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Meet The Dorset PCC Labour Candidate – Patrick Canavan

Alfred speaks with another candidate for the position of Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner.

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Shaftesbury Firefighters Rescue A Cat On The Maltings

Shaftesbury fire crew were called out to rescue a moggie on Maple Road yesterday.

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Shaftesbury Chef Headhunted As Judge For New Channel 4 Cookery Series

It’s an exciting week for Shaftesbury personal chef Philippa Davis. She has been headhunted as a judge for a new Channel 4 cookery game show.

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Councillors Don’t Support Speed Reduction Proposal For Shaftesbury Town Centre

Would you agree with a 20mph speed limit for Shaftesbury’s town centre streets?

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Boost For Shaftesbury Tourism As Two National Surveys Promote Gold Hill

This week, a survey by Direct2Florist revealed Gold Hill is the 11th ‘Most Instagrammed’ place in the UK. Carnaby Street was the most photographed street.

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Free Reading For Bank Holiday

Emma Vallender guides us through the pick of the new, free reads available at her Mampitts Road book exchange, which is growing in size each week thanks to new donations.

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Dorset Is The County With England’s Third Lowest COVID-19 Rate

The level of new COVID-19 cases in Dorset remains extremely low.

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Woman Dies Following A Road Collision Near Port Regis

Dorset Police officers investigating a fatal road traffic collision near Shaftesbury last night are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward.

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Shaftesbury Councillor Sees Red Over St James Yellow Lines

Shaftesbury Town councillor John Lewer is seeing red over faded double yellow lines in St James Street.

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Roadworks Ahead In The Shaftesbury Area

There will be a speed reduction on the B3081 Shaftesbury to Gillingham road this week, between Wednesday and Friday, 5th to 7th May.

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