Month: January 2019

Bookings For Quirky New Shaftesbury Fringe Venue Will Be ‘Filling’ Fast

Dozens of acts have already signed up for Shaftesbury Fringe 2019. More artists have registered than at the same point last year. Entertainers have more venues to pick from too during this summer’s three-day festival, which runs from 5thto 7th July. And there’s a new and rather unusual performance space on offer – a dentist!

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£50,000 For Shaftesbury Tourism Signs If Budgens Store Bid Fails

North Dorset Council will give Shaftesbury Town Council £70,000 towards their ‘Project Belle’ bid to buy the former Budgens store.

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Fish, Chips And Quiz Will Fund Shaftesbury Museum Enhancement

Gold Hill Museum’s meeting and venue space is underused and Chairman, Elaine Barratt, is keen to encourage greater use of the charity’s Garden Room.

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Discover The Real France And Germany With Shaftesbury Twinning Association

Fancy an affordable European short break, where you’ll gain a unique insight into French or German life? Simon Pritchard is Chairman of Shaftesbury’s Twinning Association and he’s keen to encourage more residents to visit our twin towns.

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From Caring For People To Caring For Pets – Shaftesbury Paramedics Open Cattery

Shaftesbury paramedics Paul and Rhonda Tubbs have made a life-changing decision. For the past 25 years, the couple have worked day and night, saving lives. Now, to improve their own quality of life, they’ve opened their own cattery at their West Melbury home.

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New Road Markings Could Make Busy Shaftesbury Junction Safer

Angel Square needs new road markings to improve pedestrian safety, according to Dorset Councillor Derek Beer.

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‘Planet Shaftesbury’ Launches Climate Change Campaigns At Packed Town Hall Meeting

Climate Change could strip Duncliffe Wood of its bluebell carpet and chalkland streams could run dry. Those were two worrying visions of the future, shared with over a hundred people who filled the Town Hall for Thursday’s ‘Planet Shaftesbury’ meeting.

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Motcombe Pilates Mats To Mount Everest – Viv’s Charity Record Attempt

Motcombe’s Pilates instructor is preparing for a Guinness world record attempt – playing rugby on Mount Everest.

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Shaftesbury Photo Exhibition Will Challenge Your Climate Change Opinions

A Shaftesbury photographer is hoping that his Shaftesbury Arts Centre exhibition will encourage people to consider their own carbon footprint.

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Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 32

Success for Shaftesbury Carnival | The signature that changed Shaftesbury’s history | A Shaftesbury teenager’s public-spirited act is praised | Slimming World boss feared her son would grow up without his mum | Hope brings mental health crisis support to Shaftesbury | Car park protesters at final Shaftesbury Cattle Market Read More