Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 60

From boardroom to bookstores nationwide – the BV Dairy director who is now a published author | A huge Shaftesbury art auction will raise funds for women and children affected by abuse | St John’s Hill residents talk about their HGV safety fears | Discover Shaftesbury’s second Tree Walk map | Shaftesbury will host a new  literary festival will launch in 2020

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

From boardroom to bookstores nationwide, Alfred chats to the BV Dairy director who is now a published author. Harry Cowan reveals a surprising fact – he’s only read a couple of books during his lifetime. (00:24)

Alfred hears about a huge Shaftesbury art auction to raise funds for women and children affected by abuse. (09:41)

St John’s Hill residents have started a Facebook group over HGV safety fears. We hear how recent incidents have prompted them to collect photo and video evidence. (17:53)

We go for a stroll with the team behind the second Shaftesbury tree walk map and learn about the hidden curiosities this new guide will reveal. (26:14)

Shaftesbury’s new literary festival will launch in 2020. We speak to their leader as she launches a volunteer recruitment drive. (33:28)