A group of eight Buddhist monks has left Shaftesbury to continue on their cultural tour of the UK. And the organisers of the trip say that locals were so hospitable, the monks would like to return to the town in the future.
The people of Shaftesbury could be given the legal right to bid for the Westminster Memorial Hospital building if it is put up for sale in the future. Shaftesbury Town Council is applying for an asset of community value designation for the hospital.
A group of Buddhist monks is in Shaftesbury this week. And they’re inviting you to learn about their beliefs, their traditions and to view them creating beautiful art.
Most people who live here know that Shaftesbury is special. But it’s good to be reminded! And Thursday’s Civic Day events left locals in no doubt over the strong sense of local pride here.
A team of thirty volunteers who keep our streets and open spaces tidy have been recognised for their huge contribution to Shaftesbury life.