Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 19

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

A Shaftesbury artist wins an award with his eco-message ash tree painting. Alfred chats to West Melbury man Gary Cook about his distinctive and beautiful Dorset landscapes. (00.32)

Debbie Simmons needs volunteers with vehicles to help socially isolated Shaftesbury residents. Alfred learns more about the Car Link transport service and why it is in such demand. (06:16)

A Shaftesbury hotel has been named as one of the best boutique properties in Dorset. (13:56)

The Wilderness, a much-loved area of Shaftesbury green space, will go under the hammer. The owner reveals his plans. (17:35)

The Abbey View Medical Centre’s staff now call you back for a chat before they’ll book an urgent appointment. Find out why this new approach is being hailed as a success. We chat with Clinical Services Manager Richard Broad. (25:20)