Month: December 2018

‘No Massive Risk’ As Shaftesbury Council Backs Buying Old Budgens Store

Shaftesbury Town Council has agreed to make a bid to buy the former Budgens supermarket on Bell Street.

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Trinity’s Transformation Can Benefit Shaftesbury Says Trustee

The former Trinity Church is a Shaftesbury landmark, its tower standing high above the town’s skyline. But many people are unaware of the role that this building now has in the community.

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Three Artists Host Pop Up Art Show In Shaftesbury This Week

There’s a new, pop-up art gallery in Shaftesbury this week.

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Crowds Arrive For Shaftesbury’s Late Night Christmas Shopping Event

Hundreds of locals and visitors flocked into Shaftesbury for late night shopping and the Christmas light switch on last night. The streets were filled with festive music from the Shaftesbury Town Band and Community Choir. Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee Member James Thrift acted as MC and introduced the star attraction, Shaftesbury singing trio Belle Street, to the Town Hall balcony. Read More

MP Breaks Ground At Site Of New Hall For ‘Special Motcombe’

Building work on Motcombe’s new community hall, at the side of the current Memorial Hall, has begun.

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Eco Entrepreneur Reveals Plans For Shaftesbury’s New Plastic-Free Shop

22-year-old Lucy Barfoot is very excited. She believes that she is about to change the way people in Shaftesbury shop.

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A Shaftesbury First – Singing The Countdown To The Christmas Light Switch On

Shaftesbury’s Christmas lights will be turned on during a special ceremony on Monday evening. Popular close harmony trio Belle Street will add some seasonal sparkle to the occasion, when they lead the crowd’s countdown to the big switch on from the Town Hall balcony. Read More

Shaftesbury Fringe 2019 Registration Opens With A Discount To Encourage Locals

Online registration has opened for the 2019 Shaftesbury Fringe. The weekend event is England’s third largest open performance festival and will run between 5thand 7thof July 2019. Read More