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English, Daily News, 1 season, 541 episodes, 1 day, 4 hours, 5 minutes
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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.
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The Alfred Daily – 24th June 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
6/23/202459 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 23rd June 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
6/22/202459 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 22nd June 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
6/21/202458 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 21st June 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury What’s On Blow For Promoted Rockies As ‘Goal Machine’ Quits Council Back Plan To Make Shaftesbury World’s First Nature Town North Dorset MP Candidates’ Thoughts On Prisons And Indy School Vat Exemption Council Firm Up Policy On Imposing Memorials At Mampitts Cemetery Wales’ Most Famous Male Choir Announce Shaftesbury Concert Learning Bushcraft Skills In Semley Maltings Green Spaces Maintenance Will Restart Say Remus Adrian Ryder’s Bell Street Bookshelf – Tales Of Donhead Things To Do Within 1 Hour’s Drive Of Shaftesbury View From The Hill- Scottish Border Visitors  
6/20/202458 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 20th June 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Homeless In Shaftesbury – Four Locals Tells Us About Life, Living In A Tent Shaftesbury  What’s Ons Swan’s Trust And Cygnet Gallery Reward Junior Art Talent View From The Hill – Visitor From Bewdley Shaftesbury Concert - Dorset And UK Folk Tunes Played On Period Instruments Chef-To-The-Stars Presents Healthy Recipes At Shaftesbury Talk 60s Compton And Fontmell Memories – Jackie & Jeanette On Hairstyles Childrens Society Raise £535 With Street Collection Swift Watch – Kathy Morgan
6/19/202459 minutes, 55 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 19th June 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
6/18/202459 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 18th June 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Polling company predict Lib Dem election  win in North Dorset, Labour  in Salisbury seat St James’ Japanese knotweed could take eight years to kill off with Glysophate Tree Group Backs Request For Tony Hawkins Memorial Tree Councillors Want Grant Money To Fund Pedestrianisation Survey Celebrate Cranborne Chase Heritage And Landscape Projects At Larmer Tree Event Shaftesbury What’s Ons Semley Church Solar Heating Project Launched CAB log 11% Rise In Demand From Shaftesbury Residents Weather And Coombe House Pool Blamed For Fewer Lido Swims View From The Hill- Visitors From Zurich Dorset Farmers Market Appeal For More Shaftesbury Stallholders Shaftesbury Refugee’s Story Highlighted By Dorset Council Jan Wall’s Gardening Advice From The Maltings Gypsey Jazz In Donhead, Saturday To Fund Music Student’s USA Trip
6/17/202459 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 17th June 2024

 (Episode 1549) On The Alfred Daily Today: Carnival Committee Plans Iconic Ball Race Down Gold Hill Dorset Councillor Senior Officer Pay Cut Dispute Continues Wildlife Wonder at French Mill Lane Hope2Cycle Needs Volunteers View From The Hill- Nailsworth Visitor Enjoys Shaftesbury’s Gelato Within 1 hr Of Shaftesbury - Folk And D-DAy Events Guides Movement Thriving in Shaftesbury History: Phil Proctor Explores Lyons Walk Fontmell’s The Gossip Tree: A Village News Resource New On Sale at Shaftesbury’s Charity Shops Outdoor Performance of The Tempest At Shaftesbury Abbey
6/16/202459 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 16th June 2024

 (Episode 1548) On The Alfred Daily Today:
6/15/202459 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 15th June 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Persimmon’s Maple Road Play Area: New Councillor Wants  Action Farnfield Solicitors Support Brave And Determined Company Big Donation New Guide For Rural Dorset Residents On Crime Reduction Meet My Pet Margaret Marsh Miranda’s Canine Companions New Guide For Reducing Crime In Rural Dorset Is Published Shaftesbury In The Rain: Shaston Seasonal Reflections Paul Merefield’s Quiz Karen Cole Reviews ‘The Mercy Chair ‘by M.W. Craven. Shaftesbury What’s Ons Love Shaftesbury – Will From St James’ Walk Of The Week -  Terry Yarrow’s 11 Mile Hill, Mill, River Ramble From Melbury
6/14/202459 minutes, 6 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 14th June 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
6/13/202444 minutes, 15 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 13th June 2024

 (Episode 1545) On The Alfred Daily Today: Councillor Denies Claims of Dorset Pay Cuts for Senior Officers Coombe House School to Hire Farm Manager for Market Sale Project Silton Art Group Showcases Diverse Talent at Shaftesbury Art Centre Shaftesbury Seasonal Reflections: Wild Strawberries Signal Summer Visitors to Shaftesbury Enjoy Historic Abbey and Free Admission  New Beauty Salon Opens in Shaftesbury Shaftesbury Could Be Britain’s First Nature Town Roman Artifacts To Be Displayed at Gold Hill Museum Jackie and Jeanette Reminisce About 60s and 70s Fashion in Compton and Fontmell Shaftesbury Area Poetry- Elaine Cadogan Reads “First Night In London” Shaftesbury What’s Ons
6/12/202459 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 12th June 2024

 (Episode 1544) On The Alfred Daily Today: Disabled Shaftesbury Driver Urges Doorbell Cam Checks To Find Stolen Fiat Coombe House New Term Expansion – More Pupils And Sixth Form Join Pop-Up Choir For Two-Day Semley Festival Dementia Support Drop In At Shaftesbury’s GP Surgery 120 Schoolkids To Oyster Coppice’s Ancient Woodland Shaftesbury What’s Ons Tollard Royal Foraging – Dog Roses With Daisy And Mike View From The Hill- Visitor From Ilkley Matt Boatwright’s Property Q And A
6/11/202459 minutes, 33 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 11th June 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
6/10/202454 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 10th June 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Compton Parish Councillor Calls For Air Show Cancellation   Carers Week – Tiggy Walker Caring For Husband, Radio 2 Star Johnnie   Duncliffe Garden Club Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Summer Show   Enmore Green Celebrates 90th Birthdays with Afternoon Tea Inspired by The Ritz   Rare Bird Books Delight at Shaftesbury’s Oxfam Bookshop   Visitor from New Zealand Delights in Shaftesbury’s Charm and History   Enmore Green History Unveiled in Dave Godden’s Book and Guided Walk   Tibetan Street Food Thrives at Shaftesbury’s Sunday Market   Shaftesbury What’s Ons
6/9/202457 minutes, 50 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 9th June 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Candidates Announced for General Election In Salisbury And North Dorset Seats Semley School Pupils’ Art Launches Church Solar Panel Campaign At Fete East Knoyle’s Cools Farm Hosts Sustainable Farming Open Day Shaftesbury What’s On Donhead Artist Commemorates D-Day with ‘Dazzle Ships’ Display Visitors from Newcastle-Under-Lyme Rate Shaftesbury’s Historic Charm Relief for Shaftesbury Residents as Persistent Alarm is Finally Silenced Kate And Karren Neighbours Reflect on Shaftesbury’s Weekly News Shaftesbury Writer Liz Foster Reads ‘A Bit of Colour’
6/8/202458 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 8th June 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
6/7/202459 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 7th June 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
6/6/202458 minutes, 17 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 6th June 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Marks 80th Anniversary Of D-Day With 8am Proclamation Dorset Planners Reject Town Council’s Request For Site Enmore Court Site Visit Melbury Filmmaker Rebecca Rose Tackles Forced Adoption In New Short Film Shaftesbury What’s Ons Job Vacancies At Shaston Club And Ye Olde Two Brewers  Shaftesbury Students Tackle Climate Change And Migration Issues In Day-Long Seminar Visitors From Gateshead Admire Shaftesbury’s Scenic Views Osteopath Specialising In Elephants Will Talk At Melbury Pet Service Guy’s Marsh Pro Musician Debuts Acoustic Duo In Motcombe
6/5/202459 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 5th June 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Jack Jeanes Calls For Full Committee Review Of Controversial Town Hall Planning Application Shaftesbury Commemorates 80th Anniversary Of D-Day With Series Of Events Shaftesbury Electrician Completes Solo Motorbike Trek Across Sahara To Gambia Guitar Trio Serenata To Perform At St. James’s Church In Honour Of Nick Crump Weekly Foraging With Daisy And Mike - Nettles In Ashmore New Liberal Democrat Council Faces Financial And Staffing Challenges In Dorset View From The Hill - Cambs Father And Son Duo Explore Gold Hill  Shaftesbury What's Ons Property Insights With Matt Boatwright: Optimal Viewing Conditions And Buyer Trends Poetry - Elaine Cadogan’s Poem “Deer”  Dorset Council Approves 280 New Homes Between Shaftesbury And Gillingham
6/4/202459 minutes, 2 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 4th June 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Churchill Likely To Get Permission For Retirement Flats On Cattle Market Dorset Council Plan To Reinstate £2 Million Fund To Support Most In Need Dorset Elections Could Cost £1 Million. North Dorset Count Over £200k Semley Fete Finds New Venue Due To Waterlogged Green Eastbourne Locals Love Shaftesbury’s Charms – View From The Hill Professor Of Railways Shares Knowledge At Charlton Talk Donhead St Mary Preserve Historic Mile Marker Shaftesbury’s New Rock Band Opens Royal Bath And West Show Malting’s Garden Guru, Jan Walls Shaftesbury What’s Ons Somerset Men Face Court For Alleged Fox Hunting In North Dorset 
6/3/202457 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 3rd June 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:   Jenny Morrisetti to Bust Renewable Energy Myths at Shaftesbury Talk Shaftesbury What’s Ons Portrait of Twinning Exchange Founder Unveiled During Lindlar’s Visit 81-year-old Tangent Club Founder Wing Walks For Air Ambulance Fun with Dogs and Fungi at East Knoyle’s Fundraising Fete Charity Shop News-  Oxfam Books’ Romanian Treasure, Cancer Research’s Summer Wardrobe Shaftesbury Area Roadworks Volunteers Week –  Dorset Police Salute Work Of Unpaid Helpers Kenyan Seeks to Reconnect with Childhood King Alfred’s School Pen Pal View from the Hill: West Yorkshire Visitor Explore Shaftesbury Gardeners Flock to Berwick’s Open Gardens for Inspiration Shaftesbury’s Bells to Ring for D-Day Anniversary
6/2/202459 minutes, 21 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 2nd June 2024

 (Episode 1534) On The Alfred Daily Today: Daughter Of Shaftesbury's Twining Founder Visits Hoeller Close Shaftesbury What's Ons Poole Visitors Rate Shaftesbury Abbey Garden Party Supports Counselling Charity At Shaftesbury Dentists  Kate And Karren Chat 'Over The Garden Fence' Ann Toomy Reads 'Some Enchanted Morning'  
6/1/202459 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 1st June 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Morrisons Daily Store Rents Five Affordable Flats In Town Centre Paul Merefield’s Pub Quiz Shaftesbury What’s Ons Walk Of The Week: Exploring The White Hart Link With Tom Perrett Grant Secured For Shaftesbury Social Group Jolly Good Company Meet My Pet: Alpacas In Hartgrove Shaftesbury Workshop: Transform Sentimental Wine Bottles Into Candle Holders Visitors From Surrey Enjoy Shaftesbury’s Charm Love Shaftesbury – Why TV Chef Lesley Waters Enjoys Life Here Job Opportunities At Coombe House Karen Cole Recommends  “Hold Back The Night” By Jessica Moore
5/31/202459 minutes, 4 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 31st May 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Mayor Alex Chase Announces Community-Inclusive Mayor Making Ceremony Brave And Determined Company Chosen As Mayor’s Charity For The Year Key Election Dates Announced For Wiltshire And Dorset Residents Cyclist Michael Wolff Abandons Charity Ride After Accident Near Wigan Shaftesbury Welcomes German Guests Despite Border Delays Syrian Refugees Celebrate British Citizenship After Six Years Town Band AGM-Surprise Award For Musical Director, Hall Rebuild Cheaper Visitors From Gloucestershire Enjoy Shaftesbury’s Independent Shops Job Opportunities At Coombe House For Specialised Teaching Roles Excavations Reveal Romano-British And Medieval Activity In Shaftesbury Shaftesbury Poet Marigold Rumble Celebrates The Miracle Of Nature
5/30/202458 minutes, 24 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 30th May 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Fire Engines Climb Gold Hill As Crew Prepare Museum Artefact Rescue Visit Eight Inspiring Open Gardens In Berwick St John Metal Detectorists Find Bullets, Coins, and Musket Balls On Gascoigne’s Lane British And Polish Champions Pilots’  Aerobatics In Skies Above Compton Shaftesbury What’s Ons Jackie And Jeanette’s 60s Fontmell And Compton Memories – Home Phones View From The Hill- Visitor From  Christchurch, NZ Cornish Singer-Songwriter To Entertain Friday Revellers In Motcombe Former Lloyds Bank Alarm Ringing Irritates Neighbour Shaston Seasonal Reflection – Single Muntjac Deer
5/29/202459 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 29th May 2024

 (Episode 1530) On The Alfred Daily Today:
5/28/202459 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 28th May 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Labour Picks Charity Leader For North Dorset Election Battle  Shaftesbury Gears Up For Visit From German Twin Town  Dorset Doddlers’ Free Couch To 5K: Ready To Run?  Enmore Green's Carolyne Moran At Dorset Art Weeks Planners Will Debate 280 New Homes North Of Shaftesbury  Jane's Jobs: Chef, Barista In Semley, Receptionist Wanted, Shaftesbury  Elton Tribute Star Plays Shaftesbury After Double Lung Transplant  Jan Walls On Morning Garden Walks Shaftesbury What’s On  View From The Hill - Walkers From Bournemouth 
5/27/202459 minutes, 16 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 27th May 2024

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5/26/202459 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 26th May 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: New Coach To Help Shaftesbury Bowlers Reach Higher Level Shaftesbury What’s Ons Mocha And Mental Health Chats With BadCo’s Park Walk Pop-Up New Defibrillator And Folk Songs As Lido Opens For Summer Donhead Students Will Drive Aid To Ukraine Kate And Karren Chat ‘Over The Garden’ Fence Trade Plates Travel Blogger Praises Shaftesbury’s Gold Hill Shaftesbury Swifts Watch Sunday Story “The Scam’ By Ray Lee
5/25/202458 minutes, 2 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 25th May 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Transforming Fabric Into Fabulous Outfits At Sustainable Clothing Event Dorset Council: Signs The Solution To Blocked High Street Pavement Dorset Police Change Response To Mental Health Crisis Calls Police Share Tips To Prevent Theft From Cars This Bank Holiday Councillor Demands Reversal Of Library Closure On Market Day Mornings More Cash To Fight Wiltshire Lay-By Fly-Tipping Meet My Pet: Elaine From East Knoyle Walk Of The Week: Shaftesbury To Tisbury With Dave Greenman Saturday Pub Quiz With Paul Merefield Love Shaftesbury - Anna Arkell Karen Cole Reviews ‘Missing White Woman’ By Kellye Garrett
5/24/202459 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 24th May 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Community Collaborates in Queen Mother’s Garden Refresh Shaftesbury What’s On Wanted: Memories and Memorabilia as Motcombe Methodist Celebrates 250 Years Unique Art Exhibition Space Opens at Wincombe Business Park Folk Trio to Serenade Swimmers at Lido’s Summer Opening Much-Loved Former Gill and Shaftesbury Show Boss Receives His MBE Adrian Ryder’s Bell Street Bookshelf: Alternative Farming and On Head Shaftesbury Area Jobs: Port Regis, Coombe House and Sorrelle View from the Hill: Day Coach Trippers from Worcestershire Shaftesbury’s Ukrainian Community Plans Celebration on Saturday
5/23/202459 minutes, 50 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 23rd May 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Dorset Political Parties React To The Election Announcement Busiest Week Yet For Coppice Street Car Park That Funds Community Grants A Book, Walk And Talk About Enmore Green’s People And Places Shaftesbury’s Michael Wolff Cycling Across UK For Team Torri Lend A Hand On Sunday To Keep Bell Street Beautiful Shaftesbury What’s Ons View From The Hill - Visitor From Suffolk Games And Local Goods Will Fill The Field At East Stour’s New Fete Jackie And Jeanette’s 60s And 70s Fontmell Memories - Home Life Tulips And Timeless Views: A Shaftesbury Artist’s Showcase
5/22/202459 minutes, 23 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 22nd May 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Firefighters Respond to Prison Blaze Town Council Challenge Dorset Council Over School Road Resurfacing During Term Time Phil Beats Fundraising Target Fourfold in Cancer Charity Bike Ride Tyre Company Closes Stur Branch and Doubles Shaftesbury Workforce Cast Raise Cash to Fund Arts Centre Musical Shaftesbury What’s Ons View from the Hill - Visitor from Bristol Fontmell Talk Shares Life Lessons from Dorset Writers Hardy and Barnes Reflection on Youth - Poetry by Semley’s Julia Desch
5/21/202457 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 21st May 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Two Shaftesbury Archaeologists Discover Roman Farmstead In Cann. Melbury Council Doubts Dinah Hollow’s Landslip Risk After Incident-Free Wet Winter. Water Quality Debate Get Local - MP Would Swim In Stour, Opponent  Cautious 32 Young Shaftesbury Performers Shine With Award In Birmingham Musicals Event. Garden Guru Jan Walls - Looking Forward To Summer Plant Sales. Powerful Play About The NHS’s Architect At Arts Centre East Knoyle, Donhead And Semley Locals Could Get Free Septic Tank Upgrade. View From The Hill - North Derbyshire Visitors Love Shaftesbury. Shaftesbury Whats On. Ten Thousand Attend Shaftesbury Feastival, Event Donates To Vale Pantry. Planning- New Farm Building In Fontmell, New Motcombe Home To Replace Barn.  
5/20/20241 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 20th May 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Dementia-Friendly Makeover Of Shaftesbury Park Unveiling Thursday Cycling Stamina And Skills Tested With North Dorset Cycle Ride Paint-Throwing Fun Brings Out The Crowds In Motcombe Quest To Find The Fastest Service At The Four Villages Fete TV Chef Gives Top Marks To Sedgehill Fete Food Shaftesbury What’s Ons Women Wanted For Ladies Skittles League Bargains From Shaftesbury’s Charity Shops
5/19/202459 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 19th May 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Cancer Charity Fashion For A Fiver Fundraiser Fills Town Band Hall Rambling Author Reveals His Favourite Walk Is Local, Ahead of Grosvenor Event Shaftesbury What's Ons View Victorian History with Rare East Knoyle Garden Opening View From The Hill - London Couple Show French Visitors Shaftesbury Kate And Karren chat  - Old HSBC Bank Works And Coles' Funfair's Impressive Tidy-Up Liz Foster Reads 'Lydia's Book Club'
5/18/202458 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 18th May 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
5/17/20241 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 17th May 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury What’s Ons Top Of The Class – Shaftesbury Pupils’ Eco Ideas Are Best In 10,000 Entries Adrian Ryder’s Bell Street Book Shelf – Dorset Villages Viewed By 1930s Photographer Fontmell Women Dress To Impress At Fashion Show For Church Repair Shaftesbury Councillor To Chair Dorset Council Committee New Dorset Council Chair Is Likely A Record-Breaker Keeping Their Powder Wet – Motcombe’s Paint-Throwing Colour Run Three Councils Collaborate To Make A350 North Of Shaftesbury Safer Daily Telegraph Writer Says Shaftesbury Is ‘Slightly Down At Heel’ Power Cut Hits Shaftesbury And The Villages – 620+ Homes In Darkness Shaftesbury School Deputy Will Be New Sturminster High Headteacher  
5/16/202459 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 16th May 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Questions About Old Bank Refurb, Blocking Pavements Donheads Councillor Calculates Cost Of Wiltshire Potholes Shaftesbury Schoolboy Makes Final Of National Performance Poetry Competition Cranborne Chase Walking Festival Now Welcomes Dogs, With Special Event Visitors’ Views: Andover Tourists Love Shaftesbury Shaftesbury What’s Ons Big Plant Sale To Boost Hospital Friends’ Funds Glowing Report For Dorset Special Educational Needs Provision Pooling Talent - Wiltshire Needs More Swimming Instructors Free-To-Enter Dorset Business Awards Now Open Dorset NHS Seeking Women’s Views Shaston Seasonal Reflections Jackie and Jeanette on 1960s Playtime In Fontmell
5/15/202459 minutes, 55 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 15th May 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: New Maltings Hub is Cllr Chase’s Priority as Shaftesbury Mayor Stand-Ups Find Humour in ‘Confidence’ with Shaftesbury Panel Game Making Gore Clump and Spread Eagle Hill Safer – Melbury’s Road Safety Plan Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Swifts with Cathy Morgan Fontmell Friends Speaker Explains Why You Need to Eat Nettles Shaftesbury Art and Exercise Experts Picked for Pyrenees Retreat View from the Hill – Callum from Westbourne Award for Fontmell’s Church-to-Church Charity Walkers Matt Boatwright’s Property Matters – Land with Wildlife and Sales Falling Through Shaftesbury What’s On
5/14/202459 minutes, 8 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 14th May 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: No North Dorset Members In New Dorset Council Cabinet Former Jhoots Locum Pharmacy Shares Concerns Over Patient Safety Councillor Welcomes New Town Council With Most Women Ever And Younger Average Age Some Donhead And Semley Potholes Are ‘Dangerous’ Says MP Shaftesbury Abbey Expert Lecture - How Gardens Evolved From Alfred To Henry VIII Blooms, Bakes, Sausage Rolls And Seeds – At Sedgehill On Sunday Singers And Stand-Ups Sought For Dentist Garden’s Gig Shaftesbury What’s Ons Jan Walls’ Gardening Guide
5/13/20241 hour, 3 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 13th May 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Blue Badge Owning Market Organiser Understands Disabled Driver Frustration Recognition for Shaftesbury Abbey's environmental efforts Art Inspired By East Knoyle Walks Fills Arts Centre Walls Dorset Mind Support Ten People During Library Drop In Motcombe Man Completes Lands End To John O’Groats Ride Charity Shop Latest: Board Games On Sale At Oxfam, Summer Clothes At CRUK View From The Hill- Visitors From Wilton Shaftesbury What’s Ons
5/12/202459 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 12th May 2024

