The Alfred Daily – 31st July 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 author’s debut book nominated for prestigious nature writing award.
  • Orders for Shaftesbury entrepreneur’s temporary domes rocket due to COVID.
  • New rules for Shaftesbury groups requesting grants from council.
  • Converted Compton Abbas silo selected for ‘Shed of the Year’.
  • Why firefighters were descending from Shaftesbury’s highest building.
  • East Stour herbalist Julie Wood on a ‘herb’ that’s great to gargle.
  • The sounds of two black labs cooling down in Fontmell Brook by Nick Crump.