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The Alfred Daily – 17th September 2021

On today’s show: Motcombe Council concerned by alleged planning breach | Unexpected archaeological find in Fontmell | Grant for Semley village hall | More Nettlecombe fence fires | Shaftesbury FCs biggest game in 112 years | Fitness expert Laura Langley | Soundscapes – A Shaftesbury badger

The Alfred Daily – 16th September 2021

On today’s show: St James’ speed campaigner | Shaftesbury couple restart bridge classes | Inside Shaftesbury Freemasons | Saturday’s Berwick Bash has over 100 classic cars | Shaftesbury what’s ons | Melanie Fontana explains why she chose our town | Soundscapes – dawn chorus at Castle Hill

The Alfred Daily – 15th September 2021

On today’s show: Overturned vehicle closes Foyle Hill | Bubble wrap and ‘Bertie Bassett’ in Shaftesbury art show | Shaftesbury School students represent UK in ideas forum | Springhead Trust’s massive moth count | Dorset Council creates ‘stench’ across Motcombe | Shaftesbury events | Hartgrove alpacas | A male robin on Breach Lane

The Alfred Daily – 14th September 2021

On today’s show: Fringe organisers announce plans for 2022 | Shaftesbury’s Hope charity launches video | Shaftesbury man to run half marathon for Dorset Mind | New Lawrence of Arabia movie filmed near Shaftesbury | Dirty Nails – recording roadkill helps conservation | Shaftesbury what’s ons and jobs | Tawny owls in Breach Lane

The Alfred Daily – 13th September 2021

On today’s show: Outdoor arts display on Park Walk | Archaeology fans descend on Saxon Shaftesbury | Shaftesbury homes will demonstrate greener living in action | Folde bookshop head hunted for London conference | Dorset Council questioned over ‘greenest county’ goal | The Kit and Caboodle story | Shaftesbury what’s ons and job vacancies | September morning birdsong and the stream at West Melbury

The Alfred Daily – 12th September 2021

On today’s show: A police car crashes in Cann | Motcombe’s party in the park | Another new Shaftesbury covid peak | A talk about life in service on Monday in Shaftesbury | Kate and Karren chat ‘over the garden fence’ | Your Shaftesbury weekend what’s ons | Hartgrove writer Johnson reads his short story ‘Local Knowledge’ | Soundscapes – a woodpecker at Breach Common

The Alfred Daily – 11th September 2021

On today’s show: Councillor ‘incandescent with rage’ over new Shaftesbury estate plan | Shaftesbury forest bathing event | Unusual job needs filling in Ashmore | Paul Merefield’s pub quiz | Meet my Pet – Tiggy Walker and Darcey | Orchid walk on Fontmell Down | Kate Scott’s chicken keeping diary | Karen Cole’s reviews – ‘Next of Kin’ by Kia Abdullah | Soundscapes – breakfast time on Breach Lane

The Alfred Daily – 10th September 2021

On today’s show: Hopes for more Dorset speed watch groups | Ride ‘n’ Stride returns to North Dorset on Saturday | Motcombe gets ready to ‘party in the park’ | Shaftesbury highway robbery featured in a new book | Margaret Cluett’s ‘ode Oasis pool’ | Shaftesbury shop shuts for good but there’s interest in the unit | ‘Wellness Shark’ Laura Langley on resistance exercises | Soundscapes – a blackbird at Umbers Hill

The Alfred Daily – 9th September 2021

On today’s show: Witnesses appeal following Shaftesbury primary break-in | Dorset Council is struggling to empty your bins | A Melbury businessman wants to sell your food goods | Shaftesbury FC will make history in their FA cup quest this month | Shaftesbury four-year-olds share their thoughts on starting school today | North Dorset ranger Clive Whitborn on attracting butterflies and recent sights | Children playing on Layton Lane

The Alfred Daily – 8th September 2021

On today’s show: Town Council announces Mampitts Green panel | Semley councillors pleased by trading estate expansion | Shaftesbury salon shocked by daylight robbery | Fontmell gardens open on Thursday | Plans for Shaftesbury’s tree festival | An ‘airBnB’ for poultry | Fontmell Primary’s forest school | Boyne Hollow brook