 (Episode 1513) On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Firecrew Tackle Guy’s Marsh Cell Blaze Donhead Author’s Book Plays Homage To Hedgerows Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaftesbury Expert Talk- How Fermented Food Could Make You Feel Better Why Joining Shaftesbury Rock Band Onyx Has Changed Bill Bruce’s Life View From The Hill – Visitors From Sutton Don’t Like Our Loos North Dorset Author Ray Lee Reads ‘Hero’ Donhead Diary- The Barker’s Hill Story
5/11/20241 hour, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 11th May 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaftesbury Businessman Launches Dorset Artwork Courier Service Tour The New Arboretum During Wincombe Park’s Annual Opening See Lambs Being Born In East Knoyle This Weekend New Dorset Council To Announce Cabinet Roles Shaftesbury Councillors Asked To Renew Conduct Pledge Two-fifths of Eligible Dorset People Receive Covid Jab View From The Hill- Epsom Visitor Paul Merefield’s Quiz Meet My Pet – MK And Charlie From East Knoyle Walk Of The Week- Dorset Hill Forts With Dave Hardiman Karen Cole Reviews – ‘The Kitchen’ by Simone Buchholz
5/10/202459 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 10th May 2024

 (Episode 1511) On The Alfred Daily Today:   New Lib Dem Councillor Wants 30 MPH Grosvenor Rd & Christy’s Lane Shaftesbury What’s Ons Dorset Wildlife Trust and Abbey Help You Enhance Nature at Sunday Garden Event Round Table Hope Semley Bushcraft Evening Will Boost Membership Adrian Ryder’s Bell Street Bookshelf- Berwick, Semley And Donhead In The 80s Fontmell Residents Urged to Report ‘Near Misses’ Following Driver's ThreatBottom of Form Flour Power –Harnessing The Sun And Sturkle At Cann Mill Clubmen Book Author On Castle Hill’s Significance  
5/9/202459 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 9th May 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Cllr Derek Beer On Lib Dems Plans For Shaftesbury All About Alcester-The  Shaftesbury Area Few People Know About Shaston Gardening Club Winds Up After A Century Of Celebrating Horticulture Five Years Of The Maltings’ Spar- Bestseller Revealed Business Networking At The Brewers’ Shaftesbury Commemorates V.E Day Shaftesbury What’s Ons Jackie and Jeanette’s 60 Memories Of Fontmell’s Pub King Continues As Weldmar Patron
5/8/202459 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 8th May 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Area Schools Could Win Cash for Painting a Pub Fence Award Winning Wildlife Garden Opens to Raise Cash for St James' Church Shaftesbury Car Boot-Style Sale Devoted to Crafts and Arts Shaftesbury Police Impound Noisy, Stolen Moped Visitors' Views: A Walking Party from Surrey BV Dairy's New Owner Confirms Commitment To North Dorset Cycle Ride Renewal Quirky Irish Comedy Screens At Arts Centre on Friday Shaftesbury's Whats Ons Shaftesbury Accommodation Needed For Large Lindlar Twinning Delegation
5/7/202459 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 7th May 2024

 (Episode 1508) On The Alfred Daily Today: Wessex Water Withdraw Plans For Homes At Shaftesbury Farmstead Shaftesbury What’s Ons Haimes Lane Closure Next Week, Ivy X Roundabout Shut Tonight Shaftesbury Councillor Positive About Police Station Reopening  MP Opens New Cools Farm Organic Meats Shop Injured Shaftesbury Mental Health Speaker Needs £800 For Scunthorpe Trip View From The Hill – Visitors From Epsom Gardening Tips From The Maltings With Jan Walls Discover Italy Through Food And A Film -Saturday In Motcombe
5/6/202459 minutes, 28 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 6th May 2024

 (Episode 1507) On The Alfred Daily Today:
5/5/202459 minutes, 40 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 5th May 2024

 (Episode 1506) On The Alfred Daily Today: Police Commissioner David Sidwick ‘Humbled’ By His Re-Election First Election Win For Shaftesbury Councillors Conor Smith And Greg Williams Shaftesbury Woman Wants Woodland To Film Viking Movie Demo Shaftesbury’s New Pottery Café Promises Sunday Opening Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Seeking Cuckoos Donhead Diary – John’s Cottage Garden Shaftesbury Fire Crew Abseil Down Trinity Tower Kate And Karren On The Removal Of The Town Hall Scaffolding Local Writer’s Short Story – Liz Foster Reads ‘The Charwoman’s Tale’
5/4/202459 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 4th May 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Guy Ritchie’s Gritchie Brewery Cease Production – Will Attend Feastival Shaftesbury What’s Ons Lib Dems Take Dorset Council Cllr Derek Beer Expects Cabinet Role, Bus Gate, Pedestrian Priority High Street Shaftesbury East Ward Election Results View From The Hill- Warminster Visitors Astronomy Expert Will Show You How To Stargaze With Binoculars Walk Of The Week – Bluebells At Ashmore With Terry Yarrow Paul Merefield’s Quiz Meet My Pet- Margaret The Dog, Of East Knoyle Karen Cole Reviews- ‘The Garnett Girls’ by Georgina Moore Kate Scott’s Chicken Diary
5/3/202459 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 3rd May 2024

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5/2/20241 hour, 6 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 2nd May 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Under-12s Triumph in League – Can You Help Future Football Success? Polling Pints – Donhead Voters Pick Police Commissioner In A Pub New November Contest For Shaftesbury’s Young Talent Jackie And Jeanette Share More Fontmell Primary Memories Cannabis Plants Seized During Four Police Raids In Shaftesbury View From The Hill – Visitors From Sydney Love The Abbey Shaftesbury Neighbourhood Plan To Suggest Town Centre Housing Sites Shaftesbury What’s Ons  
5/1/202458 minutes, 28 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 1st May 2024

 (Episode 1502) On The Alfred Daily Today: Town Council No Longer Oppose Grosvenor’s Plan To Convert Assembly Room To Bedrooms The World Caught On Camera At Shaftesbury Photo Exhibition Deer Filmed After Dark In St James’ Park Sacred Sounds When Touring Choir Perform At St Peter’s View From The Hill- Visitor From Bavaria Matt Boatwright’s Property Matters Shaftesbury What’s Ons Revealed  - The Reason Behind Shaftesbury’s Painted Pebbles Bhutanese Film Picked For Final Shaftesbury Indie This Season
4/30/202459 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 30th April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Cook Along With A Top TV Chef At Sunday’s Shaftesbury Feastival The Charlton Chat All about Noel Coward Police Commissioner Candidate Addresses Shaftesbury Police Cover Secret Of A Psychic – Nikki Kitt Talks At Her Shaftesbury Show Tattie Bogle Plan Pop- Up May Day Music In Ansty View From The Hill- Visitors From Trowbridge Shaftesbury What’s Ons John Parker Reviews First Cranborne Chase National Landscape Meeting Maltings Garden Guru Jan Walls
4/29/20241 hour, 13 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 29th April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Town Council’s 2024 Goals- Wincombe Rec Refresh And Town Centre Signage Under 16’s Have Shaped Shaftesbury Future Sats Student Council Chair Piecing Together The Past – Expert Hired For Abbey’s Historic Statue Display Cornish Young Farmers Visit Semley Tractor Business Shaftesbury What’s Ons Beehive Yourself – April At Our East Knoyle Apiary North Dorset Nature With National Trust Ranger Clive Whitbourn View From The Hill – Visitors From Southend Review Shaftesbury Shaftesbury Charity Shop Bargains – New At Oxfam And Cancer Research UK Seasonal Reflections – Ducks Herald Spring’s Arrival
4/28/202459 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 28th April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury FC Promoted To Southern League Sustainable Gardens Celebrated At Semley's Spring Fair Music Morning Helps Repair St John's Church Repair Fund View From The Hill- Visitors From Penarth, Cardiff Filipino Foodie Treat In May, In Motcombe Shaftesbury What's Ons Kate And Karren Chat 'Over The Garden Fence' Sunday Story - Liz Foster Reads 'Country Life'  
4/27/202459 minutes, 4 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 27th April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury What’s Ons Verging On Dangerous – Calls To Fix Motcombe’s Frog Lane Shaftesbury Yarnbomber Wants Knitters To Help Tackle Dorset Fraud Paul Merefield’s Quiz Karen Cole Reviews ‘The Collapsing Wave’ Walk Of The Week – Kingsettle Bluebells With Andrew Ebens Meet My Pet – James And Bronny Of East Knoyle Today Could Be Shaftesbury FC’s Biggest Day In 136 Years My Shaftesbury – Neil Bruce  
4/26/20241 hour, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 26th April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: PCC Candidate Marianne Storey Commits To Reopening Shaftesbury Police Station Shaftesbury Man Films BBC Documentary About HIV Prevention Drug Royal British Legion Wear Rosemary To Remember Anzac Day Shaftesbury’s Women’s Group Tangent Celebrates 50th Year With New Chair Request For Help From Shaftesbury’s John Foyle Charity Up 33% Shaftesbury What’s Ons View From The Hill- Visitors From Norfolk Towering Creative Ceramics As Four Artists Share Shaftesbury Gallery Space Adrian Ryder’s Bell Street Bookshelf- Shaftesbury’s High House Press
4/25/202459 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 25th April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury FC  Promotion Quest – Rockies Through To Final Listed Lion’s Mouth Damaged In Collision – But Will Dorset Council Fund Repair New Shop And Microdairy as East Knoyle’s Cools Farm Expands Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Swifts Return To Gold Hill Motcombe Man To Ride Land’s End To John O’Groats For Cancer Charity View From The Hill- Poole Visitors Shaftesbury Disability Campaigner Breaks Both Ankles In House Of Lords Fall Food, Favourite Music And Discount Flasks Feature In Town Hall Event Shaftesbury What’s Ons Jackie And Jeanette Remember Fontmell Primary
4/24/202459 minutes, 40 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 24th April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury’s Jhoots Pharmacy Beyond A Joke Says Cancer Survivor Fire Crew Close Coppice Street Stand Up Comic To Compere 5th May Gold Hill Cheese Race Shaftesbury's GP Practice Want Veterans To Come Forward Chilly Dipping After Dark – Shaftesbury Lido Full Moon Swim Shaftesbury Talk From Charity Seeking Help From Tots To Teens Matt Boatwright’s Property Matters – Renting As A Smoker Or Pet Owner Fontmell Pub Hosts First Pub Quiz For Church Appeal Compton Spitfire Weekend Postponed Due To Forecast Shaftesbury What’s Ons View From The Hill – Budapest Visitor
4/23/202459 minutes, 50 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 23rd April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Councillor Calls For Free Shaftesbury Lido Baby Swims Low Cost Clothes On The Catwalk – Shaftesbury’s Fashion For Fiver Returns Dorset Council Offer Business And Community Grants From Monday Shaftesbury What’s Ons Celebrating St George’s Day In Shaftesbury Defibrillator For Shaftesbury Pub, 15 Months After Tragic Death Feeling Blue – Bluebells and Forget Me Nots With Gardener Jan Walls Nurture And Nature – Plant And Garden Celebration In Semley View From The Hill – Sutton Coldfield Sisters Visit ‘Passenger’ – Arts Centre Friday Film Preview Covid Bounceback And New Roof Plan At Arts Centre AGM
4/22/202456 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 22nd April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: From Tractor Run To London Marathon In 3hrs 24 – Shaftesbury’s Will Mogridge Shaftesbury Mum And Daughter Enjoy First Morris Dance In Hometown View From The Hill – Nuneaton Visitors Shaftesbury Parent Classes To Prepare Kids For Schooling Life On A Margaret Marsh Farm - Mud, Bats And A Milk Price Hike Shaftesbury Charity Shop Bargains Shaftesbury Scouts Parade Ahead Of St George’s Day Shaftesbury What’s Ons
4/21/202459 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 21st April 2024

 (Episode 1492) Witness Appeal Following North Dorset Motorbike Fatality Car Fire Closes Spread Eagle Hill Cloud House Charity Chair David Bernstein on Addiction Support First Fair Trade Tea in Four Years Fills Shaftesbury Venue Seeing Red: Shaftesbury Activists Dress Up for Bath Climate Action Protest Community and Commerce Celebrate Spring Together at Fontmell’s Spring Fair Kate and Karen Chat Over the Garden Fence Sunday Story: 'The Gun' by Elaine Cadogan Shaftesbury What’s On
4/20/202459 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 20th April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Pop Up Clothing Repairs To Promote New Sunday Sewing Sessions Town Council Files Complaint Over Dorset’s Planning Delays, And Section 106 Transparency Friends Reunited For Compton Cello Concert Shaftesbury What's Ons Meet My Pet- Heather's 18-Year-Old East Knoyle Cat, Treacle Walk Of The Week - White Hart Link And The Potato Cave Kate Scott's Chicken Keeping Diary Paul Merefield's Quiz View From The Hill- Stalbridge Newcomers Rate Gold Hill Karen Cole Reviews 'Seven Days' by Robert Rutherford
4/19/20241 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 19th April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:   Dorset Council Candidate - ‘Bus Gate Should Have Been In Years Ago’ Jenny Merefield Marks 40 Years Of Scouting With St George’s Day Parade Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaftesbury Cricket Train In Wiltshire While Waterlogging Lasts Kids Colouring Contest For Earth Day Adrian Ryder -And How Shaftesbury Abbey’s Abolition Changed Local Lives
4/18/202459 minutes, 8 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 18th April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Town Council Amends Shaftesbury FC Lease To Address 40K shortfall Morris Dancers Mark Spring In Shaftesbury On Sunday  Shaftesbury What’s Ons  Say What You See- Sandy Roberts Wants Feedback On Her Art  Hilltop Harmony: Shaftesbury Wellness Offers Yoga, Exercise With Stunning Views  Five Star Chef - Shaftesbury’s Philippa Hosts National TV Show Friday Jackie And Jeanette - Compton And Fontmell 60s and 70’s Memories View From The Hill- Claire From Poole  
4/17/202459 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 17th April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Slippery Slope Of Development - Council Oppose New Enmore Court Estate Plan Matt Boatwright’s Property - Selling A House When A Resident Has Dementia Can You Change Shaftesbury Kids’ Lives By Helping Them Read Better? Award Win For Wessex Internet And West Stour Store Commended Gold Hill Named In Top Five Steepest UK Streets Quiz, Fish And Chips With Hospital Friends’ Fundraisers View From The Hill – Arizona Resident Shaftesbury What’s Ons Poetry – Elaine Cadogan Reads ‘Titania’s Elf’ Shaftesbury What’s Ons East Ward Candidate – Greg Williams
4/16/202459 minutes, 16 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 16th April 2024

 (Episode 1487) On The Alfred Daily Today: Dorset Police Were Hired Online Without Face-To-Face Interviews, Force Reveals Dorset Council Budget Is £1M Adrift - 'A Reasonable Result' Says Finance Head Flowers, Food And Home Furnishings At Fontmell's First Spring Fair Celebrate Dorset In Words And Music At Shaftesbury Abbey Shaftesbury What's Ons Jan Walls' Garden Guide From The Maltings Most Dorset And Wilts Youngsters Get Their First Choice For Primary School East Ward Election Candidate - Conor Smith Internationally Acclaimed String Quartet Play Shaftesbury, Sunday
4/15/20241 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 15th April 2024

