Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 35

New trees are being planted around Shaftesbury | Shaftesbury’s Bee Group plans expansion | Paul Rowe retires from Abbots Greengrocers | Richard Keenlyside shares his stories of being a Shaftesbury estate agent | A new younger boss for Squires Menswear

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

We follow the volunteers who have been planting trees around Shaftesbury. Where are they being planted? And why? (00:27)

Shaftesbury’s Bee Group has launched a recruitment drive to boost their work. We chat with Brigit Strawbridge about a forthcoming event. (05:21)

Paul Rowe, the outgoing boss of Abbotts Greengrocers reflects on 51 years of business. (12:16)

Richard Keenlyside shares stories of his life as a Shaftesbury estate agent as his firm, Gilyard Scarth, closes. Why have they ceased trading? (17:29)

Why the new manager of Squires Menswear says the role suits him perfectly. And Ben Denham promises that not much will change in store. (27:00)