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Published on December 12, 2017

Could you volunteer to help children in care?

Wiltshire Council’s independent visitor scheme is looking for volunteers to help children in care. Research shows that many children in care would like to be offered the support of an…

Household collection changes & Christmas Recycling Centre opening times

All household recycling centres will be closed from 1pm on 24th December and all day on 25th December, 26th December, and 1st January. At all other times normal opening hours…

Westbury man sentenced after pleading guilty to voyeurism and indecent image offences

A 39-year-old man has been given a three-year community order after pleading guilty to voyeurism and making and possessing indecent images of children. Richard Biggs, of Westbury, appeared at Salisbury…

Christmas 3K Fun Run

THERE is still time to enter the Xmas 3k Fun Run taking place on Sunday 10th December at Leighton Recreation Centre. Organised by Redfish Events for the second year, who…

Success for campaign for safer pathway in The Ham

A NEW footpath extension, that will improve safety on a busy road in The Ham, has been given the go-ahead after receiving sufficient funding. Both the Community Area Transport Group (CATG) and…

Area board funds on offer for the community

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

Boxing Day Fancy dress walk in aid of guide dogs

THIS Boxing Day, why not walk off your Christmas Day lunch with a healthy family walk and help collect money for the guidedogs. Organised by The Horse and Groom in…

Blind man’s Christmas gift to Imperial Charity

LOCAL blind man, David Griggs, has donated several of his handmade wicker baskets to Imperial Charity in Westbury for them to sell and raise money for local charities. David and…

Order your repeat prescriptions before Christmas

Many GP practices and pharmacies will have limited opening hours between Christmas and New Year, so Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is reminding patients to plan ahead to ensure they…

‘Tidy the toy box’ for Barnardo’s

PARENTS and children in Westbury are being urged to ‘tidy the toy box’ in the approach to Christmas. Barnardo’s is inviting people to donate their pre-loved toys and games to…