 (Episode 1486) On The Alfred Daily Today: Fontmell Council Will Launch Separate Bid For Slower Side Streets Mental Preparedness Matters For Shaftesbury’s London Marathon Runners Bargain Hunters Will Drive To Melbury To Grab Designer Dresses For £1 Sequins, Songs And Sitcoms With East Stour Drag Night Star Shaftesbury What’s Ons 90-Year-Old Embroiderer Helen Lanchberry Hosts First Public Talk Ancient Maps And Signed Novels At Shaftesbury’s Oxfam Books East Ward Town Council Candidate- Piers Brown
4/14/202459 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 14th April 2024

 (Episode 1485) On The Alfred Daily Today:
4/13/202459 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 13th April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
4/12/202459 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 12th April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: New Book Sharing Shaftesbury, Fontmell And Compton Memories ‘Dream Come True’ As Jem Opens Her Shaftesbury Salon Dorset Council Warn Of Deer Danger To Drivers- Local Hotspots Revealed Shaftesbury What’s Ons Siblings Art Show Offers True Dorset Countryside View Adrian Ryder’s Bell Street Bookshelf- Fontmell’s Shop In The 60s
4/11/202459 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 11th April 2024

 (Episode 1482) On The Alfred Daily Today:
4/10/202459 minutes, 55 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 10th April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
4/9/20241 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 9th April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:   Dorset Council Asset Sale Plan – New Tenant For TIC Soon? Shaftesbury Street Market Returns Sunday With Make-While-U-Wait Sandals! Racing Ahead Tess – East Stour’s Expanding Social Group Life After Arthur - Shaftesbury Fair Trade Consider Future Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Kathy Morgan National Theatre Live – ‘The Motive And The Clue’ In Shaftesbury Shaftesbury’s Significant Trees And Cinemas – Robert Mullins Tom Clements Proud Of Motor Neurone Funds Raised At Gig Jan Wall’s Gardening Advice View From The Hill – Southampton Visitors Shaftesbury Fire Crew Called To A303 Collision New High Sheriff For Wiltshire
4/8/20241 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 8th April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: All The Candidates For Shaftesbury Area Council Seats - Listed Shaftesbury What's Ons View From The Hill - Poole Archaeologist Visits Abbey Shaftesbury Charity Shop Bargains First-Ever Shaftesbury Rotary Fun Run Is A Sucess Astronomy Expert To Share Magic Of Meteors And Comets In Shaftesbury Talk Shaftesbury PC Responds To Residents' Concerns About Parking And Theft From Vans Shaftesbury Area Independents Shine in Muddy Stiletto Award Finals
4/7/202459 minutes, 27 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 7th April 2024

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4/6/20240
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The Alfred Daily – 6th April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
4/5/202459 minutes, 24 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 5th April 2024

 (Episode 1476) On The Alfred Daily Today: Compton Airfield Spitfire Season Delayed Due To Rain-Soaked Grass Runway Bag Your Place In The Race Up The Cobbles Carrying A 23Kg Cheese The King’s Man In Dorset Will Meet Fontmell Friends New Novels Reveal Norman Invaders' Impact On Shaftesbury And Its Abbey Brisk Business For New Shaftesbury Book Shop Trial Shaftesbury What's Ons Adrian Ryder's Bell Street Book Shelf Funerals In Sixpenny 110 Years Ago  ID Needed This Time -Dorset Council Issue Essential Voting Update View From The Hill - Visitor From Switzerland
4/4/202459 minutes, 55 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 4th April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Developer Wins Appeal For Cann Housing – Town Council Hope To Negotiate Shaftesbury Fire Crew Tackle Takeaway Blaze Half Spaces Taken Alread For Sundays Shaftesbury Fun Run Friday Live Music - Jazz In Motcombe Or Acoustic In Shaftesbury Woodlands On The Walls At Shaftesbury's Art Centre Gallery Jackie And Jeanette Remember Days Out In The 60s And 70s
4/3/202458 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 3rd April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Town Council Oppose Wessex Water Plan To Convert Gasgoignes Lane Farm To Homes New Date For Spring Countryside Show In June East Stour Locals Positive About Standalone Parish Council 30-Strong Choir To Sing Folk Tunes In Motcombe Agriculturist Explains Weather Impact On Blackmore Vale Farmers Matt Boatwright’s Property Matters- Upfront About Flood Risks Paul Jordan Previews ‘One Fine Morning’ Film At Arts Centre Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Bluebell Spotting Town Hall Scaffolding Removal Delayed Memory – Poem By Elaine Cadogan
4/2/202459 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 2nd April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Town Clerk’s ‘Phenomenal Success’ Finding £30K for Lido Saluted Boxing Clever With A New Library For Charlton Shaftesbury Composer’s Folk Trio Plans Town Gig During UK Tour Dorset Council Praises 200-Strong Planning Department’s Performance Shaftesbury Session To Help Kids Stay Safe Around Dogs Art Installation Celebrates Donhead’s River Nadder View From The Hill- Brighton Visitor Jan Wall’s Garden Advice From The Maltings Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaston Seasonal Reflections What Shaftesbury Needs – Advice For Ice Cream Vans!
4/1/202458 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 1st April 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Spring Countryside Show Postponed Because Of Recent Rain Fontmell Residents Meet To Find Funds To Fix Their Leaky Church New Ways To Love Seasonal Veg With A Talk And Tasting In Motcombe Give Old Clothes A New Look With Shaftesbury’s Repair Shop And Fashion Festival Shaftesbury Shoppers Help Team Torri’s Cancer Charity Collection Antiques For Easter - Bob and Kathy Morgan View From The Hill- Frank Spends His 70th In Shaftesbury Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaftesbury Firecrew Called To Thatch Blaze In Ebble Valley New Look For North Dorset Rugby Club West Stour Garage’s Brilliant April Fool’s Wheeze
3/31/202458 minutes, 16 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 31st March 2024

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3/30/20241 hour, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 30th March 2024

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3/29/202459 minutes, 34 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 29th March 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Donhead St Mary Councillors Call Time On Reduced Speed Past Pub Motcombe Folk Dance Night To Fund International Friendships  Police Warn Dorset Dog Owners About Worrying Sheep Twinning Association Folk Dance Raising Funds For Friendship Shaftesbury What’s Ons Determined Donhead Chair Defies Arthritis for 5k Charity Trek Gaza And Ukraine - Subjects For Second Shaftesbury Street Vigil Selling Stylish Clothes To Save Lives - BadCo Charity's Saturday Pop-Up Circus Scuppered by Saturated Turnpike Showground View From The Hill- Visitor From Ashwater, Devon Adrian Ryder’s Bell Street Bookshelf – Dorset Buttons And Tunnel Tales
3/28/202459 minutes, 34 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 28th March 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Third Defibrillator For Fontmell Parish Shaftesbury What's Ons 7 pm Flooding Update View From The Hill - Reading Visitor Shaftesbury Blue Badge Driver Wants Understanding After Note On Car Good Friday Crafting At The Abbey Celebrates Shaftesbury's Pilgrimage Past Men's Social Group Invite You To Shaftesbury Computer Games Night  Shaftesbury Author Talk - Cookbook Author's Inspiring Leftover Ideas  Jackie And Jeanette's Easter Memories Of Compton And Fontmell
3/27/202457 minutes, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 27th March 2024

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3/26/202457 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 26th March 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Last Leg - Shaftesbury's Round Britain Cyclist on His Tough Final Week Lido Boss Wants Summer Pool Ideas – And Plans Ice Swimming Next Winter Motcombe Speedwatch Leader's Warning About Village-Wide 20 Limit Grant For Volunteers Surveying Dorset Hedgerows Shaftesbury What's Ons View From The Hill - Visitors From Oxfordshire's White Horse Town Pop-Up Arts at Twyford Easter Saturday Shaston Seasonal Reflections - Kathy Morgan Jan Walls' Garden Tips From The Maltings
3/25/202457 minutes, 35 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 25th March 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Labour To Field One Candidate For Shaftesbury's Two Dorset Council Seats Byzant Walk and Food Talks Will Feature in Shaftesbury’s Feastival Kitchen Appeal for East Stour Hall's  Fiftieth Year Shaftesbury Playparks Refreshed But You’ll Have To Forget The Gower Road Elephant Ploughing Match Planned By Berwick’s Charity Fundraisers Saving Hundreds And Supporting Breast Cancer Patients With Boobs' Prom Dress Sale Shaftesbury What's Ons New Reads At Shaftesbury's Oxfam Book Shop View From The Hill- Tyler From Bournemouth
3/24/20241 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 24th March 2024

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3/23/202458 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 23rd March 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Landlord Seeks Compensation Following Road Closure East Stour Villagers Consider Forming New Parish Council Shaftesbury Artists Picture Their Family Trees Gospel, Pop And Poetry Performance In Enmore green Birdlife And Burial Mounds – Walk Of The Week At Woodcuts Karen Cole Reviews ‘Finding Sophie’ Paul Merefield’s Pub Quiz Meet My Pet -Angela’s Spaniels In Berwick Shaftesbury What’s Ons Kate Scott’s Breach Lane Chickens
3/22/202459 minutes, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 22nd March 2024

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3/21/20241 hour, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 21st March 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Town Council To Revise And Resubmit Mampitts Hall Plan, Against Clerk's Recommendation Shaftesbury What's Ons Black Cactus Café Launches Pop-Up Wine Bar Evenings in Shaftesbury View From The Hill - Bournemouth Couple Jackie And Jeanette - 70s Memories From Compton And Fontmell Stour Row Village Hall - Helping Villagers Be Heard Shaftesbury's Ian Masters: Behind the Scenes Support for Round-UK Cycle Challenge
3/20/20241 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 20th March 2024

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3/19/202457 minutes, 23 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 19th March 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Local Healthcare Group Acquires Cedars, Shaftesbury's Independent Charity-Run Care Home New Defibrillator at Stours' Garage Marks Fourth Lifesaver Bought By Hawtree Family RIP Arthur Simmonds - Shaftesbury's Fairtrade Founder Shaftesbury What's Ons Jan Walls' Gardening Town Council To Debate Bus Gate View From The Hill- Taunton Visitors Abbey Primary PTFA Plan Shaftesbury Shopwindow Easter Egg Hunt
3/18/202459 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 18th March 2024

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3/17/202459 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 17th March 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: dio programme for Shaftesbury and the surrounding area, being broadcast 7 days-a-week. On today's Alfred Daily:  A Fusion of Cultures and Communities - At Shaftesbury's Ukrainian Spring Event Shaftesbury Singer Starts 2024 On High Note With New Single Reason Shaftesbury Estate Agents Find Strength and Community in Women's Rugby Sunday Story - The Chestnut Tree by Christine Simms Lynda Appleby Visits Donhead's Lent Lunches Shaftesbury What's Ons Kate and Karren Chat 'Over The Garden Fence'
3/16/20241 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 16th March 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: New Name, New Traders For Shaftesbury Charity Craft Sale Sewer Collapse Makes St James’ A Dead End Street ‘Til Friday Burial Mounds And  Roman Road In Walk Of The Week A Berwick Woman’s Best Friends On ‘Meet My Pet’ Shaftesbury Weekend What’s Ons Karen Cole’s Book Review – CNN Reporter’s Political Thriller Paul Merefield’s Pub Quiz Roadworks On The Way ‘My Shaftesbury’- Fashion Show Organiser Caz Wickenden
3/15/202459 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 15th March 2024

 (Episode 1455) On The Alfred Daily Today:
3/14/202459 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 14th March 2024

 (Episode 1454) On The Alfred Daily Today: Free Business Promotion With Relaunch Of Shaftesbury’s Tourism Website New High Street ‘Pop-Up’ For Shaftesbury Photography Service 30-Year Blues Pro Performs At Motcombe’s Friday Live Music Session Motcombe Council Take Complaint About Atrocious Road To Neighbouring Council Matt Boatwright’s Property Matters – Holiday Homes And The Budget, Inglenooks And Outbuildings View From The Hill – Visitors From Chicago Survey Says Dorset Has Ninth Highest Fraud Rate – Police Chief Responds Shaftesbury What’s Ons 1960s Fontmell And Compton Memories With Jackie And Jeanette
3/13/20241 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 13th March 2024

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3/12/202459 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 12th March 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Town Council Reject Better Traffic Flow Argument For Coppice Street Hedge Removal Join The Arctic Advocates – Fighting For North Pole Nature From North Dorset Capture The Moment - Charlie Waite Shares Photo Skills At Spring Countryside Show Shaftesbury What’s Ons Coombe House Will Teach Over 100 Students From September Shaftesbury Cyclist Reaches Scotland, Halfway In 1300 Mile UK Tour View From The Hill – Bath Couple Poetry- Elaine Cadogan Reads ‘Ratteus Novegicus’ Shaftesbury Traffic Jan’s Gardening Tips From The Maltings
3/11/202458 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 11th March 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury’s Bell Street Singers Launch Inspiring Locals Podcast Up To 100 Tractors Expected On Shaftesbury High Street, Sunday Shaftesbury What’s Ons View From The Hill – Darcy, Professional Cylist From Perth, Australia Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Kathy Morgan Spring, A Traditional Dorset Dialect Poem – John Cluett Concern That Too Few People Will Stand As Dorset Councillors Rare Literary Reads At Shaftesbury’s Oxfam Books Gaming Room Opens Behind New Shaftesbury Shop Millions For Dorset Potholes -Two Shaftesbury Lanes To Be resurfaced Hornets Threatening Bees And Blackberry Pickers - East Knoyle Beekeeper
3/10/202459 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 10th March 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Anyone for Walking Tennis? Sessions Start in The Donheads Pop Up Choir Belts Out Pop Hits on Bell St Dread Dining Alone? The Social Group Touring Shaftesbury Area Eateries Kate and Karren Chat Over the Garden Fence Shaftesbury Town Band Happy with Torquay Championships Performance Mediaeval Calligraphy Experts Visit Shaftesbury Abbey Shaston Seasonal Reflections Sunday Story – ‘Ezra’s Penny’ by Ann Brooks
3/9/202459 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 9th March 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Welsh Runner Joins Tom For His Four-Hourly Kids Cancer Shaftesbury Runs Dorset Council Is Funding More Funerals Town Council Tackles Complaints About Wincombe Lane Works Shaftesbury What’s Ons Bigger Shaftesbury Orchestra Promise Powerful March Concert Shaston Seasonal Reflections-Joe Hashman Meet My Pet – Pete From Ashmore’s Tricky Tortoise Tale Karen Cole’s Book Review – ‘The Dream Home’ Paul Merefield’s Quiz Walk Of The Week – White Hart Link With Tom Perrett Kate Scott’s Chicken Keeping Diary View From The Hill- Bournemouth Visitor Butterfly Charity Monitor Rare Species At Melbury Beacon
3/8/202459 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 8th March 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Council To Guide Timetable for Dorset's Funding Discussion on Mampitts Hall Shaftesbury Nursing Home Appeals for Plants To Cultivate Residents’ Gardening Skills Semley Talk Puts Wartime Work Of Retired And Women Pilots In The Spotlight Wanted people with proficiency and pigs and potatoes at Shaftesbury homegrown Adrian Ryder’s Bell Street Bookshelf – Hardy’s Shaftesbury And St Peter’s Church Shaftesbury What's On Shaston Seasonal Reflections
3/7/202459 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 7th March 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:Mampitts Land Trust Lead Peter Yeo Says Only His Bid Is Now Credible Ukrainian Guests Share Their Craft And Cuisine At Town Hall Celebration Stand-Ups Plan Panel Game In Arts Centre Entertainment And Why Gold Hill Will Be The Backdrop To Sparkly Bulgarian Fashion Jackie and Jeanette Remember Ad of the 60s and 70s Grant Could Support The 15 Rough Sleepers In Dorset Council Area  View From The Hill – Former Motcombe Villagers Return After 37 Years Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Joe Hashman
3/6/202458 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 6th March 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Town Council Mampitt’s Hall Plan Refused But They’re Recommended For Section 106 Funds Further Delay To Dorset's Local Plan  Shaftesbury Traffic No Dorset Car Park Rate Rise For Foreseeable Future Help And Support For Shaftesbury Voluntary Groups  Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Joe Hashman Appeal For Tents For  Shaftesbury’s Homeless Shaftesbury What’s Ons Motcombe Vicar Hosts Evening Debate On Science And Spirituality View From The Hill -Widnes Coach Trip
3/5/202459 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 5th March 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
3/4/202459 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 4th March 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:  Rival Maltings Hall Designs Go Before Planners – Both Recommended For Approval Dorset Council To Enforce Shaftesbury’s New Car Park For £2K A Year Shaftesbury Expert Kirsty Heap - Opening Minds To Neurodiversity Benefits Learn Why Dorset Is Best For Butterflies In East Stour On Friday Shaftesbury What’s Ons Matt Boatwright’s Property Matters- The General Election Effect New Items On Sale At Shaftesbury’s Charity Shops View From The Hill- Blandford Visitor Shaftesbury What’s On Shaston Seasonal Reflection -Joe Hashman
3/3/202459 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 3rd March 2024

