The Alfred Daily – 8th May 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:

  • Guy’s Marsh Prison inmates gain new life skills sewing for NHS keyworkers.
  • Shaftesbury Town Council urged to send cash to our German twin town to match the sum Lindlar is giving us.
  • A decorated WW2 veteran urges Shaftesbury to reflect on this VE Day.
  • How Robert Mullins marked Shaftesbury’s 1945 celebration as a 10-year-old.
  • David Toulson considers today’s restricted Shaftesbury commemorations.
  • An extraordinary Town Council meeting will demand a councillor’s resignation.
  • Amber Harrison’s Where in Shaftesbury?
  • Marion Hammond shares this week’s North Dorset nature sights and sounds.
  • Shaftesbury creative writer Richard Foreman reads more of his poetry.
  • Nick Crump captures the magic of Melbury Down’s skylarks.