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Poo Bag Dispensers To Tackle Shaftesbury’s Dog Mess

Shaftesbury Town Council has joined forces with local dog walking service ‘Mooches with Pooches’ to provide free dog poo bags for pet owners.

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Shaftesbury Advert Is Part Of National Heritage Says Hovis Boss

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.

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Classic Gold Hill Hovis Ad Digitally Restored For TV Relaunch Tonight

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.

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Queens Award For Voluntary Service For Shaftesbury’s Steps In Time

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.

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Mavis – The Vintage Lorry Adding Extra Appeal To Shaftesbury Events

A St James resident is hoping his vintage vehicle will become a regular attraction at Shaftesbury functions this summer.

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New CCTV Hopes To Tackle Shaftesbury Anti-Social Behaviour

Dorset Council has installed CCTV in Shaftesbury’s Mustons Lane.

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A Saturday Retreat In The Donheads Could Improve Your Sense Of Wellbeing

Organisers of a health retreat in The Donheads on Saturday believe that it could change your life, for good.

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Dorset Council Turns Down New Estate On Shaftesbury Slopes

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.

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A New Shaftesbury Café Club Aims To Tackle Loneliness

A new regular social group, designed to address isolation, will launch next month in Shaftesbury.

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Estate Agent Gets His Boots On To Support Service Personnel

Shaftesbury estate agent Matt Boatwright is expecting to gain a few blisters from the 26-mile fundraising walk he’s undertaking across Salisbury Plain.

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