Podcast

Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 50

Plans for a plastic-free Shaftesbury | Minsk nuns to perform Shaftesbury choral concert | Trying to reverse the decline of swifts in Fontmell Magna | Abbey School pupils undertake ‘Three Peaks’ challenge | £1.7m for new Shaftesbury to Salisbury cycleways | Estate agent to make marathon walk for forces charity Read More

Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 49

Cheese racing up Gold Hill | Shaftesbury’s ancient Byzant Procession | Brexit affects Shaftesbury’s Oxfam bookshop | Springhead Fair offers single use plastics solution | Changing Rwandan lives from Shaftesbury – we talk to Mike Hayes | New Gold Hill speed-cycling record set for promotional video Read More

Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 48

Tie-break drama for youngest councillor | We attend Shaftesbury Bowls Club’s open day | Sell your Shaftesbury art |Shaftesbury during the Great War – remembered | The Rolt Millennium Green Read More

Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 47

On this week’s podcast: History is made at this year’s Ansty May Day ceremony | Craftsmen thank community after devastating Melbury blaze | A Shaftesbury business is helping to beat anxiety | London Marathon run raises thousands for a Shaftesbury school | Shaftesbury folk group Tattie Bogle on their upcoming appearance at Fringe Read More

Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 46

On this week’s podcast: Extinction Rebellion inspire Shaftesbury march | The history of Shaftesbury’s pubs on show at Gold Hill Museum | Where to find a Shaftesbury parking space – according to a new study | BV Dairy staff prepare for Exmoor endurance challenge Read More

Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 45

Oasis Pool upgrade underway | Lidl reveals Shaftesbury store plans | First Shaftesbury Spring Clean is a success | Historic church to host party night | How lunches and breakfast beat loneliness for Shaftesbury sole traders Read More

Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 44

Town Council says ‘No’ to Shaftesbury Persimmon housing plans | National promotion for successful Shaftesbury candlemaker | How Read Easy has changed a Shaftesbury man’s life | Comedian Cally Beaton is returning home for Shaftesbury Fringe 2019 Read More

Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 43

The Shaftesbury Abbey team share some of their recent archaeological finds | Shaftesbury Arts Centre’s experimental comedy is a first | Bee friendly planting for Salisbury Street Green | Gold Hill Museum marks the centenary of the year that Shaftesbury was sold three times | Plans proposed for reducing traffic congestion on the High Street Read More

Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 42

A sensory garden for Shaftesbury Hospital | Lionel Blair visits Shaftesbury | The hunt for the missing Shaftesbury church| Church organists wanted for St James’ | The Americans promoting Shaftesbury Stateside Read More

Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 41

Shaftesbury in Bloom tackles the town’s roundabouts | The Town Silver Band celebrates contest success | Guys Marsh Prison Staff praise the life-changing loo project | Palida Choir presents ‘Dissent’ | New Shaftesbury estate plans disappoint Read More