Shaftesbury Library will host pop-up theatre on Thursday afternoon, when actors will perform excerpts from a play that recounts how North Dorset celebrated the end of the First World War.
Month: October 2018
Many Shaftesbury residents love walking along our wooded slopes, ancient hollow ways and sunken lanes. And Shaftesbury Town Council want’s you to tell them which ones aren’t good enough. Read More
Debbie Simmons is looking forward to a quieter time this winter. The phone in her St James Street cottage has been ringing both day and night for four years!
There are hundreds of hotels in Dorset – TripAdvisor lists 1,305 properties and not every accommodation provider is featured on that website. So it’s easy to understand why the team at Shaftesbury’s Grosvenor Arms Hotel is celebrating after being singled out as one of the best hotels in the county.
Let’s face it, most of us don’t want to talk about medical matters on the phone. Nevertheless, since April, when you call to book a GP appointment in Shaftesbury, you have to explain why you want to see a doctor. Depending on your symptoms, this could prove rather uncomfortable. Read More
Residents living in a secluded and historic part of Shaftesbury want the Town Council to take on their road maintenance because of safety concerns. Read More
This time on Alfred, the podcast for Shaftesbury, The Vale and Chase areas of North Dorset and West Wiltshire: The story behind the Kipling Club’s award-winning Carnival entry. | Choosing Shaftesbury’s most creative windows in the Chamber of Commerce contest. | Ashmore – home of Screenbites – the film and Dorset produce festival. | The Shaftesbury area could attract stargazing visitors and an observatory. | Vocal coach Rebecca Chambers helps singers around the world. | Shaftesbury barber Geoff Coward is running the London Marathon after witnessing the bravery of a friend’s daughter. Read More
Geoff Coward spends his entire working day standing on his feet. So you wouldn’t expect him to want to run for miles before and after work every day, training for the London Marathon. Read More