New trees are being planted around Shaftesbury | Shaftesbury’s Bee Group plans expansion | Paul Rowe retires from Abbots Greengrocers | Richard Keenlyside shares his stories of being a Shaftesbury estate agent | A new younger boss for Squires Menswear Read More
When Gary Mantle, Chief Executive of the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust, told the inaugural Planet Shaftesbury meeting that one of his team had reduced her monthly waste to fit a jam jar, there were audible gasps inside the Town Hall.
Trees are being planted across Shaftesbury this week in a joint initiative between the Town Council and Shaftesbury Tree Group. Read More
Shaftesbury Snowdrop Season is underway and there’s an easy way to take in the spectacle of some of these seasonal flowers in bloom. Shaftesbury’s Walking For Health group is hosting guided snowdrop spotting walks.
Shaftesbury now offers even more for shoppers who love unique art and craft items. This morning, Cath Henson and Anita Horak opened their second Kit and Kaboodle shop in the former Superbooks on Shaftesbury’s High Street.
Shaftesbury clothes shop, Squires, has a new boss. And while a 31-year old former teacher may initially appear to be an unusual choice for manager of this long-established gentleman’s outfitter, ThisIsAlfred discoveredtrainee tailor, Ben Denham, is switching careers to take on his ‘dream job’, running this iconic shop.
Paul Rowe has served the Shaftesbury public his last parsnip, potato or pomegranate. The owner of long-established Abbotts Greengrocers handed over the keys to employee Ross Townsend today.
A long established Shaftesbury shop has a new owner from today. And High Street gift and card retailer, Cranbornes, has been sold to someone who arguably knows the business better than nearly anyone else.
Shaftesbury High Street estate agency, Gilyard Scarth, has closed. The company has shut its Gillingham and Sherborne offices too, but for many Shaftesbury people, Richard Keenlyside was the face of the business.