 (Episode 1443) On The Alfred Daily Today:  Coroner Tells Council And Wessex Water To Tackle B3091 Road Ice To Prevent More Deaths Shaftesbury What’s Ons New Signs And A Strategy To Prevent Park Walk Parking Hermes Man Delivers – Semley’s Greek Gods Talk Is A Triumph The Great Bustard Brought Back From Extinction In The Cranborne Chase- Short Story - Sarah English ‘The Letter’ Kate And Karren Chat ‘Over The Garden Fence’  
3/2/202458 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 2nd March 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Dave Myers’ Ex, On Why ‘The Hairy Biker’ Loved Shaftesbury Shaftesbury PC on Shoplifting, Rough Sleeping, Anti-Social Activity And Drugs Stars, Serenity And Eating In Silence At Semley’s Mindfulness Night Meet My Pet – An East Knoyle Schnauzer Shaftesbury What’s Ons Compton’s Airfield Café Closes For A Relaunch Joe Hashman’s Seasonal Reflections Windmills And Woodland In Our East Knoyle Walk Of The Week Paul Merefield’s Pub Quiz Karen Cole Reviews ‘The Prisoner of Acre’ by Murray Bailey  View From The Hill – Essex Visitors In A Campervan
3/1/202459 minutes, 37 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 1st March 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:  Campaign to Raise £100k for Fontmell Church Repairs Shaftesbury What’s On Councillor Questions Restricting Under-18s' Access to Shaftesbury School Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Joe Hashman Food Writer to Serve Spiced Cake Treats for Mother’s Day in Motcombe Dinner Jazz Added to Tom Clements’ Black Tie MND Dinner Shaftesbury Woman Plans 100k Walk for Kids with Cancer Till-Side Tales from Shaftesbury’s Charity Shop Stars Adrian Ryder’s Bell Street Bookshelf – Farmers' Tales from Wardour
2/29/202459 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 29th February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Super-Fast Internet Comes to the Stours Shaftesbury What's Ons From Climbing Poles to Scaling Peaks: The Shaftesbury BT Worker Helping Children with Cancer No Arrests, But Progress as Dorset and Wiltshire Police Tackle Poaching Together Shaftesbury Churches Award Cash for Student Farmers and Rural Outreach Shaston Seasonal Reflections Road Closures and Traffic Updates Jackie and Jeanette Remember the '60s and '70s in Fontmell Shaftesbury Area Poet Elaine Cadogan: "Resurrected Star  
2/28/20241 hour, 9 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 28th February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:   Speeding Compels Fontmell Walkers to Drive For ‘Self-Defence’, Council Told ​Shaftesbury Cyclists ‘Epic’ 1300 Mile Ride Sets Off High ​Tech ​Stroke ​Rehab ​Rolled Out Across ​North ​Dorset. Wiltshire's ​Worst ​Road ​Surface Is Minutes From Shaftesbury Craft Activities To Bring Ashmore Community Together Jan Walls’ Gardening Advice From The Maltings No Beacon Will Be Lit For ‘D Day’ 80th Event In Shaftesbury Shaftesbury Events Shaston Seasonal Reflections View From The Hill- Househunters From Chichester
2/27/20240
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The Alfred Daily – 27th February 2024

 (Episode 1438) On The Alfred Daily Today:
2/26/202459 minutes, 3 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 26th February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Councillor Repeats Call For Trader Compensation As Town Hall Work Continues To April Rejected Motcombe Housing Plan Goes To Appeal Shaftesbury What's Ons Shaston Seasonal Reflections Shaftesbury Book Launch Unveils Hope For Domestic Abuse Battle Enchanting Harp Guitar Night at St. Peter’s In March Shaftesbury Charity Shop Latest - International Crime Writing View From The Hill - Visitor From Berkshire Motcombe Announces Music Festival, Semley Event Extends
2/25/202458 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 25th February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Stands With Ukrainian Refugees Remembering Two Years Of Conflict Benches Return To A Tranquil Shaftesbury Beauty Spot Shaftesbury's newest shop Boobs opens for business Donhead’s Marine Biology Expert Shares The Eco Importance Of Whale Poo Kate And Karren Chat ‘Over The Garden Fence’ Flood Warning For Berwick From Ebble Valley Groundwater Bleke Street Neighbours Kate and Karren Chat Over The Garden Fence Shaftesbury Sign Painter Hangs Queen Vic Pic On Victoria Street Sunday Short Story From Liz Foster ‘The Secret Admirer’    
2/24/202459 minutes, 55 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 24th February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Wessex Group raise £5000 for Shaftesbury’s Mental Health Charity BadCo Sixty Diners Enjoy A Soup-er Charity Lent Lunch Discover The 50 Mile Walk On Shaftesbury’s Doorstep With North Dorset Ramblers Police To Regularly Patrol Shaftesbury From March Meet My Pet- Max The Labradoodle  Kate Scott’s Chicken Keeping Diary Paul Merefield’s Quiz Next Week’s Roadworks and Closures Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaston Seasonal Reflections Karen Cole reviews A Spy Thriller By A Former CIA analyst  
2/23/202459 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 23rd February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
2/22/202459 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 22nd February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Loop Footpath Closed Without Permission The Volunteers Painting and Scrubbing Shaftesbury's Dirty Street Signs Easter Challenge for Shaftesbury Kids: Make a Movie in a Week ‘Pay Whatever You Can’ Lent Lunches Return Friday Tragedy Inspires Award-Winning Nature Book – Author to Speak in Shaftesbury Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Joe Hashman Jackie and Jeanette’s '60s and '70s Magazine Memories View from the Hill – Visitors from Ashford, Kent Survey Says Care Dorset Staff Rate Their Workplace Highly More Snowdrop Poetry from Marigold Rumble
2/21/202459 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 21st February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
2/20/20241 hour, 2 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 20th February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
2/19/202459 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 19th February 2024

 (Episode 1430) On The Alfred Daily Today:
2/18/202459 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 18th February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
2/17/20241 hour, 6 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 17th February 2024

 (Episode 1428) On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Firecrew Tackle Car In Flames On The Maltings Dorset Council Is Finalist For Council Of The Year Shaftesbury What's Ons Chicken Rescue Plan Sunday Shaftesbury Drop Off- Adopt-A-Duck, Too Shaston Seasonal Reflections Shaftesbury Councillor Urges Government To Axe Two-Child Benefits Cap Paul Merefield's Quiz Walk Of The Week - Madjeston With 'Tess Of The Vale' Meet My Pet - Lynda Appleby's Horses Karen Cole Reviews 'The Descent' by  Paul E. Hardisty
2/16/202459 minutes, 17 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 16th February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
2/15/202459 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 15th February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: BV Dairy Sold -Manager Says There Are Jobs For Dorset Foods Shaftesbury What's Ons Melbury Filmmaker's Farming Film Screens In London Shaftesbury Firecrew Cut Driver From Car  View From The Hill - Thornbury Visitors Thumbs Up For First Hilltop Cinema Show  Allergy Free Recipe Book Author To Visit Shaftesbury  Jackie And Jeanette's Memories Joe Hashman On Woodlice
2/14/202458 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 14th February 2024

 (Episode 1425) On The Alfred Daily Today: Second Home Owners Will Pay Double Dorset Council Tax To Fund Social Housing Motcombe Council To Fund Survey Of Drivers’ Speed Past School  Shaftesbury’s Charity Pancake Pop-Up With TV Chef Lesley Dorset Council Justify Top Officers’ Six-Figure Salaries More ‘Authentic’ Oktoberfest Planned For Barton Hill Event  Greek Mythology Expert Shares Stories To Fund Sedgehill Church Shaftesbury What’s Ons The Nick Crump Wonderful Wildlife Award View From The Hill – Farnham Visitor Master Web and Social Media Marketing At Free Shaftesbury Business Breakfast Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Castle Hill Songthrushes Shaftesbury’s Charity Pancake Pop-Up With TV Chef Lesley
2/13/202459 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 13th February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
2/12/202459 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 12th February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Wardens Could Address Poor Parking Near Abbey Primary And At Coppice Street Ratepayers Are Not Funding The Asylum Seekers’ Barge Dorset Council Opposed Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Joe Hashman & Sarah English Book Festival Speaker To Share His Passion For Wiltshire’s Plants Charity Shop Bargains From Oxfam and Cancer Research Shaftesbury TedX Event Launches Super Fast Speakers – As Event Sells Out Visitors’ Views – German Snowdrop Seekers Seriously Snowdrop Fans Queue To Buy Bulbs At Town Hall Sale Shaftesbury Road Closures
2/11/202459 minutes, 50 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 11th February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
2/10/202459 minutes
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he Alfred Daily – 10th February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury What's Ons Locals Upset As Town Council 'Eviscerate' Blackberry Bush Free Money For Community Projects In Melbury, Compton And Cranborne Chase Shaftesbury Jeweller Launches New Gold Hill Snowdrop-Inspired Design Vibrant Art And String Quartet Celebrate Snowdrops In Fontmell Meet My Pet - Heather From East Knoyle Paul Merefield's Quiz Karen Cole's Book Review 'The Dancer by Óskar Guðmundsson' Walk Of The Week - Fontmell And Compton With Terry Yarrow Shaston Seasonal Reflections - Joe Hashman Kate Scott's Chicken Keeping Diary  
2/9/20241 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 9th February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury what's ons Shaftesbury MP Bunks Off New Ministerial Job To Judge Student Debate Shaftesbury Community Has Made Planning Snowdrop Festival 'A Joy' Virginia's Volunteers - Sally Nutbeam Of Shaftesbury Dementia Group View From The Hill - Kit From Burton Adrian Ryder's Bell Street Book Shelf - The Bennet's Of Pythouse Shaston Seasonal Reflections - Joe Hashman New Legion President Suggests Question For Election Candidates During First Shaftesbury Visit  
2/8/202459 minutes, 34 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 8th February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury What's On Dinah's Hollow Will Remain One Lane- Dorset Highways Boss  Drifts On Display -Springhead’s Special Snowdrops  Expert Will Unveil Gold Hill Snowdrop At Festival Sing For Your Supper - Shaftesbury Drama Student's Valentines Gig Ask Tree Expert Anything At Donhead Event Shaston Seasonal Observations -Joe Hashman Astronomers To Teach Telescope Skills On Saturday Jackie And Jeanette's 60s Shaftesbury Memories  
2/7/202459 minutes, 33 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 7th February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
2/6/202459 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 6th February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Chamber of Commerce Launches Shoplifting Survey And Praises PC's Initiative Shaftesbury What's Ons Garden Guru Jan Walls Direct From The Maltings ‘Village Idiot’ To Film In Shaftesbury During England-Wide Tour Swap, Buy And Sow - Seeds On Sale At Shaftesbury Snowdrop Event Master Pancake Making with TV Chef Lesley Waters' Arts Centre Event Shaftesbury Book Festival - Sophie Pavelle's Stories Of UK Wildlife In Peril Win £50 and See Your Story Brought to Life in Shaftesbury Tales Project
2/5/202459 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 5th February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
2/4/202459 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 4th February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
2/3/202459 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 3rd February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Picked For Britain In Bloom UK Finals Shaston Seasonal Reflections - First Light On Shooters Lane Homestart Blackmore Vale Seeks Volunteer To Steer Parent Support Charity Top Of The Tips- Dorset Is Number 1 Council For Recycling Tesco Cashpoint Still Giving Too Much Cash Wiltshire Wanderlust With Donhead Ramblers' Walk Of The Week Blackmore Printers' In Top 1% Of Companies With Green Milestone Making Capital With His Music - New Agent Brings London Gigs For Rich Atkinson West End Screening As Shaftesbury's Filmmaker's Movie Makes Contest Final National Theatre Play About Gareth Southgate To Screen in Shaftesbury Karen Cole's Book Review "The Murder Wheel" Paul Merefield's Quiz Shaftesbury What's Ons
2/2/202459 minutes, 7 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 2nd February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Urgent Appeal to Protect Breech Common from Invasive Water Fern Threat Shaftesbury Councillor Tim Cook Will Not Seek Re-Election View From The Hill - Visitors From Beer Virginia's Volunteers - Nina At Shaftesbury Free Home Furnishing Service, Storehouse Hope Elletson Celebrates 35 Years Of Sustainable Picture Framing Adrian Ryder's Bell Street Book Shelf - The Story Of Wardour's Arundels
2/1/202459 minutes, 34 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 1st February 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Cold Water Swims- Boosting Shaftesbury Business And Making Pool Viable Shaftesbury What's Ons Survey - Most Shaftesbury GP Patients Satisfied But End Of Blood Test Result Calls Questions Double Council Tax For Second Homes Likely In Dorset From April 25 NHS Claim  111 Service Calls Are Answered Faster In Dorset Shaftesbury Pumber To Run Every 4 Hours Over 4 Days For Cancer Appeal Town Council Renew Community's First Call On Hospital Building If It's Sold 60s and 70s Shaftesbury With Jackie And Jeanette Cold Water Swims- Boosting Shaftesbury Business And Making Pool Viable
1/31/202459 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 31st January 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Councillor Backs Building Affordable Homes At Boarding House Site Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaftesbury Museums Arrange Joint Volunteer Recruitment Day View From The Hill – Bill From Harrow Search Is On For Dorset’s Best Apprentice Bagpipes And Ballads With Shaftesbury Celtic Evening Shaftesbury Family-Run Window Cleaners Celebrate Fifty Years Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Joe Hashman Dorset Police Warning For Keyless Car Owners Snowdrop Poem – Marigold Rumble Motcombe Chef Offers Cookery Workshop Matt Boatwright’s Property Q And A
1/30/202459 minutes, 46 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 30th January 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury What’s Ons M’s Kitchen – The Fountains Mead Foodie Making ‘Messy’ Meals Shaftesbury Singer Tom Clements Motor Neurone Fundraisers To Honour Dad Dorset Council Responds To Above Average School Absence Rate Crackdown On Littering Wiltshire’s Lanes And Lay-Bys Berwick, Donhead And Semley Get To Question Wilts Council Leader Fontmell’s Friendship Garden Springs Back In New Location Time Stands Still In St James’- Church Clock Appeal Shaftesbury Craft Expert Offers Macrame Taster View From The Hill – Medway Visitors
1/29/20241 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 29th January 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Higher Fees But Dorset Residents Requiring Planning Permission Could Get Faster Response Vintage Vehicles Shine at Semley's Monthly Sunday Meet-Up Pilgrimage Route Reflections: Rev Frazer’s 'Travels with a Stick' at Semley Book Talk Can You Suggest Shaftesbury's Special Places For Dorset Tourist Guide? One Woman Shaftesbury Show Features Agatha Christie's Mystery Disappearance Shaftesbury What's On Road Closure Update View From The Hill - Visitor From Malta
1/28/20241 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 28th January 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
1/27/202459 minutes, 21 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 27th January 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury What’s Ons DVLA Clamp 12 Shaftesbury Cars – Pensioner Charged £100 Release Fee For His Tax-Exempt Smart Car No ‘Wholesale Redundancies’ At Dorset Council But Recruitment Is A Challenge Joe Hashman – Signs Of Spring At St James’ Allotments Paul Merefield’s Pub Quiz Walk Of The Week – And A Running Hash – Duncliffe With Andrew Ebens Meet My Pet – Jo From Shaftesbury And Rupert The Labradoodle Cole Street Lane Closure Extended To 2nD Feb – A350 Closure Monda Learn To Care For Tiny Trees - Shaftesbury’s Bonsai Group Offers Course View From The Hill – Couple From Newport, Where There’s Also A Shaftesbury Kate Scott’s Chicken Keeping Diary Karen Cole’s Book Review - Death and the Conjuror by Tom Mead
1/26/202459 minutes, 16 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 26th January 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury What’s Ons Sound of Success - Reaction from Shaftesbury Business Award Winners Things You Need to Know About Dementia - In St James’ Snowdrop Talk Gold Hill Museum May Knock Through to Next Door - What Happens Now? Pop-Up Planet Gazing at Shaftesbury Library, Saturday Bowled Over - Why Phil Tobin Loves Volunteering at the Bowling Club View from the Hill – Visitors from Singapore Adrian Ryder’s Bell Street Bookshelf - Unrest in Gillingham Royal Forest      
1/25/202459 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 25th January 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: 10,000 Visitors Expected At Compton Abbas Airfield Vintage Aviation Extravaganza Dorset Leads in Recycling, Yet Council Urges Greater Efforts To Save £1.3M New Shaftesbury Cinema Info Evening Confirms Ticket Price And Show Times Jackie And Jeanette On 1960s Shaftesbury Businesses DVLA Clamp Vehicles Across Shaftesbury  Shaftesbury Jobs - Fontmell, Shaftesbury And Motcombe View From The Hill - Holly And Tom From Bristol Help Locate Shaftesbury Snowdrops - Gary Cook's Map Launched Ahead Of Festival Shaftesbury Baroque Festival  Musician Features Baroque Violin
1/24/202459 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 24th January 2024

 (Episode 1404) On The Alfred Daily Today: No New Police For Shaftesbury Or North Dorset – Force Still Needs Council Tax Increase Shaftesbury What’s Ons Motcombe Man’s 268 Mile Week-long Run, Battling Icy Wind And 16 Hours Sleep Matt Boatwright’s Property Q and A New Group Will Help Shaftesbury Area Landowners Rewild New Club For Shaftesbury Motorcyclists Formed Pro Mountain Biker Replicates Iconic Hovis Ad Shaston Seasonal Reflections  
1/23/202458 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 23rd January 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Why Shaftesbury’s New Lead Mason Is Backing Mental Health Charity Bad Co Shaftesbury What’s On Cole Street Lane Closed 24-Hours Following Breakdown Blockages Kids Will Learn About Fire At Tokes Farm Half Term Sessions Talking Encouraged At Shaftesbury Library For Dorset Mind Drop-In Day View From The Hill – Visitor From Christchurch Grants For Dorset Tree Planting Projects Have Your Say On Shaftesbury Public Transport Future Shaftesbury Hospital Kindness Celebrated By Locals Recently Bereaved Sandra Diffey’s 60s Memories Of Shaftesbury Phone Exchange Maltings Garden Guru – Jan Wals Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Joe Hashman and Sarah English
1/22/20241 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 22nd January 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
1/21/20241 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 21st January 2024

The Alfred Daily – 21st January 2024 (Episode 1401) On The Alfred Daily Today:  North Dorset Police Locate Man Missing Overnight Thousands of Trees Planted in Enmore Green to Boost Biodiversity and Protect Land from Housebuilding Community Choir Will Sing Tribute to Nick Trump at Opening of Abbey ‘Rich and Strange’ Performance Planned with Shaftesbury Baroque Festival Woman Swims 1K in 4°C Water at Shaftesbury Lido Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Joe Hashman Is Loving the Lapwings View from the Hill – Family from NZ Kate and Karren Chat ‘Over the Garden Fence’ Power of Pine – Julie Wood’s Winter Evergreens Wellness Event at Abbey Short Story – Liz Foster – 'The Spa'    
1/20/202459 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 20th January 2024

