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Meet My Pet – Mike Johnston And His Alsatian Luna

Karen Brazier meets Mike Johnston from Shaftesbury and his dog, Luna.

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Shaftesbury Town Councillors Suggest Council Tax Freeze For Fourth Year In-A-Row

It’s likely that Shaftesbury Town Council won’t ask you for more money next year.

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Happy Now – The Maltings Mum Who Hid Her Kids’ Books Because She Couldn’t Read

Sarah Todd from The Maltings has a challenging form of dyslexia. Can you imagine how hard this is for a mum of three?

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Shaftesbury Town Council Wants A Better Deal For Blue Badge Holders

Dorset Council should offer a better deal for our town’s blue badge holders when using their car parks. That’s the view of Shaftesbury Town Council’s General Management meeting.

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End Of Social Distancing Should Increase Number Of Live Arts Centre Events

The chairman of Shaftesbury Arts Centre, Jenny Parker, says her committee is keen to ease the social distancing restrictions in their theatre, to increase the schedule of entertainments.

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Dorset Chamber Chief Welcomes End Of Covid Restrictions

The Director of Public Health for Dorset Council, Sam Crowe, says the lifting of covid restrictions is good news.

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Jackie And Jeanette Reminisce About Heirlooms

Cousins and friends Jackie Spiteri and Jeanette Hardiman share more stories about growing up in Fontmell Magna and Compton Abbas in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Shaftesbury Council Meeting Abandoned – Councillor Refuses To Accept Exclusion Vote

Shaftesbury’s disabled residents are the biggest losers after last night’s Town Council meeting was abandoned.

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Shaftesbury Makes The Top Ten Airbnb Towns

Shaftesbury is one of the top ten UK towns for an Airbnb stay according to research by the company Homedit.

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Learn How To Trace Your Family Tree At Shaftesbury Library This Saturday

Liz Greenway has headed up the Genealogy Group for the Shaftesbury and Gillingham University of the Third Age for eight years.

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