A350 roadworks putting livelihoods in jeopardy, say angry Westbury traders

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Friday 31st October 2014

FURIOUS business owners in Westbury say their livelihoods are in jeopardy because weeks of repairs to the A350 have put a stop to passing trade.

Heroes-themed party is an alternative to Halloween

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

9:32am Friday 31st October 2014

A Light Party, a fun way for children under 11 to experience a positive alternative to Halloween, is being held at West End Baptist Church, Westbury, tonight from 5.30-7.30pm.

Free coaches to exhibition on proposed Westbury renewable energy plant

Wiltshire Times: Two different public exhibitions take place in the Calne area on Tuesday organised by Hills Waste Solutions and Pegasus Group

6:00am Friday 31st October 2014

A PUBLIC exhibition on the proposed Northacre Renewable Energy facility in Stephenson Road, Westbury, will take place next Tuesday from 2-8pm.

TWO Wiltshire sports teams targeted by thieves on same day

Wiltshire Times:

12:26pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses after items were stolen from changing rooms at Westbury Rugby Club - the same day North Bradley FC players were targeted.

Westbury Leigh fights for its car park

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11:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Westbury Leigh villagers are ready to fight any attempt to use their village car park for housing, after preventing the West Wiltshire District Council from doing so seven years ago.

Now Westbury girl can play

Wiltshire Times:

10:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A life-changing charity garden makeover has allowed deaf and blind eight-year-old Josselin Tilley to play outside with her her brothers.

Fears over Westbury waste centre’s chimney

Wiltshire Times:

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Questions have been raised over a multi-million pound renewable energy centre which could be built in Westbury.

Tribute to founding member of Westbury Rugby Club

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Westbury Rugby Club has paid tribute to one of its founding members, Mark Knott.

Antigua Joe spared driving ban over Warminster road-rage incident

Wiltshire Times:

5:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Well-known singer John Joseph, who performs under the name Antigua Joe, has been spared a driving ban after a road-rage incident.

Young Trowbridge TV entrepreneur arrested over break-in claim

Wiltshire Times:

10:24am Monday 20th October 2014

A teenage entrepreneur who scooped a £80,000 investment on Dragons' Den has been arrested on suspicion of burgling his mother's house.

Looking east in language lessons at Westbury school

Wiltshire Times:

10:30am Sunday 19th October 2014

Westbury Junior School celebrated in style for the European day of languages, when all the children had the opportunity to experience different languages and cultures.

Turbine is vandalism for Chapmanslade

Wiltshire Times: GREEN: A wind turbine

4:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

Sourth West Wiltshire MP Andrew Murrison has written to Wiltshire Council to describe a proposed wind turbine near Westbury as an act of vandalism.

Hills boss seeks to reassure families about new renewable energy centre in Westbury

Wiltshire Times:

5:36pm Friday 17th October 2014

The divisional director of The Hills Group Ltd is reassuring people in Westbury that measures will be put in place to protect neighbours and buildings if a multi-million pound renewable energy centre in Westbury goes ahead.

Arts festival puts Westbury on the map

Wiltshire Times:

8:32am Thursday 16th October 2014

Thousands of people attended events during the seventh annual Westbury Music and Arts Festival this year, with organisers confident that the two-week event has put the town on the map.

Inquest rules that troubled teen from Westbury school took her own life

Wiltshire Times:

9:04am Friday 17th October 2014

The parents of a troubled teenager at a Westbury school who killed herself in similar horrific circumstances to a school friend spoke of their frustration that those responsible for sexually abusing their daughter have not been brought to justice.

Inquest told of troubled teenager's rail death in Westbury

Wiltshire Times:

5:06pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A troubled teenager staying at a residential school in Westbury died in similar horrific circumstances to her school friend when she was struck by a train, an inquest heard today.

Plan for new centre in Westbury to treat household waste and turn it into energy

Wiltshire Times:

4:11pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

HILLS Waste wants to build a renewable energy centre near Westbury to turn household rubbish and turn it into heat and electricity.

Westbury brewery rolls out those barrels

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

A new Westbury micro-brewer is raising its glass to a successful first few months of business which has seen weekly sales of 3,500 pints sold through 62 local pubs.

Dangerous driving admitted by Westbury man

Wiltshire Times: Katherine Applegate did not enter a plea at Swindon Crown Court

4:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A man who admitted driving dangerously on Wellhead Drove, near Westbury, has been released on bail by a judge.

Do you know man caught on CCTV after Trowbridge woman's handbag stolen from train?

Wiltshire Times:

11:41am Tuesday 7th October 2014

British Transport Police are appealing for the public’s help to identify a man they would like to speak to in connection with the theft of a passenger’s handbag from a train.

Westbury pupils' trot to White Horse raises Hooke Court fares

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Sunday 5th October 2014

Year 6 children from Westbury Junior school successfully completed a sponsored walk to raise funds towards a residential trip to Hooke Court in Dorset.

Westbury choir sang to a packed house with some special guests

Wiltshire Times:

10:00am Sunday 5th October 2014

Westbury Methodist Church was full on September 20 for a concert by Westbury Choral Society and guests.

I’m still digging my Westbury job at the age of 90

Wiltshire Times:

9:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

Colleagues, family and friends held a party on Sunday to celebrate the 90th birthday of Arthur W Mays, one of the oldest working undertakers in the country.

A concert first on Edington's new organ

Wiltshire Times: Hendrieck Agur with the old organ at Edington Priory Church

4:00pm Saturday 4th October 2014

The first concert under the new Edington Arts organisation is a recital on Edington Priory Church’s new Harrison and Harrison organ at the church on October 17.

Pole fitness group to stage cabaret in Westbury in aid of Splitz

Wiltshire Times:

3:04pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Members of fitness class Pole-Da-Cise will put their skills to the test for a charity cabaret night in aid of Splitz Support Service.

