Shaftesbury Carnival entrants have a new incentive for coming up with clever entries. A new award is being offered for ‘The Most Original Interpretation of a Theme’.
The acting talent of Shaftesbury area youngsters has been recognised with impressive exam results. All sixteen students enrolled on a new LAMDA course at Wincombe Business Park-based TLW Dance Academy gained a distinction in their solo acting assessments.
If you have a community project that helps young people in the Shaftesbury area you’re being invited to apply for cash.
A short film which aims to encourage a better understanding of mental health has been made in Shaftesbury. It will be screened at a social evening arranged by Headstrong, a support group formed by three men who became friends at Shaftesbury school.
A proposed hand car wash at Shaftesbury Football Club has split opinion on the Town Council. Members were unable to agree a position on the application following a confused Planning meeting, dominated by lease discussions.
Proposals to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day have been welcomed by a resident who attended the town’s original celebration. Robert Mullins shared his memories of wartime Shaftesbury, as Alfred learned about next year’s plans.
Pound Lane residents have told Shaftesbury Town Council why they want the controversial Mampitts Lane bus gate installed. They shared their safety concerns at Tuesday’s Planning and Highways Meeting, but not all councillors back blocking this route to through traffic.
Volunteers from Westminster Hospital League of Friends have recruited Shaftesbury’s Member of Parliament as a new, paying member. Read More
A keen Shaftesbury cyclist is planning regular group bike rides to help people make friends and keep fit. Read More