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Stories in depth

Shaftesbury Patients To Receive ‘Drive-Thru’ Flu Jab At Henstridge Airfield

If you are eligible for the flu vaccine, you will be invited to attend a drive-through vaccination at Henstridge airfield.

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Concern That Dorset Council Will Chop Down Dinah’s Hollow Trees

The chairman of Melbury Abbas and Cann Parish Council believes Dorset Council are planning to fell trees lining Dinah’s Hollow on the C13 road.

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Shaftesbury Outdoor Café Culture Extends To The Commons

Shaftesbury’s Pamplemousse florist and café has placed tables on the paved area at The Commons, opposite The Grosvenor Arms Hotel.

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Dorset Councillor Says Changes To Streamline Planning Applications Are ‘Dramatic’

The Dorset councillor who oversees planning says proposals announced by the government to radically shake up England’s planning system are ‘dramatic’.

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Chiropody For Sheep With Wardour Smallholder Mary

It’s our weekly visit to Wardour smallholding.

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Shaftesbury Workshop Lets You Take A Wildflower Meadow Home

You can create a mini wildflower meadow to take home during a workshop in Donhead St Mary later this month.

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Staff Return To Work Following Longmead Food Factory Fire

It’s back to work today for the staff of one of Shaftesbury’s largest employers following yesterday’s evacuation of the Dorset Foods factory.

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Swan’s Yard Print Shop Closure Offers New Business Opportunity

The Print Shop at Swan’s Yard will close at the end of October.

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Shaftesbury Artist’s Work To Tour European Capitals

Percy Lizzard’s art is going on a European tour – without him.

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How Money Spent With Shaftesbury Independents Stays Local

It’s often reported that if we spend money with local independent businesses, much of that cash will remain in the community.

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Fabulous Figs And An Unexpected Wildlife Sighting For Shaftesbury Gardener Dirty Nails

Our St James-based, wildlife-friendly gardener Dirty Nails tells us why he thinks figs are fabulous to grow.

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Shaftesbury Teenager Found Following Search Involving Helicopter

You may have heard the police helicopter above Shaftesbury at around 4.30am this morning.

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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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