Nobody in Shaftesbury, Motcombe, Melbury and surrounding villages should go without a hot Christmas dinner this year.
John Feltham has been elected chairman of Donhead St Mary Parish Council. England’s third largest parish also takes in Ludwell and Charlton.
The lack of running water in our hilltop town has been a consistent theme throughout our history. Jamie Wright is keen to learn more about efforts to pipe water to...
On today’s show: Christmas dinners for Shaftesbury locals | Parish council tax freeze for Donhead St Marys | The MP who cut off Shaftesbury’s water | Traditional hedge laying on Laundry Lane | The Appleby twins’ DIY disaster | Shaftesbury poet Richard Foreman | Starlings at dusk near East Orchard
Shaftesbury Town Council will offer a formal response to Dorset Council’s Climate Emergency Strategy consultation.
Mark Edmunds is new to Shaftesbury. He’s keen to uncover our town’s special qualities by talking with residents about their love of our town.
On today’s show: Shaftesbury store in national awards | Castle Green yoga to return | Dorset Police arrests at anti-lockdown demo | Shaftesbury Council debates climate emergency plan | Shaftesbury residents Edred and Ida Bowman | Karren and Kate on peculiar place names | Barkley Johnson reads ‘Jack’s Story’ | A little owl in Fontmell Magna
It’s a big weekend for Joe and Becky Fear. The Shaftesbury couple have been developing their 3.5-acre Breezy Ridge Vineyard at West Melbury over the last six years.
In September 2019, James Hardy took Alfred on a tour of Port Regis School and explained their ambitious plans to become carbon neutral by 2025.
On today’s show: New Shaftesbury vineyard sells its first wine | Shaftesbury shopkeepers warned of a scam | Port Regis school makes strides towards carbon neutral status | Tom Perrett walks around Blandford Camp | Kate Scott’s chicken keeping diary | Paul Merefield’s pub quiz | Shaftesbury book reviewer Karen Cole | Slow travel along French Mill Lane