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. Read More
Month: October 2018
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.
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. Read More
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.
This time on Alfred, the podcast for Shaftesbury, The Vale and Chase areas of North Dorset and West Wiltshire:
A Shaftesbury artist wins an award with his eco-message ash tree painting. Alfred chats to West Melbury man Gary Cook about his distinctive and beautiful Dorset landscapes. (00.32) Read More
Joni Clowrey, Susan Grant and Charlie Greenwood are ‘Belle Street’. The women have quickly established themselves as one of Shaftesbury’s much-loved musical assets.The trio were the most talked about act at this summer’s Shaftesbury Fringe, with their close-knit harmonies, sassy performance and sparkling stage presence. Read More
A West Melbury based environmental artist has won the top prize at a London art competition, entered by some of Britain’s best artists.