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Carnival Volunteers Will Be ‘Part of History’ Staffing Shaftesbury Pedestrianisation

Alfred meets some of the Shaftesbury Carnival volunteers who will be on duty at the traffic barriers during the first 28 days of the High Street pedestrianisation, which starts on Monday.

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Motcombe To Create A Rainbow Of Colour With Flowers

Motcombe’s gardeners plan a coordinated display of colours this summer.

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How A Former North Dorset Rugby Player Lost Weight During Lockdown

Former North Dorset RFC Captain and Shaftesbury resident, Will Willoughby, tells The Alfred Daily how he’s achieved impressive weight loss at a time when many people have piled on the pounds during the lockdown.

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Civic Society Will Honour Unpaid Shaftesbury Heroes

Shaftesbury Civic Society wants to celebrate our town’s hard-working volunteers. They are asking members to nominate a public-spirited group or individual for their third Rachel Caldwell Award.

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Shaftesbury GP Says NHS Is Not Overreacting With COVID-19 Restrictions

A Shaftesbury GP doesn’t feel that the NHS is ‘overreacting’ with COVID-19 safety measures.

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Number Of Shaftesbury Area Coronavirus Deaths Revealed In Official Data

Official ONS data shows how many people have died from COVID-19 in Shaftesbury and the surrounding districts.

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Matt And Steve Appleby Present The Carnival Show – Episode 20

Matt and Steve Appleby continue to present The Carnival Show through the lockdown with the latest Carnival news, events and gossip. In this episode, Matt and Steve chat with Chris Dunn Veale, Wessex Judging Organiser.

Shaftesbury Council Votes To Open Loos But Skatepark Remains Out-Of-Bounds

The public toilets on Bell Street will be available for shoppers when many High Street businesses reopen next Monday.

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Survey Reveals Ash Dieback At Motcombe Meadows

Cllr Peter Mouncey has surveyed Motcombe Meadows and his study has revealed several dead or dying trees.

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Sara Jacson Praises Castle Hill Cedars Staff For Helping The Homes Remain COVID Free

The Shaftesbury nursing and retirement home charity Cedars Castle Hill introduced strict virus protection rules before the government ordered the lockdown.

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