Police appeal after Westbury boy subjected to road rage

Wiltshire Times:

1:39pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Police are appealing for information regarding an incident of road rage towards an 11-year-old boy in Westbury, which took place just before 5pm on Sunday.

Music festival in memory of Westbury teenager moves to home town

Wiltshire Times:

8:47am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A 12-hour music festival in memory of former Matravers pupil Rick Mills is being held again but this time in his hometown of Westbury.

Fight must go on to save Wiltshire's outstanding landscapes, says CPRE president

Wiltshire Times:

7:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Sir Andrew Motion, the president of the Campaign to Protect Rural England, visited Wiltshire's CPRE branches to discuss countryside issues with local volunteers.

Arrest warrant for Westbury man facing child abuse images charge

Wiltshire Times: Katherine Applegate did not enter a plea at Swindon Crown Court

2:06pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A judge has issued a warrant for the arrest of a man who is accused of downloading indecent images of children.

Police appeal after two cars stolen from Westbury

Wiltshire Times:

8:34am Monday 29th September 2014

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses following two car thefts in Westbury.

Cuppa and a twirl on dance floor at Westbury tea dance

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6:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

New Westbury residents Angela and Mike Dale will be starting weekly afternoon social tea dances at Westbury Leigh Community Hall from next Tuesday.

Westbury pupils make their Gold CREST science mark

Wiltshire Times:

10:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

A group of 23 A-level pupils from Matravers School in Westbury have just successfully completed and achieved a Gold CREST award.

Welcome to new tea dances in Westbury Leigh

Wiltshire Times:

9:17am Friday 26th September 2014

New Westbury residents Angela and Mike Dale will be starting weekly afternoon social tea dances at Westbury Leigh Community Hall from next Tuesday.

Westbury couple tie the knot on TV reality show

Wiltshire Times:

9:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

Westbury couple Mark and Aleksandra Young starred in the hit BBC3 show Don’t Tell the Bride on Tuesday, which sees a bridegroom attempt to organise an entire wedding in just three weeks.

Man escapes serious injury as car overturns after hitting Westbury shop bollards

Wiltshire Times:

12:21pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

An elderly man suffered minor head injuries after overturning his automatic car outside the Co-operative food store in Kingfisher Drive, Wesbury, today.

Delays warning during A350 closure at Westbury for roadworks

Wiltshire Times:

7:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

PEOPLE in Westbury are expecting to face lengthy traffic delays from the end of September, when a month-long major road maintenance scheme starts on the A350.

Westbury classmates share memories 34 years on

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

There were some sad moments as the class of 1980 held their first reunion at Matravers School in Westbury, as they remembered former schoolfriends who have died since they all left lessons over 30 years ago.

Man accused of rape and sexual assault in Westbury bailed

Wiltshire Times: Katherine Applegate did not enter a plea at Swindon Crown Court

9:48am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A man accused of rape and sexual assault over a two-year period has been released on bail by a judge.

Delays expected during £400k of work on A350 in Westbury

Wiltshire Times: webpix cone accident roads road traffic roadworks

4:45pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Motorists and residents are being warned to expect delays when a major road maintenance scheme starts on the A350 in Westbury late this month.

Police warn of delays as abnormal load takes to Wiltshire roads

Wiltshire Times: Trio jailed for fraud to tune of £800,000

1:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Wiltshire Police are warning motorists to be aware of an abnormal load that will be passing through the county this weekend.

Trial for Westbury man facing 22 farm machinery fraud charges

Wiltshire Times: Katherine Applegate did not enter a plea at Swindon Crown Court

10:04am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A man who is accused of 22 counts of frauds in relation to farm machinery and plant is to face trial by judge and jury.

Open day at Westbury fire station raises £1k

Wiltshire Times:

9:47am Tuesday 9th September 2014

An open day at Westbury fire station on Saturday has been hailed a huge success, with more than £1,000 being raised for the Fire Fighters Charity.

Getting mucky in Bratton in aid of four top charities

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

The Duke at Bratton set the scene for a fun day enjoyed by all to support charities: the Poppy Appeal, Dorothy House, Wiltshire Air Ambulance and Help For Heroes.

Help needed in Westbury for a blooming good project

Wiltshire Times:

10:30am Sunday 7th September 2014

Whole families will be helped to bloom thanks to a charity project to create an allotment in Westbury.

Parents condemn school’s tough line on uniform

Wiltshire Times:

1:12pm Friday 12th September 2014

Matravers School in Westbury this week defended its policy of issuing ID lanyards to pupils wearing incorrect uniform this week, after receiving several complaints from parents.

Bins set ablaze in Westbury night after night

Wiltshire Times: Wheelie bin fires can put lives at risk

8:00am Friday 5th September 2014

Three wheelie bins have been destroyed in fires behind shops in Westbury High Street this week, with a fourth bin blaze in Edward Street.

See what firefighters do at Westbury open day

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Westbury Fire Station has an open day to encourage new retained firefighters and show what they do.

Sci-fi characters are centre stage at first two-day Melksham Comic Con

Wiltshire Times:

5:31pm Monday 1st September 2014

Spiderman, Superman and a steampunk Dalek were among those made an appearance at Melksham Comic Con at the weekend.

Morrisons staff in global bike challenge raise £1.2k

Wiltshire Times:

4:01pm Monday 1st September 2014

Staff at Morrisons in Westbury have raised £1,277 for charity by taking part in the Round the World Cycle Challenge.

Do you know man caught on CCTV after indecent exposure on train?

Wiltshire Times:

3:45pm Monday 1st September 2014

British Transport Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to identify and speak to after reports of indecent exposure on a train between Trowbridge and Westbury railway stations.

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