Fancy an affordable European short break, where you’ll gain a unique insight into French or German life? Simon Pritchard is Chairman of Shaftesbury’s Twinning Association and he’s keen to encourage more residents to visit our twin towns.
Shaftesbury paramedics Paul and Rhonda Tubbs have made a life-changing decision. For the past 25 years, the couple have worked day and night, saving lives. Now, to improve their own quality of life, they’ve opened their own cattery at their West Melbury home.
Angel Square needs new road markings to improve pedestrian safety, according to Dorset Councillor Derek Beer.
Climate Change could strip Duncliffe Wood of its bluebell carpet and chalkland streams could run dry. Those were two worrying visions of the future, shared with over a hundred people who filled the Town Hall for Thursday’s ‘Planet Shaftesbury’ meeting.
Motcombe’s Pilates instructor is preparing for a Guinness world record attempt – playing rugby on Mount Everest.
A Shaftesbury photographer is hoping that his Shaftesbury Arts Centre exhibition will encourage people to consider their own carbon footprint.
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The Hovercraft was a relatively new invention in 1967, when Commander Vernon Phillips was sent to the Falkland Islands to put the craft through sea trials.
A Shaftesbury Abbey volunteer has uncovered the document that altered Shaftesbury forever. Stuart Edwards has been researching the life of Elizabeth Zouche who was Abbess when Henry VIII’s reformation brought about the Abbey’s destruction. Stuart told ThisIsAlfred how his discovery will form a key part of a revamped Abbey Museum experience.
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.
North Dorset residents who are experiencing a mental health crisis should soon have a place to turn to for help.
Shaftesbury’s Carnival has been voted the best in the Wessex Carnival circuit. It’s the first time that our town has taken the top award in the five years that judges have scored each procession.