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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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How We Used To Eat – Kate And Karren Discuss Recipes From 1938

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

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Litter Free Dorset Urges Shaftesbury Shops Not To Sell Barbecues

Shaftesbury area shops are being encouraged not to sell disposable, instant barbeques. And the public are being encouraged not to buy them.

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