A local man’s suggestion to plant around two thousand trees in Shaftesbury – one for every younger resident – has quickly gained support from environmental body Planet Shaftesbury and the town’s Tree Group, which is now working on a tree-planting strategy.
A campaign to encourage locals and visitors to pick up litter in the town centre will be launched in Shaftesbury this week.
A group of volunteers trying to uncover Shaftesbury’s Saxon past has been granted permission to sink ‘test pits’ in the most historic areas of our town.
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Shaftesbury’s Mayor and three former Council Chairmen have offered personal tributes to Steve Clinch, who died earlier this week.
Shaftesbury Town Council has awarded around £26,500 in grant funding to 29 local projects, clubs and organisations.
Five years ago, Noel Bowman left the Met for the peace and quiet of Melbury Abbas. After swapping London’s toughest beats for leafy North Dorset, Noel concentrated on his music. Now the former Metropolitan Police Choir member returns to Shaftesbury Fringe, after a year of polishing his performance skills.