Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 27

Shaftesbury’s new, zero waste sustainable store | We tour the refurbished Trinity Centre | Christmas lights are on and Shaftesbury’s best-decorated doorway is named | Pop-up art gallery at Father’s House | MP Simon Hoare launches Motcombe’s new hall building project

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

Shaftesbury’s new zero waste store opens. Alfred meets eco-entrepreneur Lucy Barfoot, the woman behind it. (00:23)

The Alfred podcast tours the refurbished Trinity Centre and finds out why Shaftesbury wins when you book their huge hall and meeting rooms. (07:09)

We re-live the Shaftesbury Christmas lights switch-on and late night shopping event and hear seasonal singing from the community choir and star attraction Belle Street. And you’ll learn which business has the town’s best-decorated doorway. (14:31)

We visit Shaftesbury’s new, limited time, pop-up art space at Father’s House and meet three very different local artists who are selling their work. (17:14)

North Dorset MP Simon Hoare grabs a spade and breaks ground to launch the project to build Motcombe’s new community space. (23:34)