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Stories in depth

Shaftesbury Arts Centre Winter Show Update

Sadly, coronavirus restrictions have meant delays to live theatre productions.

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Preparing For This Weekend’s Bird Count – Birding On Breach Common

The RSPB Garden Birdwatch is being held this weekend.

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Shaftesbury Fitness Guru Laura Langley On The Right Way To Start Your Day

If you want to achieve something positive during the lockdown, you might want to consider boosting your wellbeing and fitness.

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Soundscapes – Swans In Fontmell Magna

An extraordinary wildlife recording – Nick Crump brings us a swan eating pondweed at Collyer’s Brook in Fontmell Magna.

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New COVID-19 Cases Rise In Shaftesbury And Areas Of Rural North Dorset

There’s been a slight increase in the number of positive coronavirus test results in the Dorset Council area and Shaftesbury. 

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Team That Tried To Buy Bell Street Supermarket For Shaftesbury Disappointed By Online Auction

Cllr Piers Brown and Jackie Upton King both served on the ‘Project Belle’ committee – the group that prepared Shaftesbury Town Council’s bid to buy the former Co-op on Bell...

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Weymouth Councillor Questions St Mary’s Shaftesbury Purchase By Dorset Council

A Weymouth Town councillor has questioned Dorset Council’s £10m purchase of St Mary’s Shaftesbury School.

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Shaftesbury’s New Wildlife Group Founder Takes Us Birding

Alex Chapman, founder of the new Shaftesbury Bird and Wildlife Group, takes us on a tour of the town and Breach Common, identifying species on the way.

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Kate And Karren Chat About Unusual Masks

Friends Kate Pickard and Karren Burkett chat ‘over the garden fence’.

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Barkley Johnson Reads His Short Story – ‘The Dawsons’ Bookcase’

Our Shaftesbury creative writer, Barkley Johnson, narrates another of his short stories.

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Nick Crump’s Lockdown Fun Suggestion – Try Animation

Nick Crump offers an inspiring idea for parents and grandparents who need new, creative lockdown ideas for younger members of their family – animation!

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Why Shaftesbury’s Blackmore Vale GP Practice Can’t Vaccinate Every Day

Over 4,000 Shaftesbury area residents have now received their first COVID-19 vaccination.

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ALFRED RADIO IS COMING TO SHAFTESBURY!

Ofcom has awarded Alfred an FM radio broadcast licence for Shaftesbury and the surrounding villages. 

Click the button below to find out more and how you can get involved.

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Why not subscribe to the Alfred Podcast? It’s free!

When you subscribe, the latest episodes will automatically download to your computer, smartphone or tablet. You will be able to listen to each show as soon as it is ready. And you can listen to Alfred anywhere that you take your device.

If you are using an iPhone, iPad or iPod click here:

If you’re using a Windows or Android device, click here:

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