Car parking is often an issue in Shaftesbury. And the decision by Tesco to reduce the length of time that vehicles can stay in their car park before risking a £70 penalty charge has divided local opinion.
Month: December 2018
At a time when many people are trying to steer clear of politics, a Shaftesbury woman is tomorrow heading to Westminster to take part in an exhibition of MP portraits. Read More
19-year-old Andrew White is taking a gap year. But he’s not planning to trek in Costa Rica or visit Cambodia. He’s going to spend 2019 perfecting his stand-up comedy.
Motcombe residents have taken their campaign to reduce speeding into their own hands. Literally. ThisIsAlfred’s Keri Jones visited the village to meet locals who have been promoting safe driving with homemade ‘lollipop’ patrol signs and speed guns.
Just over three months ago, Shaftesbury resident Simon Hill was given a shocking medical prognosis. He was informed that he was unlikely to live and leave Shaftesbury’s hospital. But Simon has made an incredible recovery.
Shaftesbury people are passionate about trees. Our town has its own tree walk and a highly active Tree Group. Their last public presentation was so packed it was ‘standing room only’. So if you want to hear one of Britain’s most respected tree authors and photographers talk and show incredible images, you might need to book your tickets today.
Many people would be rather grumpy if their morning started with persistent knock at the door. But the Chairman of Shaftesbury Arts Centre, Jenny Parker, didn’t mind postman Jerome ringing the bell this morning.
Shaftesbury’s new, zero waste sustainable store | We tour the refurbished Trinity Centre | Christmas lights are on and Shaftesbury’s best-decorated doorway is named | Pop-up art gallery at Father’s House | MP Simon Hoare launches Motcombe’s new hall building project Read More
Shaftesbury town councillors have unanimously agreed to place a bid to buy The Wilderness. And councillors were clear that they have no intention of turning the green space into an outdoor gym, in the light of recent press reports.