Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 84

Countryfile is coming to Shaftesbury | Tim Chappell on his Round the World Yacht Race adventure | Shaftesbury Arts Centre’s new dance studio opens | Plans for a link road near Enmore Green are announced | BV Dairy hosts its first recruitment day | Britain’s funniest joke writer to headline Shaftesbury Fringe

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

A popular BBC1 programme will be filmed in Shaftesbury next month. Alfred hears why Countryfile is coming. (00:27)

Alfred hears how a lack of sleep during the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race affected a   Shaftesbury man. Tim Chappell explains how the charity challenge has changed his life. (5:52)

Celebrations at the launch of Shaftesbury Arts Centre’s new facility – Alfred attended the dance studio open day. (18:22)

Dorset Council plans a new road to keep traffic out of our town centre. We hear about plans for the Enmore Green Link Road. (22:28)

One of Shaftesbury’s largest employers will open its doors to show the range of roles it offers. BV Dairy’s Vaughan Heard tells us why they are hosting a recruitment open day. (28:17)

The funniest man at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe returns to headline at July’s Shaftesbury Fringe Festival. Alfred meets Olaf Falafel. (33:00)