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Shaftesbury’s Wildflower Verges Are Changing To Boost Biodiversity

Last Tuesday, Shaftesbury Town Council approved its new wildflower verge policy.

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St James’ Filmmaker Hosts Special Screening For Shaftesbury Tree Fest

St James’ filmmaker Lizzie Sykes is showing a short film and a documentary as part of the Shaftesbury Tree Festival today, Saturday.

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Talks And Walks With Author Robin Walter At Shaftesbury Tree Festival

The Shaftesbury Tree festival is on this weekend, and Bimport-based forester, environmental campaigner and author of ‘Living with Trees’, Robin Walter, talks with Alfred.

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Recycling Plastic To Save Locals’ Lives With Air Ambulance Fundraiser Alison Harding

It’s National Recycle Week and Pound Lane resident Alison Harding is playing her part!

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Shaftesbury Town Council Restricts Use Of Glyphosate – But Can’t Ban Its Use

Shaftesbury Town Council has dropped references to the controversial weedkiller glyphosate in its wildflower verges policy, which was approved last night.

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Wildlife-Friendly Gardener Dirty Nails On Blackberries

More tips and advice from Shaftesbury’s wildlife friendly gardener, Dirty Nails.

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Donhead Seed Merchant On Supplying Wildflower Meadows

Bright Seeds supply wildflower seed mixes to many local authorities, including Shaftesbury Town Council. You’ll see flowers grown from their seeds on Shaftesbury’s roundabouts.

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