For most Shaftesbury residents, Easter was a time to relax and enjoy the company of friends and family. But some locals who traded from Melbury Business Park will have had a holiday weekend they will never forget, following a huge blaze that destroyed the industrial estate and their premises.
Month: April 2019
The latest in a series of temporary sales on Shaftesbury High Street is offering the chance to purchase an artwork connected to Picasso. It’s not a painting by the Spanish artist but the decorative frame that once displayed one of his pieces.
Two of Shaftesbury’s longest-established folk music performers, husband and wife group Tattie Bogle, will perform at their first Shaftesbury Fringe this July.
Motherhood affected Rebecca Bingham’s mental wellbeing, so she decided to get help. Rebecca’s counsellor suggested creative writing as a release from parental pressures. Now, inspired by another Shaftesbury business success, Rebecca has launched a web-based store to encourage people to address anxiety issues.
On this week’s podcast: Extinction Rebellion inspire Shaftesbury march | The history of Shaftesbury’s pubs on show at Gold Hill Museum | Where to find a Shaftesbury parking space – according to a new study | BV Dairy staff prepare for Exmoor endurance challenge Read More
Staff from Shaftesbury’s BV Dairy are training for a tough, triathlon-style event to raise cash for The Stroke Association.
If you want to know where and when you’re most likely to find a parking space in Shaftesbury Town Centre, the Town Council has the answers.
Gold Hill Museum is celebrating the ingenuity of locals in accessing water in a hilltop town without a ready supply. One of their 2019 exhibitions features Shaftesbury’s long association with pipes, pumps and pubs.