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Welcome to Westbury Town Council

Working for a better Westbury

A former Victorian mill town, Westbury in Wiltshire has a more interesting and significant history than you might imagine. Situated on the western edge of Wiltshire, its most famous landmark is the impressive Westbury White Horse carved into the chalk which is visible for miles around.

Many of the town’s oldest buildings can be seen in the conservation area around the Market Place – a charming old square which leads through to the churchyard with the 14th century Grade 1 listed All Saints Church and then on to Church Street to find one of the oldest operational swimming baths in the country.

Westbury is exceptionally well-positioned for all UK major road and railway connections with the mainline railway station offering links to London, Wales and the whole of the South West of England.

The variety of surrounding countryside makes Westbury a delight for both the walker and cyclist and with places to shop, eat and visit, Westbury has a certain charm that makes it attractive to residents and visitors alike.

Westbury is bounded by Gloucestershire, Berkshire, Hampshire, Dorset and Somerset.

Westbury Town Council Climate Emergency – Action Plan

Updated 22nd July 2021 – Hills Complaints Process
Hills endeavour to respond to all complaints received.  These are logged and investigated and includes an assessment of the prevailing weather conditions and activities taking place on site at the time of complaint.  Hills feedback on complaints received at the regular liaison committee meetings, minutes of which are published on the website: www.northacrerrc.co.uk
There are two ways to contact Hills: complete the ‘contact us’ form on the website www.northacrerrc.co.uk/contact-us including as much detail as possible, or telephone 01793 781207

Updated 4th May 2021 – Universal Credit Guide
jobcentrenearme.com/universal-credit

Updated 11th March 2021 – Neighbourhood Plan – Local Heritage Assets Survey
What buildings or features do YOU think are an important part of Westbury’s local heritage?
Find out more and make your nomination here.

Updated 26th February 2021 – Northacre Renewable Energy Ltd – Environmental Permit Application
Environmental Agency – Briefing Notes: Northacre Renewable Energy Ltd: Briefing 6/ Briefing 7/ Briefing 8/Briefing 9/Briefing 10
Northacre Renewable Energy Ltd letter can be read here / Information about how to view paper copies of the application and how to book at time slot can be read here
Update from the Environment Agency – the consultation has been extended until 21st February 2021. A statement from Westbury Town Council can be read here

Updated 18th February 2021 – Northacre Renewable Energy Ltd – Environmental Permit Application

Westbury Town Council – response to planning application 20/06775/WCM (21.09.2020) can be read here
Westbury Town Council – response to Environment Agency permit application (17.02.2021) can be read here

Updated 29th January 2021 –  Covid-19 Vaccination Site – Shaunaks Pharmacy – find out more and how to book here

Updated 29th January 2021 – Westbury Town Council receives funding from Wessex Water – find out more about the grant awarded.

Updated 2nd November 2020 – Northacre Renewable Energy Ltd
Westbury Town Council was contacted by Wiltshire Council on Monday 2nd November 2020, to confirm that all representations relating to planning application 20/06775/WCM – Amended energy from waste facility at the Northacre Energy Waste Facility have now been uploaded to the planning portal.
You can view the plans, documents and comments here.

You can read the letter from Dr Andrew Murrison, in response to Northacre Renewable Energies plans for the site in Westbury
here

Winter Advice
Helpful information and tips when  clearing snow.
Being prepared for power cuts.

Cycling and Pathways – we would like to hear your thoughts and ideas to help make our roads better for pedestrians and cyclists
Wiltshire Council have confirmed that some of our issues have already been raised and the rest have been added to a list of sites for assessment. The Department of Transport have been very clear that projects should be deliverable in the short term and should not involve acquisition of land.
 More information and ideas from the public, staff and councillors

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Westbury Town Council
Westbury Town Council19 hours ago
🌶 ITS CHILLI DAY! 🌶

Thank you to local companies Daykin Estates and the Paper Bag Co for supporting the event, and a big shout out to Westbury Festival who will be hosting a stage full of great acts all day.

Thanks also to Westbury United FC for kindly offering to open their football club to allow for parking. The club (postcode BA13 3AF) is only a 10/15-minute walk to the town centre, and parking will cost only £1.00 for the entire day.

Have a great day, stay safe and thank you for your support.

See you in town!

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Wiltshire Chilli Festival / Westbury Events /
Gm3|Music / UK Chilli Queen

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#chillifest #Westbury #Wiltshire
Westbury Town Council
Westbury Town Council1 day ago
🌶 Chilli Fest
🌶 Saturday 25th September
🌶 1pm-7pm - Town Centre
🌶 Set list below....
Westbury Town Council
Westbury Town Council2 days ago
Westbury Town Council are pleased to welcome back Westbury Festival which starts with the Wiltshire Chilli Festival / Wiltshire Chilli Festival 2021 - Westbury, Wiltshire. on Saturday 25th September.

