Episodes

Free Christmas Dinners Will Be Delivered To Shaftesbury Residents On Request

Nobody in Shaftesbury, Motcombe, Melbury and surrounding villages should go without a hot Christmas dinner this year.

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New Chairman Says Donhead St Mary Parish Will Freeze Its Council Tax Charge

John Feltham has been elected chairman of Donhead St Mary Parish Council. England’s third largest parish also takes in Ludwell and Charlton.

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History – The Spiteful Shaftesbury Former MP Who Cut Off The Town’s Water

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 Shaftesbury in the early 1700s.

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The Appleby Twins Attempt Bathroom Fitting

Brothers Steve and Matt Appleby regularly report on Shaftesbury’s Carnival news. Earlier this year, the twins used their spare time during the lockdown to take on some DIY tasks.

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The Craft Of Traditional Hedge Laying On Shaftesbury’s Laundry Lane

An award-winning traditional hedge layer has been working at the side of a house in Shaftesbury’s Laundry Lane.

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The Alfred Daily – 23rd November 2020

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

Help An Independent Shaftesbury Shop Win A Prestigious Award

A Shaftesbury shop has been nominated for a national retail prize in the Independent Awards.

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Shaftesbury Outdoor Yoga Set To Return In Summer 2021

Yoga sessions should be held at Shaftesbury’s Castle Hill Green again next year.

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Shaftesbury Town Council Will Respond To Dorset Council’s Climate Emergency Strategy

Shaftesbury Town Council will offer a formal response to Dorset Council’s Climate Emergency Strategy consultation.

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