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Stories in depth

Volunteers Making Sure Shaftesbury Area Children Don’t Go Hungry This Half Term

Over the weekend, two sisters have been working tirelessly arranging free lunch packs for schoolchildren in Shaftesbury, Motcombe and the villages.

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Membership Drive To Help Shaston Club Survive Beyond Centenary Year

Robin Brickell is vice-president of The Shaston Club. Robin has been a member for fifty years. This Shaftesbury institution is celebrating its 100th birthday, but there are concerns that it...

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Shaftesbury Shopkeeper Says The Majority Of Her Sales Are Now Masks

Anita Horak has been making masks to order in her workshop at the back of Kit and Kaboodle on Shaftesbury High Street.

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Black History Month Celebrated At Library And Shaftesbury School

Staff and students of Shaftesbury School have read powerful words written by black authors to help promote understanding of some of the issues raised by the Black Lives Matter movement.

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74-Year Old Cancer Fundraiser Cycles From Poole To Shaftesbury Dressed As Pink Bunny

Crowds cheered as Barrie Haynes pushed his bike up Gold Hill yesterday afternoon.

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Shaftesbury Neighbourhood Plan Green Spaces Policies Are ‘Impressive’ Say Wells Visitors

A delegation from Wells visited Shaftesbury yesterday. The group has been impressed with our town’s Neighbourhood Plan proposals.

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Cash Help For Motcombe And Enmore Green Locals Facing Hardship

A fund is available for residents of Enmore Green or Motcombe who struggle financially.

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Kate And Karren Chat ‘Over The Garden Fence’

Friends Kate Pickard and Karren Burkett have both been recognised from their Alfred radio conversations this week.

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Our Sunday Short Story With Barkley Johnson – Was There Anyone There?

Hartgrove-based writer Barkley Johnson narrates the first part of his two-part story.

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Nick Crump Gives Shaftesbury Composer Karen Wimhurst Another Improvisation Challenge

Nick asks Karen to compose and play a tune that represents a word or emotion.

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School Meals Vote – North Dorset’s MP Explains Why He Abstained

Shaftesbury’s Member of Parliament explains why he abstained in the vote to extend free school meals into the holidays during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Shaftesbury Library Challenge – Create Treasure From Trash

Staff at Shaftesbury library are encouraging local kids to rummage through the recycling to make something creative from the rubbish.

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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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