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North Dorset Villager Shares Advice Following A Week Of Self-Isolation

A Fontmell Magna man is advising Shaftesbury area residents to carefully consider what food they’ll need during coronavirus self-isolation, if they don’t usually shop online. Alfred spoke with Dick Stainer halfway through his period of self-quarantine.

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‘We Can Get Through This’ – Shaftesbury’s Health Centre Makes Changes To Protect Staff And Patients From Coronavirus

Blackmore Vale Partnership operates Shaftesbury’s Abbey View Medical Centre and surgeries in Fontmell Magna, Sturminster Newton and Marnhull. Managing partner Jane Dawes explains how your services will change from Monday, because of coronavirus.

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Shaftesbury Fringe Joint Chairmen Make Coronavirus Statement

It’s currently business as usual for Shaftesbury’s annual Fringe Festival. And the event’s joint chairmen have offered words of assurance for any performers who wish to register their show for July’s event.

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Matt And Steve Appleby Present The Carnival Show – Episode 16

The latest edition of the ThisIsAlfred Carnival Show is all about the Associates Gangs and Features Presentation which was held on the 22nd February at Edgar Hall in Somerton.

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Crowdsource Fundraiser Launched For Homeless Shaftesbury Man’s Funeral

The next of kin of Phil Gilbert, a homeless man who passed away on Shaftesbury High Street, have been located following an appeal by the Dorset Coroner.

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Tesco Ask Planners To Refuse Lidl’s Application For A Shaftesbury Store

Lidl’s plans to open a new store on the former Shaftesbury Cattle Market site are being challenged by a rival. Tesco claim the proposed supermarket next door will reduce their income and affect town centre traders more than Lidl suggest.

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Empty Shaftesbury Supermarket Site Under Offer

A buyer for the former Bell Street supermarket could be announced within weeks following the submission of a formal offer to purchase the site.

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Learn And Socialise With Shaftesbury And Gillingham U3A

Alfred is training local people to make radio programmes ahead of the launch of our FM service next year.

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Major Fundraisers Planned As Shaftesbury Hospital League Of Friends Reconstitute

Shaftesbury Hospital’s League of Friends will be reorganised to improve efficiency, raise more funds and increase community involvement. Last night supporters backed proposed changes and heard how new mental health services will be introduced.

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Talking Rubbish – Dorset Council Recycling Expert Answers Questions In Shaftesbury

Most Shaftesbury households put their waste out each week, but have you ever been confused about what goes in which bin? Next Thursday, a Dorset Council official will answer your recycling-related questions at a Town Hall event.

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