Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 64

White Hart Link is now complete | Headstrong – Shaftesbury’s mental health project | A clothes swap planned for Shaftesbury | The Grosvenor Arms Hotel starts an autumn talk programme | Town centre eyesore to be refurbished | Why scarecrows will fill our streets during September

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

Going full circle – the fifty-mile White Hart Link walk is open all the way to Shaftesbury. Alfred met the walkers and their special guest who strode from Fontmell Magna to a civic reception at Gold Hill Museum. (00:26)

Three school friends launch a movie to tackle mental health issue. Alfred hears about the Headstrong Project. (08:16)

Renovations are planned for a run-down Shaftesbury High Street building. Hear what will happen to the former Edinburgh Woollen Mill store. (18:19)

Swap clothes and help save the planet. Swans Yard is the venue for a new type of fashion sale. (21:38)

Why scarecrows will fill Shaftesbury street’s this September. And you could win prizes with the Chamber of Commerce competition. (26:36)

Interesting speakers are booked for a new talk series in a Shaftesbury hotel. Alfred hears about The Grosvenor’s plans. (29:57)