The Alfred Daily – 22nd May 2020

The Alfred Daily is a 30-minute radio programme for Shaftesbury and the surrounding area, being broadcast 7 days-a-week. On The Alfred Daily today:

  • Dorset Council’s U-turn on cashless parking payment is welcomed.
  • A new fund to help Dorset artists struggling because of the lockdown.
  • Free money to help Shaftesbury businesses grow.
  • The Guy’s Marsh craftsman with time on his hands – clockmaker Rich Poulter.
  • Where in Shaftesbury? Amber Harrison tests your town knowledge.
  • Town clerk Claire Commons shares details of four new Shaftesbury planning applications.
  • Historian Claire Ryley on a Shaftesbury street’s smelly past.
  • Medicinal herbalist Julie Wood on the plant that’s a natural plaster and works as a mouthwash.
  • Nick Crump plays back the dawn chorus as Shaftesbury’s Wilderness wakes up.