Green

Clive Whitbourn Shares His North Dorset Nature Notes

Clive Whitbourn shares his observations on the lizards, butterflies and seasonal fruit he’s noticed in the Shaftesbury area during the last fortnight.

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Shaftesbury’s Green-Fingered Mum Is Excited By Her New Shed Project

Rosie Langley encourages families to embrace sustainable living with her blog, greenfingeredmum.co.uk.

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Why Donkey Poo Is Good For Your Veg Patch – Advice From Shaftesbury Gardener Dirty Nails

Wildlife-friendly garden Dirty Nails tells us why he recommends buying donkey poo manure for your plot.

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Shaftesbury’s New Pop-Up High Street Refill Shop In A Horsebox

There’s a new place to buy refills for your kitchen or bathroom in Shaftesbury.

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Brigit Strawbridge’s Book Praised By Wainwright Prize Judge

There has been high praise for Shaftesbury nature writer Brigit Strawbridge-Howard’s first book ‘Dancing with Bees’.

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Mary Myer’s Wardour Smallholding Diary

Mary Myers is back on Alfred with her smallholding diary.

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Bank Holiday Protest Over Shaftesbury High Street Banks’ Investments

Yesterday, four members of Extinction Rebellion Shaftesbury arranged a dramatic event to bring attention to high street banks investing in fossil fuels.

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Georgie’s Sustainable Shaftesbury Market Business Has Strings Attached

Shaftesbury bunting maker Georgie Faulkner Bryant launched her new business at Shaftesbury’s High Street market last Thursday.

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Wildlife-Friendly Gardener Dirty Nails On Home Grown Tomatoes And His Hospital Visit

Wildlife-friendly garden ‘Dirty Nails’ says his homegrown tomatoes will play an important part in a special family occasion this week.

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Shaftesbury Homegrown’s ‘Best Year Ever’ – And Why They Need Courgette Recipes

The chair of Shaftesbury Homegrown says her community farm has been a ‘lifesaver’ during the lockdown, offering social interaction and a sense of routine for its volunteers.

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