Two experienced builders from Syria are helping to refurbish Shaftesbury’s Oasis Pool as volunteers because they want to ‘give something back’ to our community.
Month: April 2019
Two journalists known for reporting Shaftesbury area news have published a new book that uncovers Wiltshire’s stories and curiosities. Fanny Charles and Gay Pirrie-Weir launched ‘Deepest Wiltshire’ in Tisbury on Sunday.
Shaftesbury’s streets will be brought to a standstill for a short time on Saturday when local people form a slow procession of walkers and cyclists around the town to raise awareness of the threat of climate breakdown.
St Peter’s is a beautiful church, which offers a quiet place of peace and reflection a few steps away from the bustle of Shaftesbury High Street. But on Saturday 11th May, this space will be filled with music and dance.
Lidl presented their plans for a supermarket on the Cattle Market site during a public exhibition on Thursday. ThisIsAlfred went along and found that while many residents welcome the store, there are calls for Lidl to rethink their site design.
Running a small business or operating as a sole trader can sometimes be rather lonely but Shaftesbury Chamber of Commerce is trying to change that.
Shaftesbury’s Sunday shoppers have been treated to an unexpected Morris dancing display. A group of musicians and dancers from Plymouth Morris put on the free show while breaking their homeward journey to Devon.
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