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New Role For Melbury, Compton And Fontmell Councillor Jane Somper

The Dorset councillor who represents Fontmell, Compton and Melbury has a new role within Dorset Council.

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Nice Pear! Advice From Shaftesbury Wildlife Friendly Gardener ‘Dirty Nails’

After the success of Sunday’s Apple Day at the community orchard in Enmore Green, our wildlife friendly gardener Dirty Nails praises pears!

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The Alfred Daily – 19th October 2021

On today’s show: SEND school plans and community use of St Mary’s | Shastonbury – A live music fundraiser for cancer | Motcombe parents sent parking advice letter | New responsibility for Melbury and Fontmell councillor Jane Somper | Wildlife-friendly gardener Dirty Nails | Dawn bird song at Donhead St Andrew

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Cann Estate And Shop Turned Down – Parish Councillors React

Dorset Council has turned down proposals for a new estate of 30 homes in Cann.

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Council Hopes To Address 110 Faults At Wincombe Playpark When Staffing Allows

A Shaftesbury Town councillor wants all playpark repairs completed by spring following the annual assessment of the ageing equipment.

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Biggest Turnout As Shaftesbury Celebrates Apple Day

Dozens of Shaftesbury residents enjoyed song, socialising and cider in the sunshine yesterday. Alfred visited Apple Day at the community orchard at Enmore Green.

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Motcombe Villagers Should Report Dog Owners Not Picking Up Poo

A Motcombe villager has contacted the Parish Council because she is fed up with dog mess and wants more signs reminding dog owners to clear up after their pets.

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How Homestart’s Vix Madel Supports Families In Shaftesbury

Jane Smith hears how Homestart North Dorset tailors the support they offer Shaftesbury families according to individuals’ requirements.

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The Alfred Daily – 18th October 2021

On today’s show: Shaftesbury celebrates Apple Day | New Cann estate and shop turned down | Council hopes to address 110 faults at Wincombe playpark | Motcombe residents advised to report dog poo | How Homestart’s Vix Madel supports Shaftesbury families | Donkey parade and Great Santa Run for Christmas in Motcombe | Tawny owls on Breach Lane

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North Dorset Nature – Episode 32

Our weekly programme devoted to wildlife in Shaftesbury and the villages, presented by Natalie Bourchier and Ben Hussey from Motcombe.

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Covid Cases Rise In All Shaftesbury Area Sectors Except Donheads And Berwick

The covid-19 case has risen in Shaftesbury and most of the surrounding parishes.

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Friends Of Breach Common Founder To Give Final Guided Walk

The Friends of Breach Common founder is leaving. John Rutter tells us how his group has already made a real difference to the Common’s biodiversity.

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