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Published on November 5, 2013

New system for prayers at meetings at Westbury Town Council

WESTBURY Town Council is now inviting councillors and members of the public to attend prayers before council meetings, rather than including prayers as part of the meeting itself.  Prayers have…

Mains gas for Chapmanslade?

At the November meeting of Chapmanslade Parish Council, the possibility of bringing mains gas into the village will be discussed. The meeting is at Chapmanslade School, starting at 7.30pm, on…

Grants for new local projects distributed by Westbury Area Board

TWO local projects have received funding from Westbury Area Board.  Dilton Marsh History Society has received £500 for their project ‘A Village at War.’ The aim of the project is…

Snapshots of Westbury through time captured in new book

Snapshots of Westbury through time captured in new book

A NEW book which shows Westbury through the ages via photographs has been published by a local woman.  Elizabeth Argent, who lives in Westbury and is also the secretary of…

Making plans to commemorate Great War anniversary­­­ in Westbury

HOW should Westbury commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Great War, in 2014? Town councillor David Jenkins suggests the town council should create a working group of four members to…

Tributes paid to popular local councillor

Tributes paid to popular local councillor

  TRIBUTES have been paid to a local councillor, well-known for carrying out her service to the community with enthusiasm and humour.  Linda Conley, who was the Wiltshire councillor for…

The future of post office branches in Westbury

THE Post Office hopes it can soon return branches to The Ham and Dilton Marsh. It says that there are a ‘couple of interested parties’ looking at taking on the…

Edington painter/ decorator jailed for stealing from clients

A painter and decorator who stole cash, jewellery and silverware from customers has been jailed for two years and eight months. 36 year old Helen McCormack from Cowleaze Lane, Edington,…

100 year old engine runs again!

100 year old engine runs again!

A LARGE Petter stationary engine, now regarded as an important historical artefact by Industrial Heritage, has left Westbury for a new home This new home is at Internal Fire—The Museum…

Christmas celebrations are on their way

As this year’s Christmas festivities rapidly approach, Westbury Town Council will once again promote and support an exciting programme of celebrations, events and activities throughout November and December. Now in…