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Shaftesbury Chef Philippa Davis’ ‘Egg-Citing’ Lockdown Cookery

Shaftesbury-based private chef Philippa Davis has been experimenting with unusual eggs.

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Shaftesbury Festival In July Will Celebrate Return To ‘Normal’ Life

Save the date! Shaftesbury will host a festival to celebrate the reintroduction of ‘normal life’ on Sunday 4th July.

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Shaftesbury Councillor Slams Redrow For Not Honouring Agreements

A Shaftesbury town councillor has accused estate-builder Redrow of ‘manipulating’ their estate proposals, ‘to the point where this is not the original plan’.

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How Much Council Tax Will Semley, The Donheads And Berwick Pay?

Wiltshire’s council tax is set. How much will villagers pay in our local parishes?

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Shaftesbury Arts Centre Won’t Rush Reopening

The chairman of Shaftesbury Arts Centre says the volunteers are not going to rush to reopen the theatre when COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed.

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Shaftesbury Trader Launches New Online Fringe Festival

A Shaftesbury businesswoman is planning a new fringe-style online festival during the Spring Bank Holiday.

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Angola ‘76 Lose Appeal And Cannot Trade As A ‘Drinking Establishment’

Angola ‘76’s future as a music venue and drinks venue appears uncertain.

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Shaftesbury Town Council Says Castle Green Dog Restriction Signs Were Put Up ‘In Error’

Yesterday on Alfred, we interviewed Cllr Derek Beer about new Dorset Council signs that had been put up on Shaftesbury’s Castle Green.

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Compton Abbas Airport Owner Asks National Trust To Respond To Litter Issue

The owner of Compton Abbas airfield has asked the National Trust to take action over litter at the Fontmell Down car park. Rubbish is blowing toward the airfield.

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Forty Years Of Friendship – Shaftesbury’s Twinning Association

Want to gain a unique insight into life in France or Germany? Alfred’s Marilyn Morris chats with William Moore about Shaftesbury’s Twinning Association.

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