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The Sociable Shaftesbury Sports Club Where Members Holiday Together

Bowls is often considered to be an older person’s game. Shaftesbury Bowling Club wants to change that view. They opened their doors at the weekend to encourage townspeople of all ages to join up.

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Win A Hamper Filled With The Best Of Shaftesbury’s Indie Shops

One lucky Shaftesbury shopper will win a hamper filled with goodies donated by our independent town centre businesses. Shaftesbury Chamber of Commerce has arranged a window competition to celebrate the Shaftesbury Food Festival on Sunday 12thMay.

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Matt And Steve Appleby Present The Carnival Show – Episode 2

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

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No May Queen As Ansty May Day Breaks With 400 Year Tradition

History was made in Ansty on Wednesday night when the village crowned a ‘May King’ for the first time since records began.

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Mums Complete London Marathon To Raise Funds For A Shaftesbury School

Two Shaftesbury mums have completed the London Marathon and raised almost £2,000 for Abbey Primary School.

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‘I Will Not Be Beaten’ – Craftsmen Thank Supporters After Melbury Blaze

For most Shaftesbury residents, Easter was a time to relax and enjoy the company of friends and family. But some locals who traded from Melbury Business Park will have had a holiday weekend they will never forget, following a huge blaze that destroyed the industrial estate and their premises.

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Portrait Of Departed Regular Takes Pride Of Place In Shaftesbury Pub

A portrait of one of Shaftesbury’s departed characters has been creating interest after it was hung up in his ‘local’.

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BV Dairy Staff Supporting Stroke Association With Exmoor Endurance Challenge

Staff from Shaftesbury’s BV Dairy are training for a tough, triathlon-style event to raise cash for The Stroke Association.

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Scouts Will Parade In Shaftesbury This Sunday

Scouts will march through the streets of Shaftesbury on Sunday for the town’s first St George’s Day Parade for over a decade.

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New Study Offers Shaftesbury Town Centre Parking Options

If you want to know where and when you’re most likely to find a parking space in Shaftesbury Town Centre, the Town Council has the answers.

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