The Alfred Daily – 1st May 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:

  • Mum of four collects first ‘Supporting Shaftesbury’ food parcel after crisis cuts her business income.
  • How Motcombe marked a national hero’s 100th birthday.
  • Extra traffic isn’t lockdown rule breaking says Dorset Chief Constable. James Vaughan reveals when and where Dorset Police will undertake driver stop checks.
  • Where in Shaftesbury? with Amber Harrison.
  • Ansty’s alternative plan to maintain the village Mayday tradition.
  • ‘We miss you’ – Shaftesbury Primary School staff send powerful video message to pupils.
  • VE Day In Dorset – Fly the flag but don’t meet with friends says councillor.
  • Brigit Strawbridge on her paperback release, future audio book and her new passion for pondlife.
  • Medical herbalist Julie Wood on dandelions – as a diuretic or in a salad dish.