The Alfred Daily – 17th June 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:

  • Shaftesbury Town Council object to Redrow’s request to delay payment saying promises were broken.
  • Generators placed around Shaftesbury for electrical works ‘to prevent power cuts’.
  • Tesco grant helps Shaftesbury charity feed locals as lockdown continues.
  • David Kerswell on Dorset’s county farms – helping launch farming careers.
  • Shaftesbury High Street market returns on Thursday with a new layout.
  • Shaftesbury Swift Group want to record your sightings.
  • ‘Space of Days’ by Shaftesbury poet Richard Foreman.
  • A goldfinch in a hawthorn tree in Breach Lane recorded by Nick Crump.