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The Alfred Daily – 7th February 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:

  • COVID-19 cases fall across Dorset but rises in Shaftesbury and some villages.
  • Shaftesbury School teacher runs 100 miles for North Dorset refuge.
  • Queen’s official Dorset representative to open Fontmell flower garden.
  • A 17th century Shaftesbury trust buying computers for kids in need.
  • Kate and Karren chat about gymwear styles.
  • Hartgrove writer Barkley Johnson reads ‘A Village Life’.
  • Dorset dialect poetry – John Cluett explains ‘The Vrost’ by William Barnes.
  • Soundscapes – newborn lambs gambolling alongside Melbury’s White Pit Lane.