Shaftesbury residents are being encouraged to form action groups to try to mitigate climate change.
At this time of the year, many people consider starting new hobbies and leisure pursuits. If you’d love to learn an instrument, Shaftesbury resident Robin Walter makes a compelling offer.
On Saturday 26th January, Sally and Andy Francis will ‘call time’ at Ye Olde Two Brewers for the final time.The couple are leaving the St James Street pub to take on the management of Angola ’76 on Mustons Lane.
January’s Shaftesbury and District Historical Society lecture offers an insight into the life of one of Dorset’s most influential and controversial residents, Dr Marie Stopes.
A former curator of the Abbey Museum will return to Shaftesbury next week to share some of her discoveries following an archaeological dig at a major Roman Villa. Read More
Praise as precious lost pictures are returned to a Shaftesbury 93-year-old | New Year’s honours for Motcombe’s ‘King and Queen’ | The challenge of creating a Motcombe to Shaftesbury cycleway | Why the road through Melbury Abbas will close for 12 weeks | Loved and loathed – the life of Dorset woman Marie Stopes Read More
The C13 road through Melbury Abbas will be closed between Spread Eagle Hill and the B3081 at Cann Common for twelve weeks from Monday. Dorset County Council is installing technology to tackle the controversial traffic tailbacks caused when large vehicles get stuck in the narrow village.
Would you use an off-road cycle path linking Shaftesbury with Motcombe and Gillingham? Some Shaftesbury Town councillors believe that a route cutting through Redrow Homes’ soon-to-be built ‘Cranborne View’ estate at Littledown would offer the best bike access to our town.
A 93-year old Shaftesbury man says he is delighted that irreplaceable photographs inside his missing wallet have been returned.
Two of the fifteen Dorset residents awarded New Year’s honours live in Motcombe. It’s an impressive achievement for a village with fewer than 1,500 people.