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‘Leading Ladies’ To Explain How Shaftesbury Town Council Works

Two of Shaftesbury’s ‘Leading Ladies’ will offer an insight into the workings of local government at a Shaftesbury Civic Society event on Wednesday.

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Charity Shops Were ‘Tough’ says Shaftesbury Window Contest Winner

The Shaftesbury Chamber of Commerce ‘Odd One Out’ window display competition has been won by Lisa Mullins.

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Free Creative Half Term Fun For Kids At Shaftesbury Library

There’s half term fun for children and families in Shaftesbury next week. And the library-based events won’t cost parents a single penny.

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Exciting New Events Announced For Christmas In Shaftesbury

Dazzlingly decorated doorways, a magical climbing beanstalk and the county’s largest festive market are just some highlights of Shaftesbury Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas Countdown.

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Share Your Well And Spring Stories With Gold Hill Museum

Do you have a well within your home or a spring on your land? If you’re prepared to share pictures of your water feature or stories connected to it, you could help Gold Hill Museum prepare their 2019 special exhibition.

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Civic Society Wants To Preserve Shaftesbury’s Greenstone Walls

Shaftesbury’s greenstone walls need protecting. And that’s why Shaftesbury Civic Society has launched a project that will catalogue every wall that they feel should be preserved.

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New Trees To Create A Green Gateway To Shaftesbury

Two special trees will be planted at either side of a main road into Shaftesbury, to ‘welcome’ motorists. Shaftesbury Tree Group wants a small leaved lime placed on either side of the Blandford Road on the Shaftesbury Parish boundary, just before the Royal Chase Roundabout.

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Unique Beauty Product Made In Shaftesbury Has Star Appeal

A Shaftesbury business has received A-list celebrity attention following the launch of a unique beauty product created from North Dorset-grown flowers and herbs.

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Shaftesbury Fire Station Offers ‘Have A Go’ Sessions

Do you want to do something vitally important for the Shaftesbury community? If so, have you considered joining the Fire Service? The Shaftesbury fire station crew is hosting two ‘have a go’ sessions on consecutive Thursdays – the 18th and 25th of October. Station Commander Matt Scott said these...

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The Ups And Downs Of The Tough Gold Hill 10K

The relentless rain didn’t deter 250 of Dorset’s most dedicated runners this morning who ran the Gold Hill 10k Race.

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Classic Ealing Comedy Coming To Shaftesbury Stage

A classic British film comedy will be performed on stage this week when Shaftesbury Arts Centre’s music and drama group begin their four-night run of ‘The Ladykillers’ on Wednesday.

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Win Prizes – As Shaftesbury’s Best Decorated Home This Christmas

If you decorate the outside of your home this Christmas, you could win a prize. Shaftesbury’s Mayor, Piers Brown, has launched a Town Council competition to reward the people responsible for the best display.

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