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Stories in depth

Shaftesbury Cycling Loop Suspended On The Maltings Following Complaints

A section of the new Shaftesbury Loop cycling circuit on The Maltings has been suspended.

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New Attractions Announced For Gillingham And Shaftesbury Show

If you haven’t bought your Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show ticket, you better buy it soon!

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Shaftesbury GPs Launch Support Group For Current And Ex-Forces Staff

Shaftesbury Abbey View Medical Centre is launching a new service to support serving and former members of the armed forces.

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Shaftesbury Town Centre Buses Diverted To Avoid Outdoor Diners

The new X2 buses have been rerouted away from Shaftesbury High Street while the temporary pedestrianisation continues.

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The Latest Free Reads At Mampitts Road Book Exchange

Emma Vallender tells us what books are available at her Mampitts Road book exchange.

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Shaftesbury Area COVID-19 Figures Fall But Case Rates Rise Nearby

The latest COVID-19 data reveals a very low rate of new cases in Shaftesbury and the surrounding villages. Most areas have reported fewer than three cases.

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Change Of Plan For Proposed Littledown E-Bike Circuit

Shaftesbury businessman David Fear wants to open an electric bike racing circuit at Littledown. Yesterday, he held an open event on his field to answer questions.

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Celebrating The Nature And Landscape Along Dorset’s County Boundary

Shaftesbury, Motcombe and the Donheads straddle the Wiltshire and Dorset border. So, you might be interested in learning about the work of The Dorset County Boundary Group.

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Hotel Boss Encourages Shaftesbury Teenager To Sing At Fringe

Nineteen-year-old music and drama student Grace MacDonald is used to performing in public. She has been a cast member of Shaftesbury Arts Centre productions.

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Friends And Neighbours Kate Pickard And Karen Burkett Chat ‘Over The Garden Fence’

Recent activity inside and outside the former Budgens supermarket on Bell St has caught the women’s attention this week.

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Hartgrove Writer Barkley Johnson Reads ‘Time’

Our Sunday morning short story is written and narrated by Barkley Johnson.

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North Dorset Nature – The Drone Fly

Nick Crump chats to Mariko Whyte about the life of the drone fly, describing what they look like and how they mimic bees.

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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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