Food & Drink

Shaftesbury Forager Tom Perrett Makes Cider

Most weeks, Tom Perrett shares suggestions for a walk around the Shaftesbury area.

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Experienced New Café Owners Will Extend Choice Of Food In Shaftesbury

A new café on Shaftesbury’s High Street will offer cuisine that will complement, rather than compete with, existing food businesses.

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Gutchpool Farm Workshop Shows The Free Food And Remedies In Motcombe’s Hedgerows

Rachel Hall has transformed her land at Motcombe’s Gutchpool Farm by planting trees, creating wildflower meadows and rotating areas where animals graze.

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Shaftesbury Residents Snaps Up Donhead Cider As Production Ceases

We would never suggest panic buying but if you see a bottle of Donhead Apple Company cider on sale, you might want to grab it!

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Dorset Shellfish Sales Start At Shaftesbury Filling Station Forecourt

Dorset-landed shellfish will be available at a drive-through stall on the A30 Sherborne Causeway today.

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The Shaftesbury Honey Producer With 2.5 Million Bees

Mike Madgwick produces the local Shaftesbury honey that you’ll find on sale at the Tourist Information Centre.

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Planners Asked To Approve Socially Distanced Café In Semley

Semley grocer Compton McRae has applied for permission to build a new kitchen and café.

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Shaftesbury Area Pubs Offer Discounts To Follow The Chancellor’s Scheme

At least three Shaftesbury area pubs will be offering discounts inspired by the Chancellor’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ deal, when the government subsidy ends today.

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Customers Saddened By News Of Shaftesbury Bakery And Café Closure

Shaftesbury’s High Street Bakery and Café ceased trading yesterday, sadly.

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