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Shaftesbury Musician Reunited With Saxophone – Thanks To Kind Teenager

A Shaftesbury musician can’t believe his luck after a local teenager took care of his saxophone, which was accidentally left out overnight on Bimport.

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Shaftesbury Charity Hope Will Offer Mental Health Crisis Support

North Dorset residents who are experiencing a mental health crisis should soon have a place to turn to for help.

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Shaftesbury Slimming World Boss Reveals How The Group Saved Her Life

If you live in Shaftesbury, there’s a good chance you’ve seen Charlene Higgins’ name on the signs and posters she’s put up to promote her weight loss franchise. But, as ThisIsAlfred.com discovered, Charlene is proactive in her promotion because she believes that Slimming World saved her life.

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Protest Placards Call For Car Parking At Shaftesbury Cattle Market

Shaftesbury Cattle Market closed on Thursday. The site’s long-term future is still under discussion, but two protestors were clear about what they want to happen immediately. They want the gate unlocked so cars can park there once again.

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Important Day In Dorset History As Shaftesbury Cattle Market Closes

Shaftesbury Cattle Market closed today. ThisIsAlfred.com’s Keri Jones was there.

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The Unsung Hero Keeping Part Of Shaftesbury Shipshape

William Sheriff shrugs off suggestions that his actions represent the perfect example of good citizenship. He doesn’t expect public praise for the hours he has spent voluntarily cleaning the exterior of the former Budgens superstore on Shaftesbury’s Bell Street.

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Shaftesbury’s Royal British Legion Launches Armed Forces Covenant

Shaftesbury’s Royal British Legion is urging local businesses to treat serving and retired military personnel with respect. Last night their members presented a copy of the Armed Forces Covenant to Shaftesbury Town Council.

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Bored? Find New Hobbies With Shaftesbury Library’s Saturday Sessions

Shaftesbury Library hopes to inspire you to take up a new hobby. Over the next five Saturday’s you’ll be able to learn about different pastimes from ham radio to yoga.

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Two Brewers Landlady Reveals Her Plans For Angola ‘76

On Saturday 26th January, Sally and Andy Francis will ‘call time’ at Ye Olde Two Brewers for the final time.The couple are leaving the St James Street pub to take on the management of Angola ’76 on Mustons Lane.

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Why A Busy North Dorset Road Will Close For Three Months On Monday

The C13 road through Melbury Abbas will be closed between Spread Eagle Hill and the B3081 at Cann Common for twelve weeks from Monday. Dorset County Council is installing technology to tackle the controversial traffic tailbacks caused when large vehicles get stuck in the narrow village.

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