Due to the pandemic and the lockdown during the last year it is great that we are now able to get back to something like a normal life and hope everyone will enjoy the event.

Whilst most restrictions have been lifted we still need to exercise vigilance and common sense and respect for others. To this end we have set up a one way system and ask everyone to respect the systems in place and to show courtesy to your fellow residents at all times.

Thank you for your support.
Westbury Town Council
Westbury Town Council3 days ago
🌶 We hope to see you at the Wiltshire Chilli Festival / Wiltshire Chilli Festival 2021 - Westbury, Wiltshire.
🌶 Saturday 25th September
🌶 1pm-7pm – High Street / Town Centre
🌶 During the day you may like to explore other parts of the town and support other local businesses
🌶 Thank you for your support 🙂
Westbury Town Council
Westbury Town Council3 days ago
Job Vacancy – Finance Officer

Westbury Town Council, The Laverton, Bratton Road, Westbury, BA13 3EN

We require an experienced and enthusiastic Finance Officer to join our busy team. Your role will be to deliver financial support to the council, ensuring that we are compliant and transparent in all that we do as well as contributing to the delivery of services and facilities in Westbury. This is a challenging and diverse role that requires flexibility and a high level of accuracy. You will need to be comfortable juggling tasks and priorities and working towards agreed council and personal objectives.

There is a requirement for the postholder to arrange, attend and minute occasional evening meetings and to assist with town council events some of which take place at evenings and weekends and may involve some manual handling. There may also an element of homeworking involved.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

• To operate and maintain both the Purchase Ledger and Sales Ledger.
• To resolve any invoice queries and investigate budget variances.
• To produce reports and maintain accurate budget records for specific projects.
• To assist with project work by providing financial or statistical data or projected costings as required.
• To liaise with clients and customers regarding unpaid invoices.
• To prepare monthly petty cash claims and arrange banking.
• To work within the guidelines set by Financial Regulations, meet the requirements of auditors and ensure transparency.
• To prepare for and liaise with the Internal Auditor during visits.
• To be responsible for maintaining the Fixed Asset Register.
• General administrative support to the council including dealing with public enquiries and complaints.

The person we are looking for will be/have:

• A suitable accounting qualification or able to demonstrate a minimum of 3 years work experience in an accounting role.
• Ability to interpret financial reports preferably within a local government setting.
• IT literate and able to demonstrate experience of using accounting software.
• Organised and motivated with excellent time management skills.
• A confident and natural communicator.
• Flexible and have the ability to work at pace.
• Team player with the ability to work alone.

Full details of all the duties of this role and the personal attributes of prospective candidates, please refer to the job description and personal specification.

Salary: Local Government Scale LC1 SCP 13 – 17 £22,627 - £24,491 with an attractive pension scheme and holiday allowance.

Hours: 37 per week. Flexible working will be required to cover any out of hours meetings and evening or weekend events.

Closing Date: Friday 15th October 2021.

Interviews will be held week commencing 8th November 2021.

An Application Form and Job Description is available online at www.westburytowncouncil.gov.uk/dept/job-vacancies

Or contact Westbury Town Council
Tel: 01373 822232 or email info@westburytowncouncil.gov.uk

Westbury Town Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief.
Westbury Town Council
Westbury Town Council4 days ago
Wiltshire Chilli Festival 2021 - Westbury, Wiltshire.
Here is a message from the UK Chilli Queen
🌶 Saturday 25th September
🌶 1pm-7pm
🌶 High Street
🌶 More info: https://www.westburytowncouncil.gov.uk/dept/chilli-fest/
Westbury Town Council
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4 days ago
Here are the weekly Covid-19 figures for Wiltshire, as of 20th September 2021: https://t.co/fDBFf8wujk
2 weeks ago
Here are the weekly Covid-19 figures for Wiltshire, as of 13th September 2021: https://t.co/gJxy13Qcqm
2 weeks ago
There is still time to let us know what you think about the future of Vivash Park, email info @westburytowncouncil.gov.uk.
We would like to hear from you.
https://t.co/zOsRQlrvvI
3 weeks ago
🎭 FREE Mask Making Class
📅 Friday 24th September 2021 (day before the Chilli Fest 🌶)
⏰ 4.30pm-6.30pm
🏛 The Laverton, Bratton Road
👧🧒 To book your child's place, please email: lilly.bale @westburytowncouncil.gov.uk
#chillifest #westbury #childrensevents https://t.co/gPCoYeHrbB

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  • Westbury Town Council
    The Laverton
    Bratton Road
    Westbury
    Wiltshire BA13 3EN

  • 01373 822232
  • Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

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