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Wardour-Based Charity Improves Kenyan Orphans’ Life Chances

Alfred welcomes another new volunteer broadcaster! Marilyn Morris talks with a familiar voice to Alfred listeners.

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Praise For Brave Trucker Who Intervened During Shaftesbury Catalytic Converter Theft

Shaftesbury businesswoman Natalie Evans is impressed by the public-spirited action of a lorry driver who reported suspicious behaviour at Wincombe Business Park on Wednesday night.

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Dorset Council – We Don’t Need To Consult Public Over Shaftesbury Car Park Changes

Dorset Council say they didn’t need to consult anybody over plans to extend the period for car parking charges in Shaftesbury’s Bell Street and Angel Lane car parks.

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Shaftesbury Antislavery Campaigner Honoured With Blue Plaque

Dorset Council planners have approved an application to recognise Shaftesbury reformer, John Rutter, with a blue plaque.

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Dorset Police Fingerprinting Trial Could Help Catch Criminals Quicker

Police working in Shaftesbury and North Dorset will be amongst the first in the country to trial new fingerprinting technology.

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Shaftesbury Volunteer’s Poem Inspires Online Social Events For Locals With Autism

33-year-old Sebastian Foreman volunteers at Shaftesbury’s Cancer Research shop and joins the Walking for Health strolls around town. Sebastian is autistic and not all group activities are comfortable for him.

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Town Council Plan To Repair Shaftesbury’s Seven Play Parks

Shaftesbury’s play parks have received a clean bill of health following their annual safety inspection.

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Conservation Officer Supports New Use For Berwick St John Chapel

Wiltshire planners have been asked to approve plans to transform the former Methodist church into a holiday let.

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Shaftesbury Man Praises Firefighters Who Saved His Bell Street Home

What goes through your mind when you discover that your house is on fire? Rob Neely tells Alfred that he was ‘in a total panic’ when he saw the flames shoot down his stairs on Sunday evening.

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Shaftesbury Broadcasters Johnnie And Tiggy Walker Pay Tribute To Their Friend Gordon Haskell

Johnnie and Tiggy Walker have much to thank Shaftesbury musician Gordon Haskell for. The singer-songwriter brought the couple together.

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