A Shaftesbury student is about to begin a challenging trek through the Himalayas to raise cash for a charity undertaking life-saving research.
Month: August 2018
You can eat like a Viking at Shaftesbury Abbey this Sunday (2nd September). ThisIsAlfred.com spoke with the Abbey’s Claire Ryley to learn more about the free fun day being held in honour of a Viking king who loved our town.
This time on Alfred, the podcast for Shaftesbury, The Vale and Chase areas of North Dorset and West Wiltshire: We meet the couple behind a Semley business with a bright future. Sylvie create stunning wooden veneer lightshades. / Shopkeepers and shoppers can win money to spend in Shaftesbury in a carnival-themed shop window contest. / Shaftesbury Arts Centre is hosting an art auction. / A Motcombe photographer’s picture is commended in a national competition. / The creative workshops designed to improve wellbeing and reduce stress. / Bavaria comes to Barton Hill for 2 nights of Oktoberfest.
If you make something creative with your hands, it could help free your mind from everyday stresses. That’s Sue Gibson’s experience. As a former professional artist, the Shaftesbury-based social worker says that she understands the connection between arts and wellbeing.
A Motcombe-based photographer has asked ThisIsAlfred readers for help in identifying the woman who features in a highly acclaimed photograph.