Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 20

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

There was a full turnout for Dorset’s toughest running event. We brave the rain to chat with runners and volunteers at Shaftesbury’s Gold Hill 10k. (00:30)

A Shaftesbury herbalist launches her plant-based facial oil and it’s already attracted top celebrity attention. We learn about Enchanted Plants’ partnership with Dorset farmers to provide the thirteen plants needed for the formula. (09:21)

The Mayor throws out a Christmas challenge to find Shaftesbury’s best dressed home. Piers Brown says there will be prizes for the most impressive decorations. (16:31)

Want to be a firefighter? See whether you have the skills and the stamina at Shaftesbury Fire Station’s Have-a-Go night. We’re on station talking to the crew and debunking myths about recruitment requirements. (20:19)

A classic Ealing comedy comes to the Arts Centre. Take a front row seat to hear why you’ll love The Ladykillers. And we discover what the cast think about director Bryan Farrell’s choice of play. (26:49)