Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 89

Shaftesbury’s new deli set to open | Body found in Shaftesbury bank | Shaftesbury FC offers full time courses for students | 40% off ticket prices and performing pigs for Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show | Sophy Roberts shares stories of Siberia at the Grosvenor Arms Hotel

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

A sneak preview of the new Shaftesbury High Street deli. Alfred hears why its owner wanted to open the business. (00:27)

Sad news. A body is discovered on a Shaftesbury bank premises. (08:55)

Shaftesbury Football Club will become a classroom when an academy takes its first full-time students. Alfred heard that a football course could lead to a long career for local kids. (09:53)

The new Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show boss shares his future plans. There are cut-price early bird tickets and prepare for performing pigs! (19:46)

We chat with Sophy Roberts, the travel writer talking in Shaftesbury’s Grosvenor Arms Hotel about her fascination with the silent, empty expanses of Siberia. (26:19)