The Alfred Daily – 2nd April 2020

The Alfred Daily is a new, daily, 30-minute radio programme. It is being broadcast 7 days-a-week. On The Alfred Daily today:

  • Shaftesbury business is well-placed to explore opportunities when the crisis ends. Dorset Council’s economic lead believes our tourism prospects are good. (01:21)
  • Pamplemousse, Shaftesbury’s newest shop, temporarily closed five days after opening. They’ve adapted and want to reward locals with gifts. (11:00)
  • Food relief for Semley and Donheads residents facing hardship.
  • ‘Clap For Our Carers’ inspired poetry from Janet Swiss. (14:52)
  • Amber’s ‘Where in Shaftesbury?’ quiz
  • How the current crisis has saved Fontmell Magna’s shop. (16:30)
  • Stoates’ Flour Mill in Cann is so busy, they are hiring! (20:08)
  • Photographer Bella West encourages us to critique our colleagues for free and forge new business friendships. (22:22)
  • Heather Whitehead hikes around Shaftesbury and finds an unexpected pizza oven. (25:03)
  • Neighbours Kate Pickard and Karren Burkett chat over their garden fence about why they moved to Shaftesbury. (28:02)
  • Nick Crump’s wildlife recording captures daybreak on Breach Lane. (37:50)