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The Alfred Daily – 24th 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:

  • Flying resumes from Compton Abbas but the café’s reopening date remains up in the air.
  • Cruise entertainer Jess is home in Shaftesbury after quarantine on a ship in the Atlantic.
  • Shaftesbury Children’s Society has a fundraising challenge says John Parker.
  • Shaftesbury Town Council call ‘no confidence’ vote meeting for second time.
  • Dorset publisher David Burnett on Shaftesbury’s historic love of beer.
  • Hartgrove writer Barkley Johnson reads his curious tale about currency.
  • A tawny owl and ducks at dusk in Ludwell – recorded by Nick Crump.