Semley’s industrial estate is full of surprises. There are antique stores, coffee roasters and, at number 10, a new business is getting ready.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new independent shop has begun trading in Shaftesbury town centre and its opening extends the range of services available on the High Street.