 (Episode 1400) On The Alfred Daily Today: Family Buy Coconut And Cotton Eco Store With Proceeds Of Relative’s House Sale Fontmell Council Oppose Plans For New 23 Home Estate Town Clerk Responds to Councillor Claims that they are hiring a spin doctor and says the claims are incorrect Storm Means Slower Trains For Tisbury & Gillingham on Sunday, Strike Impact Tuesday Shaston Seasonal Reflection – Hazel Hedge Cut At Donkey Field Paul Merefield’s Pub Quiz Meet My Pet – A Hungarian Rescue Dog In East Knoyle Hammered dulcimer Busker Delights Shaftesbury Shoppers View From The Hill – Visiting Party From Lingfield Walk Of The Week – Dave Hardiman Pursued By Pigs On Stroll From Spreadeagle Hill Karen Cole’s Book Review -  Halfway House by Helen Fitzgerald
1/19/202459 minutes, 32 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 19th January 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury And Gillingham Junior Cooks Praised In Rotary Chef Contest Shaftesbury What’s Ons A350 Closed At Cann From 29th Jan Joe Hashman’s Shaston Seasonal Reflections Former Shaftesbury Policeman Concerned By ‘Belgian’ Beggar Spring Countryside Show Presents Showjumping Sheep And Clowns In Cars Grosvenor To Create New Events Space If Ballroom Bedroom Plan is Approved Shaftesbury New Cinema Opens 14th Feb, Learn More Wednesday Virginia’s Volunteers – Angela Phipps, Donhead Tennis Adrian Ryder’s Bell Street Book Shelf- Shaftesbury Preacher John Haimes View From The Hill – Christchurch Visitors Tourism News From Trevor Clements
1/18/202459 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 18th January 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Car Link Seek Politicians’ Help With Funding And Reimbursement Rules Shaftesbury ‘Drugs Capital Of North Dorset’ With ‘Out-of-control’ Shoplifting – Police And Council Told Blackmore Vale Farming Diary –Hedgerow Laying, Farmers Collaborating And Weather Issues Fontmell Council Consider Think Tank For Using Vacant Land Weather Puts Town Hall Roof Works ‘One Month Behind’ – But Scaffolding Will Go By May The Artist Painting Gold Hill For A National Card Supplier Memories Of 60s Shaftesbury Shops With Jackie And Jeanette Shaftesbury What’s ons Shaston Seasonal Reflections Snowdrop Countdown Is On-As Flower Appear On Stoney Path
1/17/202459 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 17th January 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Town Councillors Overturn Budget Proposal To Halve Council Tax HikeShaftesbury What’s Ons Shaston Seasonal Reflections - Joe Hashman and Sarah English - daffodils in bloom Melbury Council Bolster Objection To Cann Housing View From The Hill- Visitor From Gatwick Area Spring Countryside Show Launch Five Category Photo Contest Could Your Dog Make A Difference With A Hospital Or Guy’s Marsh Visit Matt Boatwright’s Property Matters - Fixtures & Fittings And Water Pressure
1/16/20241 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 16th January 2024

 (Episode 1396) On The Alfred Daily Today: Water Quality Campaigner Salutes £5m Gears Mill Sewage Work Upgrade Shaftesbury What's Ons Garden Guru Jan Walls Selects Three Noteworthy Maltings Gardens Abbeyview Medical Centre Patient Support Hub Returns Campaigner Wants Dorset Oil Tax Income To Support Council Services View From The Hill - Rose From Bradford-on-Avon Joe Hashman's Seasonal Reflections Blitz Spirit During Great Ground Power Cut Snowdrops To Decorate Former TIC Window Jobs- Co-Op And Motcombe School Inspector Rejects Planning Appeal For Disabled Resident's Futureproof Home
1/15/202459 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 15th January 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:
1/14/20241 hour, 2 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 14th January 2024

 (Episode 1394) On The Alfred Daily Today:
1/14/202459 minutes, 20 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 13th January 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury What’s Ons Steady Trade For Shaftesbury Pubs During Dry January - Low- Alcohol Drinks Gain Ground Sharon Seasonal Reflection Joe Hashman On ‘Rainforesteque’ Areas Paul Merefield’s Quiz Dorset Firm Gets £480K Contract To Convert Abbey Walk House For Mental Health Services Kate Scott’s Shaftesbury Chicken Keeping Diary Meet My Pet- Katie And Her Difficult Schnauzers Walk Of The Week - Long Coombe Bottom Nr Melbury With Andrew Ebens Full Of Beans - Food Writer Amelia Christie-Miller To Visit Shaftesbury Shaftesbury’s Fruit And Veg Store Will Continue Following Trial Karen Cole Reviews ‘In Memoriam’ by Alice Winn.
1/12/202459 minutes, 55 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 12th January 2024

 (Episode 1392) On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury What’s Ons Alleged Burglary At Shaftesbury FC– Man In Court Today Rise In Christmas Drink And Drug Driving Arrests In Dorset More Antiques For Shaftesbury Sunday Markets – Events Start With Snowdrops Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Ukrainian Flag At Great Ground Tourism News Trevor Clements Of Tourist Info Club Fontmell Society Relaunches As Fontmell Friends For Social Events View From The Hill- Visitors From Wilton Funeral Announcement – Stella Cotton Virginia’s Volunteers – Jeanne Loader Former Mayor Determined To Win World Marmalade Championships Adrian Ryder’s Bell St Bookshelf – St Rumbold’s Church Disabled Access Restored In Front Of Town Hall
1/11/202459 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 11th January 2024

 (Episode 1391) On The Alfred Daily Today:
1/10/202459 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 10th January 2024

 (Episode 1390) On The Alfred Daily Today: Pedestrianisation Unlikely Soon - Dorset Council Has No Money For Consultation Shaftesbury What's Ons Why The Grosvenor Owners Want To Close The Assembly Room Function Hall How Shaftesbury's Abbey Arts Centre Will Spend 3-Year Dorset Council Grants Town Centre Gas Leak Repair Means Temporary Loss Of Parking Spaces Celebrating Trishia Newell's Life Wanted: Edward The Martyr Tales For Fringe Weekend Pilgrimage Performance Weekend Art Club For Kids In Twyford Matt Boatwright's Property Matters - Floods And Having Two Kitchens Singing Session For Fans Of Folk Starts Winter Programme Shaston Seasonal Reflections- Joe Hashman  
1/9/202459 minutes, 22 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 9th January 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Two Shaftesbury Fire Engines Tackle Gillingham Thatched Cottage Blaze Compton Villagers Form Community Hub With Monthly Meetings Concerns About Storm Sewage Release Into Motcombe Brook Shaftesbury What’s On Spring Countryside Show Field Will Be Filled With Scarecrows Dorset Police Commissioner Wants To Help Shaftesbury Shops Tackle Shoplifting View From The Hill - Frome Couple Love Our Views Jan Walls’ Gardening Diary Lucy’s Life-Changing Lesson - Coconut And Cotton Owner’s Costa Rica Sustainability Discovery
1/8/202459 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 8th January 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: A Fortnight of Freezing Temperatures Forecast for Shaftesbury Blacksmith Pulls Off Big Performance in Arts Centre Peter Pan Panto Shaftesbury What’s Ons Motcombe Zumba Raises Cash for Salisbury Hospital Celebrity Biographies on Sale at Shaftesbury’s Oxfam Bookshop Cold Water Swimming Expert Appointed Shaftesbury Lido Manager Councillor Jubilant That Jubilee Steps Railing Work Finally Starts View from the Hill - Londoners Fall in Love with Local Shepherd's Hut. Guest Speaker Will Share Childhood Stargazing Stories at Astronomy Club
1/7/20241 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 7th January 2024

 (Episode 1387) On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Resident Says He Can Become North Dorset’s Lib Dem MP Shaftesbury What’s Ons View From The Hill- Visitor From Peru Kate And Karren Chat ‘Over The Garden Fence’ Shaftesbury Artist Richard Hoare On Painting Peripheral Places Shaftesbury FC Features In ‘The Sun’ Car Stolen From Motcombe Found In Southampton Charlton Church Bell Restored After Two Decades Of Silence St James’ PostBox Featured On Twitter North Dorset Writer Sarah English Reads ‘The Consequence’
1/6/202459 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 6th January 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Dorset Police Have the Slowest 999 Call Answer Time in the UK – Force Responds Shaftesbury’s Independent Book Shop to Partner with Blur Musician’s Festival Melbury and Fontmell Council Wants Your Pothole Reports Shaston Seasonal Reflection – Rain Pours from Tanyard Thatch Paul Merefield’s Quiz Anne Davies’ Walk of the Week - An All Tarmac Trek from Fonthill Bishop Learn Just How Horrible Fonthill Abbey's William Beckford Was – In Shaftesbury Talk View from the Hill – Dutch Visitors Took a Trip from Laycock Shaftesbury’s Weekend Wet Weather Attraction – Donkey and Shetland's Last Home Meet My Pet - Nadia from Stour Row and Her Alpacas Donhead Artists Donate £550 to Boobs Charity Jobs - Saturday Person at Shaftesbury Deli Karen Cole’s Book Review - "Fearless" by M.W. Craven      
1/5/202459 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 5th January 2024

 (Episode 1385) On The Alfred Daily Today: Man to Face Court Following Serious Road Collision Near Shaftesbury Your Dorset Council Tax Likely To Rise By 5% From April - Council Say Rise Protects Key Services Shaftesbury Town Council Won't Trim Trees Blocking Residents' Daylight  Third Time Athletics Win For Fontmell Primary  View From The Hill - Turkish Visitors Former Pupils Still Knock On Cann Man's Door, 60 Years After School Shut Expert Advice For Shaftesbury Groups Seeking New Volunteers Tourism News - Trevor Clements From Tourism Information Hub How Snowdrop Festival Speaker Lou Will Help You Love These Flowers Adrian Ryder's Bell Street Bookshelf - Victorian Fontmell  
1/4/202459 minutes, 28 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 4th January 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury What’s On Arts Centre Granted Planning Permission for Transformative Works Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Soaked St James’ Allotments and Thursday Sunrise Dorset Council Amends Rubbish Dump Fees but Says Charges Don’t Encourage Fly-Tipping Shaftesbury Crew Helps Ambulance Crew Enter Ludwell Home Two Award-Winning Nature Writers Confirmed for Shaftesbury Book Festival Shaftesbury Man to Ride Motorbike to The Gambia for Charity View from the Hill – Surrey Couple Visit to Fix Bike and Discover the Hill Time-Based Fitness Challenge Launches in Shaftesbury Jackie and Jeanette Reminisce About the 1960s Shaftesbury Road Closures Why Weldmar Manager Andrew Hay Loves Shaftesbury
1/3/202459 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 3rd January 2024

 (Episode 1383) On The Alfred Daily Today:   Police Commissioner Responds to Council's Request for Shaftesbury Police Officer Fire Crew Called To Old Boundary Road Home Shaftesbury's Seasonal Reflections- Joe Hashman Shaftesbury's Classic Car Enthusiast Restores French Limousine 3 Local Flood Alerts - Flooding Update Photographer to Exhibit 'Our Green and Pleasant Land' at Charlton Talk View from the Hill: Bristolian Artist Visits Gold Hill Shaftesbury's Upcoming Events The Affordability of Shaftesbury Homes And A New 'Down from London' Trend - Property With Matt Boatwright Poetry – 'The Craft of Life' by Marigold Rumble Shaftesbury Charity Shop Bargains
1/2/202459 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 2nd January 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Arts Centre Chooses 'Hilltop Cinema' As Movie Venue Name Shaftesbury What's Ons Wartime Vehicles Line Shaftesbury High Street For Air Ambulance Fundraiser Shaston Seasonal Reflections - Signs Of Spring - Joe Hashman and Kathy Morgan View From The Hill - South Devon Visitor Wednesday: Supermarket Vouchers For Dorset Residents Struggling With Living Costs Flood Alerts - Upper Stour And River Nadder Maltings Garden Guru - Jan Walls - The Remarkable Rowan New Pool Plan- Council Will Hire Manager Amidst Call For Free Swims For Kids A Feast Of Food Writing As Shaftesbury Bookshop And Cafe Collaborate Shaftesbury-Based BAFTA Judge Shares Best Of British TV And Movies Friday Arts Centre Film Offers "Profound ​Exploration ​Of ​Life' - Paul Jordan Previews 'Past Lives' Tiggy Hayes' Short Story - 'The Skeleton Christmas Party'
1/1/202459 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 1st January 2024

On The Alfred Daily Today:   Chairman Messages And 2024 Goals: Hannah Lister - Fontmell Parish Council, Trevor Clements - Compton Abbas, Liam Stacey -  Melbury Abbas Parish Council,Virginia Edwyn-Jones - Shaftesbury Town Council, Cllr Val Pothecary, Chairman Of Dorset Council Shaftesbury New Year What’s Ons Don’t Be Board! Donhead Games Group Celebrates First Birthday Vinyl Venture and Co-Working Space, Now Mustons Is ‘Off The Market’ Zumba Moves for a Cause: Motcombe's Dance Drive for Salisbury’s Stars Inside Shaftesbury Library: Ken Morgan and Helen Baker's Work Passion Shaftesbury's Firefighters Respond To Car Trapped In Tisbury Flood" King Alfred's Vision: Owner Outlines Next Steps, Hails Shaftesbury Spirit A Sneak Peek at Shaftesbury Snowdrops – A Walk with Rachel Diment New Year’s Eve Road Traffic Collision In Shaftesbury View From The Hill – Californian Visitor
12/31/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 31st December 2023

 (Episode 1380) On The Alfred Daily Today:   a 60-minute radio programme for Shaftesbury and the surrounding area, being broadcast 7 days-a-week. On today's Alfred Daily:  50 Vintage Tractors Tour Shaftesbury Area In Salisbury Hospice Fundraiser Shaftesbury New Year Events Swans Trust Fund First Defibrillator In East Of Town - And Want To Add More Kate And Karren's New Year's Eve Chat Festive Short Story - The Christmas Goose - By Sarah English BadCo Plan Second Ball For '24 And Hope Clothing Sales Pick Up Gillingham And Shaftesbury Young Farmers Offer To Collect Christmas Tree Libby Dineley On Donhead Coaching Inns And Toll Roads View From The Hill - London New Year Visitors Shaston Seasonal Reflections - Snowdrops
12/30/202359 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 30th December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: MBE Honour for Long-Serving Former Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show Boss 24 Hours to Choose Name for New Blockbuster-Screening Shaftesbury Cinema New Sound as Shaftesbury’s Cabin Band Rocks Shaston Club into 2024 Paul Merefield’s Pub Quiz View from the Hill: Visitor from Lymington Shaftesbury What’s On Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Joe Hashman Meet My Pet - Benson, the Cockapoo A Wintry Walk of the Week Around Ashmore with Dave Hardiman Sunday Fitness Fun for Kids as Mini Athletics Launches at Shaftesbury Primary Shaftesbury Arts Centre Invites Artists to Enter New Spring Exhibition Karen Cole Recommends 'The Last Passenger' by Will Dean
12/29/202359 minutes, 22 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 29th December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury What’s Ons After 18 Years, Shaftesbury Unique Teddy Bear Store Will Close Shaftesbury Rotary Launch Annual Easter 5k And 10k Runs Motcombe Renewable Energy Co Asked For Church Walk Lighting Solution My Favourite Tree- Stour Row Arboriculturist Nick Baxter View From The Hill- Greenwich Couple Love Shaftesbury Timelessness Christmas Window Winners ‘The Kitchen Table’ On Making The Mayor Out Of Lego 1,000 Gig Veteran To Rock ‘Two Brewers’ Into 2024 Short Story – Bah Humbug - Elaine Cadogan Adrian Ryder’s Bell Street Bookshelf - Father Jeanneau’s Stone Crosses Of Shaftesbury Best Christmas Window Winner On Making Shaftesbury’s Mayor From Lego
12/28/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 28th December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:
12/27/202359 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 27th December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:
12/26/202359 minutes, 35 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 26th December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:
12/25/202359 minutes, 50 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 25th December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: TODAY: Christmas Thought From Karen Gorham, Bishop Of Sherborne Motcombe Businessman Bounces Back Following Devastating Blaze Mayoral Address - Cllr Virginia Edwyn-Jones Christmas Message – Fontmell Parish Chair: Hannah Lister Donhead St Mary Chair: John Feltham Compton Parish Chair: Trevor Clements Christmas Thought From Karen Gorham, Bishop Of Sherborne Belle Street Drama As Van Knocks Over Bollard During Gig Coping With Christmas Alone – Bill Sheriff, Jackie Demorris Christmas As A Carer - Ben from The Blackmore Vale 50 Years Of Working Christmas Day – David Griffin Shepherd at La Fleur De Lys A Deserved Day Off For Arne Fernandes At The Fontmell 24 Share Christmas Day At Donhead Community Dinner Christmas At North Dorset Women's Refuge – Sara Jacson Entertaining Cedars Residents – Dan Ellis View From The Hill – Jill And Graham From Essex Staying At The Grosvenor Rev Donna Gibbs On Juggling Services And Family Celebrations A Perfect Donhead Christmas Day – Christopher Nicholson Shaftesbury Town Silver Band And Community Choir – ‘I Saw Three Ships’  
12/24/202359 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 24th December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury What’s On Shaftesbury Man Finds Family on Three Continents After DNA Test Shaftesbury Rector Welcomes Pub Revellers as Midnight Mass Returns Joe Hashman’s Shaston Seasonal Reflections View From The Hill – Janice and Family from Great Yarmouth Shaftesbury’s Joanna Tucholska on Christmas Traditions in Poland“Over The Garden Fence” – Kate Pickard and Karren Burkett North Dorset Author’s Short Story: Sarah English ‘A Miracle at Christmas’
12/23/20231 hour, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 23rd December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Town Council Scrutinises Persimmon's Affordable Housing Proposal For New Estate Persimmon Will Meet With Melbury Council To Discuss Estate Warning For Tisbury And Gill Train Passengers Paul Merefield’s Pub Quiz Meet My Pet: Percy Lizzard’s mini daschund, Steve Walk Of The Week - “Tess Of The Vale’ takes us to Duncliffe Hill View From The Hill - Visitors From Romsey Shaftesbury’s Shopkeepers’ Choices- Sarah Rudder Of Kitchen Table Bookshop First Christmas - Glenn Harris Of Black Cactus Cafe On ’24 Wine Bar Plans Shaftesbury Chicken Keeper- Kate Scott Shaftesbury Resident Michael Wolff On Greek Xmas From His Childhood Motcombe Cooking School Expert Laura Pope On Co-ordinating Christmas Dinner Shaftesbury Chamber Names Best Window Winners Karen Cole Reviews ‘Yule Island’ by Johana Gustawsson
12/22/202359 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 22nd December 2023

