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The Alfred Daily – 7th September 2021

On today’s show: Air ambulance flies farmworker to hospital after tractor accident | BV Arts Trail will return | Mudlarking in Shaftesbury streams | Fontmell’s film fans can’t wait until September 15th | Dirty Nails on how to grow dazzling dahlias | Soundscapes – dawn at Rolt Millennium Green

The Alfred Daily – 6th September 2021

On today’s show: Shaftesbury Primary’s car park deal | Walking football at Shaftesbury FC new | Bugsy Malone – Shaftesbury’s youth drama show | Why Lizie chose Shaftesbury for her 28th home | Shaftesbury what’s ons | Paramedics use mobiles to save lives | Soundscapes – water at French Mill

The Alfred Daily – 5th September 2021

On today’s show: Dorset covid cases fall | St Edwards Way walk opens | More fence fires in Shaftesbury | Shaftesbury mum launches baby classes | Shaftesbury what’s ons | Kate and Karren chat | Barkley Johnson reads ‘Quiz Night’ | Soundscapes – Gold Hill

The Alfred Daily – 4th September 2021

On today’s show: Dorset Council won’t move over Shaftesbury parking fees | Shaftesbury financial advisers nominated for awards | Walk of the week in East Stour | Meet My Pet – St James’ border terrier Fred | Paul Merefield’s pub quiz | Weekend what’s ons | Blackmore Vale Art Trail | Kate Scott’s chicken keeping diary | How rotting wood helps wildlife | Karen Cole reviews Doug Johnstone | Park Walk in the sun

The Alfred Daily – 3rd September 2021

On today’s show: Royal Chase roadworks | St James’ Church east window works | Melbury and Motcombe walks from Gillingham festival | Affordable flats approved for Shaftesbury town centre | TIC boss happy with Which readers’ ranking | Fitness expert Laura Langley on affirmation | A solitary chiffchaff at Breach Common

The Alfred Daily – 2nd September 2021

On today’s show: Motcombe residents warned about rocks on verges | Sunday Shakespeare at the Abbey | Shaftesbury’s entrepreneurial 10-year-olds | Gold Hill – the top place to ‘pop the question’ | Jackie and Jeanette walk around Compton Abbas | Shaftesbury what’s ons and jobs | A fallow buck near Tollard Royal

The Alfred Daily – 1st September 2021

On today’s show: Dorset Council explains planning delays | Why Chinese lanterns filled Motcombe’s Turnpike Showground | Shaftesbury Co-Op uses formula one tech | Melbury artist opens pop-up gallery | Heading into autumn on the Wardour smallholding | Shaftesbury quilters share lockdown creations | Improving bridleways and boosting biodiversity in Motcombe | Bees on fuchsia in Cann

The Alfred Daily – 31st August 2021

On today’s show: Guys Marsh Prison expansion will boost jobs | Shaftesbury composer supporting Afghan musicians | Donhead St Andrew fete report | Dirty Nails on pears and strimmer etiquette | A30 closed overnight | Shaftesbury what’s ons | Richard Foreman’s poem – Gifted Trees | Shaftesbury song closes Fringe | Soundscapes – frogs at dawn in Shaftesbury

The Alfred Daily – 30th August 2021

On today’s show: Shaftesbury takeaway move | rooftop sessions return this afternoon | Dorset comedian commits to Shaftesbury Fringe 2022 | Shaftesbury ukulele band encourages extra instruments | St Edwards Way Wareham to Shaftesbury walk will go ahead | Shaftesbury what’s ons | Pets win prizes at Shaftesbury Save The Children Fund show | Soundscapes -tawny owl in Cann

The Alfred Daily – 29th August 2021

On today’s show: Covid cases remain above England average | Shaftesbury police investigate suspected arson | Shaftesbury shopkeeper raises funds for lung conditions | Fringe Saturday highlights and Sunday previews | More events will forge connection between Shaftesbury Abbey and community | Kate and Karren chat ‘over the garden fence’ | Barkley Johnson’s short story – ‘Dotty Wyndham’ | Soundscapes – a pied wagtail in Fontmell