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Published on August 14, 2018

Teacher selected to be ambassador for online teachers’ club

A TEACHER from Westbury, has won a competition to become the new ambassador for the ‘Staedtler Teachers’ Club’ where she will be writing hints and tips to help other teachers in…

Police bill for Novichok incidents in Salisbury and Amesbury tops £10million

Wiltshire Police operational costs for two Novichok incidents in Salisbury and Amesbury are expected to reach more than £10million. Police and crime commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon, Angus Macpherson, has…

Stongmen compete for Westbury title

Seventeen strongman athletes took to the floor at Ironworx & The Athlete Centre, Westbury, last weekend to battle it out for the crown of Westbury Strongman 2018. Director of Ironworx…

Apprenticeship options open for GCSE students

Wiltshire Council is offering support for students who wish to consider apprenticeships following GCSE results day. They are hosting an information event at County Hall, Trowbridge, on Thursday 23rd August,…

Warning regarding potentially contaminated batch drugs as man arrested

POLICE arrested a 17-year-old male from Trowbridge on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs after two teenage girls suffered a bad reaction to drugs sold to…

Dilton Marsh Flower and Handicraft Show

Dilton Marsh Flower and Handicraft Show, held last weekend, was a great success with more entries than previous years and more viewings of exhibits. Liz Lee reports, “Fruit, vegetables, flowers,…

Racing brothers looking to conquer Silverstone

BROTHERS Jay and Sean Able have been selected to take part in the British Talent Cup at Silverstone this month. If they go through to the next stage, the brothers…

Tribute to well-known Westbury man

OWNER of Page Electrical, Tim Page, tragically died recently of a sudden heart attack, aged 59. Tim had run Page Electrical in Westbury for over 30 years, doing anything from…

Air ambulance returns to the skies

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance’s helicopter is now able to resume flying operations. Following rigorous testing of the Bell 429 helicopter on the ground and in flight, it was released back to…

Pub owners celebrate first anniversary

PUB owners, Sue and Julian Ashford, who took over The Railway Inn, are celebrating their first anniversary with a celebration party, where all are welcome. Sue Ashford left a career…