The empty supermarket on Bell Street could be transformed into a multi-use retail, leisure and community space if a community-led plan is successful. Read More
The Shaftesbury area has its own breast cancer awareness charity called ‘Boobs’ and Saturday is their biggest night of the year. Boobs volunteers have arranged an evening of fun, facts and fundraising at Shaftesbury Youth Club. Read More
Electronic boards that flash up the speed of passing vehicles are being positioned in parts of Shaftesbury where people drive too fast. Read More
Shaftesbury Chiropractic is offering a free examination for all local youngsters during the half term break. ThisIsAlfred’s Keri Jones went for a check up to find what is involved and why it’s considered important.
The organisation that tackles racial or religious discrimination in Dorset says they’ve handled no direct complaints from Shaftesbury. And Dorset Race Equality’s Chief Officer says that Shaftesbury people have been supportive of Syrian families settling in the town. Read More
Two of Shaftesbury’s ‘Leading Ladies’ will offer an insight into the workings of local government at a Shaftesbury Civic Society event on Wednesday. Read More
There’s half term fun for children and families in Shaftesbury next week. And the library-based events won’t cost parents a single penny.
Shaftesbury’s greenstone walls need protecting. And that’s why Shaftesbury Civic Society has launched a project that will catalogue every wall that they feel should be preserved. Read More
If you decorate the outside of your home this Christmas, you could win a prize. Shaftesbury’s Mayor, Piers Brown, has launched a Town Council competition to reward the people responsible for the best display.