Health

Social Walks For Shaftesbury Residents With Dementia

Sarah Rampton is committed to helping Shaftesbury gain dementia-friendly status.

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East Stour Medicinal Herbalist Julie Wood – Going Back To Her Roots

Today, our Shaftesbury area medicinal herbalist Julie Wood tells us about the healing properties of dandelion, burdock and chicory.

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Shaftesbury Mental Health Movement Headstrong Goes From Strength To Strength

Three friends who met in Shaftesbury School founded the town’s mental health support movement Headstrong. They are keen to promote the important role fitness plays in mental wellbeing.

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Positive COVID-19 Result At Guy’s Marsh Prison

A member of Guy’s Marsh prison staff has tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Dorset Council Offer Cash For Self-Isolating Locals

From today, Dorset Council will offer £500 cash support for people on low incomes who have been told to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace.

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Abbey View Patients Advised That Breast Screening Van Will Reduce Parking Spaces

A mobile breast screening van will be parked in the Abbey View Medical Centre car park from tomorrow, Tuesday.

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Rise In COVID Cases Concerns Public Health Dorset

Public Health Dorset staff are ‘concerned’ by the rise in new coronavirus cases in the county.

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East Stour Medicinal Herbalist Julie Wood On Rosehips

East Stour medicinal herbalist Julie Wood tells us about the unique properties of the autumn hedgerow fruits found around the Shaftesbury area.

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Inconsiderate Gold Hill Parking Putting Lives At Risk Says Shaftesbury Town Council

Drivers who park on the narrow section of Gold Hill are blocking access for emergency vehicle.

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Brilliant Things About Bramble – Medicinal Herbalist Julie Wood

Julie Wood offers an insight into the special properties of blackberries and wild raspberries.

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