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The Alfred Daily – 5th October 2021

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:

  • Dorset Council says they’re ready to resolve Shooters Lane wall repairs.
  • Botanist Mariko Whyte – How nature has reclaimed half of Shooters Lane.
  • French onion seller John-Claude has died, but friends continue Shaftesbury visits.
  • Shaftesbury archaeologist Julian Richards shares highlights from his 50-year career.
  • ‘Unexpected Song’ – Shaftesbury concert for Helen Porter.
  • Dorset police warn of WhatsApp scam.
  • Manhunt as North Dorset local is recalled to jail.
  • 71-year-old Donheads runner discouraged from finishing Marathon.
  • Shaftesbury events and roadwork information.
  • Wildlife-friendly gardener ‘Dirty Nails’ – Why you should plant a tree.
  • Soundscapes – Early morning blue tits, great tits and robins at Castle Hill.