Community

Residents To Decide Future Use Of Land On The Maltings

Residents of The Maltings will be asked what they want the Town Council to do with the land on the eastern side of Mampitts Square.

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‘Forest School’ Style Nature Workshops Planned For Shaftesbury Schoolchildren

Three parents, who are passionate about wildlife and the environment, hope to launch an outdoor learning experience for Shaftesbury-area youngsters.

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Better Enforcement Of Parking Restrictions Could Address High Street Safety Concerns

Shaftesbury Town Council will meet with traders and Dorset Highways to discuss High Street traffic problems caused by unloading, inconsiderate or illegal parking.

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New Homes Resembling ‘A 1995 Tesco’ Opposed By Shaftesbury Council

A housing development proposed for the town centre crams too many homes into a high-profile site, according to Shaftesbury Town Council.

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No Decision Yet On Controversial Cann Quarry Plan

Shaftesbury Town Councillors have deferred making a decision on plans to quarry at Cann.

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Shaftesbury Primary’s New Teaching Approach Could Improves Pupil’s Life Chances

The Headteacher of Shaftesbury Church of England Primary School, like most teaching professionals, wants to make a difference to the lives of his pupils. And a new approach to teaching English at the school could do that.

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Former Mayor Made Freeman Of Shaftesbury Posthumously

A former mayor of Shaftesbury was awarded the town’s highest honour in a ceremony in the Town Hall last night, 18 months after losing his battle with cancer.

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See Local Art and Tour Secret Enclaves In Enmore Green This Sunday

Many of Enmore Green’s private gardens will be open to visitors this weekend. The self-guided tour offers the perfect Sunday afternoon pursuit for anyone seeking gardening inspiration or who is simply nosy!

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Matt And Steve Appleby Present The Carnival Show – Episode 5

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

Talented Shaftesbury Art Students Showcase Their Work At The Grosvenor Arms

The Grosvenor Arms Hotel’s Assembly Room is filled with art, textiles and graphic work from young artists this week.

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