Podcast

Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 14

This time on Alfred, the podcast for Shaftesbury, The Vale and Chase areas of North Dorset and West Wiltshire: We go ‘speed dating’ in Shaftesbury with the North Dorset Business Group. / A TV archaeologist shares his theory on where Shaftesbury’s original abbey lies. / Another pop up shop for the High Street. How the Chamber of Commerce is tackling empty shops / Shirley Allum previews her charity fashion show. / We look ahead to a talk on yew tree myths and legends. / A Shaftesbury student treks to Everest base camp for charity. / We debunk an urban myth about a king who died in Shaftesbury.

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Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 13

This time on Alfred, the podcast for Shaftesbury, The Vale and Chase areas of North Dorset and West Wiltshire: We meet the couple behind a Semley business with a bright future. Sylvie create stunning wooden veneer lightshades. / Shopkeepers and shoppers can win money to spend in Shaftesbury in a carnival-themed shop window contest. / Shaftesbury Arts Centre is hosting an art auction. / A Motcombe photographer’s picture is commended in a national competition. / The creative workshops designed to improve wellbeing and reduce stress. / Bavaria comes to Barton Hill for 2 nights of Oktoberfest.

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Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 12

This time on Alfred, the podcast for Shaftesbury, The Vale and Chase areas of North Dorset and West Wiltshire:

A designer whose work is seen on TV opens a colourful new Shaftesbury store. Alfred meets Georgie Faulkner Bryant on the eve of her opening ‘Decor By Georgie’ on Salisbury Street. (00:25)

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Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 11

This time on Alfred, the podcast for Shaftesbury, The Vale and Chase areas of North Dorset and West Wiltshire:

Gold Hill Museum’s Ray Simpson shares the story of a Shaftesbury family who found fame, fortune and infamy in the New World. Ray has researched the Upjohn’s. Some of the family built important public buildings in the USA. The Upjohns helped found a major pharmaceutical company. And one Upjohn executed a notorious outlaw. (00:32)

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Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 10

This time on Alfred, the podcast for Shaftesbury, The Vale and Chase areas of North Dorset and West Wiltshire:

As Shaftesbury Fire station has it’s busiest month, we chat to the crew about the public praise they’ve received. Alfred also learns about the varied duties of our local part-time firefighters and how you can join the team.(00:30)

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Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 09

This time on Alfred, the podcast for Shaftesbury, The Vale and Chase areas of North Dorset and West Wiltshire:

News to cheer Shaftesbury cheese lovers! A much-loved cheesemonger is coming back to town – and this time she’s going mobile! Alfred talks with Carolyn Hopkins, former manager of Turnbull’s, about cheese choices and the town’s passion for Gorgonzola. (00:25)

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Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 08

This time on Alfred, the podcast for Shaftesbury, The Vale and Chase areas of North Dorset and West Wiltshire:

We meet the teenagers creating a sensory garden to enhance a patch of land on Shaftesbury’s Eastern Development. (00:35)

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Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 07

This time on Alfred, the podcast for Shaftesbury, The Vale and Chase areas of North Dorset and West Wiltshire:

Alfred visits a new Shaftesbury business, The Botanical Candle Company. Amalia Pothecary has combined a High Street retail space for her beautiful candles with an international online sales operation. Alfred spoke to the young entrepreneur and learned why she is a role model for young people in Shaftesbury who have a business idea but don’t know how to make their dream a reality. (00:22)

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Alfred Podcast – Episode 06

This time on Alfred, the podcast for Shaftesbury, The Vale and Chase areas of North Dorset and West Wiltshire:

Alfred hears about plans to celebrate 70 years of the NHS in Shaftesbury and 30 years of the Westminster Memorial Hospital League of Friends. Matron Helen Lawes wants your pictures and stories and she’s got some interesting tales to share before a big community event! (00:32)

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Alfred Podcast – Episode 05

This time on Alfred, the podcast for Shaftesbury, The Vale and Chase areas of North Dorset and West Wiltshire:

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