Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 26

Shaftesbury Council turns down a plan for new streetlights along an ancient Shaftesbury way | Brexit uncertainty has focused Shaftesbury businesses’ minds, says The Wincombe Centre’s Wendy Ibbotson | We meet the Shaftesbury Shaker box maker exporting his work to The States | How changing parking permissions could end the blocking of a Bell St business entrance | We meet the Motcombe mum who has been wearing a sandwich board to encourage people to enter the village’s Santa Run

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

Good news for fans of dark skies. Shaftesbury Council turns down a plan for new streetlights along an ancient Shaftesbury way. (00:23)

Brexit uncertainty has focused Shaftesbury businesses’ minds, says The Wincombe Centre’s Wendy Ibbotson. (05:40)

We meet the Shaftesbury Shaker box maker exporting his woodwork to The States. Alfred visits Richard Gibson of Shaston Boxes in his workshop. (12:03)

How changing parking permissions could end the blocking of a Bell Street business entrance. Joshua Ritchie of Corita Rose has a plan. (22:55)

We meet the Motcombe mum who has been wearing a sandwich board to encourage people to enter the village’s Santa Run. (27:40)