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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 – 28th November 2022

    The Alfred Daily – 28th November 2022

    On The Alfred Daily Today:
    New fiction book and writing festival to launch in Shaftesbury
    Recognition for Shaftesbury service to single homeless people
    Shaftesbury Town Band take silver in Wessex competition
    Late night shopping events schedule
    Shaftesbury charity shop bargains – Oxfam books, Weldmar, Cancer Research
    View from the Hill - A big party visit from Somerset
    New album for Shaftesbury music-maker
    How Homemaker is addressing supply issues and the economy
    West Melbury farm diary - Acorns prove fatal
    Shaftesbury history – Robert Mullins on the Wincombe monitoring station
    Shaftesbury poet Elaine Cadogan reads ‘Memories from Photographs’
    Soundscapes – A robin in Brooklands Woods Fontmell

    • 59 min
    The Alfred Daily – 27th November 2022

    The Alfred Daily – 27th November 2022

    On The Alfred Daily Today:
    Shaftesbury Tree Group walk reveals impact of hedgerow removal
    Shaftesbury Deli owner - Working without pay to ensure shop’s survival
    High Sheriff salutes Fontmell villagers’ Friendship Garden
    Kate and Karren chat ‘over the garden fence’
    Shaftesbury what’s ons
    Shaftesbury hospital’s minor injuries service open to walk-in patients
    Sunday Story – ‘Upright and Grand’ by Richard Foreman 

    • 59 min
    The Alfred Daily – 26th November 2022

    The Alfred Daily – 26th November 2022

    On The Alfred Daily Today:
    Shaftesbury what’s on
    From fashion to framing – Change ahead for Shaftesbury clothes shop
    Paul Merefield’s pub quiz
    Motcombe chef Laura Bartlett’s recipes - Keeping kidney patients well
    Meet my Pet – Jo Churchill and rescue dog Thomas
    Julia Tilbury’s Walk of the Week – Win Green to Tollard Royal
    Kate Scott’s chicken keeping diary – Why her birds are grumpy
    Friday wellbeing walks - Where you see and hear Shaftesbury differently
    Karen Cole reviews ‘The Pain Tourist’ by Paul Cleave
    Soundscapes – Crows at Twyford

    • 1 hr
    The Alfred Daily – 25th November 2022

    The Alfred Daily – 25th November 2022

    On The Alfred Daily Today:
    Shaftesbury what's ons
    Police investigate road rage assault opposite Port Regis School
    Commended - Firearms officers first on scene at North Dorset murder
    Shaftesbury's ‘First class’ TEDx event impresses the audience
    Donhead publican will reward Wardour tree planters
    Free coats for Shaftesbury area schoolchildren
    Shaftesbury music student to entertain on Christmas and New Year’s eves
    South Western Railway recognised for stance on violence against women
    Shaftesbury volunteers praised for Himalayan balsam removal
    How Shaftesbury's Botanical Candle Co plan to ride out a 2023 recession
    Selling festive firs for four generations - Enmore Green's Cooper family
    Hospice will remove real trees after Christmas for donation
    Shaftesbury Town Band - Contest tomorrow, concerts next month
    Adrian Ryder's book review - Blackmore Vale in the 1960s
    North Dorset dialect - John Cluett shares words beginning with ‘P’
    Soundscapes - Magpies and jackdaws on Castle Hill
     

    • 59 min
    The Alfred Daily – 24th November 2022

    The Alfred Daily – 24th November 2022

    On The Alfred Daily Today:
    Dorset Council explains new Gold Hill road markings
    Shaftesbury to Gillingham Saturday bus service axed
    Campaigners get their 20mph sign on Fontmell bend
    Shaftesbury what's ons
    TIC news with Trevor – Customer buys 210 charity Christmas cards!
    Yetties' star to share stories with Shaftesbury U3A
    View from the Hill - Norwich visitor unimpressed with our market
    Caleb Fulford buys a London taxi and confuses potential passengers
    Shaftesbury slimmer loses 6 stone in 7 months to reduce car crash pain
    Help AONB monitor River Ebble wildlife near Berwick with an app
    Just a Thought - John Parker on the cost-of-living crisis
    Shaftesbury MP calls for better finance lessons in schools
    Festive fun activities on Saturdays at Shaftesbury Library
    Shaftesbury councillors tour playparks to prepare masterplan
    Shaftesbury job vacancies
    Jackie and Jeanette reminisce about shoe shopping
    Soundscape – An owl at Fontmell

    • 59 min
    The Alfred Daily – 23rd November 2022

    The Alfred Daily – 23rd November 2022

    On The Alfred Daily Today:
    Shaftesbury what’s on
    £2m Shaftesbury Arts Centre redevelopment plans on display
    Edwardian pictures of each Shaftesbury Street go on display
    Gutch Common’s Groundhog Day - Phone lines down third year in a row
    View from the Hill - Visitors’ views
    Fontmell gets ready for Christmas Fair
    Shaftesbury residents wait up to three hours for Lloyds Pharmacy
    Shaftesbury tap dancers compete in Croatia for World Championships
    Shaftesbury firefighters attend crash in Mere
    Shaftesbury orchestra plays pre-Christmas classical concert

    • 1 hr

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