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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

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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 – 21st October 2020

    The Alfred Daily – 21st October 2020

    On today’s Alfred Daily: Shaftesbury fire crew thanked for saving home | Reptile study at Motcombe Meadows | Gordon Haskell ‘brought us together’ - Johnnie and Tiggy Walker’s tribute | Celebrating Apple Day at Donkey Field | Shaftesbury poet Catherine Simmonds | Medical centre texts patients to say ‘we’re open’ | Shaftesbury what’s ons | Mary Myers’ Wardour smallholding diary | What’s new at Shaftesbury’s Oxfam bookstore | Lunch on Park Walk in the wind

    • 43 min
    The Alfred Daily – 20th October 2020

    The Alfred Daily – 20th October 2020

    On today’s Alfred Daily: Affordable food for low income Shaftesbury residents | The least socially deprived Shaftesbury area communities | Town Council considers netball provision | Shaftesbury musician Gordon Haskell has died | Christopher Price talks with Phil Tobin of Shaftesbury Bowls Club | Shaftesbury’s Julia’s House charity news | Shaftesbury football news with Dan Horsman | Shaftesbury what’s ons | Wildlife-friendly gardener Dirty Nails | A robin at Windwhistle Corner

    • 40 min
    The Alfred Daily – 19th October 2020

    The Alfred Daily – 19th October 2020

    On today’s Alfred Daily: Campaign to promote Shaftesbury shopping | Shaftesbury trader in book celebrating female entrepreneurs | Shaftesbury to Wareham walking route | 30 years of Apple Day - Sue Clifford | Shaftesbury events guide | Robert Mullins on Coombe House, which became St Mary’s School | Items on sale at Shaftesbury’s Weldmar shop | A tawny owl and coal tit at Higher Coombe

    • 43 min
    The Alfred Daily – 18th October 2020

    The Alfred Daily – 18th October 2020

    On today’s Alfred Daily: Shaftesbury Arts Centre chairman concerned by extended car park fees | Shaftesbury councillors praise Oasis pool | Shaftesbury’s Coffee Companions | Pallida choir celebrates ‘Apple Day’ | Shaftesbury what’s ons | Kate Pickard and Karren Burkett chat about Shaftesbury traffic | Barkley Johnson narrates ‘The Sandpit Twins’ | Karren Wimhurst’s musical improvisation | Early morning near Kingsman Lane

    • 42 min
    The Alfred Daily – 17th October 2020

    The Alfred Daily – 17th October 2020

    On today’s Alfred Daily: Shaftesbury car park fees extended | Fontmell Magna’s fundraising cookbook | Lorry fire at Sedgehill | Shaftesbury what’s ons | Paul Merefield’s pub quiz | A bench and wildlife signage for Salisbury Street | Shaftesbury's circular cycling route coming soon | Why Kate Scott's pet chickens are just like kids | Tom Perrett’s walk around West Melbury and Cann | Karen Cole reviews ‘Plague’ by Julie Anderson | Collyer’s Brook sluice in Fontmell Magna

    • 40 min
    The Alfred Daily – 16th October 2020

    The Alfred Daily – 16th October 2020

    On today’s Alfred Daily: Dementia walks for Shaftesbury | £20k commitment to Maltings residents | Successful harvest at Shaftesbury vineyard | Shaftesbury litter recycling trial delayed to 2021 | Plan to block unauthorised Park Walk traffic | Secret donor funds Shaftesbury’s Open House | Medicinal herbalist Julie Wood on roots | Birds and bells in St James

    • 38 min

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