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Village centre fights back

Westbury-on-Trym is a lovely, leafy part of Bristol but lately, local difficulties are having an impact on the lives of residents. 

The amount of businesses closing in the village, retail sites left empty for long periods, the lack of a proper chemist since Lloyds shut, and problems with parking have become the lament of the locals. And to top it all, the temporary closure of the Post Office in August heightened concerns that this major service would disappear too, along with the footfall it brings to the area.

To address these problems, and attract shoppers back into the village with a mix of large stores and independent shops, residents and traders have launched a regeneration scheme. 

The first of many meetings was held at the beginning of September and following great interest, there are more to come.

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Post office reopens with temporary postmaster

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October 02 2018

Ideas to breathe life into Westbury village centre

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Dismay as Mayor drops plan for arena at Temple Island

THE decision to drop plans for a long-awaited Bristol Arena on Temple Island in central Bristol has disappointed local councillors... Read More


October 02 2018

Centenary celebrations

Jean Calway is organising a Celebration of the RAF Centenary with the RAFA Concert Band at Westbury Village Hall on Friday 9 November... Read More