The Alfred Daily – 23rd 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:

  • Shaftesbury’s street cleaning volunteers are unhappy with an emerging form of litter.
  • Abbey View patients get answers in the first live ‘ask the medic’ session. Shaftesbury’s health team also offer advice on wearing gloves in public.
  • Near normal service resumes as town centre café adapts for takeaways from today.
  • Green parenting blogger Rosie Langley on keeping the kids engaged with nature. She says lockdown has created a bond with her neighbours on The Maltings.
  • Shaftesbury book reviewer Karen Cole with a novel released to mark VE-Day 75.
  • Amber Harrison tests your town knowledge in ‘Where in Shaftesbury?’
  • Shaftesbury poet Richard Foreman with verse inspired by a local path through woodland.
  • Nick Crump records a magpie and a blackbird at Wincombe Wood.