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The Alfred Daily – 20th April 2020

The Alfred Daily is a new, daily, 30-minute radio programme. It is being broadcast 7 days-a-week. On The Alfred Daily today:

  • Guy’s Marsh inmates are working to support Shaftesbury hospital staff.
  • Long delay for Shaftesbury’s Neighbourhood Plan caused by COVID-19.
  • Shaftesbury man offers to deliver hand sanitiser to shops and key workers.
  • The lockdown has boosted online property views and some Shaftesbury streets are proving popular.
  • David Kerswell explains how Shaftesbury’s farming landscape has changed since Hardy.
  • Nick Andrew shares a Shaftesbury example of a colourful shrub named after a British explorer.
  • Neil Adlam admires a Gascoigne’s Lane tree that dates back to Charles II’s reign.
  • Afternoon birdsong in Dockham Bottom.