Helen Porter, vocalist with local jazz quartet Misbehavin’, will sing thought-provoking songs at her concert on the 5th October.
Month: September 2019
A new wine shop offering tastings and gift packs of Dorset products is opening in Shaftesbury’s empty Gilyard Scarth offices. Alfred caught up with former Town councillor Joe Pestell, from Melbury Vale Vineyard, to hear about his vision to return the unused High Street shop to its historic use.
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Shaftesbury-area residents who are opposed to oil drilling off the Dorset coast set off on a three-day, 43-mile ‘pilgrimage’ from Gold Hill to Studland this morning. Alfred was there.
An outdoor bar and a larger selection of big cart entries should help make Saturday’s Shaftesbury Carnival a fun and memorable event.
Explorer, adventurer and environmental champion Pen Hadow has seen how human intervention is threatening wildlife in the Arctic Circle. And it is likely to impact on everyday life across the planet.
The National Lottery has this week awarded just under £62,000 to Dorset Wildlife Trust to highlight the heritage, landscape and wildlife of land between Shaftesbury and Gillingham.
A group of six visiting American artists have promised to promote Shaftesbury to their social media fans following the warm welcome and stunning sights they’ve experienced on their tour.