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Published on January 20, 2021

Wellbeing Hub – still providing support to those in need

With national lockdown measures now in place, Wiltshire Council’s Wiltshire Wellbeing Hub is still available to anyone who is struggling during this difficult time – and will now be available…

Pandemic response has to be “day by day”

FOLLOWING the Prime Minister’s latest announcement of tighter Coronavirus restrictions, councillors in Westbury  discussed their pandemic and major emergency response procedure. Specifically, members at their remote meeting on Monday looked…

An invention for the future – made in Westbury

WESTBURY engineer, Snir Benedex has invented  a smart, light and extremely powerful motor system, originally for mobility scooters, but could now be adapted for multiple uses across the world. Snir…

Council considering measures to halt Frogmore Lane “rat run’

WESTBURY Town Council will contribute £1,073 towards a survey they hope will kickstart a scheme to stop drivers from using a lane popular with walkers and cyclists as a “rat run”.…

A councillor’s departure

WESTBURY Town Council rejected a suggestion by member, cllr Ward Jones, that it should write a formal  letter of thanks to former councillor, Nick Pyne, following his resignation last month…

New Year, New Career? Join the Butterfly Care team and make a difference

2020 is firmly behind us, and 2021 brings a chance to start a new chapter. Butterfly Care is offering a variety of job roles within their busy team, helping to…

Environmental Permit consultation extended! Have your say before 21st February

THERE’S still time to fight the planned waste incinerator in Westbury say local campaigners. It follows the news that the Environment Agency has extended the consultation period for consideration of…

People warned to look out for all Covid cons

Local groups working together to provide support during the pandemic, are warning residents and businesses not to fall victim to any Covid-19-related scams. Organisations across Wiltshire are asking people to…

“Magnificent” sum for Poppy Appeal despite restrictions

DESPITE Covid-19 restrictions, Bratton residents found ways of marking November’s Remembrance and Armistice Days, and over  £2,660 was raised for the poppy appeal. Acts of remembrance ranged from a giant poppy…

Spending to aid parking problems

CONTRIBUTIONS of over £600 towards parking issues in the town were approved by Westbury Town Council’s highways, planning and development committee. Members rubber-stamped a payment of £453 towards reboundable posts on…

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