Alfred Daily

The Alfred Daily – 21st September 2020

On today’s show: Treating addiction at Clouds House | Shaftesbury seven-year-old’s online sweet shop | Freedom of Information costs Shaftesbury Council | David Kerswell’s North Dorset farming | Bargains at Shaftesbury’s Weldmar shop | Clive Whitbourn’s nature notes | A September afternoon alongside the Sturkle in Cann

The Alfred Daily – 20th September 2020

On today’s show: Polecat ringbearers at Shaftesbury wedding | A blue plaque for Shaftesbury reformer | Kate and Karren chat about nature in school | Shaftesbury what’s ons | Part two of Barkley Johnson’s ‘The Film Buff’ | Shaftesbury’s green-fingered mum Rosie Langley | The holloway of French Mill Lane

The Alfred Daily – 19th September 2020

On today’s show: Shaftesbury’s Oasis pool stays open | Changes to Cranborne Chase’s walking festival | Dorset coronavirus cases fall | Shaftesbury Abbey’s new project | Shaftesbury what’s ons and jobs | Paul Merefield’s pub quiz | Tollard Royal to Win Green walk | Shaftesbury chicken owner Kate Scott | Karen Cole reviews Billy Moran’s new book | Birds settle down at sunset in Shaftesbury’s St James’s park

The Alfred Daily – 18th September 2020

On today’s show: Vet saves Shaftesbury cocker spaniel Archie | Shaftesbury gardening firm – Best in Southwest | Free Shaftesbury Christmas parking | New Shaftesbury estate agent | Medicinal herbalist Julie Wood | Outdoor cabaret in Shaftesbury | Shaftesbury what’s ons and jobs | The stream at Melbury Abbas Mill

The Alfred Daily – 17th September 2020

On today’s show: Shaftesbury Town Council awards grants | Four Shaftesbury area artists sharing exhibition | Motcombe pilot flies to flu clinic | Dorset shellfish sales start | Shaftesbury Coffee Companions returns | Shaftesbury events and jobs | Sounds of Semley’s lunchtime

The Alfred Daily – 16th September 2020

On today’s show: Walking with Shaftesbury’s alpacas | Dorset police COVID gathering approach | Christmas comes earlier in Fontmell | Road approved for major North Dorset development | Father’s House funding request decided | Wardour smallholder Mary Myers | Robert Mullins on St James’ reputation | Sparrows bathing on Breach Lane

The Alfred Daily – 15th September 2020

On today’s show: Shaftesbury GPs’ drive-thru flu clinic | Former Shaftesbury schoolboy publishes first novel | Shaftesbury runner is first to run Stour Valley Way | Shaftesbury’s empty supermarket could be sold soon | Dirty Nails rates donkey poo manure | Must-buys at Shaftesbury’s Cancer Research UK shop | Shaftesbury what’s ons and jobs | Morning sounds from the St James allotments

The Alfred Daily – 14th September 2020

On today’s show: Sponsored walk for Shaftesbury charity shop | Police appeal following Semley road death | Compton Abbas fly past marks military commemoration | Shaftesbury area what’s ons | More signage for Motcombe Meadows | Truckle Truck’s Carolyn shares her student skills | The Cluetts’ Shaftesbury folk night memories | Hand pans played on Park Walk

The Alfred Daily – 13th September 2020

On today’s show: 95-year-old blind Shaftesbury man’s art | Accident closes the A350 at Semley | Why Semley locals’ taps ran dry | Shaftesbury School’s new AstroTurf | Shaftesbury events | Kate and Karren chat ‘over the garden fence’ | Barkley Johnson’s cliff-hanger | The sounds of afternoon sunshine at Castle Hill

The Alfred Daily – 12th September 2020

On today’s show: Pedestrianisation problems for side streets | St Mary’s School for sale | Proposed new Dorset dog restrictions | New venue for Shaftesbury quizmaster | Shaftesbury area what’s ons | Paul Merefield’s quiz | Foraging with Tom Perrett | Shaftesbury chicken owner Kate Scott | Karen Cole reviews ‘Other Women’ | Sunset at Shaftesbury’s Wilderness