A valuable piece of silverware, used during Shaftesbury civic occasions for centuries, will be repaired after Town councillors recognised its historic importance.
Shaftesbury Tourist Information Centre’s new colour scheme is what you might refer to as ‘Marmitey’. Some people are positive about the yellow paint job. Others hate the hue and are seeing red.
The landlady of The Rising Sun pub hopes to set up a repair café to reduce the number of malfunctioning gadgets we bin, assuming they are too difficult to fix.
Marte Marie Forsberg has gathered an impressive 272,000 Instagram followers, who love her stylish landscape and food photography images and stories. Expect to see more visitors in town from this autumn, when Marie encourages her loyal fans to visit her new Shaftesbury High Street business.
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Volunteer archaeologists working on the SAVED project have made an exciting discovery, three days before the end of their six-week Shaftesbury Abbey excavations.
There is good news for supporters of Shaftesbury’s Westminster Memorial Hospital. Dorset Healthcare’s board has voted to retain the existing fifteen hospital beds there. Additionally, Shaftesbury Town Council has secured a ‘first refusal’ opportunity for the community to bid for the hospital site if it is ever put up for sale.
Gary Cee organises regular soul music evenings in Shaftesbury. Gary’s event this Saturday has gained national radio coverage and that’s encouraged people to book tickets and travel from as far away as Scotland.
Staff at Shaftesbury’s Westminster Memorial Hospital say they are proud that their work has contributed to Dorset Healthcare achieving the top rating from the healthcare watchdog.