The Alfred Daily – 14th May 2021

The Alfred Daily is a 30-minute radio programme for Shaftesbury and the surrounding area, being broadcast 7 days-a-week. On The Alfred Daily today:

  • Dorset’s crime rate falls but which rural forces are doing better?
  • The Kings Arms’ new publicans prepare for Monday opening.
  • Dorset Council makes more signs after another diverted HGV gets stuck.
  • Why Margaret Marsh singer Samantha is excited by her new pet emus.
  • Camomile from a campervan – Shaftesbury’s mobile herb vendor is a hit.
  • Medicinal herbalist Julie Wood on the Abbey’s ancient healing plants.
  • Soundscapes – rocking robins lead afternoon birdsong on Park Walk.