Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 78

Cann’s award winning and historic flour mill | Shaftesbury’s Little Giants supporting children with special needs | The anti-terrorism cop who switched to Christmas tree sales | Shaftesbury cellist Emily Burridge and her fight for an Amazon tribe

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

Why bakers home and abroad are buying flour milled near Shaftesbury. Michael Stoate takes us on a tour of Cann Mill, which features in the Domesday Book. (00:27)

Little Giants achieving big things for Shaftesbury children with special needs. Alfred meets the volunteers at the Coppice Street Youth Club’s monthly event and hears why parents and children consider this such a vital service. (13:22)

Special Branch – why Simon Burge, a former Metropolitan police anti-terrorism officer, started Christmas tree sales in Shaftesbury. (23:19)

Alfred meets Emily Burridge. She’s played cello on hit pop albums, but this Shaftesbury musician is more passionate about fundraising for an Amazon tribe. (29:25)