The Alfred Daily – 15th August 2020

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:

  • Church bells to ring in Shaftesbury for an important historic event.
  • Tribute to Allistair Leaske – A Motcombe man ‘who had great presence’.
  • VJ Day – Motcombe Colonel John Blashford Snell salutes ‘The Forgotten Army’.
  • Tom Perrett walks around Shaftesbury’s southern slopes.
  • Shaftesbury book reviewer Karen Cole recommends ‘Slow Slicing’ by Tony J Forder.
  • Paul Merefield poses his Saturday pub quiz questions.
  • An owl and a pussy cat – recorded on Breach Lane.