On today’s show: Shaftesbury area COVID-19 figures | Positive response for Littledown bike circuit planner | Shaftesbury teenager to sing at Fringe | Celebrating Dorset’s county boundary | Kate and Karren chat ‘over the garden fence’ | Barkley Johnson reads ‘Time’ | Shaftesbury what’s ons | Birds in the Raspberry Lane pines
During lockdown, local councils have held meetings online. Residents have been able to see how decisions are made and the way their councillors behave.
The upper floors of The Dorset Store on Shaftesbury High Street were once used by a soft furnishing business.
It’s over two years since a devastating fire destroyed Darren Wheeler’s woodturning workshop at West Melbury business park.
Now the lockdown restrictions are relaxed, Tom and Jan Perrett can suggest walks outside the immediate Shaftesbury area.
On today’s show: Council told to end online meetings | Graffiti revealing Shaftesbury workers’ names | Darren Wheeler gets creative with fairy woodcraft | Paul Merefield’s pub quiz | A springtime stroll around Stourhead | Kate Scott keeps chickens out of her veg plot | How Karen Cole’s book reviews are recognised | Shaftesbury weekend what’s ons | The Sturkle at Woodfrys Farm
The public has backed Dorset Council’s proposal to use St Mary’s Shaftesbury as a school for children and young people with, or Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).
The Sherborne Area Schools Trust has announced changes in the leadership structure at Fontmell Magna’s primary school, including a new headteacher and closer links with Shaftesbury Primary.
Motcombe journalist and travel writer Lee Davey writes for Britain’s best-selling caravan and motorhome publications.