Tony Hawkins loves ballroom dancing – and he wants you to enjoy it, too! The 93-year-old Bimport resident is hosting a tea dance at 3pm at the Town Hall this Saturday, 24th November.If the three-hour-long event proves popular, it could become a regular fixture. Read More
Month: November 2018
Shaftesbury Town Council could purchase and protect a unique part of Shaftesbury’s landscape after members of the Recreation and Open Spaces Committee voted to bid for The Wilderness at auction, if a residents’ survey supports their proposal.
The school exam period can be a testing time for teenagers. That’s why a Shaftesbury based children’s counsellor is offering her ‘less stress toolkit’ at a two hour workshop on Wednesday 21st November.
Motcombe should retain its village identity and not become a suburb of Shaftesbury or Gillingham. That’s the key message in the draft version of Motcombe’s Neighbourhood Plan.
The Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding National Beauty is applying for International Dark Skies Reserve status in March. If the US based judging panels approves the bid, the status could bring extra cash into our local economy.
Estate Agent Matt Boatwright’s name is now splashed across his Bell Street offices. Matt shared his opinion with ThisIsAlfred.com about the new housing estates planned for Shaftesbury, why the town remains popular and why he’s decided to re-brand his business.
Resident will be asked what they want on the former Budgens store site, if the Council bids to buy it | Have archaeologists uncovered Saxon Shaftesbury? | Shaftesbury gives generously to the Poppy Appeal | Fifty Shaftesbury residents received awards for their beautiful flowers and gardens | A Shaftesbury business is named ‘best company in Dorset’ | A teenage tenor plans a return-visit concert following his Shaftesbury Fringe success Read More