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The Alfred Daily – 29th August 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:

  • Shopkeepers disappointed by Dorset Council’s changes to Shaftesbury pedestrianisation.
  • More food and a ‘festival feel’ for second Turnpike Showground market.
  • New online magazine for the Blackmore Vale is coming.
  • Tom Perrett walks to the Coombes and shares a fine food foraging tip.
  • How Breach Lane chicken keeper Kate uses her hens to make tough decisions.
  • Shaftesbury holiday weekend what’s ons.
  • Paul Merefield’s pub quiz.
  • Shaftesbury book blogger Karen Cole reviews ‘Death in the East’ by Abir Mukherjee.
  • Nick Crump records Birds gathering in a hawthorn tree on Breach Lane.