 (Episode 1371) On The Alfred Daily Today: Dorset Police Want To Identify Kids Climbing Town Hall Scaffolding Shaftesbury Carnival Issue Heartfelt Tribute To Allan Franks Shaftesbury What's Ons Scaffolding Impacting Town Hall Market Footfall - Councillors Won’t Reduce Rate Tourism News - Trevor Clements Of Shaftesbury Tourism Hub Shaftesbury In Bloom Seek Winter Planter Sponsors Groundwater Flood Alert For Cranborne Chase - Grants For Flood Protection In Wilts Cllr Piers Brown Says 3-Week B3081 Closure Will Be ‘A Pain In The Bottom’ View From The Hill - Visitors From Twickenham Author Helps Inspire Would-Be Writers At Gutchpool Farm Workshop Dorset Council Backs Farming But Won’t Oppose ‘Excessive Regulation’ Shaftesbury Indies At Christmas – Willow Virginia’s Volunteers – Carole Jones At The Vale Pantry Carols – Churches Together ‘O Little Town’
12/21/202359 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 21st December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Your local news   Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaftesbury Pays £1M Council Tax For Policing – Council Backs Call For Full-Time Cop Coppice Street Garden Raises £400 For Charity Decorating Dunhead St. Andrew Church For Christmas And International Christening Melbury Traffic Issue Is Mainly Speeding Says New Councillor Shashton Seasonal Reflections With Joe Hashman View From The Hill Christchurch Couple Meet Relatives Celebrating Shaftesbury Independents, Golden Snowdrop First Christmas! Matt McDonald Of Hyper Gaming Christmas Tips Shaftesbury Personal Chef Philippa Davis Silent Night With Shaftesbury Community Choir Sue Morgan Weaving Wonders Out Of Springhead Willow Jackie And Jeanette Reminisce About 60s And 70s Christmas TV
12/20/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 20th December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury What's Ons Plan To Enclose Inflatable Ferne House Tennis Court New Snowdrop Festival Drivers To Highlight Dementia Connection Police Commissioner Wants Support For Council Tax Hike Again Dorset Police Chief Constable Reveals Force Workload By Numbers First Christmas - Andrew Wood At Compton Airfield Supporting Shaftesbury Indies - Kit And Kaboodle Chatty Cafe Will Encourage Friendship In Fontmell Hope Charity Wins Shaftesbury Rotary’s Caldwell Award Daytime Dorset Council Meetings Deter Working Age Candidates -Claim Shaftesbury Community Choir -Joy To The World Lyndhurst Man Makes Weekly Trip To Shaftesbury Country Market- ‘The Best’ Festive Family Fun At Madjeston Christmas Abroad - Germany With Assistant Town Clerk Billie Maddocks Poem - ‘Christmas Is Coming’ Marigold Rumble        
12/19/202357 minutes, 7 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 19th December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Residents Tour New Pepperell House Mental Health Facility Dorset Council To Award Special Councillors Alderman Status Motcombe Man To Run 268 Miles Along Pennines Mostly In Darkness Shaftesbury What's Ons Fears Child Could Fall Into Unguarded Hole Alongside C13 Road View From The Hill - Battersea Regular First Christmas - Nick Else Hopes Harvest Hill Veg Shop Can Remain Christmas Carol- Shaftesbury Town Band Medley Rotarians Raise £938 From Bingo Dorset Coroner Seeks Next-Of-Kin Of Shaftesbury Man Choir Whose Singers Face Annual Auditions Returns To Motcombe Shopkeepers' Seasonal Suggestions - Karen King From Cranbornes Christmas In The Philippines With Estrella Hamilton From Shaftesbury
12/18/202359 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 18th December 2023

 (Episode 1367) On The Alfred Daily Today:  Council Asked To Request Full-Time Police Officer For Shaftesbury Shaftesbury What's Ons Blogger Spends Night 'Stealth Camping' On Royal Chase Roundabout Planet Shaftesbury Take Stock After Council Defer Sustainability Strategy Shaftesbury School Eco Club Kids Attend COP-Style Conference Shaftesbury Shopkeepers' Seasonal Suggestions - Jenna From Acanthus First Christmas - Daniel And Juliet At Ye Olde Two Brewers Shaftesbury Chef's Christmas Tips - David Griffin-Shepherd Of La Fleur De Lys Carol From Shaftesbury Community Choir- 'O Little Town' View From The Hill - Mark From Bristol Shaftesbury Charity Shop Bargains - Oxfam, Weldmar, Cancer Research Soundscape - Ravens On Stoney Path By Catherine Simmonds
12/17/202359 minutes, 17 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 17th December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:   Town Band Procession Marks "Beginning Of Christmas In Motcombe"  Shaftesbury What's Ons Transforming Fay Weldon's Former Shaftesbury Home  Strictly Show For Locals With 'Downs' At Christmas Ball In Motcombe Kate And Karren On Covid And Cars  View From The Hill - Gears Mill AirBnB Guests  Sunday Story - 'The Photo On The Landing'  - Christine Simms  Shaston Seasonal Reflections - Dinah's Hollow
12/16/202359 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 16th December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury What’s Ons No Suspicious Circumstances With Motcombe Death Open House Feeds Two Hundred At Party For Locals In Need Paul Merefield’s Pub Quiz Walk Of The Week - Anne Davies Takes Us To Ebbesbourne Wake View From The Hill – Memories Of The Half Moon Inn Meet My Pet – Myra McDadd And Dinah Dorset Council Reveals Neighbouring Council Partners For ‘Devolution’ Deal Shaftesbury School Students Raise £2000 For Kids With Cancer And In Ukraine Shaftesbury’s Cul-de-Sac Of Christmas Lights Roadworks This Week Christmas Carol – ‘Oh Little Town’ Shaftesbury Churches Together
12/15/202359 minutes, 33 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 15th December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Dorset Councillors Call For New Council Houses In Housing Strategy Shaftesbury What's Ons Adrian Ryder's Bell Street Bookshelf - Life In 1900 Ashmore Donkey Needed For Saturday's Motcombe Christmas Procession Gillingham Artisans To Sell In Shaftesbury On Sunday Winter Volunteers Welcome At Shaftesbury's Community Farm Tribute To Park Walk Jazzman Motcombe's Dorset Councillor Will Chair Dorset Council Planning Committee Tourism News - Trevor Clements At Shaftesbury TIC Coombe House Kids Swim To Raise Funds For Open House View From The Hill - Bournemouth Couple Visit For Market
12/14/20231 hour, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 14th December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: North Dorset Councillor Highlights Relatives' Travel And Access Issues With Stroke Care Changes Shaftesbury What's Ons Barrier Will Narrow High Street To Improve Safety During Town Hall Works Flurry Of Late Orders Keep Shaftesbury Christmas Hamper Business Busy Seasonal Reflections - Guy's Marsh Carol From Shaftesbury's Churches Together View From The Hill - Former Moto Guzzi Rider Returns Jackie And Jeanette Remember ... Reindeer On King Alfred's Kitchen Shaftesbury Memories - Robert Mullins
12/13/202358 minutes, 13 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 13th December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:
12/12/202359 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 12th December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Motcombe Farmer Urges Dorset Councillors to Support Farming in Upcoming Vote Torri Remembered with Health Room Launch Shaston Seasonal Reflections Wiltshire Council Childrens Services Graded Outstanding By Ofsted Pieces of Motcombe's History: A Jigsaw Gift to Complete Your Christmas Arts Centre To Launch New Films In February - Cinema Name Needed Award Nomination For Bedchester B & B Specialising In U.S Visitors Shaftesbury Concert To Debut New Carol On Sunday Shaftesbury Concert To Debut New Carol On Sunday  Garden Guru - Jan Walls On Pre-Christmas Plans Hugh Budden Plays Two Shaftesbury Blues Gigs Before Christmas
12/11/202358 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 11th December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury’s Breast Cancer Charity Boobs To Open Shop Trader Claims Town Hall Works Discriminate Against the Disabled Residents Encouraged To Support Town Council’s Climate Emergency Plan Shaftesbury What’s On: Upcoming Events Choir Entertains Christmas Market Shoppers View From The Hill: An Amesbury Visitor's Perspective Shaftesbury Charity Shop Bargains Funeral Details For Judith Mary Wade Joe Hashman – Before The Flyover Soundscape – Buzzards On French Mill Lane
12/10/202359 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 10th December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:
12/9/202359 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 9th December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:
12/8/202359 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 8th December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:
12/7/202359 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 7th December 2023

 (Episode 1356) On The Alfred Daily Today: Don’t Travel Through Gill Or Tisbury Stations This Week Market Organiser Says Too Many Events Are Reducing Stall Numbers Gold Hill Museum To Celebrate 70th Birthday With ‘Made In Shaftesbury’ Display Talented Young Shaftesbury Actors Perform Two Plays View From The Hill- Visitor From Frome Shaftesbury What’s Ons Dorset Council Receive £1M To Tackle Homelessness Jackie And Jeanette’s Post Office Memories Liz Foster Reads –‘The Object Of My Love’ A Musical Take On ‘A Christmas Carol’ Soundscape- Bird Song At Gore Clump
12/6/202358 minutes, 30 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 6th December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Crashes Close Spreadeagle Hill And Motcombe’s ‘The Street’ Expected At Shaftesbury Funeral For Former Dorset Coroner Seasonal Reflections – Slippery At Breach Common Shopkeeper Unhappy With Pre-Christmas High Street Closure Smiles And Sparkle At Shaftesbury Christingle What’s On in Shaftesbury Original, Live Music At Shaftesbury Acoustic Café View From The Hill- Visitors From Bilbao Dorset Council Offers New Business And Community Grants Duo to Debut New Classical Music Composed in Shaftesbury From Pulling Pints to Personal Trainer: Hawkers Hill’s Female Fitness Expert Matt Boatwright’s Property Q And A Soundscape – December Birdlife In Twyford
12/5/202359 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 5th December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Former TIC Will Become Pop-Up Arts Display And Base For Santa Shaftesbury What's Ons Not Home Alone This Christmas- Thanks To Donhead Resident's Offer Jan Walls' Gardening Advice Shaston Seasonal Reflections - Kathy Morgan and Joe Hashman Semley Talk - Cycle Tour Of Europe  Helps Author Beat Eating Disorder  Dr Sean Beer On The Magic Of Cranborne Chase Churches Town Council Will Bolster Neighbourhood Plan With £7K Grant Local Poetry - Summer Has Gone - By Agnes C Leets
12/4/202359 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 4th December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:
12/3/202359 minutes, 55 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 3rd December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:
12/2/202358 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 2nd December 2023

 (Episode 1351) On The Alfred Daily Today: Arts Centre Stage Arts Centre Stage Authentic Agatha Christie Radio plays Shaftesbury Weekend What’s Ons A Family Affair At Des And Julie’s Twyford Art Pop-Up Berwick Landscape And History Inspires Village Jeweller Eco Kids Plant Trees In Melbury Today Police Retrieve Stolen Compton Quad Bike Free Shaftesbury Parking YFC Raise Cash To Support Students Paul Merefield’s Quiz Meet My Pet- Emma And Husky-Like Bjorn Walk Of The Week- Woods Near Melbury Shaston Seasonal Reflections Karen Cole Reviews Paul Cleave
12/1/202359 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 1st December 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:
11/30/202359 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 30th November 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:
11/29/202357 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 29th November 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Council Warned Path Subsidence Makes Mobility Scooters ‘Tilt’ Plan To Tackle Nitrates And Septic Tanks Polluting River Nadder Shaftesbury Filmmaker Award-Nominated For Mental Health Movie Shaftesbury’s Historic Maces Will Be Displayed At British Museum Shaftesbury What’s On Shaftesbury Road Closures Botanical Candle Co Donates £1,773 To Food Bank Charity Professionals And Amateurs Picked By Arts Centre Judges For Exhibition View From The Hill – Rosie From London Alfred’s New Farm Diary Hosted by Claire Eastham From Margaret Marsh Dorset Council Drops Plan To Close Angel Lane Car Park Before Christmas Shaston Seasonal Reflections
11/28/202359 minutes, 30 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 28th November 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury What’s On Driver Banned After Careless Driving Causes East Knoyle Crash Late Night Shopping Proves Shaftesbury High St ‘Punches Above Its Weight’ Councillor Slates ‘Naff’ New Shaftesbury Play Area Councillor ‘Distressed’ After Council Worker Verbally Abused Shaftesbury Traffic News Seasonal Tastes And Tasteful Gifts At Semley’s Advent Fair View From The Hill – Cheltenham Couple Race Up Hill With Loaf Free Car Parking In Shaftesbury, Saturday 2nd Dec Former Shaftesbury Landlady Trisha Newell Dies Dorset Needs Truly ‘Affordable’ Homes Says Countryside Charity £10 Tables Increase Vintage, Craft & Collectables Choice At Donhead Fair French And Mindfulness Art Feature In Shaftesbury Adult Education Courses Shaftesbury Printer Wins Apprentice Of The Year St John’s Hill Closure From 11th December Jan Walls’ Gardening Shaston Seasonal Reflections
11/27/202359 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 27th November 2023

 (Episode 1346) On The Alfred Daily Today:
11/26/202359 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 26th November 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:   Cold Water Swimming At Shaftesbury Lido  Shaftesbury Weekend Events  Town Council Approves Sunday Markets - Warning, It Could Jeopardise Food Fest  French Twin Town Presents Special Book  Donhead Lad Mowing To Fund Kenya Aid Trip Kate And Karren Chat 'Over The Garden Fence' Liz Foster Reads Eunice's Little Weakness  Jo Hashman's Nature Notes Soundscape - Windy Wardour Woods View From The Hill - Lancashire Visitor Parent And Teenager Bonding Event In Shaftesbury
11/25/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 25th November 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury What's Ons Pound Lane Bus Route Returns But No Saturday Service To Gill  Kate Adie Appointed President Of Dorset CPRE Rail Works Disrupt North Dorset Passengers Rail Company Grants For Shaftesbury Area Projects Paul Merefield’s Quiz Meet My Pet- Sam From Compton’s 10 Dogs Walk Of The Week With Andrew Ebens-Melbury Hill Kate Scott's Chicken Keeping Diary Karen Cole Reviews ‘What Dies Inside Us’   
11/24/202359 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 24th November 2023

 (Episode 1343) On The Alfred Daily Today: Closure Of Shaftesbury Car Park In December – Disastrous, Says Trader One-Quarter of Visitors Find Shaftesbury Abbey By Chance - Survey Home Start Blackmore Vale Extends To West Dorset Virginia’s Volunteers – Julian Prichard Of Hospital Friends Sustainable Fashion Film And Clothes Exchange In Shaftesbury, Monday Sedgehill And Semley Council Appoints Two Tree Wardens Tourism Hub Update – Trevor Clements On The End Of The AONB Shaftesbury Councillor Holds Surgery On Saturday Volunteers Create New Look For Queen Mother’s Garden Shaftesbury Road Closures What’s On for The Weekend Daily Observations From Joe Hashman Adrian Ryder’s Bell Street Bookshelf – The Abbey Bells Story
11/23/20231 hour, 4 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 23rd November 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Newcastle Hill Benches Blamed for 'Intimidating' Drug-Taking, Drunken Youths Shaftesbury's What's On Hovis Ad Man Carl Barlow's Memories – Ahead of Shaftesbury's Lights Switch-On Chamber Chair Hopes Town Will Support Shaftesbury High Street's Late-Night Shopping Fontmell's Christmas Fair Will Help Support Rescued 'Staffies' Renowned Wildlife Artist Will Reads His New Poetry in Semley Jackie and Jeanette Reminisce About Wanting to Grow Up Quickly Shaston Seasonal Reflection – Joe Hashman and Kathy Morgan's Soundscape
11/22/202359 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 22nd November 2023

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11/21/20231 hour, 2 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 21st November 2023

 (Episode 1340) On The Alfred Daily Today: Maltings 20MPH Campaign ‘Going Backwards’ with Dorset Council Rules Shaftesbury What’s On Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Joe Hashman Jan Walls’ Gardening Advice Approved - Churchyard Path to Improve Motcombe Schoolkids’ Safety Everyone’s Invited to Abbey Primary Christmas Fair St James’ Church Saturday Fair Preview Shaftesbury Primary to Plant 500 Trees on Thursday View from the Hill – Guernsey Visitor Donhead Mum Puts Her Happiness First, Painting for Village Exhibition New Football Posts for Wincombe Rec 3800 Plastic Bottles ‘Saved’ Thanks to Town Centre Water Fountain Shaftesbury’s Lyon’s Walk Is Finally on the Map Walking Sticks for Christmas Gifts in Breach Common Fundraiser Jan Walls’ Gardening – The Price of Poinsettias and Plants as Presents
11/20/202359 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 20th November 2023

 (Episode 1339) On The Alfred Daily Today:   Motcombe Wine Expert Celebrates Victory in 2023 Beaujolais Run Shaftesbury Town Council Considers Making Artisan Market a Permanent Fixture Wessex Internet Team Log On And Set Up Town Tree In Superfast Time Creation Quartet To Enchant Shaftesbury with Haydn and Beethoven Charity Shop Bargains Shaftesbury What's Ons Shaston Seasonal Reflections Shaftesbury Flower Arranging
11/19/202359 minutes, 15 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 19th November 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury High Street Welcomes New Retro Arcade Hub Motcombe Councillor Explains The Stark Appearance Of Village Hedge Charlton's St John's Church Hosts Festive Fundraiser for Crisis Bournemouth Youth and St Peter's Choir Ring in Harmony at the Arts Centre John Cluett's Memories Of The Wartime Years In The Blackmore Vale View from the hill Shaston Seasonal Reflections Shaftesbury What’s Ons Kate Pickard and Karren Burkett - ‘Over the Garden Fence’. Richard Evans reads 'Happy Landings'
11/18/20231 hour, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 18th November 2023

 (Episode 1337) On The Alfred Daily Today:
11/17/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 17th November 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Compton Woman Challenges £132 Monthly Rise In Septic Tank Bill Since September Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaston Seasonal Reflection Coconut And Cotton Shop For Sale, But Only To Ethical Buyer Virginia’s Volunteers – Stuart Edwards Of The Friends Of Shaftesbury Swimming Adrian Ryder’s On Donhead’s Road Network Semley Farm Wants To Convert Barn Into School Education Centre Trevor Clements’ Tourism Update Shaftesbury Traffic News No Tree Damage From Storms On North Dorset National Trust Land
11/16/20231 hour, 2 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 16th November 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Two Rival Groups Submit Plans For New Maltings Community Hall Shaftesbury Primary And Abbey School Rotorkids Unite To Tidy Town Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaftesbury Traffic Shaston Seasonal Reflections New Groundwater Flood Alert For Berwick, Ashmore, Compton Music With A Message - Conor Smith’s Sixth Single Release In The Pink -Motcombe moviegoers pack hall for Barbie      
11/15/202359 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 15th November 2023

