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The Alfred Daily – 8th August 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:

  • 19th-century Shaftesbury reformer who opposed slavery honoured with a blue plaque.
  • Covid hospital admissions remain low – but Dorset infection rate is higher than England’s average.
  • Shaftesbury police concerned about kids climbing buildings.
  • 60s surf culture comes to Shaftesbury in Fringe show.
  • In conversation – Jamie Randall reveals how Motcombe life has changed over the decades.
  • Shaftesbury what’s on.
  • Kate Pickard and Karren Burkett chat ‘over the garden fence’.
  • Our story from Hartgrove’s Barkley Johnson – ‘There But For Fortune’.
  • Preview of North Dorset Nature – Shaftesbury’s young naturalists.
  • Soundscapes – bumblebees on Breach Lane loving the lavender.