Month: June 2019

New Homes Resembling ‘A 1995 Tesco’ Opposed By Shaftesbury Council

A housing development proposed for the town centre crams too many homes into a high-profile site, according to Shaftesbury Town Council.

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No Decision Yet On Controversial Cann Quarry Plan

Shaftesbury Town Councillors have deferred making a decision on plans to quarry at Cann.

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Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 55

We hear about Shaftesbury Cycle Speedway plans with Rotarian Tony Morgan | King Alfred’s Kitchen reopens as a tearoom and tapas bar | Plans to plant two thousand trees in Shaftesbury gains support | Archaeological digging at up to fifty sites around the oldest parts of Shaftesbury is approved | A chance to see art and secret gardens in Enmore Green Read More

Shaftesbury Primary’s New Teaching Approach Could Improves Pupil’s Life Chances

The Headteacher of Shaftesbury Church of England Primary School, like most teaching professionals, wants to make a difference to the lives of his pupils. And a new approach to teaching English at the school could do that.

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Former Mayor Made Freeman Of Shaftesbury Posthumously

A former mayor of Shaftesbury was awarded the town’s highest honour in a ceremony in the Town Hall last night, 18 months after losing his battle with cancer.

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See Local Art and Tour Secret Enclaves In Enmore Green This Sunday

Many of Enmore Green’s private gardens will be open to visitors this weekend. The self-guided tour offers the perfect Sunday afternoon pursuit for anyone seeking gardening inspiration or who is simply nosy!

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Matt And Steve Appleby Present The Carnival Show – Episode 5

Matt and Steve Appleby of Kipling Carnival Club present news and information from the carnival circuit.

Talented Shaftesbury Art Students Showcase Their Work At The Grosvenor Arms

The Grosvenor Arms Hotel’s Assembly Room is filled with art, textiles and graphic work from young artists this week.

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Shaftesbury Cycle Speedway Could Launch Within A Year

A new competitive sports facility could open in Shaftesbury within the next year.

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Shaftesbury Historic Café Reopens As Tearoom And Tapas Bar

An iconic Shaftesbury town centre tearoom will open under new management in time for Shaftesbury Fringe weekend.

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