The Alfred Daily – 25th 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:

  • Shaftesbury’s tourism businesses are urged to complete a survey revealing how COVID-19 has affected them.
  • Praise for Shaftesbury fire crew’s video in support of key workers.
  • West Melbury musician Noel Bowman marks an important day for Australians and Kiwis with a poignant song recording for today, Anzac Day.
  • Dorset Police issue over 100 fines for drivers breaking lockdown rules.
  • Town clerk Claire Commons discusses the latest Shaftesbury planning applications.
  • Shaftesbury quizmaster Paul Merefield sets you five tricky questions.
  • The Bobby Van launch an auction to fund their service which helps victims of scams, burglary or domestic violence in Semley, Donheads and across Wiltshire.
  • Amber Harrison finds bluebells in an ancient wood on Shaftesbury’s outskirts.
  • Heather Whitehead takes us on a hike around Castle Green.
  • Shaftesbury personal chef Philippa Davies shares kitchen improvising tips when supplies are low or things go wrong.
  • Nick Crump’s recording of a solo song thrush at Duncliffe.