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Carnival Crew Quiz Shoppers About Shaftesbury High Street Closure

Matt and Steve Appleby are known for presenting ‘The Carnival Show’ on Alfred. The Kipling Carnival Club members have been volunteering as marshals on the High Street pedestrianisation barriers.

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Shaftesbury’s Ladies FC Seeks Funding To Improve Their Game

Shaftesbury’s women footballers have launched a crowdfunding appeal.

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Shaftesbury Park Run Planner Needs Your Help

All across the UK, people congregate for Park Runs – highly social off-road running events. Now Laura Langley wants to bring this Saturday morning movement to Shaftesbury.

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Pedestrianisation – Shaftesbury Shopkeeper Demands Free Parking But MP Is Unconvinced

Shaftesbury’s Member of Parliament, Simon Hoare, shares his verdict on our town’s temporary High Street pedestrianisation.

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Worship Returns To Some Shaftesbury Churches This Weekend

This weekend, the Church of England in the Shaftesbury area hold its first church services since the lockdown began.

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Shaftesbury, Motcombe And Fontmell Schools Will Benefit Under Sherborne Academy Says CEO

Shaftesbury School, Shaftesbury Primary, Motcombe Primary and St Andrews School in Fontmell Magna are now part of the Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust.

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Donhead St Mary’s Good Causes Could Receive Cash Support

Donhead St Mary Parish Council will consider applications from community groups that have faced funding challenges during the lockdown.

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How Fontmell Magna Life Coach Lottie Helps People Achieve Goals

Fontmell Magna-based life coach Charlotte Trump tells us about her unusual career.

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Why Country Market Stallholders Can’t Wait To Return To Shaftesbury Town Hall

This Thursday, the Country Market, formerly the WI Market, returns to Shaftesbury Town Hall.

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Concerns About Train Frequency As Shaftesbury Area Passenger Numbers Plummet

Alfred’s travel correspondent, Roy Mitchell, reveals that the number rail passengers using train services from Tisbury and Gillingham has plummeted.

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