Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 90

Find out about an exciting new discovery in ‘Shaftesbury Abbey – The Movie’ | Calls to do more for Shaftesbury’s homeless after tragic death in High Street | Shaftesbury is recruiting a social media expert to boost tourism | Council objects to extra Redrow homes at Littledown

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

See the town’s most exciting historic discovery for decades at the first screening of ‘Shaftesbury Abbey – The Movie’. We talk with archaeology expert and star of the film, Julian Richards. (00:27)

Calls to do more for Shaftesbury’s homeless after last week’s tragic death. Alfred hears how locals plan to remember flute-playing Phil Gilbert. (07:30)

Social media experts are being sought to boost Shaftesbury’s online exposure and increase tourism numbers. Alfred talks with Brie Logan about the plans and proposals to create a Shaftesbury brand. (17:43)

The Town Council objects to Redrow’s request to build additional homes to their new estate alongside the A350. You’ll hear why. (25:17)