Business

Shaftesbury High Street Business Named ‘Best Shop’ In National Awards

Shirley Allum says she is ‘on cloud nine’ after her business was awarded a lingerie industry ‘Oscar’ on 14th November.

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The Shaftesbury Invention That Turned A Singer Into An Eco-Entrepreneur

The creator of an eco-friendly modular building system, favoured by prestigious British companies, is making Shaftesbury his research and development base.

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Outdoor Leader Offers Shaftesbury Visitors Adventures On Electric Bikes

A Motcombe outdoor leader is helping visitors discover the stunning scenery of Shaftesbury and the Cranborne Chase on two wheels. Dan French is applying his experiences from his award-winning Exmoor Adventures to his new North Dorset-based adventure business.

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Award Winning Experts Hired To Help Improve Shaftesbury Market

Some Shaftesbury residents have expressed disappointment at the reduced numbers of stalls at the monthly Sunday markets. That has prompted the Chamber of Commerce and the Town Council to recruit award-winning market experts to help shape a plan for a unique street-shopping experience for our town.

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Shaftesbury Online Experts Launch Unique Promotion For Dorset-Based Producers

If you’re a Dorset producer, two Shaftesbury-based marketing experts want to promote your goods with their innovative new service.

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Beer Will Be Flowing Again Next Summer At Shaftesbury’s Fountain Inn

If you are a Shaftesbury resident who has missed popping out for a pint in Enmore Green, since the Fountain Inn closed in 2017, here’s some good news. The pub will reopen next year.

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Shaftesbury’s Popular Hand Car Wash Reopens on Coppice Street

The hand car wash has returned to town. The businessman behind the much-missed Cattle Market facility has opened on Coppice Street.

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No More Spare Ribs For Retiring Shaftesbury Takeaway Owner Danny

 

Shaftesbury takeaway owner Danny Lai says he is looking forward to his retirement. Last month, he served the last orders of his best sellers – spare ribs and special chow mein from Yuk Wah on Bell Street.

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New Wine And Dorset Produce Shop For Shaftesbury High Street

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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Best In The West Award For Shaftesbury’s BV Dairy

BV Dairy has been named ‘Producer of the Year’ at the Taste of the West Awards.

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