 (Episode 1334) On The Alfred Daily Today: Motcombe Villagers Want Lights On 'Slippery' Church Walk Bid for African Beach Break with Save the Children Shaftesbury Supersized Shaftesbury Scenes to Improve Town Centre Scaffolding Site Shaftesbury What's On Hopes That MP's Ministerial Job Will Mean More Money for Dorset Council Shaftesbury Seasonal Reflections Shaftesbury Roadworks Arts Centre Presents Compilation of Musical Favourites Fontmell Event Helps You Plan Your Climate Change-Resilient Garden Elaine Cadogan’s Poem – 'Grandad's Photograph'
11/14/20231 hour, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 14th November 2023

 (Episode 1333) On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury MP Becomes Local Government Minister In Reshuffle More Farm Buildings Could Become Homes In Stour Row And East Orchard Shaftesbury What’s Ons New Showroom Plan For Sherborne Causeway Caravan Dealer Professors Will Answer Dementia Questions At Motcombe Fundraiser Free Talk On Appreciating The Planets In Wednesday Astronomy Event Engineer Who Helped Build Secret Spitfires Shares Stories In Semley Garden Guru Jan Walls- Herbs View From The Hill- Bath Visitors Transform Your Sunday Cooking At Shaftesbury Talk And Demo Shaston Seasonal Reflections
11/13/202359 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 13th November 2023

 (Episode 1332) On The Alfred Daily Today: Youth Groups play Big Role in Shaftesbury 's Remembrance Day Shaftesbury What's Ons Shaftesbury's New, Innovative Book Club Merges Tradition with Technology Navigating Nature's Nuances: Tristan Gooley Guides Shaftesbury Through the Secrets of Trees Discovering the Latest Treasures at Shaftesbury's Charity Shops  91-Year-Old Shares Shaftesbury Wartime Evacuee Tales And Donates C17th Document To Museum View from The Hill – a South Korean family visit Shaftesbury Shaftesbury Roadworks Shaston Seasonal Reflection  
11/12/202359 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 12th November 2023

The Alfred Daily – 12th November 2023 (Episode 1331) On The Alfred Daily Today:  Sand Play And More Exciting Zip Wire Amongst Wincombe Rec Improvements Shaftesbury What’s Ons Author Will Imagines  Saxon Shaftesbury Life In Monday Book Event Guests Take Climate Emergency Action After Melbury Campsite Stay Kate And Karren Chat Over The Garden Fence Donhead’s Neville Pugh On ‘Two remarkable Royal Marine’ Relatives Shaftesbury Writer Tiggy Hayes reads ‘Red Roses’ Kate And Karren Chat ‘Over The Garden Fence’ – Victoria Street Traffic And Flooding
11/11/202359 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 11th November 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:  Dorset Council: Land Next To Maltings May Not Be Needed For By-Pass New Half Moon Manager Plans More Community Connections Unheated Open-Air Swimming Starts This Month In Shaftesbury Shaston Seasonal Reflections Shaftesbury What’s Ons Paul Merefield’s Pub Quiz Meet My Pet – Angela In West Stour- And Her Dog, Cat, Tortoise And Python My Shaftesbury – Pete McDonald Talks With Margaret Cluett Walk Of The Week – Tess Of The Vale With The Magic Of Melbury Kate Scott’s Chicken Keeping Diary Karen Cole Reviews ‘A Third is Darkness’ by Murray Bailey
11/10/202359 minutes, 50 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 10th November 2023

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11/9/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 9th November 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Hotel Faces Conversion To Private Home- Airbnb And Recruitment Blamed Dorset Council Consider Historic Titles For Long Serving Councillors No Newts Yet As £38K Shaftesbury Pond Conservation Completes Wildlife, Water And The Wylye Valley As Art Couple Exhibit In Shaftesbury Four Artists Open Christmas Arts Pop-Up In Stour Row Funeral Announcement – Gordon Pike 500 Enjoy Rescheduled Shaftesbury Primary Fireworks Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Joe Hashman And Kathy Morgan Shaftesbury Traffic And Road Closures
11/8/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 8th November 2023

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11/7/202359 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 7th November 2023

 (Episode 1326) On The Alfred Daily Today: Hospital Friends Plan Accommodation for Nurses At Pepperell House Orchestra Becomes a Symphony and Adds Top-Flight Conductor Expert on Britain's Best-Loved Birds Talks at the Grosvenor on Thursday Retrofitting Buildings Is Helping Dorset Council's Climate Goal Maltings Garden Guru Jan Wall's Weekly Advice Shaftesbury Seasonal Reflections from Joe Hashman and Kathy Morgan Road Closures This Week Job Vacancies: Caretaker-Type Role at Shaftesbury School / Freelance Telesales Survey Reveals High Satisfaction with Dorset Holidays
11/6/202359 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 6th November 2023

 (Episode 1325) On The Alfred Daily Today: Pepperrell House To Aid NHS Mental Health Patients Independence Shape the Future of Shaftesbury Play At Wincombe Rec's Pop-Up Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaftesbury Snowdrops ‘Study Day’ To Return For 2024 Festival Mindfulness And The Milkyway At Fontmell Stargazing Night Shaston Seasonal Reflections Shaftesbury Area Roadworks Eco Activist Needs Help Defending Wardour Wood From Deer Shaftesbury Charity Shop Bargains
11/5/202359 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 5th November 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Great Motcombe Santa Run Welcomes Wheelchair Entrants  Shaftesbury Area CAB Volunteers Record 64% Increase In Demand Lifestyle Website No Longer Lists Shaftesbury Amongst Top Ten Dorset Towns Donhead Diary - Oboe Player Sarah Pugh Shaston Seasonal Reflections Shaftesbury What's Ons View From The Hill- Couple From Tokyo Sunday Story - 'Blossom Bakery' By Liz Foster
11/4/20231 hour, 2 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 4th November 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury What's On Motcombe Plants An Oak Tree To Remember James Saumarez Exceptional Shaftesbury Actor Sought To Portray Last Woman Hanged How Autism Enhances And Impedes Shaftesbury Singer Samantha’s Shows Fly-tipping: A Major Regional Crime Concern Paul Merefield’s Quiz Remember Lost Loved Ones in Shaftesbury on Sunday Meet My Pet – Renate of King Alfred's Kitchen and Her Jack Russells Walk Of The Week – Dave Ford Takes Us To West Stour Shaston Seasonal Reflections Karen Cole Reviews 'Ask for Mercy' by James Benmore
11/3/202359 minutes, 30 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 3rd November 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Dorset Council Faces' High Risk' Budget Shortfall; Financial Strain Deepens Shaftesbury Tourism Update With Trevor Clements Shaftesbury What’s Ons Clean-Up Call: North Dorset's Push to Reduce River Pollution Pyrotechnic Pro Promises Fantastic Fireworks At Donhead Sports Club  Books And Home Baked Cakes To Fund Melbury's Holey Church Roof  Shaftesbury's New Social Cafe Chats And Breakfasts For Chaps  Virginia's Volunteers - Rob Neely Adrian’s Bell Street Bookshelf - Compton Abbas- A Dorset Village  Shaston Seasonal Reflections View From The Hill – Warminster Visitor
11/2/202357 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 2nd November 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Up All Night – Motcombe And Donhead’s Volunteer Flood Wardens What’s Ons and Storm Closures The Shaftesbury Networking Sessions Proven To Boost Business Jackie And Jeanette’s 60s and 70s Memories – Kitchens Classic Sitcom Writer’s Comedy Comes To Shaftesbury Shaftesbury Movement Session Promises Better Balance, Fewer Falls Shaston Seasonal Reflections View from the Hill – Visitors Enthralled By Ashmore Vending Machine
11/1/202359 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 1st November 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today    Motcombe Man Gives Thousands To Village Projects After Selling Business Shaftesbury What’s Ons And Storm Ciarán Cancellations Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Joe Hashman Shaftesbury U3A Feature Forgotten Women Of Art Shaftesbury Councillor Applauds Decision to Keep Train Ticket Offices Open Property Matters – With Shaftesbury Estate Agent Matt Boatwright Milestone Concert For Shaftesbury Singer Songwriter Ben Francis Wildlife Photographer Safari Scenes And Stories In Semley Soundscape – Shaftesbury Squirrels
10/31/202359 minutes, 46 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 31st October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Food Will Be The Focus For The New Family At Ye Olde Two Brewers Halloween Ghosts Stories- Hauntings At Royal Chase Hotel Special Awards For Shaftesbury In Bloom Supporters Chaos At Christy’s Lane Traffic Lights –Fire Crew Appeal To Keep Exit Clear Shaston Seasonal Reflections Shaftesbury What’s Ons Motcombe Prepares For Storm Flood Risk Flour Power – Nick Crump Visits Michael Stoates’ Cann Mill Garden Guru Jan Walls’ Advice From The Maltings
10/30/202359 minutes, 27 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 30th October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:   Coombe House Park Run Project Is Uncertain Time Out Says Shaftesbury Shop Best For Christmas Gifts Peter Stanier Highlights Mysterious Marks On Shaftesbury Buildings Shaftesbury School Wants Thought Provoking TedX Talk Hosts Shaftesbury Roadworks  - Christy’s Lane And Guy’s Marsh Closure Shaftesbury What’s Ons And Fireworks Melbury Treeplanting To Combat Climate Emergency Thousands Visit Shaftesbury’s Museums In 2023 – Goals For ‘24 Revealed Shaston Seasonal Reflections Charity Shop Bargains View From The Hill- Visitor From Wolverhampton
10/29/202359 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 29th October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:   Fontmell School Pupil Opens New Playground; Friendship Garden Relocated   Donhead Brigadier Neville Pugh On His Cold War Military And Diplomacy Career   Kate and Karren - Autumn Mornings, Stourhead And An Antique Scooter   Motcombe Explorer Makes Major Archaeological Discovery In Mongolia   Shaftesbury Rotary's Halloween Event Adapted Following Downpours   Sunday Short Story - Liz Fraser Reads 'Jenny And Jennifer'   Shaston Seasonal Reflections - Joe Hashman   Shaftesbury What's Ons
10/29/202359 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 28th October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Couple Who Moved To Shaftesbury’s From Brionne Celebrate 50 Years of Twinning Expert In Cranborne Chase Groundwater Flooding Hosts Q And A Meeting Paul Merefield’s Quiz Meet My Pet – Dale And His East Knoyle Labradors My Shaftesbury – Richard Keenleyside Talks With Margaret Cluett Walk of The Week -Dave Hardiman Leads Us Around Tollard Royal View From The Hill – Visitors From Windsor Shaftesbury What’s Ons Karen Cole’s Book Review-  The Spirit Engineer by A.J. West  
10/27/202359 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 27th October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:   Shaftesbury What’s On Weldmar Opens Shaftesbury Charity Shop Superstore Motcombe Councillor Appeals for Foodbank Donations Shaftesbury Artist Andrea Jenkins Displays Her 50 Years of Art Motcombe Wine Expert Joins 2023 Beaujolais Run Stories and Songs Celebrate Cranborne Chase During Win Green Walk Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Joe Hashman View from the Hill - Family from Eastleigh
10/26/202358 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 26th October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: We Need To ‘Up Our Game’ For Tourists – Shaftesbury’s Mayor Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Boggy Ground Fontmell Prepares For Playpark And New Friendship Garden Opening Time Saving A.I Tools Popular At Shaftesbury Business Event Visit East Knoyle To Have Your Say On Wiltshire Highway Issues Free Room Hire- In A Shaftesbury Funeral Home Jackie And Jeanette Reminisce About Old Shaftesbury, Compton, FontmellView from the Hill – Kent Couples Visit Shaftesbury
10/25/202359 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 25th October 2023

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10/24/202359 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 24th October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:   Motcombe Councillors Concerned Roadworks Will Lead to Rat Run Through Village St John’s Hill Road Closure Continues Wednesday Learn About Town Council Plans at Budget Presentation Tonight  Shaftesbury Witch Welcomes You to Alternative ‘Dark Arts’ Event Pigs, Dogs, and Horses ‘Race’ in Motcombe Shaftesbury What’s On Parent's Fair This Saturday: Clothing and Book Bargains Await! National Charity Donates Telescope to Shaftesbury Primary Live Musician to Enhance 101-Year-Old Horror Film in Shaftesbury View from the Hill - Visitor from Italy Maltings Gardener Jan Wall’s Weekly Advice Shaftesbury Poet Richard Foreman – ‘My Stars’ Soundscape – Blackbirds on Breach Lane
10/23/202359 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 23rd October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:  Chatty Café Comes to Shaftesbury Shaftesbury What's Ons Dorset Councillor Calls for Public Debate on Dinah's Hollow Shaftesbury Town Council Agrees on Park Bench Policy Roadworks and Road Closures This Week Shaftesbury Charity Shop Bargains View from the Hill – Visitor from Algiers Outgoing Two Brewers Landlord Reflects on Three Challenging Years Dorset Council Chief Wants Powers to Tackle Unruly Councillors
10/22/202359 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 22nd October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Brave and Determined Company Chosen as New Shaftesbury Chain Store’s Charity Partner Shaftesbury Woman Marking Dog Poo on the Pavements Sculpture Celebrating East Knoyle’s Famous Son is Unveiled Kate and Karren Chat about Odd Orange Spiders Why International Exec Ron Holland Needs to Leave DonheadConsultation on Wincombe Rec Play Park Plan  Shaftesbury What’s On Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Joe Hashman Richard Foreman Reads ‘Unearthing Me’
10/21/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 21st October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury's new car park has fewer spaces than expected Shaftesbury twenty-somethings get social with a meet-up in town tonight Lindar Hall - the community resource for the east of the town Shaftesbury Carnival addresses town councillor’s concerns about litter and road closures Meet My Pet – Ruby the Bulldog Walk of the Week – Gillingham to Breezy Ridge Paul Merefield’s Quiz Madjeston Farm Animal Park opens for Halloween fun My Shaftesbury – Jennifer Matthews Shaftesbury What’s Ons for the week ahead View From The Hill – Bournemouth Visitor Kate Scott’s Chicken Keeping Diary Karen Cole reviews Stigma by Jørn Lier Horst and Thomas Enger
10/20/20231 hour, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 20th October 2023

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10/19/20231 hour, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 19th October 2023

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10/18/202359 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 18th October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Environmental Award Win Boosts Business For Shaftesbury Printer Fontmell Welcomes New Villagers - Gardeners Get Free Bulbs  The Rare, Putrid Plant That’s Popped Up On Breach Common Further Discussions Before Town Council Support Climate Action Plan Charlie Greenwood - Supports Shaston Club’s Music Venue Vision Shaftesbury Roadworks For Week Ahead Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Joe Hashman And Kathy Morgan Funeral Arrangements - Vivien Doreen Johnson Of Motcombe Dorset Council Smart Socks Trial Could Help Residents With Dementia Developer's Gold Hill Cottage Refurb Makes National Press View From The Hill – Visitors From Pretoria Dorset And Wilts Fire Chief Responds To Misogynist Behaviour Soundscape – Tawny Owls in Breach Lane
10/17/202359 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 17th October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: 3,500 Dorset Homes Paused Over Pollution Rules Is 'Ridiculous', Says Planning Councillor Abbey Seeks Community Help Securing Grant For Treasured Artefact  Motcombe Residents Urged to Check Watercourses Before Storm  View From The Hill: Couple Meet On Gold Hill For First Date  Maltings Gardening Expert Jan Walls On Autumn And 'No Dig'  Book Celebrating British Mammals Features Shaftesbury Hedgehog Sign Campaign  Whale Poo's Impact: Expert to Speak at Shaftesbury Meeting  Shaston Seasonal Reflections  Shaftesbury What’s On  Soundscape: Starlings On St James' St  
10/16/202359 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 16th October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:   Scaffolding Will Surround Shaftesbury Town Hall - 30th October Until Spring Motcombe Councillor Says Dorset Council Is Losing Patience With Village Traffic Concerns Top Food Hygiene Scores For Virginia Haywood, Pamplemousse And Mocombe Primary Beating Anxiety With Art: How Nightime Shaftesbury Pics Have Changed Kristian's Life Shaftesbury Events Shaston Seasonal Reflections Charity Shop Bargains  Shaftesbury Twinning Celebrates 50 Years With International Concert Free Gift For Every Child On First Shaftesbury Rotary Halloween Walk
10/15/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 15th October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Dorset Council Uncertain How Much Climate Change Response Will Cost More Helpers Needed To Assess The State Of North Dorset Hedgerows Shaftesbury Man Moves To Ukrainian Fighting Frontline To Help Save Lives Shaston Seasonal Reflections Shaftesbury What’s Ons Donhead Man's Journey From Childhood Fascination To Part-Owning Racehorses Sunday Short Story - ‘The Waterfall’ By Liz Foster View From The Hill- Visitors’ Views
10/14/202359 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 14th October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:   Shaftesbury Town Council to Vote on Extensive Climate Emergency Response Plan Dorset Police Seek Horse Riders to Aid in Reducing Village Crime Special Surprise for Kyiv Ballet Dancer after Successful Shaftesbury Visit Shaftesbury Expert Hosts Fontmell Event Discussing Mysteries of Stonehenge My Shaftesbury – Magali from Enmore Green Paul Merefield's Quiz Shaftesbury Funeral Director Initiates Christmas Toy Drive for Dorchester Hospital View from the Hill - Conor from Berkeley, California Meet My Pet - Diana and Smudge Shaston Seasonal Reflections - French Beans in St James' Alfred Starts Airing Death Announcements Karen Cole Reviews 'The Opposite of Lonely' by Doug Johnstone
10/13/202359 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 13th October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:  Dorset Council explores devolution talks with neighbouring authorities Dorset Council chairman addresses 'dreadful events' in the Middle East Shaston seasonal reflections View from the Hill: A visitor from Toronto In memoriam: Patricia Staveley of Shaftesbury Road traffic collision blocks Motcombe Hollow Shaftesbury's antiques expert Matthew Lacey hosts 'Antiques Roadshow' style event Cranborne Chase Astronomy Group aligns closer with neighbouring clubs Jenny Merefeld - Almost 40 years of serving Shaftesbury's scouting movement Adrian Ryder shares Compton Abbas' historical insights from his Bell St bookshelf
10/12/202359 minutes, 35 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 12th October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:  Pedestrian Injured in Two-Car Collision Near Shaftesbury Primary School Shaftesbury Events Roundup Dorset Council's Software Triumph: Home Care Wait Reduced to 4 Days from 28 Shaftesbury Arts Centre Showcases Landscape Lino Prints and Children’s Story Extracts Ludwell Pub & Butcher Seek Compensation from Utility Company SSEN Jeanette Recalls 1960s and 1970s Shaftesbury Pub Fare The Times’ Walking Correspondent to Share Tales in Semley View from the Hill: Visitor from Chichester
10/11/202359 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 11th October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:  Shaftesbury Chamber Relaunches With New Website, New Vision Your Views Wanted on St James's 'Ski Slope' Path Director Promises Laughs at Shaftesbury's Wyrd Sisters Production Shaftesbury What's On Matt Boatwright's Property Matters: Privacy Versus Online Floor Plans No Main Gas? Dorset Council Home Energy Grants May Be Available View from the Hill: Visitors from Bergen South Western Back on Track with New Gillingham and Tisbury Timetables Parish Council Praises 'Vital' Motcombe Shop Soundscape: Bees on a Breach Lane Ivy Tree
10/10/202359 minutes, 55 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 10th October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: How Maltings Residents' Encouragement Helped a Local Mum with PTSD Shaftesbury What's Ons Legal Action Threat if Dorset Council Awards Section 106 Funds to Town Council Mampitts Hub Maltings Gardener Jan Walls on the Magic of Early Morning Cobwebs Shaston Seasonal Reflection – Stunning Autumn Sunsets Celebration Planned for Fifty Years of East Stour Village Hall View from the Hill – Hayling Island Visitors Melbury Councillor Praises Compton Airfield's Efforts with Community Engagement
10/9/202359 minutes, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 9th October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Over 200 Runners Take Part In Final 10K From Shaftesbury School New Apple Peel Record Set As Shaftesbury Celebrates Apple Day Enjoy Dinner With Award-Winner Wildlife Photographer In Shaftesbury Four Shaftesbury Planning Applications Go To Appeal Including Cann Housing Estate Shaston Seasonal Reflections Shaftesbury What’s Ons Poetry – Marigold Rumble And ‘The Cathedral’ Shaftesbury Charity Shop Bargains Soundscape- Blackbird on Breach Lane  
10/9/202359 minutes, 35 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 8th October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: North Dorset Ska Band Boosts Shaston Club's Music Venue Ambitions E-Scooters Could Be Confiscated, Dorset Police Commissioner Warns Dutch Rotarians Join Shaftesbury Counterparts for Cultural Exchange Weekend Sold Out Shaftesbury What's On Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Joe Hashman and Kathy Morgan Rachel Diment - Ivy Appeals to Pollinators on Shooters Lane Karren and Kate Chat 'Over the Garden Fence' 450 Revellers Celebrate Oktoberfest in Pop-Up 'Bierkeller' at Barton Hill Sunday Short Story – Sarah English Reads 'The Stray'
10/7/202359 minutes, 32 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 7th October 2023

