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Stories in depth

What A Shaftesbury Signpost Reveals About Historic Changes To North Dorset’s Roads

Shaftesbury-based industrial archaeologist Peter Stanier takes us to a historic road sign on Salisbury Street.

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Mary Myers’ Wardour Smallholding Diary – Using Up Extra Eggs

Mary Myers shares more stories from her smallholding at Wardour.

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Motcombe Council Concerned By Visual Impact Of 91-Acre Solar Plant

Motcombe Parish councillors have discussed proposals for a 91-acre solar farm on land in their parish.

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Maltings ‘Spine Road’ Debate Delayed By National Mourning For Prince Philip

Shaftesbury Town Council want the ‘spine road’ built on The Maltings estate.

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Shaftesbury Woman Charged With Assault Following Police Search On Sunday

A local woman is appearing at Poole Magistrates today on charges of assault, possession of a knife or bladed item in a public place, and criminal damage.

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Dorset Planners Approve Lidl’s Shaftesbury Store For A Second Time

Lidl has overcome another hurdle in their plan to open a Shaftesbury store. Dorset Council has approved the supermarket’s latest planning application.

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BV Dairy Increases Production For Home Recipe Kits

Shaftesbury’s BV Dairy has entered into a partnership to supply one of the UK’s leading home recipe box companies with sachets containing dairy ingredients.

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Learn More About Littledown’s Racing Bike Sports Attraction This Saturday

West Melbury businessman David Fear is starting a racing bike circuit at Littledown.

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Motcombe Will Feature In North Dorset’s Walking Festival

North Dorset’s popular annual walking event will feature a Motcombe stroll this year.

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Repaired – The Potholed Road To A Popular Shaftesbury Beauty Spot

Win Green is one of the Shaftesbury area’s most beautiful spaces.

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Cabbages And Water Boatmen – Shaftesbury’s Wildlife-Friendly Gardener Dirty Nails

Shaftesbury’s wildlife-friendly gardener Dirty Nails offers tips on growing incredible cabbages without the use of pesticides.

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Shaftesbury Poet Richard Foreman Reads His Verse Inspired By Belfast

Shaftesbury poet Richard Foreman will appear at the 2021 Shaftesbury Fringe.

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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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