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Guided Walk Reveals Progress In Restoring Shaftesbury’s Breach Common

Shaftesbury residents took a guided tour to witness the rejuvenation of Breach Common yesterday.

They walked down a reopened, sunken holloway and heard why Shaftesbury is blessed with so many of these ancient walking routes. And the group discussed theories about WW1 practice trenches on Breach Common.

John Rutter

A holloway on Breach Common

In our interview, Friends of Breach Common organiser John Rutter shares the project’s future goals. He hopes that a new, traffic-free right-of-way can be formed to link the common with Duncliffe Hill.

Listen at 1:20 on Tuesday’s Alfred Daily.