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The Wonders Of Wild Garlic With Shaftesbury Chef Philippa Davis

When we launched The Alfred Daily on 22nd March 2020, one of our first show guest was Tiggy Walker. She told us how she had been foraging for wild garlic to make pesto for her husband, Johnnie.

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Angola ‘76 Replacement ‘Mustons’ Will Still Be A ‘Community Venue’

The manager of Angola ‘76, Sally Francis, says she’s grateful for our community’s support.

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Shaftesbury Chef Needs Help Expanding Following Takeaway Trial Success

Five months ago, Rupert Walts and Alex Myddleton started selling takeaway Mexican-inspired dishes and soul food from Angola ‘76’.

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Support Shaftesbury Area Dairy Farmers With Milk Stations

Shaftesbury personal chef Philippa Davis gives advice about local milk.

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Shaftesbury Chef Philippa Davis’ ‘Egg-Citing’ Lockdown Cookery

Shaftesbury-based private chef Philippa Davis has been experimenting with unusual eggs.

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Landlady Makes Changes At Shaftesbury Area Pubs To Meet Trading Challenges

A Shaftesbury pub is reopening its doors for takeaways for the first time as its landlady reorganises her two pub businesses.

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Lockdown Has Increased Interest In Shaftesbury Produce Says Vineyard Owner

Joe and Becky Fear own the Breezy Ridge Vineyard in West Melbury. The couple gave locals the first taste of their English sparkling wine at a High Street market stall before Christmas.

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The Motcombe Woman Playing Matchmaker To Wine Industry Workers

A marketing expert from Motcombe has set up a not-for-profit service to support wine industry workers looking for new opportunities.

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Antonia Eastman Meets Shaftesbury Fairtrade Champion Arthur Simmonds

Antonia Eastman reports from the Shaftesbury community farm, Shaftesbury Home Grown.

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National Publicity For Shaftesbury Sweet Store Owner

Jennie Crowhurst of Pennyworth sweetshop on Salisbury Street has been praised in a Telegraph newspaper article by the European head of eBay.

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