Community

Town Council Applauded As Assessors Award Top Marks

Shaftesbury Town Council has been recognised for its ideas, drive and governance.

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Plaque Honours Motcombe Couple For Contribution to Village

Two Motcombe residents have been honoured for their longstanding commitment to fundraising and village life.

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Shaftesbury Council Decides Which Community Groups It Will Support Financially

Shaftesbury Town Council has awarded around £26,500 in grant funding to 29 local projects, clubs and organisations.

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Matt And Steve Appleby Present The Carnival Show – Episode 4

Matt and Steve Appleby of Kipling Carnival Club present news and information from the carnival circuit.

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Shaftesbury’s Free Benefits And Legal Advice Sessions Are Supported By Council

Shaftesbury Town councillors have praised North Dorset’s Citizens Advice Bureau and they have awarded the service £4,000 in funding.

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Why Overseas Students Spend Their Summer Learning English In Shaftesbury

Every summer, overseas students come to Shaftesbury to learn English. The teenagers stay at Wincombe Park, an impressive 19th-century house set in 375 acres of park and woodland. 

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Tales Of Peking To Paris In A Pink Rolls Will Fundraise For Local Church

A Shaftesbury man who drove a classic British car 15,000 kilometres from Peking to Paris is sharing his story to raise funds for Donhead St Andrew’s church.

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Water Based Workouts Proving Popular At Improved Shaftesbury Pool

A new programme of income-generating activities has been launched at Shaftesbury Town Council’s Oasis swimming pool. Keri Jones from Alfred learned about the benefits of Aquafit, being offered for the first time.

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‘Togetherness’ Is The Theme Of Second Shaftesbury Civic Day

Shaftesbury’s second annual Civic Day takes place on Wednesday 12th June. The event, which starts at 10am in the Town Hall, will recognise local heroes and showcase the best of Shaftesbury.

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The Special Rock And Pop Stars Appearing At Motcombe Fete

You might spot some rock and pop stars in Motcombe this month, but don’t expect an autograph. They are made of straw!

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