Month: October 2018

Is Your Child’s Spine Fine? Free Check Ups In Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury Chiropractic is offering a free examination for all local youngsters during the half term break. ThisIsAlfred’s Keri Jones went for a check up to find what is involved and why it’s considered important.

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Shaftesbury’s Best Performing Business – Inside TLW’s New Dance Studios

It’s early evening on the Wincombe Business Park. The grinding noise of metalworking or the whirr of forklifts has ended for the day. Instead, those workshop sounds of repair and production have given way to performance – the sweet notes of jazz and the rhythmic beat of tap-dancing feet.

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The Shaftesbury Sundials Putting Others In The Shade

In these digital, hi-tech times you might be surprised to learn that Shaftesbury-made sundials are selling well all over the world.

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Shaftesbury People Are ‘Welcoming’ Says Dorset Race Equality Boss

The organisation that tackles racial or religious discrimination in Dorset says they’ve handled no direct complaints from Shaftesbury. And Dorset Race Equality’s Chief Officer says that Shaftesbury people have been supportive of Syrian families settling in the town. Read More

‘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. Read More

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. Read More

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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Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 20

This time on Alfred, the podcast for Shaftesbury, The Vale and Chase areas of North Dorset and West Wiltshire:

There was a full turnout for Dorset’s toughest running event. We brave the rain to chat with runners and volunteers at Shaftesbury’s Gold Hill 10k. (00:30) Read More