Shaftesbury’s Tourist Information Centre has signed a deal with parcel collection company DPD.
Recently, the Bell Street facility has offered more services for local people to fund the support and advice they offer visitors. The courier arrangement should bring in at least £1,000 annually.
The six-days-a-week operation is managed entirely by volunteers. The only paid officer is part-time manager, David Taylor. David says diversification is vital because grants are no longer forthcoming.