Month: August 2019

The Hi-Tech Table Helping Shaftesbury Residents Who Have Dementia

You’ll be invited to play with a new interactive games machine when Tricuro’s Shaftesbury Day Centre opens its doors on Wednesday (4th September). Alfred went to see how the latest technology provides more than just entertainment for Trinity Centre regulars.

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Shaftesbury Carnival Launches New Award For Clever Thinking

Shaftesbury Carnival entrants have a new incentive for coming up with clever entries. A new award is being offered for ‘The Most Original Interpretation of a Theme’.

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Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 64

White Hart Link is now complete | Headstrong – Shaftesbury’s mental health project | A clothes swap planned for Shaftesbury | The Grosvenor Arms Hotel starts an autumn talk programme | Town centre eyesore to be refurbished | Why scarecrows will fill our streets during September Read More

Why Shaftesbury High Street Will Be Filled With Scarecrows This Month

September is almost here, and that means the streets of our hilltop town will soon be filled with the sounds and colour of Carnival carts.

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Shaftesbury High Street ‘Eyesore’ Building Will Be Refurbished

One of Shaftesbury’s most complained about properties will be soon be renovated.

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Shaftesbury Area Drama Students Excel In Acting Exams

The acting talent of Shaftesbury area youngsters has been recognised with impressive exam results. All sixteen students enrolled on a new LAMDA course at Wincombe Business Park-based TLW Dance Academy gained a distinction in their solo acting assessments.

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Recycle And Buy Unique Clothes At Shaftesbury Fashion Swap

After the success of their Shaftesbury Fringe sustainable fashion show, Lucy Fosh and Georgie Faulkner-Bryant are planning a clothing recycling event that they promise will be fun and filled with ‘one off’ finds.

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Engaging Speakers To Share Inspiring Stories At New Shaftesbury Evening Events

A Shaftesbury hotel is launching a regular programme of evening talks featuring special guests who are at the top of their game. The autumn ticket-only events feature a million-selling author, a female adventurer and a writer who has been compared to Thomas Hardy.

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Special Guest Walks To Shaftesbury To Celebrate Completion Of White Hart Link

The White Hart Link, a 50-mile circular walk between North Dorset’s five towns, is now complete. A group of thirteen walkers today completed the final 6.5-mile stretch between Fontmell Magna and Gold Hill Museum, where dignitaries attended a reception.

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Shaftesbury Youth Projects Are Being Offered Grants But You Need To Be Quick

If you have a community project that helps young people in the Shaftesbury area you’re being invited to apply for cash.

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