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When you subscribe, the latest episodes will automatically download to your computer, smartphone or tablet. You will be able to listen to each show as soon as it is ready.

You can listen to Alfred anywhere that you take your device.

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Stories in depth

Shaftesbury Mum Urges Persimmon To Improve Unappealing Playpark

A mum from The Maltings says she is disappointed by the uninspiring new play park installed on Maple Road.

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Shaftesbury Fire Crew Called To An Overturned Car In Wardour

Fire crew from Shaftesbury helped rescue a person from an overturned vehicle in Wardour yesterday afternoon.

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Nick Crump Talks With Shaftesbury Olympic Skier Lloyd Wallace

Lloyd Wallace competed in freestyle skiing at the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, in the ‘aerials’ discipline. His speciality is the full-full-full – a twisting triple somersault, 50ft in the air!

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Three Year Grant Award Delights Chairman Of Shaftesbury Abbey

Dorset Council has awarded grants for cultural and arts organisations operating across its area.

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Creativity With Spam Tins Inside John Cluett’s Shaftesbury Shed

John Cluett is known for his love of the Dorset dialect and county poet William Barnes.

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Julie Wood On The Qualities Of Oak

East Stour medicinal herbalist Julie Wood on the special properties of the Oak.

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Persimmon Launches Planning Appeal For Permission To Build New Shaftesbury Estate

Persimmon has requested a public inquiry following Dorset Council’s failure to determine the developer’s plans to build up to 135 houses in Shaftesbury.

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Police Warning Follows French Mill Lane Theft

Dorset Police is advising residents to secure their outbuildings.

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Councillor Wants Maltings Resident On Town Council Group Evaluating Local Plan

A representative of The Maltings will be invited onto a Shaftesbury Town Council working party set up to draft feedback to Dorset Council’s Local Plan.

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Shaftesbury Entertainer Samantha Sings Live On Saturday

Margaret Marsh-based singer and entertainer Samantha is hosting an online concert on Saturday.

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Shaftesbury’s Secretive Wartime And Cold War Radio Station

Shaftesbury historian Bob Kelley remembers the huge bank of aerials which once stood high above Wincombe Lane, used for a wartime military listening station.

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Dave Toulson Shares An Amusing School Story

Shaftesbury writer David Toulson did not enjoy maths lessons when he was in school.

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ALFRED RADIO IS COMING TO SHAFTESBURY!

Ofcom has awarded Alfred an FM radio broadcast licence for Shaftesbury and the surrounding villages. 

Click the button below to find out more and how you can get involved.

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Why not subscribe to the Alfred Podcast? It’s free!

When you subscribe, the latest episodes will automatically download to your computer, smartphone or tablet. You will be able to listen to each show as soon as it is ready. And you can listen to Alfred anywhere that you take your device.

If you are using an iPhone, iPad or iPod click here:

If you’re using a Windows or Android device, click here:

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