Entries by WebAdmin

Website WordPress Upgrade

Earlier today (Friday 17 June 2022) our Westbury Sub Mendip website was upgraded by the website providers, Tickbox Marketing, as funded by the Parish Council. The upgrade was to the WordPress software with which the website is built, and it is the first such upgrade in our website’s history, so this is quite a milestone! […]

Local Government Reorganisation

LGR Advisory Board Meeting MARCH 2022 Stoke St Gregory Poster Public meeting MAR 22   A public meeting of the Local Government Reorganisation (LGR) Advisory Board will take place on Thursday 17 March, 4.30pm-6.30pm. And we are delighted to announce, now that Covid restrictions have been lifted, this will be an in-person event held at the Williams Hall, […]

Lost & Found

A small bronze coloured plastic box marked “SAMSUNG, sound by AKG” was found by Ray Collins on the hillside on Monday 21st February. It appears to be a charging unit for Samsung hearing aids, and is fitted with a USB socket. If you have lost this unit, or know who has, please leave a Comment […]

Westbury Shop Manager Vacancy

As many in Westbury will know, Penny Colwill is retiring from the position of Shop Manager at the end of May. Penny has played a central part in the success of the Shop since it was founded as a Community Benefit Society back in 2015, and we are looking for a confident, self-motivated person with […]

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. […]