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Shaftesbury’s Wildflower Verges Are Changing To Boost Biodiversity

Last Tuesday, Shaftesbury Town Council approved its new wildflower verge policy.

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Weekly Covid Figures For Shaftesbury And The Villages

Shaftesbury’s weekly covid figures show a fall in cases in town, but infection rates are rising in some rural parishes.

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Shaftesbury’s First Drag Night – What Happened And How Did Guests Rate It?

Last Saturday, Shaftesbury held its first drag night under a massive marquee in the garden of Ye Olde Two Brewers Inn on St James’ Street.

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Kate And Karren Chat ‘Over The Garden Fence’

Friends and neighbours Kate Pickard and Karren Burkett chat ‘over the garden fence’.

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View From The Hill – What Visitors Think Of Our Town

View From The Hill – We interrogate more tourists and find out why two visitors decided to stop off in Shaftesbury.

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MP Tells Melbury Meeting He Backs Dinah’s Hollow Plan And Wants Quick C13/A350 Decision

North Dorset MP Simon Hoare attended a public meeting at Melbury Abbas and Cann Village Hall last night.

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Welcome Reverend Kate! Why Semley’s New Vicar Wanted The Job

There’s a new vicar in Semley. Kate McFarlane has moved from Bedfordshire and took up her position at the start of September.

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Council To Explore Whether Oasis Pool Season Extension Is Viable

Would you use Shaftesbury’s Oasis open-air swimming pool if it was open all year round?

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