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Questions for the Church Commissioners’ agents concerning development plans for land off Roughmoor Lane

By now all villagers should have received a leaflet notification from Lichfields, the consultancy acting for the Church Commissioners on their proposals for new housing in the field to the South of Roughmoor Lane. This consultation will run from 12 to 26 January with an on-line presentation and opportunity to ask questions and make suggestions […]

Planning application from the Church Commissioners for field off Roughmoor Lane Consultation opportunities

I promised to keep everyone in the community informed about the Church Commissioners’ intention to apply for outline planning permission to build up to 60 houses on the large field by Roughmoor Lane. Your parish councillors are very keen that everyone can have their say on this major development and were hoping to have an […]

Parish Council Newsletter published

We have revived the Westbury Parish Council newsletter! For the first issue, for May 2021, click here:  Newsletter If you don’t currently subscribe to news updates and would like to receive email alerts, you can do so by clicking ‘Subscribe’ on the website Homepage. Newsletter Editor – Martin West

Poem of the Week 25/05/20

Poem of the week Since it is a Monday we are putting out our regular ‘poem of the week’.  To encourage those who might want to compose a poem but have difficulty starting Andrew Buchanan has suggested that people might try to compose a ‘Cinquaine’ –  a five line poem written to a specific format. […]

Poem of the Week 22/06/20

Poem of the week Finally, being a Monday, we have our poem of the week, this time contributed by Alistair Sage   Self-isolation The problem with self-isolation? It leads to a sense of frustration. To reduce this it’s clear That you might need a beer Which then causes intoxication.   The problem with intoxication? You […]

Poem of the Week 29/06/20

Poem of the week Finally, since it is a Monday we have our poem of the week, kindly contributed by a former resident of the village Margaret Haslam. Many will remember Margaret’s contributions to ‘Poets and Pints’ in the Village Hall.    ‘Corona Catastrophe’ is well up to her usual standard.

Poem of the Week 13/07/20

Poem of the week Finally, as it is Monday we have another poem of the week, written when the supermarkets were finding it difficult to keep fully stocked – Not Daffodils by Chris Harris. We have a good stock of poems from regulars like Chris but would like to encourage others to come forward.  Its always […]