The Bright Idea Putting Semley In The Spotlight

Semley’s industrial estate is full of surprises. There are antique stores, coffee roasters and, at number 10, a new business is getting ready.

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Channel 4 TV Designer Opens New Shaftesbury Store

You will have seen Georgie Faulkner Bryant’s creative designs on a popular Channel 4 home interiors programme. And today, the Shaftesbury-based artist and entrepreneur is opening her first retail space on Salisbury Street. Read More

Town Council Supporting Changes To Former Turnbull’s Shop

The owners of the former Turnbull’s café and deli building want to redesign its interior. Shaftesbury Town Council has supported a request for planning permission to remove part of an internal stone wall in the Grade II listed property.

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Shaftesbury-Based Candle Business Showing The Way On The High Street

Some people say that internet shopping is killing the retail sector on the High Street. But Shaftesbury businesswoman Amalia Pothecary is proving that’s not always the case.

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Shaftesbury Store One Of ‘Top Five’ In The Country

Shaftesbury store, Nature’s Treasures, has been named as one of the top five spiritual shops in the country by Soul and Spirit magazine.

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Shaftesbury’s New Dental Practice Opens

Shaftesbury’s new dental practice has begun treating patients. Eve Henkel and Geoff Cockrell opened the Ivy Cross Dental Surgery last Monday in a converted semi-detached property at 1 Grosvenor Road.

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Bakery Boss Unveils New Look Shop To Loyal Shaftesbury Customers

The Managing Director of Reeve The Bakers says that Shaftesbury remains an important store location for his family-run business. Gary Reeve was in the town on Thursday morning for the reopening of his refurbished High Street shop.

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Local Trader Offers ‘Reality Check’ Over Empty Bell Street Supermarket Site

The recent debate over North Dorset Council’s sale of the Cattle Market to a supermarket has rekindled discussion about the unoccupied, former Co-op Store.

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Shaftesbury To Celebrate Its Many Independent Retailers

You’ll notice a new phrase appear on social media and in shop windows in Shaftesbury this summer with the hashtag, #IndyShaftesbury.

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Another Independent Business Opens On Shaftesbury’s High Street

A new independent shop has begun trading in Shaftesbury town centre and its opening extends the range of services available on the High Street.

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