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Shaftesbury, Motcombe And Fontmell Schools Will Benefit Under Sherborne Academy Says CEO

Shaftesbury School, Shaftesbury Primary, Motcombe Primary and St Andrews School in Fontmell Magna are now part of the Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust.

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Donhead St Mary’s Good Causes Could Receive Cash Support

Donhead St Mary Parish Council will consider applications from community groups that have faced funding challenges during the lockdown.

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How Fontmell Magna Life Coach Lottie Helps People Achieve Goals

Fontmell Magna-based life coach Charlotte Trump tells us about her unusual career.

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Why Country Market Stallholders Can’t Wait To Return To Shaftesbury Town Hall

This Thursday, the Country Market, formerly the WI Market, returns to Shaftesbury Town Hall.

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Concerns About Train Frequency As Shaftesbury Area Passenger Numbers Plummet

Alfred’s travel correspondent, Roy Mitchell, reveals that the number rail passengers using train services from Tisbury and Gillingham has plummeted.

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Janet Swiss – The Painter Bringing Shaftesbury’s Past To Life

Alfred talks with Shaftesbury artist Janet Swiss about her historically accurate Shaftesbury murals – on display at Gold Hill Museum and Swan’s Yard.

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Dorset Council Weed Killer Spraying – At Odds With Shaftesbury’s Bee-Friendly Focus

Workers contracted by Dorset Council have sprayed the controversial weed killer glyphosate around parts of Shaftesbury, including Park Walk.

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Walking For Health’s Peter Wells Recommends Some Shaftesbury Rambles

Peter Wells hopes that the walks arranged by his Walking for Health group can restart soon.

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Salt Cellar Owner Proud His Café Survived Lockdown Uncertainty

Tim Askin is delighted to be reopening his business, The Salt Cellar, today.

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Why Shaftesbury Chicken Keeper Kate Has Been Watching Her Birds’ Behaviour

Shaftesbury Carnival Chairman’s Positive COVID Antibody Test Raises Questions

Shaftesbury Carnival Chairman Rich Mullins was invited to take the coronavirus antibody test.

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