A Fresh Perspective On Shaftesbury History At The Abbey Museum

Shaftesbury’s Abbey Museum reopens on Monday. The indoor space has been closed since the end of the 2019 season.

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Planning Changes Could ‘Green’ Light Building On North Dorset’s Green Spaces

Neighbourhood Plans were introduced in 2011 to give local people more say in the future use of land and open spaces in their area.

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Teams Encouraged To Tee Off To Raise Cash For Shaftesbury Carnival

Teams are being encouraged to sign up for a golfing event on Thursday 26th August to raise cash for Shaftesbury Carnival 2022.

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New Perishable Food Bank Opening In Shaftesbury

The official opening of Open Fridge at Father’s House takes place on Wednesday the 19th of May at 10.30am in the Father’s House carpark.

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Awesome Views And Orchids – Tom Perrett Walks Compton Down

Alfred’s radio rambler Tom Perrett takes us on a walk from the top of Spread Eagle Hill.

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Karen Cole Reviews A Crime Thriller Set In The Outback

Alfred book reviewer Karen Cole reviews ‘Vanished’ by James Delargy.

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North Dorset Nature – Episode 10

Listen to our weekly programme devoted to wildlife in Shaftesbury and the villages. North Dorset Nature is presented from Motcombe by Natalie Bourchier and Ben Hussey.

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The Alfred Daily – 15th May 2021

On today’s show: The new look Shaftesbury Abbey Museum | Planning changes concern North Dorset countryside charity | Tee off for Shaftesbury Carnival | Tom Perrett walks Compton Down | Kate Scott’s chicken keeping diary | Paul Merefield’s pub quiz | Shaftesbury what’s ons and jobs | Karen Cole reviews an outback crime thriller | Soundscapes – Oysters Coppice in the rain

Dorset Council Making More Signs To Clear Coles Lane Diversion Confusion

Parish councillor Jenny Weston says she’s unhappy by the lack of Dorset Council signage, warning drivers that Coles Lane is closed during roadworks.

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