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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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Enmore Green’s Playing Field Permanently Protected From Development

Shaftesbury Town councillors have blocked any future moves to build on Enmore Green’s playing field.

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Poo Bag Dispensers To Tackle Shaftesbury’s Dog Mess

Shaftesbury Town Council has joined forces with local dog walking service ‘Mooches with Pooches’ to provide free dog poo bags for pet owners.

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Shaftesbury Advert Is Part Of National Heritage Says Hovis Boss

There’s no denying that the classic 1973 Hovis ‘boy on the bike’ advert has encouraged visitors to come to Shaftesbury. But there might now be additional interest in Gold Hill and our town. The TV commercial has been remastered and will be played on national television for a month.

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