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Aldi Wants To Open A Supermarket In Shaftesbury

Aldi has announced their intention to build a new Shaftesbury supermarket – even though they have just opened a store on the outskirts of Gillingham.

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Shaftesbury Council Hopes To Speed Up Grants Process To Aid COVID-19 Recovery

Shaftesbury community groups could get grant cash faster, if Shaftesbury Town Council backs proposals made by one of its committees.

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New Shaftesbury Rotary President Plans Bigger North Dorset Bike Ride Event

Shaftesbury Rotary Club has a new president. Steve Uden spoke with The Alfred Daily to share his goals for his year of office.

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Shaftesbury Arts Centre Gallery Reopens

Alfred joined Shaftesbury Arts Centre Gallery manager Kate Pickard and Art Centre chairman Jenny Parker to celebrate the gallery reopening.

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Shaftesbury History – Claire Ryley On Tout Hill’s Past

Shaftesbury historian Claire Ryley tells us how one of Shaftesbury’s steepest streets, Tout Hill, was named.

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How Shaftesbury Residents With No Internet Can Respond To Pedestrianisation Survey 

Alfred listener Nigel asked how residents who choose not to use the internet can have their views recorded in the Town Council’s online High Street pedestrianisation survey.

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Shaftesbury Filling Station Reopens But You’ll Have To Wait For Fitness Centre

James Farrow, managing director of the Blackmore Vale filling station on the Sherborne Causeway, says his team has noticed how traffic levels are slowly returning to pre-lockdown days.

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The Alfred Daily – 2nd July 2020

On today’s show: Aldi wants a Shaftesbury store | Shaftesbury Arts Centre gallery reopens | Shaftesbury Rotary’s new president plans bigger spring event | Shaftesbury Town Council propose faster grant cash response | Shaftesbury filling station reopens as traffic increases | Claire Ryley with Tout Hill’s history | North Dorset baby barn owls feeding

Have Your Say On Shaftesbury’s Temporary Pedestrianisation – Survey Goes Live

Shaftesbury Town Council has launched three online surveys to record views on the temporary High Street daytime traffic ban.

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Dorset Council Ends Free Parking For Shaftesbury’s Key Workers

Dorset Council is no longer offering free parking for key workers in their Shaftesbury car parks.

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