene. The incident happened on Alfred Street in Westbury at approximately 7.40am…

Patrols increased following damage to vehicles

Officers have increased patrols in Westbury after a number of vehicles were damaged. At approximately 10.20 pm on 19 December, a Fiat Punto, a Renault Megane, Vauxhall Vectra, and a…

Westbury Young People Awards 2018 preparations under way

Awards for the inspiring young people of Westbury and surrounding areas will be celebrated next spring/summer.  Following a successful event last year, young people will again be awarded for their…

Could you be a host family?

At a time when inflation is rising and wage rises remain low, many people look to find ways to supplement their income. This may be working extra  overtime or taking…

Bratton local volunteers for health project in Zambia

A  woman from Bratton will be travelling to Zambia next year with the Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) to assist on a health project. In the lead-up to her departure in…

Burglary in Edington

Wiltshire Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a house in Edington. Between 9am on Sunday 3rd December and 4.20pm on Thursday 7th December, a house in St…

Dilton station sign rings up £2,700 at railway heritage auction

The railway station sign for Dilton Marsh Halt, that inspired a classic poem by poet laureate John Betjeman, has been sold for £2,700 at an auction in Chippenham. The rare…

Have Norovirus symptoms? Stay at home advises NHS

LOCAL health chiefs are urging people who have symptoms of the winter vomiting bug Norovirus, which is extremely contagious and spreads rapidly, to stay at home and call NHS 111…

Coping with stress at Christmas

It is difficult to avoid stress at Christmas despite it being a wonderful time of the year!  We all get weighed down by the preparation for Christmas, rushing around, making…