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Christmas and New Year waste and recycling collection changes

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There will be no waste or recycling collections on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. There will be catch up collections on Saturday 30 December, Saturday 6 January and Saturday 13 January. Garden waste collections will be suspended from Monday 25 December for two weeks and resume on Tuesday 9 January. Collections will read more…

Wiltshire Council staff help to Clean Up Wilts in their lunch breaks

Wiltshire Council staff help to Clean Up Wilts in their lunch breaks

          Wiltshire Council staff and local area board members spent their lunch breaks last Tuesday picking up litter to help clean up Trowbridge. The event was the first of its kind, as further events are planned to take place in Trowbridge, Chippenham and Salisbury, and was developed as an idea suggested read more…

Moldovan visit to Wiltshire

Moldovan visit to Wiltshire

          Visitors from Moldova were given an insight into how we support disabled children and those at risk, to remain living with their families, as part of a fact finding visit recently. The group, from Gagauzia, an Autonomous Territory in Southern Moldova, have been travelling around the country as part of read more…

Do Not Let Fire Ruin Festive Cheer This Christmas

Do Not Let Fire Ruin Festive Cheer This Christmas

        Christmas dinner, wrapping presents, decorating your home – there’s lots to think about this Christmas. But one thing Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS) is urging residents to put top of their Christmas lists this year, is fire safety. While fire safety is vital throughout the year, the extra read more…

Westbury Area Board full agenda now available

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The agenda for Westbury Area Board, Thursday, 7th December, 2017, 7.00 pm has just been published. To see the publicly available information, follow the link: Agenda details Meeting venue: The Laverton Hall, Bratton Road, Westbury, BA13 3EN The following items are included in the agenda: No. Item 1. Chairman’s Welcome and Introductions 2. Apologies for read more…