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Published on July 5, 2022

Raid the fridge and help stop food waste!

RESIDENTS are being encouraged to take free food from the town’s community fridge, regardless of your circumstance, as a way to reduce food waste.  Community fridge organisers say, “It may…

Dilton Marsh residents: do you know a site suitable for development?

DILTON Marsh Parish Council is asking residents to propose areas in the village that they feel would suit a development – this could be for houses, as an area of…

Signs of opposition throughout the town

Signs of opposition throughout the town

‘SIGNS’ of opposition to the proposed incinerator have been popping up in and around Westbury over the last month.  The anti-incinerator banners were created by the town council and were…

All Saints Curate ordained at Salisbury Cathedral

All Saints Curate ordained  at Salisbury Cathedral

REVD Holly Newton of All Saints’ Church Westbury was ordained priest by the new Bishop of Salisbury on Saturday 2nd July.  Holly was one of nine people being ordained in…

Record entries and winners for Dilton Marsh Jubilee Scarecrow Trail

Record entries and winners for Dilton Marsh Jubilee Scarecrow Trail

THE annual Dilton Marsh Scarecrow Trail was hugely popular this year with the event seeing a record number of entries and winners. This year the trail raised over £500 that…

Westbury student crowned Wiltshire’s finest young musician

Westbury student crowned Wiltshire’s finest young musician

WESTBURY music student, Joely Hudson, has won the prestigious Liz Lawrence Award, which recognises the best young musical talent in Wiltshire.  19-year-old Joely auditioned for the award – run by…

Rotary treat children to a special day out

Rotary treat  children to a  special day out

THE Rotary Club of Westbury recently treated local children to a day out at Longleat as part of National KidsOut Day on 8th June.  Westbury Rotary funded and transported ten…

Local charity to launch domestic abuse support group for LGBTQ+ victims

SPLITZ Support Service, a local domestic abuse and sexual violence charity, based in Wiltshire, is to launch its first online support group for LGBTQ+ victims of domestic abuse.   The…

Mother and Murderer: new book reveals the story of the last woman to be hanged in England

Mother and Murderer: new book reveals the story of the last woman to be hanged in England

LOCAL journalist and historian, Sally Hendry, has written a new book that details the shocking story behind the Wiltshire woman who was hanged for killing her own children.  Sally launched…

Graffiti event sees youngsters get creative!

WESTBURY children showed off their creative side last weekend as they got stuck in with re-painting the multi-area games wall in Grassacres Park.  The community came together on Saturday to…