Health

North Dorset Nature With Clive Whitbourn

North Dorset ranger Clive Whitbourn tells us about the sights and sounds of nature he has experienced this month.

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Special Properties Of Silver Birch – With Herbalist Julie Wood

East Stour medicinal herbalist Julie Wood continues her journey through the woodlands of the Shaftesbury area.

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Additional COVID-19 Test Site For Dorset

An additional coronavirus test site will open in Dorset.

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Shaftesbury And Some Neighbouring Villages Record Highest COVID-19 Figures Yet

The number of new coronavirus infections in Shaftesbury has reached the highest weekly level since the pandemic started.

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Support For Shaftesbury Runners During Lockdown – Park Run Plans Are Paused

Laura Langley started running three years ago. In 2019 she set up a Facebook group to share ideas for running routes.

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Shaftesbury Area Herbalist Julie Wood On The Properties Of Yew

East Stour medicinal herbalist Julie Wood continues her series explaining how the Celts celebrated different tree species.

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Shaftesbury Mum Launches Health And Fitness Business To Help You Feel Better

Many Shaftesbury residents know Laura Langley from her summertime Aquafit sessions at the Oasis Pool. Laura has also created a successful Shaftesbury running club on Facebook.

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Facebook Icons Help Shaftesbury Care Home Staff Appreciate Residents’ Unspoken Feelings

Shaftesbury’s Castle Hill House and Cedars Nursing Home are both owned by a Shaftesbury-based charitable trust. Head of homes, Jenny Davies, says that the homes have remained coronavirus-free during both lockdowns.

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Motcombe Volunteers Seek COVID-Safe Christmas Celebration Suggestions

The Motcombe United support group has reformed and their volunteers are determined to arrange an occasion that will allow locals to share a seasonal celebration before Christmas.

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Shaftesbury Mum’s Heartfelt Fireworks Appeal

The wife of a former combat medic is urging Shaftesbury residents to give notice if they intend to light fireworks.

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