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Welcome to Westbury Town Council

Working for a better Westbury

Westbury is in Wiltshire, one of the south-western counties of England, and is bounded by Gloucestershire, Berkshire, Hampshire, Dorset and Somerset. The town of Westbury is a small town that lies not far from its famous White Horse hill-carving at the western extremity of Salisbury Plain.

Because of coronavirus, town council meetings are currently virtual.
Please check our Events Calendar for council meetings that are taking place and take a look at our dedicated  Coronavirus Webpage for the latest information.

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

Updated 27th April 2020 – Westbury Town Council – Annual Town Meeting
Annual Town Report Minutes – read the reports here

Westbury Town Council – Climate Emergency Statement Click Here
2019 was the warmest on record – read the report from the Met Office Click Here

Latest News

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Westbury Town Council
Westbury Town Council3 days ago
Local Elections - Thursday 6th May 2021

Would you like to become a town councillor?

Residents of Westbury will be electing the 15 members of Westbury Town Council on Thursday 6th May 2021. It's really important to the town that we fill all 15 vacancies.
Westbury Town Council
Westbury Town Council3 days ago
The elections take place on 6th May 2021 - you can register to vote by post. See the full details below:
Westbury Town Council
Westbury Town Council4 days ago
Here are the weekly Covid-19 figures for Wiltshire, as of 1st March 2021:
Westbury Town Council
Westbury Town Council5 days ago
Update from Wiltshire Police (01.03.2021) – Local Impactive Crimes 22nd-28th February 2021

Westbury

Please find below a summary of local impactive crimes, considered suitable for public dissemination, within the Warminster Community Area.

If you can provide information for any of the crimes, please call Wiltshire Police on 101 quoting the relevant reference number.

Emergencies/Crimes in progress must be reported using 999. Non-emergency police matters can be reported using 101.

For more information about crimes/incidents in your area, please visit the Warminster Area CPT Crime Map: https://www.wiltshire.police.uk/article/5438/Crime-Map-for-Warminster-Area-CPT

Find out more about your Community Policing Team here: https://www.wiltshire.police.uk/article/5435/Warminster-Area-CPT

54210017728
Reported - 23/02/2021 14:30
Occurrence - 29/01/2021 00:01 23/02/2021 14:30
WESTBURY – Aggrieved person has employed a male to assist her in clearing her house of clutter following her husband’s death. The male had agreed to help her set up internet banking to enable her to pay him. The sum of approximately £7000 has been paid by the male to himself despite her expecting to pay only £440.

54210018267
Reported – 25/02/2021 08:18
Occurrence – 23/02/2021 14:50 23/02/2021 15:00
WESTBURY - ONE STOP COMMUNITY STORES - 3 unknown young males all dressed in similar colour clothing have come into the store proceeded to stuff items in their clothing, when deterred by other customer have made their way to another part of the store. When asked by reporting person to empty their pockets and return items they have refused and have left the store. There is CCTV showing all events. Items to the value of £5.

54210019190
Reported – 27/02/2021 20:00
Occurrence – 27/02/2021 15:00 27/02/2021 15:00
COULSTON - An unknown group of suspects appear to have been purposefully chasing and scaring the deer at location. Reporting person states it looks like a family, with one of them looking to be encouraging the children to chase them and filming them. The Reporting Person found this upsetting to watch as the animals appeared distressed.

54210019056
Reported – 27/02/2021 10:22
Occurrence – 26/02/2021 20:30 27/02/2021 09:00
DEVON DRIVE - Unknown suspect has scratched the complete side of a vehicle which belongs to the reporting person with the use of what is believed to be a key or similar sharp object.

54210019315
Reported – 28/02/2021 10:51
Occurrence – 26/02/2021 16:00 27/02/2021 10:30
DEVON DRIVE - Unknown suspect has damaged the reporting person's car whilst it was parked on her drive overnight using an unknown object and has keyed the front and rear nearside doors on the vehicle. Unknown the cost to repair.
Westbury Town Council
Westbury Town Council5 days ago
There is a listening service available to Westbury residents. The local Clergy have kindly provided their contact details – you can contact them if you are in trouble, need support, pastoral or spiritual care or you just need a chat.
Westbury Town Council
Westbury Town Council1 week ago
Working with Wiltshire Council and Idverde, Westbury Town Council have replaced several bins in and around the town.

These new bins have replaced either damaged or missing bins. Wiltshire Council will continue to empty them.

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1 day ago
Local Elections - Thursday 6th May 2021

Would you like to become a town councillor?

Residents of Westbury will be electing the 15 members of Westbury Town Council on Thursday 6th May 2021. It's really important to the town that we fill all 15 vacancies. https://t.co/rLLL1iFksF
2 days ago
Local Elections - Thursday 6th May 2021

Would you like to become a town councillor?

Residents of Westbury will be electing the 15 members of Westbury Town Council on Thursday 6th May 2021. It's really important to the town that we fill all 15 vacancies. https://t.co/LV5j1CstkF
3 days ago
Here are the weekly Covid-19 figures for Wiltshire, as of 1st March 2021: https://t.co/rmJcPLtS0t
4 days ago
Working with Wiltshire Council and Idverde, Westbury Town Council have replaced several bins in and around the town.

These new bins have replaced either damaged or missing bins. Wiltshire Council will continue to empty them. https://t.co/VMNllnrlS7
5 days ago
A support “listening” service provided by the local Clergy if you need to chat, are in trouble, need support, pastoral or spiritual care https://t.co/s6vhaqlKbk
1 week ago
Our Neighbourhood Plan is taking shape as a draft document and we are finalising our evidence collection for our planning policies.

To complete our survey https://t.co/1Zywq1Bx6N
for paper copy, contact the team on 01373 822232 or neighbourhoodplan @westburytowncouncil.gov.uk

Upcoming Events

Please see all our upcoming events here

Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Men’s Group restarted on Monday 15th June 2020, 7pm The group are meeting online and in person when possible, while ensuring social distancing. What doesn’t change is the day, Monday and the time, 7pm. For more information visit their Facebook Group @WestburyMen’sGroup ——— Westbury Town Council launched its first Men’s Group, highlighting the fact that mental wellbeing is a yearlong focus. The group will run every Monday at 7pm, usual in the Laverton’s Abraham room. Wiltshire’s higher than national average suicide rate is one motivation for the group, not least because 75% of all suicides are male. It’s also true[...]
Mar 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
All council meetings are open to the public and press. Members of the public are invited to address the Council at this meeting at 6.30pm. You are asked to register at least 24 hours before the start of the meeting by emailing info@westburytowncouncil.gov.uk We will also accept written questions by email up to 3pm on the day of the meeting. Any members of the press and public can follow this meeting by using this link: the link will be made available here PUBLIC FORUM: commencing 6.30pm (not to exceed 30 minutes). Members of the public are welcome to make representations, ask[...]
Mar 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
All council meetings are open to the public and press. Members of the public are invited to address the Council at this meeting at 7pm. Those wishing to speak need to register by 10am the day of the meeting. New speakers are advised to contact the council a few working days before the meeting in order to test and resolve any technical issues. Email info@westburytowncouncil.gov.uk. We will also accept written questions by email up to 3pm on the day of an evening meeting and the previous working day before a morning meeting. Any members of the press and public can follow[...]

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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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