Episodes: Masonry

The Alfred Daily – 12th August 2020

On today’s show: Opposition to Dinah’s Hollow tree felling | Dorset councillor warns of ‘dramatic’ planning changes | Shaftesbury wildflower workshop | ‘Drive-thru’ flu jabs at Henstridge airfield | More outdoor dining in Shaftesbury | Wardour smallholder Mary’s sheep hoof problems | Honeybees at Shaftesbury Homegrown

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Staff Return To Work Following Longmead Food Factory Fire

It’s back to work today for the staff of one of Shaftesbury’s largest employers following yesterday’s evacuation of the Dorset Foods factory.

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Swan’s Yard Print Shop Closure Offers New Business Opportunity

The Print Shop at Swan’s Yard will close at the end of October.

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Shaftesbury Artist’s Work To Tour European Capitals

Percy Lizzard’s art is going on a European tour – without him.

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How Money Spent With Shaftesbury Independents Stays Local

It’s often reported that if we spend money with local independent businesses, much of that cash will remain in the community.

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Fabulous Figs And An Unexpected Wildlife Sighting For Shaftesbury Gardener Dirty Nails

Our St James-based, wildlife-friendly gardener Dirty Nails tells us why he thinks figs are fabulous to grow.

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The Alfred Daily – 11th August 2020

On today’s show: Longmead food factory fire | Swans yard print shop closure opportunity | How money spent with Shaftesbury independents stays local | Shaftesbury artist’s work tours Europe | Gardener Dirty Nails on figs and hedgehogs | The cooling sound of water at Springhead’s weir

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Shaftesbury Teenager Found Following Search Involving Helicopter

You may have heard the police helicopter above Shaftesbury at around 4.30am this morning.

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Autumn Music And Market Event Planned For Shaftesbury

A new event, which combines some of the most popular occasions in the Shaftesbury calendar, will take place on Sunday, 4th October.

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Shaftesbury And Motcombe Businesses Assess First Week Of ‘Eat Out To Help Out’

There are 27 cafés, restaurants and pubs within five miles of Shaftesbury town centre where you can enjoy 50% off your food bill today.

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David Burnett – How Turnpikes Transformed Shaftesbury Area Travel

John and Merle Kitching have devoted their professional lives to teaching children in Shaftesbury schools. And they’ve been devoted to each other for sixty years.

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David Burnett – How Turnpikes Transformed Shaftesbury Area Travel

Dorset historian and publisher David Burnett explains how the turnpike trusts transformed travel in and around the Shaftesbury area.

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