Shaftesbury business owners will be shown how to identify new growth opportunities when an innovation expert shares her inspiring stories.
One lucky Shaftesbury shopper will win a hamper filled with goodies donated by our independent town centre businesses. Shaftesbury Chamber of Commerce has arranged a window competition to celebrate the Shaftesbury Food Festival on Sunday 12thMay.
The latest in a series of temporary sales on Shaftesbury High Street is offering the chance to purchase an artwork connected to Picasso. It’s not a painting by the Spanish artist but the decorative frame that once displayed one of his pieces.
Motherhood affected Rebecca Bingham’s mental wellbeing, so she decided to get help. Rebecca’s counsellor suggested creative writing as a release from parental pressures. Now, inspired by another Shaftesbury business success, Rebecca has launched a web-based store to encourage people to address anxiety issues.
Lidl presented their plans for a supermarket on the Cattle Market site during a public exhibition on Thursday. ThisIsAlfred went along and found that while many residents welcome the store, there are calls for Lidl to rethink their site design.
Running a small business or operating as a sole trader can sometimes be rather lonely but Shaftesbury Chamber of Commerce is trying to change that.
Traditionally, the sound of ringing tills was considered to be music to a retailer’s ears. In 2019, it is the attention-diverting burst of an iPhone message alert that makes the owners of Shaftesbury’s Botanical Candle Co happy.
Shaftesbury’s new cocktail bar has opened and owner Ciel Taylor says that having her name above the door of ‘Ciel’s La Dolce Vita’ shows the world how far she’s come.
A shop selling second-hand designer clothes could draw style-conscious bargain hunters into town. The Dorset hospice charity, Julia’s House, which helps county children facing life-limiting conditions, is opening a new store on Shaftesbury High Street.