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 […]
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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 […]
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 Finally our poem of the week is a parody of John Masefield’s ’Cargoes’ set in the time of coronavirus. Cargoes
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 Finally, continuing our mission to fight the pandemic with poetry, we have a contribution here prompted by the opening up of non-essential shops.
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 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 Finally the poem this week is contributed by Peter Bright, stimulated no doubt by the reopening of the Westbury
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 […]