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Published on June 30, 2015

Local musician backs Westbury hospital campaign

INTERNATIONAL musician and resident of Westbury, Julian Bahula, has urged that the  community hospital is re-commissioned. Julian, who travelled to the RUH Bath after suffering a heart attack said, “When…

Recycle Week in Westbury

This year’s Recycle Week  took place from 22nd to 28th June, when Westbury residents were being encouraged to recycle.  You were probably aware of this if you visited Westbury library…

Solar park planned for local farm

WESTBURY’S newest town councillor has confessed a case of cycling fever in the run up to his second fundraising ride of the year next month. Councillor David Anderson, who was…

‘People power’ secures RUH Hopper for another year

A CAMPAIGN to save the RUH Hopper service  made a breakthrough last month, when Wiltshire Council announced that they would continue to subsidise the service until April 2016.  Doubt was cast over…

Young carer proudly takes on solo challenge

The annual Big Orange Stomp awareness-raising and fundraising event by the national children’s charity, Spurgeons, took place on Friday 19th June. 11-year-old carer, Alex Tilley, decided to take on a…

Lights out for Westbury

PARTS of Westbury could be plunged into darkness this month as street lights are being turned off between midnight and 05.30am each night as part of Wiltshire Council’s latest cuts.…

Westbury joins in Magna Carta celebrations

PUPILS from schools across Westbury joined forces with the town council to take part in a parade in Salisbury to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta this week.…

‘Oyez, Oyez, Oyez!’ Town Crier retires with a tour of the town

WESTBURY Town Crier, Sean Price, will ring the town bell for the last time this Friday as he is set to retire after 20 years of service to the local…

Longleat launches special ticket offer to local community

Longleat has unveiled a special 30% discount on Day Tickets to visitors living within the local area.  Running daily between June 15th June to July 17th, the Day Ticket offers…

New road will be named after late headteacher

WESTBURY Town Council has resolved at last  to name a road after ex-Matravers headteacher, Nigel Gilhespy, following months of campaigning by former students. The council’s Highways, Planning and Development Committee settled…