‘Years Of Uncertainty’ For Villagers Because Dorset Council ‘Offered’ The A50 For Dualling Study

Dorset Council will create ‘four years of uncertainty’ for anybody buying or selling a home along the A350 since they ‘offered up’ the route to the Highways Agency, so the road could be assessed for dualling.

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Shaftesbury Students Host Impressive Broadway Show Inside Big Top

At the weekend, students from Shaftesbury’s TLW Dance put on their tenth anniversary show. The event was delayed from 2020 because of last year’s covid restrictions.

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Shaftesbury Couple Thank Brain Injury Charity With Rowing Machine Fundraiser

There is a good reason why Luke Hicks wants to raise money for brain injury charity Headway.

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Volunteers Remove Invasive Weed From Ludwell River

Half a dozen volunteers put on waders and entered the waters of the River Nadder on Tuesday.

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Long Forgotten Shaftesbury Pubs With Robert Mullins

Shaftesbury historian Robert Mullins uses old postcards and photographs to show how much our town has changed over the years.

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The Alfred Daily – 26th July 2021

On today’s show: A30 closed after road traffic collision | Volunteers strip weeds from Nadder banks | Rowing to support brain-injury patients | TLW Dance’s belated birthday | Shaftesbury what’s ons | Shaftesbury history – Robert Mullins on past pubs | A female tawny owl on Castle Hill

Shaftesbury Records Highest Local Covid-19 Rates Of The Pandemic

The latest coronavirus case rates for Shaftesbury reveal the highest number of new infections reported in our town since the pandemic began.

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Resident Tells Town Council To Get Act In Order And Not To Rename Hill

Michelle Alford was Shaftesbury’s 1975 carnival queen. Michelle stood up at Tuesday’s Shaftesbury Town Council meeting to proudly tell councillors so. And she had a clear message for them.

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New Footpath Will Cut Journey Between The Maltings And Town

Cllr Peter Yeo has posted on social media to say that he has arranged for a new footpath between Wincombe Recreation Ground and The Maltings.

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Town Council Business Manager Brie Logan In Conversation

Alfred spends fifteen minutes in conversation with Shaftesbury Town Council business manager Brie Logan.

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