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Stories in depth

Youth Club Wants To Become Shaftesbury’s Community Centre – With Town Council Support

The Shaftesbury Youth Club on Coppice Street is our town’s most used hall and meeting room facility. You may be surprised by the range of activities that take place there.

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Shaftesbury Chamber Praises DPD After Bunting Damage

DPD delivery lorries tore down Shaftesbury’s High Street bunting on three occasions last week. That’s never happened before.

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Experience A Relaxing ‘Soundbath’ At Shaftesbury Fringe

You may have heard Dean Carter playing his Tibetan bowls around Shaftesbury. They look like steel drums.

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A350 Upgrade – MP Doubts Major New Road, But Melbury Demolitions Possible

North Dorset’s MP doubts whether an exercise to assess the potential for upgrading the A350 will result in a new route or dual carriageway road.

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Gold Hill Grumbles And Why Is Half Of Shooters Hill Still Shut Off?

Two Shaftesbury residents have addressed the Town Council to ask for action on eyesores which could spoil visitors’ first impression of Shaftesbury.

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Digging On Day One Of Shaftesbury’s Fully-Subscribed New Allotments

Shaftesbury’s new allotments were opened by the mayor, Councillor Andy Hollingshead, yesterday.

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Shaftesbury’s Royal British Legion Plans For VJ Day

We are being encouraged to attend the 76th anniversary of VJ Day in Shaftesbury on Sunday, 15th August at 11am.

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The Shaftesbury Fringe Performer Inspired By Trees

Geoff Robb returns to Shaftesbury for this year’s Fringe. This accomplished musician will play tracks inspired by different trees and the folklore and stories surrounding trees and woodland.

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Wildlife-Friendly Gardener ‘Dirty Nails’ On Swifts

We head off to St James for wildlife-friendly gardener ‘Dirty Nails’ and his weekly advice on pesticide-free growing.

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MP Responds To Calls For A Lower A350 Speed Limit Past Semley

The speed limit on A350 past Semley needs reducing.

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Plan Your Entertainment For The August Bank Holiday Weekend Now

Registration has closed for the 2021 Shaftesbury Fringe Festival, which takes place between the 27th and 30th of August.

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The Shaftesbury Fringe Performers Who Rehearsed In A Graveyard

Every day, until the start of Fringe on the 27th of August, Alfred will interview a different performer to give you an overview of what’s on offer at this year’s...

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North Dorset Nature

North Dorset Nature – Episode 21

Our weekly programme devoted to wildlife in Shaftesbury and the villages, presented by Dee Abbott. 

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North Dorset Nature – Episode 20

Our weekly programme devoted to wildlife in Shaftesbury and the villages, presented by Dee Abbott. 

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North Dorset Nature – Episode 19

Our weekly programme devoted to wildlife in Shaftesbury and the villages, presented by Dee Abbott. 

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Hilltop History

Hilltop History – Episode 11

Listen to Alfred’s Hilltop History programme, introduced by Elaine Barratt.

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Hilltop History – Episode 10

Listen to Alfred’s Hilltop History programme, introduced by Elaine Barratt.

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Hilltop History – Episode 9

Listen to episode 9 of Alfred’s weekly ‘Hilltop History’ show.

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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.

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