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Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 85

New monthly Shaftesbury walks are launched | A new, safer cycling route around Shaftesbury is planned | Lidl store plans meet Town Council’s approval | The Shaftesbury mum offering free childcare so mums can have health checks Read More

Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 84

Countryfile is coming to Shaftesbury | Tim Chappell on his Round the World Yacht Race adventure | Shaftesbury Arts Centre’s new dance studio opens | Plans for a link road near Enmore Green are announced | BV Dairy hosts its first recruitment day | Britain’s funniest joke writer to headline Shaftesbury Fringe Read More

Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 83

We visit Shaftesbury’s recycling site | Shaftesbury hairdresser appears on TV’s ‘First Dates’ | Proposals for managing Park Walk, Pine Walk and St James Park are announced | Shaftesbury Library extends its hobbies month Read More

Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 82

Shaftesbury Fringe 2020 vision is for more street art and performers | Shaftesbury League of Friends buys a house to help safeguard hospital services | Traders react to surprise closure of popular High Street shop | Shaftesbury to Gambia three-wheeled drive postponed Read More

Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 81

The devastating West Melbury fire, six months on | A Shaftesbury man runs a marathon up and down Gold Hill | Something fishy is going on in the foyer at Ludwell Primary | Hundreds more names added to Shaftesbury’s Great War records. Read More

Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 80

We meet Semley’s Compton McRae grocers | Shaftesbury’s Death Café is seeking a venue | The walking stick maker and coppicer Alex Huxley | Home-Start North Dorset explain why they’re recruiting in Shaftesbury Read More

Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 79

Support for family following Shaftesbury smallholding arson | The home-made Christmas tree pulling the crowds to Ridge Way | Tony Hawkins’ popular tea dance | Motcombe’s Santa Run bigger than ever | A Christmas concert to fund tree-planting Read More

Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 78

Cann’s award winning and historic flour mill | Shaftesbury’s Little Giants supporting children with special needs | The anti-terrorism cop who switched to Christmas tree sales | Shaftesbury cellist Emily Burridge and her fight for an Amazon tribe Read More

Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 77

Why celebs including Paul McCartney stopped at Shaftesbury’s 24-hour café in the 1960s | The Glastonbury performers returning to Park Walk next year | Shaftesbury singer Samantha is picked to sing Coca Cola Christmas advert | We meet Motcombe explorer Colonel John Blashford-Snell Read More

Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 76

The Danish bestselling books about Shaftesbury | How Gold Hill inspires Shaftesbury singer songwriter Gordon Haskell | 1,000 years of history in 45 minutes with the Berwick St John soundscape | Striding up our slopes with Shaftesbury’s Nordic walkers Read More