Andy Hargreaves

Phone-First Policy For Shaftesbury Hospital As Dorset’s Minor Injuries Units Reopen

All of the local NHS Minor Injuries Units will reopen on Monday the 21st of June.

Read More

Twyford Couple Offer Farm Tours For Better Understanding Of North Dorset Farming

Alison and Rich Holder will open their Twyford dairy and sheep farm to the public between 11am and 4.30pm on Sunday 27th.

Read More

More Packaging-Free Refillable Shopping Coming To Shaftesbury

Wednesday was World Refill Day, a global event which aims to discourage single-use plastics.

Read More

Fontmell’s Springhead Trust Reaches Renewable Energy Milestone

The Springhead Trust in Fontmell Magna is celebrating generating 100,000 kilowatts of power using its solar photovoltaic panels.

Read More

Motcombe Artist Ian Reilly’s Exhibition Depicts The Best Of Dorset

Motcombe artist Ian Reilly has painted the perfect Dorset staycation. His ‘Wessex Wanders’ exhibition opened at the Shaftesbury Arts Centre Gallery yesterday.

Read More

TLW Dance Students Run To Raise Funds For Anniversary Show At Motcombe

Staff and students at Shaftesbury’s TLW Dance are used to physical exercise!

Read More

Dorset Dialect With John Cluett – William Barnes’ ‘Shaftesbury Fair’

Shaftesbury’s own Dorset dialect expert John Cluett was pleased to hear that Shaftesbury Rotarians are going ahead with their Gold Hill Festival on 4th July.

Read More

Hilltop History – Episode 11

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

Read More

The Alfred Daily – 17th June 2021

On today’s show: Phone-first policy for Shaftesbury hospital | Why Refill Day helps Shaftesbury’s war on plastic | Twyford couple offering farm tours | TLW Dance students run to raise funds for show | Springhead achieves renewable target | Motcombe artist Ian Reilly’s exhibition | John Cluett reads ‘Shaftesbury Fair’ by William Barnes | A song thrush in Breach Common

Shaftesbury Good Causes Share Town Council Grant Money

Last night, 21 community groups shared over £15,000 in grant awards made by Shaftesbury Town Council.

Read More