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Huge Support For Using St Mary’s Shaftesbury For SEND Education

The public has backed Dorset Council’s proposal to use St Mary’s Shaftesbury as a school for children and young people with, or Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

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PTA Positive About The Future Of Fontmell’s ‘Wonderful’ School

The Sherborne Area Schools Trust has announced changes in the leadership structure at Fontmell Magna’s primary school, including a new headteacher and closer links with Shaftesbury Primary.

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Motcombe Writer To Showcase Shaftesbury Shops To A Million Potential Tourists

Motcombe journalist and travel writer Lee Davey writes for Britain’s best-selling caravan and motorhome publications.

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Grants For Shaftesbury Area Residents Studying Agriculture

A new grant fund will support Shaftesbury area residents wishing to pursue agriculture, horticulture or land-based studies at college or university.

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Julie Wood Visits Shaftesbury Abbey’s Herb Garden

East Stour medicinal herbalist Julie Wood takes us on a tour of the herb garden at Shaftesbury Abbey.

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The Alfred Daily – 16th April 2021

On today’s show: Magazine promotion for Shaftesbury shops | Significant support for St Mary’s School plan | Grants for local agriculture students | Celebrating Fontmell’s St Andrew’s Primary | Shaftesbury what’s ons | Shaftesbury Abbey’s herb garden with Julie Wood | A nuthatch and a blackcap in Duncliffe Woods

Dangerous North Dorset Junction Improvements – As Soon As Landowner Is Found

Dorset Council Highways officials and councillors representing Melbury Abbas, Compton Abbas and Fontmell Magna have met to discuss improvements to a dangerous North Dorset road junction.

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Shaftesbury Shopkeeper Earning Half His Income From YouTube Fans

Graham Lord recently moved his Adamant Computers business, from his previous premises next to the Grosvenor Arms to the former Kalypso hair salon on Salisbury Street.

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Motcombe Acts To Protect Village Hedgehogs

Motcombe Parish Council has made a firm commitment to enhancing the nature and environment of the village.

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Collyer’s Brook – Fontmell’s Special Stream

Collyer’s Brook, the stream that runs through Fontmell Magna, has played an important role in the village’s development.

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