• The Alfred Daily – 9th August 2020

    On today’s show: New bus service from The Maltings to Shaftesbury and Gillingham | Councillor hopes bus gate will be resolved soon | Participants energised by outdoor Shaftesbury yoga | Shaftesbury FC manager quits after one match | Solar panels not valued by homebuyers | Friends Kate and Karren chat | Barkley Johnson reads The Keepers Field | A chaffinch and kestrel in Stour Row

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