71 episodes

Essential daily news, conversation and information for Shaftesbury and the villages of the Cranborne Chase and Blackmore Vale areas of North Dorset and South Wiltshire.

The Alfred Daily Keri Jones

    • Daily News
    • 4.3, 6 Ratings

Essential daily news, conversation and information for Shaftesbury and the villages of the Cranborne Chase and Blackmore Vale areas of North Dorset and South Wiltshire.

    The Alfred Daily – 31st May 2020

    The Alfred Daily – 31st May 2020

    On today’s Alfred Daily: Motcombe Major Andy extends his wheelchair challenge | Why Shaftesbury area applicants should read proposed housing rules | Neil Adlam on one of Shaftesbury’s most distinctive trees | Clive Whitbourn shares ideas for family wildlife fun | Shaftesbury poet Marigold Rumbold | Hartgrove writer Barkley Johnson’s story | Canada geese at Melbury Abbas

    • 41 min
    The Alfred Daily – 30th May 2020

    The Alfred Daily – 30th May 2020

    On today’s Alfred Daily: Shaftesbury’s verge wildflower seeding underway | Climate change demonstration on Gold Hill | Paul Merefield’s quiz | Shaftesbury GP answers COVID-19 questions | Karen Cole’s book review | Enmore Green artist Carolyne Moran | The musical sound of the Sturkle at Melbury Abbas

    • 36 min
    The Alfred Daily – 29th May 2020

    The Alfred Daily – 29th May 2020

    On today’s Alfred Daily: Shaftesbury Council back temporary High Street traffic ban | How to live to 100 – advice from a Shaftesbury centenarian | Shaftesbury author writes children’s fantasy novel | Football Club providing more youth opportunities | Elderflower’s medicinal properties with Julie Wood | Stories of days before ‘health and safety’ with Karren and Kate | A robin provides our Breach Lane birdsong

    • 37 min
    The Alfred Daily – 28th May 2020

    The Alfred Daily – 28th May 2020

    On today’s Alfred Daily: Shaftesbury Primary head outlines new safety measures | Donheads’ water supply will be improved | Shaftesbury volunteer urges at risk to remain at home | Shaftesbury’s Roman roads | Where in Shaftesbury? | Rachel Diment searches for orchids on Fontmell Down | A Wincombe Lane blackbird

    • 41 min
    The Alfred Daily – 27th May 2020

    The Alfred Daily – 27th May 2020

    On today’s Alfred Daily: Shaftesbury MP says he’s not homophobic | Shaftesbury man ‘robbed by nuns’ shares story in debut novel | Demand for reopened Shaftesbury tip lower than expected | Tech is changing North Dorset farming | Where in Shaftesbury? | Covid poetry by King Alfred’s Kitchen owner | Dirty Nails on deterring wasps | Dawn chorus at Breach Common

    • 43 min
    The Alfred Daily – 26th May 2020

    The Alfred Daily – 26th May 2020

    On today’s Alfred Daily: Hi-tech VEO cameras for Shaftesbury FC | David teaching dance from his native Venezuela | Delays possible around Guy's Marsh | Arts Centre wants singing selfies | Council to debate High Street pedestrianisation | Robert Mullins remembers Cann School | Wildlife reports from Motcombe | Where in Shaftesbury? | David Toulson’s pride for Park Walk | Wind in the willows at Morgan’s Copse

    • 34 min

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