Hilltop History is our weekly programme sharing stories from Shaftesbury’s past.
Fifty years ago, Shaftesbury’s St Peter’s Church was declared redundant. John Parker tells Alfred about the history of the structure.
Dave Hardiman shares the story of the court case involving a Fontmell Magna resident who upset the rector with rowdy interruptions to church services.
The King Alfred statue, which stands in Shaftesbury’s Abbey Garden, has required urgent repair after its shield fell off.