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Published on July 1, 2014

Sad endings and new beginnings at 1st Westbury Scout Group

Sad endings and new beginnings at 1st Westbury Scout Group

  1st Westbury Scout Group have been celebrating this week.   Diane Perrett, secretary of the group reported, “At the annual general meeting we said goodbye and thank you to…

A close shave for Westbury father and daughter

A close shave for Westbury father and daughter

A WESTBURY father and his daughter will be undergoing different types of hair removal for charity. Chloe Carter is to have her head shaved whilst her father will have his…

Westbury woman celebrates 100th birthday

Westbury woman celebrates 100th birthday

  WESTBURY resident Ethel Wright celebrated her 100th birthday on 22nd June at Greengates Care Home, Westbury.  Ethel Sylvia Hinkley was the youngest of 7 children, born near Bromley in Kent…

Westbury author releases new Cold War book

Westbury author releases new Cold War book

A DILTON Marsh man, who is a veteran of submarine command, has written his first book on the subject. Captain Dan Conley’s debut book is entitled ‘Cold War Command’. Dan…

Local residents call for Westbury Hospital to re-open

Local residents are calling for Westbury Hospital to re-open after new NHS chief, Simon Stevens,  recently proposed that smaller community hospitals should play a bigger role in local health care. The…

Past Westbury Leigh governor honoured for 25 years service

A Past Governor who  retired from the governing body of Westbury Leigh Primary School after 25 years, was honoured at the school’s 10th anniversary celebrations on Friday 13th June.  …

Care home abuse whistle-blower writes song

A former Westbury resident has released a song inspired by speaking out about abuse taking place in care homes.   Adeline Dalley has written the song ‘Behind Closed Doors’ with…

Westbury Campus Update

The Westbury Community Campus Team (formerly the Westbury Community Operations Board) has been meeting with a range of services and groups as part of its work to develop a working…

Local boys in 10-mile tag charity run

Four local boys are taking part in a 10-mile  tag charity run to raise money for Macmillan Cancer and Race for Life after a schoolfriend’s mum died of cancer.  Joe…

New art gallery to open near Westbury

A new art gallery is opening just outside of Westbury on Monday 30th June and will exhibit paintings, sculpture, stained glass, ceramics and more.  Greenhill Cottage Gallery, in Brokerswood Road,…