Month: April 2019

‘I Will Not Be Beaten’ – Craftsmen Thank Supporters After Melbury Blaze

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.

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New Shaftesbury Pop-Up Selling Frames That Contained Famous Artists’ Work

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.

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Much Loved Shaftesbury Folk Music Couple Perform First Shaftesbury Fringe

Two of Shaftesbury’s longest-established folk music performers, husband and wife group Tattie Bogle, will perform at their first Shaftesbury Fringe this July.

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How A Shaftesbury Mum Beat Anxiety With Her Creative Online Business

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.

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Portrait Of Departed Regular Takes Pride Of Place In Shaftesbury Pub

A portrait of one of Shaftesbury’s departed characters has been creating interest after it was hung up in his ‘local’.

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Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 46

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

BV Dairy Staff Supporting Stroke Association With Exmoor Endurance Challenge

Staff from Shaftesbury’s BV Dairy are training for a tough, triathlon-style event to raise cash for The Stroke Association.

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Scouts Will Parade In Shaftesbury This Sunday

Scouts will march through the streets of Shaftesbury on Sunday for the town’s first St George’s Day Parade for over a decade.

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New Study Offers Shaftesbury Town Centre Parking Options

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.

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Pipes, Pumps And Pubs – Discover The History Of Shaftesbury’s Water At Gold Hill Museum

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.

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