Community

Mark Edmunds Meets Shaftesbury Residents Edred And Ida Bowman

Mark Edmunds is new to Shaftesbury. He’s keen to uncover our town’s special qualities by talking with residents about their love of our town.

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Police Warning For Shaftesbury Shopkeepers

North Dorset police are warning Shaftesbury shopkeepers to remain vigilant following reports of a cash-changing scam.

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Port Regis School Strides Ahead With Carbon Neutral Plan

In September 2019, James Hardy took Alfred on a tour of Port Regis School and explained their ambitious plans to become carbon neutral by 2025.

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Shaftesbury Chicken Keeper Kate Scott Finds A Use For Feathers

We head to Breach Lane and hear what kind of week Shaftesbury chicken keeper Kate Scott has had.

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New Book Inspires Shaftesbury Tree Decorators

You may notice colourful fabric draped from the branches of trees on Shaftesbury’s Park Walk today.

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Dorset Police Launch Patrols To Ensure Lockdown Rule Compliance

The government has given Dorset Police funding to launch a dedicated COVID-19 response team.

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Council Debates Plan To Prevent Parking On Park Walk – Again

Shaftesbury Town Council has again discussed restricting motor vehicle access to Park Walk.

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Farming Groups Join Forces To Tackle Mental Health Issues

There are concerns that the lockdown is affecting the mental health of agricultural workers.

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Shaftesbury Library Launches Christmas Kids’ Challenge

Shaftesbury Library has launched a creative crafting challenge for children this Christmas.

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