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Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 100

Guy’s Marsh men sewing for NHS success | Kate is the 2020 Dorset Knob Eating Champion! | Pilots skywrite over Shaftesbury | Shaftesbury community spirit has grown during the crisis | Restoring a holloway for walkers | How auctioneers advertised Shaftesbury when our town went under the hammer

This time on Alfred, the podcast for Shaftesbury, The Vale and Chase areas of North Dorset and West Wiltshire:

Guy’s Marsh Prison inmates gain new life skills sewing for NHS keyworkers. (00:27)

Shaftesbury’s Kate Scott is Dorset Knob Eating Champion 2020. (09:10)

Pilots write VE Day messages in the skies over Shaftesbury. (12:32)

Our coronavirus response is strengthening Shaftesbury’s community spirit, says food support volunteer Emma Field-Rayner. (16:24)

Work starts to restore an ancient Shaftesbury holloway for walkers. (22:33)

How auctioneers advertised Shaftesbury when our town went under the hammer (25:27)