Let’s face it, most of us don’t want to talk about medical matters on the phone. Nevertheless, since April, when you call to book a GP appointment in Shaftesbury, you have to explain why you want to see a doctor. Depending on your symptoms, this could prove rather uncomfortable. Read More
Residents living in a secluded and historic part of Shaftesbury want the Town Council to take on their road maintenance because of safety concerns. Read More
Geoff Coward spends his entire working day standing on his feet. So you wouldn’t expect him to want to run for miles before and after work every day, training for the London Marathon. Read More
Rob Marsh wants to help Shaftesbury residents get fit and forge friendships using an innovative new way for locals to work out.
The Hovis loaf is back on display at the top of Gold Hill. On Wednesday evening, the restored and renovated fibreglass sculpture was driven up the cobbles in a van, before a group of four volunteers carefully manoeuvred the artwork into place opposite the Salt Cellar restaurant.
Walking is one of Britain’s favourite pastimes. And since Walking For Health launched in January, dozens of locals have become fitter and have forged new friendships on the weekly walks arranged by Shaftesbury’s fastest growing community group.