Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 92

Rewilding a Shaftesbury farm | Tesco want Lidl store application turned down | Shaftesbury’s new High Street florist – with a delicious difference | One of Britain’s best-loved classical musicians is coming to Shaftesbury | Crowdsourcing appeal for homeless man’s funeral

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

Alfred visits the Shaftesbury farming couple who want to rewild, by adding more birds, flowers and animals to their land. We chat with Lucy and Jonathan Purssell of Horders Farm. (00:27)

Tesco say Lidl’s plans for a new store on the old Cattle Market site should be turned down. We hear why. (10:49)

Flowers, food and fun events are planned as a new Shaftesbury High Street store opens. We meet the young, female entrepreneurs behind the floristry and food business, Pamplemousse. (16:32)

One of Britain’s bestselling classical artists is coming to Shaftesbury for a fundraising concert. Alfred chats with clarinettist Emma Johnson, MBE. (23:32)

A crowdsourcing appeal is launched to pay for a homeless Shaftesbury man’s funeral. (33:09)