Work is underway to transform the Westminster Memorial Hospital’s garden into a space that is even more appealing to patients, passers-by, bees and butterflies.
Shaftesbury’s piano and keyboard players are being offered the chance to learn a larger and louder instrument. The St James’ church team is hoping to recruit organists who can turn their hand to playing the often highly personal music choices to mark significant life events.
Shaftesbury’s refurbished Bell Street toilets are open for business. The project run by social enterprise Build Love offered on-the-job skills training to Guy’s Marsh prisoners reaching the end of their sentences. And it was completed within budget and almost on schedule.
Shaftesbury locations for mobile electronic indicator boards, which flash up the speed of passing vehicles, have been approved by Dorset County Council Highways.
A planning application made by local business Angola ’76 has broadly divided opinion between Shaftesbury locals who value the live music venue and residents who object to noise disturbance.
If you’re planning a wedding, get-together or social event in Shaftesbury you’re being offered the chance to take in North Dorset’s finest view during your special day.