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Stories in depth

Shaftesbury Arts Centre Reopening Is ‘A New Beginning’ Says Chairman

It’s another sign that normal life is slowly returning to Shaftesbury – the Arts Centre auditorium is in use again.

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At Home With East Melbury Artist Grenville Allen

Artist Grenville Allen and his wife Hazel are spontaneous people. They bought their East Melbury home online, without viewing it in person! They say it’s the best decision they made.

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British Legion Chairman Reveals Alternative Plans For Poppy Collection

The chairman of Shaftesbury’s Royal British Legion, Robin Miller, says his primary concern is the safety of his members.

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Kate And Karren Chat ‘Over The Garden Fence’ About Groceries Past Their Sell-By Date

Shaftesbury neighbours Kate Pickard and Karren Burkett meet up for their weekly chat.

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Barkley Johnson Reads ‘The Ring’

Alfred presents another gripping short story written and narrated by Hartgrove-based Barkley Johnson.

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Folk Music From Shaftesbury High Street

Today’s Shaftesbury soundscape is the live music from the High Street on Saturday.

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Dorset COVID Cases Remain Static But Health Boss Advises Against Complacency

The Director of Public Health Dorset reveals the latest COVID statistics.

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Shaftesbury Town Council’s Mediator Quits Because Two Councillors Won’t Meet Him

A local government expert hired by Shaftesbury Town Council to address issues raised by Cllr Karen Tippins has quit.

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Dorset Charity Chooses Shaftesbury For Roadshow Vehicle’s Maiden Voyage

Weldmar Hospicecare chose Shaftesbury as the destination for the first outing of their new roadshow unit.

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A New Pop-Up Shop Will Sell Sustainable Creative Toys In Shaftesbury

Karen Hardwick of Cranbornes will open a toy shop selling intelligent games, gifts and puzzles designed to stimulate inquisitive minds.

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Kate Scott’s Chicken Keeping Diary

Kate offers us another insight into her life with her pet chickens.

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Tom Perrett Visits The Shaftesbury Area Wood Recorded In The Domesday Book

Tom Perrett walks around Duncliffe Wood, which reputedly homes ‘some of the oldest living things in Dorset’.

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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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