Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 91

Find out how Shaftesbury rubbish gets recycled and how we can do even better | Shaftesbury Hospital League of Friends will reform | A new walking festival is being launched in the Cranborne Chase | Why Shaftesbury School’s headteacher is passionate about the arts | Award-Winning wildlife filmmaker Stephen Moss talks in Shaftesbury

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

Dorset Council tops the UK waste recycling tables. Marten Gregory explains how our rubbish is handled and how our town’s residents could do even better, ahead of his Shaftesbury talk. (00:27)

Major change agreed for the charity supporting Shaftesbury’s hospital. The League of Friends will reform so they can raise more money. Alfred attended their AGM and heard how they have helped improve Shaftesbury’s mental health provision. (10:24)

A new walking festival is planned for the Shaftesbury area. Organisers from the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty want our rambling route ideas. (21:20)

Find out why Shaftesbury School’s headteacher wants the arts to play a bigger part in pupils’ lives. Alfred chats with Tim Farrer. (27:49)

A Bafta winning TV wildlife producer is coming to talk at the Grosvenor Arms Hotel. Stephen Moss offers Alfred a preview of his event which focuses on Britain’s most-loved birds. (32.57)