Shaftesbury Town Council has joined forces with local dog walking service ‘Mooches with Pooches’ to provide free dog poo bags for pet owners.
There’s no denying that the classic 1973 Hovis ‘boy on the bike’ advert has encouraged visitors to come to Shaftesbury. But there might now be additional interest in Gold Hill and our town. The TV commercial has been remastered and will be played on national television for a month.
A commercial that made Shaftesbury famous will be featured on national and regional TV tonight. The Hovis ‘boy on the bike’ advert from 1973 has been digitally enhanced ready for its re-release, this evening.
The Steps In Time dancers are a familiar sight at summertime events in and around Shaftesbury. The group has been teaching under 16-year-olds traditional English dances for 30 years. Now their work has been recognised through a prestigious award.
In a surprise move, Dorset Council Planning Committee members have disregarded officers’ guidance and turned down an application to build a new estate beside the Shaftesbury to Gillingham road.
Shaftesbury estate agent Matt Boatwright is expecting to gain a few blisters from the 26-mile fundraising walk he’s undertaking across Salisbury Plain.