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Published on August 31, 2021

Council agrees ‘No HGVs’ signs donation

WESTBURY Town Council will contribute 30% towards the £165 cost of signs warning that Alfred Street is unsuitable for use by HGVs.    The council’s highways, planning and development committee…

Less than one fifth of the electorate voted in the Police & Crime Commissioner election

By local democracy reporter Matthew McLaughlin LESS than a fifth of those eligible to vote in the Swindon and Wiltshire Police & Crime Commissioner elections turned out for election, which…

Beating the scammers by becoming online savvy

WILTSHIRE Police are warning people to be vigilant online after a man in his 90s lost £2,000 after he was scammed by a person posing as a police officer.  The…

Peace not war

It’s coming up to the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 bombings of the Twin Towers in New York on 11 September 2001. As we think about that, I’m sure many…

MP meets residents on ‘Rural Rides’ tour

LOCAL MP Dr Andrew Murrison spent a week visiting as many of the smaller communities in south west Wiltshire as possible, including Chapmanslade and Dilton Marsh.  The ‘Rural Rides’ tour…

Memorial hall memories shared for centenary booklet

VILLAGERS in Dilton Marsh shared their memories of past activities and events in the village during an open day at Dilton Memorial Hall earlier this month. Kathy Hutt, trustee, said,…

Fifth anniversary of the Lord’s Pentecostal Church

ON Sunday 8th August Dr Andrew Murrison MP, the Rev. C.O. Patterson and town mayor cllr Sheila Kimmins were invited by the Rev. Richmond Dogbe to celebrate the fifth anniversary…

Free online training course for dementia carers

FAMILY carers of people living with dementia in Wiltshire are invited to a free online training course starting September 20th. Run by Alzheimer’s Support, the six weekly sessions will be…

White Horse Day Centre re-opens

THE White Horse Day Centre opened its doors again to its members on Thursday 12th August. “The members were very pleased to return as it had been a long 17…

Westbury Walkers August Report

THE weather was kind when 16 members of the Westbury Walkers set out from the outskirts of Warminster on Sunday 8th August for an 8-mile walk led by Jan McCann…