The Alfred Daily – 1st 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:

  • A tough decision made by Shaftesbury’s Carnival committee.
  • Litter free Dorset urge Shaftesbury shops not to sell barbecues.
  • The May Day tradition in Shaftesbury and Ansty.
  • North Dorset dialect verse for Mayday – John Cluett.
  • A loop of the lake – Tom Perrett’s weekly walk in Fonthill Bishop.
  • Shaftesbury events.
  • Shaftesbury chicken keeper Kate Scott faces her harshest critic.
  • Paul Merefield’s Saturday pub quiz.
  • Shaftesbury book blogger Karen Cole reviews ‘Black Stoke’.
  • Soundscapes – a nuthatch on Gascoigne’s Lane.