Clouds House at East Knoyle has been treating people with addictions for 38 years and Shaftesbury plays an important role in the rehabilitation of Clouds’ clients back into society.
There are eleven blue plaques on buildings in Shaftesbury. Sir John Stuttard wants an additional sign to recognise the Shaftesbury reformer, John Rutter.
Shaftesbury’s Oasis swimming pool will remain open for the next week and as long as swimmers continue to support sessions, says its manager.
Dorset has recorded a fall in coronavirus cases during the last week – but the difficulty local patients face in getting tested may not present an accurate picture.
Shaftesbury’s book reviewer Karen Cole recommends the first novel by former Shaftesbury school student Howard Davidson, who writes as Billy Moran.