The Alfred Daily – 29th March 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:

  • Why Maltings residents are raving about the Saturday night lockdown disco. Alfred talks with DJ Paul Butler, who played song requests through loudspeakers in his garden. (01:25)
  • Dorset Healthcare’s medical director advises Shaftesbury residents with serious health issues. (07:42)
  • Where in Shaftesbury with Amber Harrison.
  • Local singer Samantha wants to make Shaftesbury smile with live online comedy songs. (09:45)
  • Dorset Council waives Shaftesbury car park charges. (12:35)
  • Helen Garmer’s ‘tricky week’ at the Bell Street Baguette Bar. (13:40)
  • COVID-19 is spreading kindness says Shaftesbury Children’s Society chairman. Alfred hears from John Massink. (16:40)
  • ‘Bee Lady’ Brigit Strawbridge watching bumblebee nests whilst following a Spanish-style lockdown. (20:40)
  • Shaftesbury Open House remains open to help with food parcels and benefits advice says Helen Beecham. (25:30)
  • Poetry with Shaftesbury writer Richard Foreman. (33:00)
  • Dawn at Breach Common recorded by Nick Crump. (35:00)