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10/6/202359 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 6th October 2023

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10/5/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 5th October 2023

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10/4/202359 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 4th October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:    Shaftesbury What's On Town Council Opposes Retirement Flats Next to Lidl Dorset Council Invests £350K in Improving Rural Mobile and Digital Access New Government Planning Rules Won't Delay Dorset Local Plan Further Shaftesbury Acoustic Night to Pay Tribute to Garrie Todd Shaftesbury Town Clerk Is a Finalist in 'Town Clerk of the Year' Matt Boatwright's Property Matters: Will No Bath or Public Path Affect Your Home Value? View from the Hill: Visitors from Bromsgrove Folk Song, Morris Dancing and Mulled Cider: Sunday Is Shaftesbury's Apple Day Shaston Seasonal Reflections
10/3/202359 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 3rd October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Celebrates Ukrainian Friendships At Kyiv Ballet Welcome Event Shaftesbury Primary Starts Junior Rotary Club Dorset Police Commissioner To Raise Shaftesbury Crime Issues With Chief Constable Up To £5000 Grants Available For Shaftesbury Area Teenager Projects View From The Hill – Frome Visitor Isn’t Impressed Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaston Seasonal Reflections French Onion Seller Returns This Weekend Anne Philpott's Poetry Inspired By Fontmell Down
10/2/202356 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 2nd October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:  Dorset Council's Claim That Police Wouldn't Support 20 MPH in Fontmell 'Wasn't True' Macmillan Raises Cash with Cakes at Shaftesbury and Fontmell Events Forthcoming Road Closures: Dinah's Hollow, St John's Hill, Angel Lane 400 Species 'Extinct' in Dorset - Wildlife Trust Wants Cleaner Water and Climate Action Saturday in Shaftesbury: Learn and Perform a Choral Piece in One Day Guy's Marsh Prison Rated 'Of Concern,' but Friends' Charity Is Supporting Change View from the Hill: Utrecht Visitors Charity Shop Bargains This Week Soundscape: Munching Heifers in Donhead
10/1/202359 minutes, 27 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 1st October 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:   Celebrating The Success Of Shaftesbury Carnival 2023 Shaftesbury Refugee Group Hosts Kiev City Ballet For Cultural Dialogue Amid Conflict Shaftesbury In Bloom Takes Gold, Record Number Of Awards And Mental Health Honour Firefighters In Shaftesbury Raise Over £1,100 For Charities With Car Wash View From The Hill - Maria from Bournemouth Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaston Seasonal Reflections Kate and Karren - On Spiders And Ice Cream Flavours Ann Brooks Reads Her Story 'A New Beginning'
9/30/202359 minutes, 3 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 30th September 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:  Witness Sought After Man Dies In Collision With Tractor On B3092 St James’ Drivers Warned Of Day-Long Parking Restriction That ‘Seems Like Overkill’ Fontmell Councillor Says Planning Refusal Of Mill Street Estate Is ‘Great News’ Paul Merefield’s Quiz Shaftesbury What’s Ons Capturing France, Fonthill And Donhead With Vibrant Colours – Laurence Pollard Exhibits Walk Of The Week- Helen English Takes Us To The Trailway And The Stour Meet My Pet – Jessica And Tia, Her Chihuahua Pomeranian cross Gold Hill 10k Return To Support Teenagers Scouting Adventures View From The Hill- Sheila From Harrogate Karen Cole Reviews – ‘The Traitor’ By Eva Glass
9/29/202358 minutes, 18 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 29th September 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:   Ye Olde Brewers Landlord Over Camra Good Pub Guide Entry Businesses Show The Value Of Networking At First Wincombe Centre Meet-Up Shaftesbury Independent High Street Retailers Welcome Arrival Of Discount Chain Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaston Seasonal Reflections Adrian Ryder On The Vicar Who Changed The Face Of East Stour Five Comics Are Coming To Shaftesbury Arts Centre – More Stand-Up Nights May Follow
9/28/202359 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 28th September 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:  Charity Hope To Transform Vacant Shaftesbury TIC into Mental Health Hub The Original Factory Shop Will Open In Shaftesbury's Former M&Co Seeds Of Success - Higher Coombe Wildflower Seed Seller Chris Bright Fontmell Musical Therapy Sessions Offer Emotional Support and Respite From Navy Uniforms to Vintage Threads: Jenny Morisetti's Mission For Sustainable Fashion in Shaftesbury Jackie And Jeanette on Shaftesbury Carnival's Celebrity Football in 1977 Shaftesbury What's Ons Shaston Seasonal Reflections
9/27/202359 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 27th September 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Two Men Arrested After Drone Found Near Guys Marsh Barn Conversion Withdrawn After Fontmell Council Opposes Plan Shaftesbury What's On Shaston Seasonal Reflections Why Shaftesbury Abbey Was Razed But Romsey's Still Stands – Professor Previews Talk Antique Natters – Bob Morgan on Celebrity Shoppers in Shaftesbury Shaftesbury Property Matters with Matt Boatwright – Outdoor Buildings Add Value View from the Hill – Visitors from Perth, Scotland The Fastest Thing Alive: Jack Lewis Shows Us His Peregrine Falcon
9/26/202359 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 26th September 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Dorset Council Unlikely to Go 'Bankrupt' Like Birmingham Council Councillor Shares Impact of Affordable Home Shortage on Dorset Residents Meet Michael Clark, Ludwell's New Landlord Shaftesbury What's On Abbey Event: The Story of Queen Matilda, Cranborne Chase Owner Shaftesbury Printer's £3.5M Sustainability Investment Boosts Business Jan Walls' Gardening – Hanging Baskets at Pubs and on The Maltings John Parker Celebrates the Beauty of Breach Common Love – Poetry from Shaftesbury Writer Marigold Rumble Shaston Seasonal Reflections View from the Hill – Midsomer Norton Visitor Loves Our High Street
9/25/202359 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 25th September 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: 2024 Airshow Attracting 10,000 Planned for Compton and Spitfire Flights Doubled Shaftesbury Arts Centre Latest Business Considering Going Cash-Free View from the Hill – Isle of Wight Resident Rates Shaftesbury Phil Proctor Takes Us to Shaftesbury's Oldest Building, Edwardstowe Charity Shop Bargains – Oxfam, Weldmar, Cancer Research Shaftesbury What's On Shaftesbury Travel News and Road Closures Famous Names Share Thoughts on Lockdown for Semley Book Talk More Tree Planting Sites Wanted After Successful Wardour and Lower Coombe Campaign Shaston Seasonal Reflections
9/24/202359 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 24th September 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: New Shaftesbury Oktoberfest Organiser Promises Authentic Event Shaftesbury What's Ons Award-Winning Folk Singer to Play Shaftesbury in October Kate and Karen Chat 'Over the Garden Fence' – Buying Wellies Donhead's Theatre Company Stage Show for Gardening Fans Windscreen Vandalised in The Maltings Sunday Short Story – Elaine Cadogan Reads 'The Move' Damage to Cann War Memorial View from the Hill – Visitors from The Hague
9/23/202359 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 23rd September 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury What's On and Carnival Events Meet My Pet: Clare from 'Over the Top' and Darcy My Shaftesbury: Why Marion Gray Loves Our Town Volunteering in a Vineyard: Meet the Melbury Grape Harvesting Helpers Paul Merefield's Quiz Karen Cole Reviews 'The Turnglass' by Gareth Rubin Kate Scott's Chicken Keeping Diary Coastal Pollution Concerns Block Blackmore Rd Disability-Friendly Home Mayor Claims Shaftesbury's Dorset Councillor Is 'Missing in Action' Wiltshire Council Work to Add EV Chargers Where Commercial Companies Won't Shaston Seasonal Reflections
9/22/202359 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 22nd September 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Fire Crew Attend One-Vehicle Collision on Zig Zag Hill Town Council Debate on Old TIC Rejected as It's Dorset Council's Building New Benches for Bury Litton Town Will Fund Lyons Walk Signs Despite Claims It's Dorset Council's Duty Park Walk Pothole Fix Approved Pop Out for a Pint at Stour Row's Pop-Up Pub Real Shaftesbury People and Places Feature in Local Author's New Novel View from the Hill: Visitors from Christchurch, New Zealand Virginia's Volunteers: Becky Russell and Roxanne Gale of Shaftesbury Charity Boobs 40 Stalls Expected at 1st October Harvest Market Tourism News with Trevor Clements Christian Aid Harvest Lunch Will Fundraise for Libyan Flood Victims
9/21/202359 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 21st September 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:   Proposed Fontmell Mobile Mast Would 'Stick Out Like a Candelabra on a Dinner Table' Spreading Ash Dieback Puts Town Council Over Treecare Budget Motcombe Councillor's Goal: Football Posts on Village Hall Field Shaston Seasonal Reflections Shaftesbury What's Ons View from the Hill: Visitor from Corfe Mullen All You Need to Know About Shaftesbury Carnival 2023 – With Chairman Rich Mullins Tour Shaftesbury's Greenest Homes This Weekend Jackie and Jeanette Discuss School Buildings – and a '60s Drama in Fontmell
9/20/202359 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 20th September 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: £4M Spend Could Make the Stour Cleaner Town Council Reveals Cost of Evicting Man in Caravan from Barton Hill Coombe House Finances on Track as Expansion Plan Is Shared 90-Year-Old GI Bride Returns to Shaftesbury from Michigan to Scatter Husband's Ashes Shaftesbury What's On Locals Can Invest in Community Scheme Planning Shaftesbury School Solar Panels Shaston Seasonal Reflections New Sound for Cabin Band at Saturday's Gig for Reach Charity Semley Quiz Nights Relaunch Following Village WI's Demise Breezy Ridge Not Closing, Just Changing Focus View from the Hill: Friends from Brazil Visit Abbey Matt Boatwright's Property Matters: House Viewers Reject Haunted Homes
9/19/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 19th September 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Police Enquiries Continue After Man Pushed Through Window In Shaftesbury Town Centre Tyres Slashes On Greenacre Way – Police Can’t Find Record Of Resident’s Report St James Cottage Structurally Sound After Hit And Run Collision Dorset Council Check Buildings For RACC Concrete Fontmell Residents Plan Unexpected Move Of Friendship Garden Meet The Neighbours In Enmore Green Monthly Talks Shaftesbury Lido – The Open Air pool Where Swimmers Find New Pals Different Every Time – Why Belle Street’s Musical Is Worth Another View in Donhead Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaston Seasonal Reflections
9/18/202358 minutes, 30 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 18th September 2023

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9/17/202359 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 17th September 2023

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9/16/202359 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 16th September 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: New Pop-Up Gallery to Open In Vacant Gold Hill Shop Motcombe Primary Keeps 'Good' Rating; Leadership Changes Dorset Police Advise on Car Seat Safety In Shaftesbury Supermarket Car Park Joe Hashman And His Shaston Seasonal Reflections - Spiders Pub Quiz Questions With Paul Merefield My Shaftesbury - Kim Meet My Pet - Robin Miller's Korat Cat Walk Of The Week - Chettle And Tarrants View From The Hill: Friends From Kidderminster Visit Shaftesbury Karen Cole Reviews 'The Black' By Jane Johnson
9/15/202359 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 15th September 2023

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9/14/202359 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 14th September 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Gallery Marks First Decade as Town Hailed 'Centre of Excellence in Art' Shaftesbury Area Underrepresented in Dorset Climate Change Summit Hopes that New Car Park Will Open Before Angel Lane's Day-Long Closure on 26th Shaftesbury Jobs: Hospital and Hardly Lodge Ludwell Butchers Surprised to Make Times Newspaper's Top 50 Bakers Roll on the Dark Nights! Shaftesbury Area Astronomers Start Winter Programme Ford Anglias and Midland Bank Memories - Jackie and Jeanette Remember Shaftesbury Climate Campaigners Urge Dorset Council to Push for Solar Panels After County's COP Convention Two-Day Shaftesbury Event Will Train Mental Health First-Aiders
9/13/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 13th September 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Firecrew from Shaftesbury and Poole Rescue Woman From Pine Walk Slope Maltings Woman Questions Police Response After Attempted Car Theft Is Caught On CCTV Councillor Hopes Nadder Valley Energy's Eco Measures Will Inspire Plan For Motcombe Extra £10 Million for Wiltshire Road Maintenance Will Include Rural Roads Shaftesbury Ranks 69th in Which? List of Best UK Inland Towns  You'll Win Prizes With Carnival Window Contest - But Shops Need To Respond Now Shaftesbury Town Council Expands Seats, Encourages New Candidates for Improved Representation Jon Stanley's West Melbury Farming Diary Why They Were Surveying Gold Hill On Tuesday View From The Hill - Shaftesbury Is Hampshire Visitor's Birthday Treat Shaftesbury What's Ons
9/12/202359 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 12th September 2023

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9/11/20231 hour, 5 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 11th September 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:  2024 Shaftesbury Snowdrops - A New, Gold Hill Bulb And More Community Events Junior Rotary Extends To Shaftesbury Primary Shaftesbury Rotary Plan Halloween Family Walk Forty Cyclists Remember Mary Emerson-Reed, Riding To Her a Favourite Café Market Organiser Explains Halved Stall Numbers But Traders Say They’re Happy Shaftesbury Charity Shop Bargains Fives Fest Raises Over £7K For Fontmell Under-Fives Shaston Seasonal Reflections Barnard’s Castle Visitors Love Shaftesbury Views Calves Lane Road Closure Shaftesbury What’s Ons Motcombe Father And Son Finish Great North Run Together
9/10/202359 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 10th September 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Frustration Mounts Over Dorset Planning Delays Results In 'Anarchy'" Melbury Council Told Shaftesbury What's On Donhead Tennis Club Set for Expansion with New Floodlighting, Says Vice-Chairman Dive into Chinese Culture and Human Rights At Author Talk In Semley Neighbours Kate And Karren – On The Challenge Of Cashless Society Visitors From Rotterdam Area Rate Shaftesbury Louella Harmer Reads 'Be True To Yourself.'
9/9/202359 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 9th September 2023

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9/8/202359 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 8th September 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:    Leaflets Promote Shaftesbury To Train Travellers And Celebrate Cycling Shaftesbury Tourism Hub News With Trevor Clements Dorset Police Hire Officer To Focus On Fraud Wiltshire Community Energy Company Will Show What’s Possible In  Motcombe Shaftesbury Seasonal Reflections – Joe Hashman Group Will Motivate And Inspire Shaftesbury’s Creative Writers Shaftesbury What’s On Carnival Chairman Rich Mullins On Volunteers’ Preparations For 30th Sept Adrian Ryder’s Bell Street Bookshelf- Shaftesbury Of 1837 Shaftesbury Poet Agnes Leets ‘To My Patient’ Soundscape – Buzzards Above Shaftesbury
9/7/202358 minutes, 3 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 7th September 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:   Churchill Residents Raise Hardy Lodge Issues At Christy’s Lane Retirement Flats Consultation Shaftesbury Ladies FC Manager Hopes Town Will Support Sunday’s FA Cup Match Dorset Council ‘Disingenuous’ Over Lyons Walk Signs – Breach Common Signs On Hold Shaftesbury What’s Ons Jackie and Jeanette Reminisce About The Western Gazette In the 60s And 70s Matt Boatwright’s Property Matters – Thatched Homes Trish Lever Remembers First German Twinning Trip And Herr Hoeller East Knoyle Artist Will Unveil Sculpture For Christopher Wren Shaftesbury Business Awards Back For ‘34 Motcombe’s New Reverend Will Ride And Stride This Weekend Shaston Seasonal Reflections- Nature Notes With Joe Hashman
9/6/202358 minutes, 21 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 6th September 2023

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9/5/202359 minutes, 34 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 5th September 2023

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9/4/202359 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 4th September 2023

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9/3/202359 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 3rd September 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Ian Gale Retires from Squires After Twenty Years And Shares His Shopping Advice Richard Thomas Shaftesbury Memories- What Went Wrong With The High Street Re-Design Shaftesbury Food Events – Weaning Workshop And Chef Celebrates Salt In Grosvenor Talk Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Joe Hashman Kate And Karren Chat – Classic Cars And A Sneak Peek Inside The Old HSBC Donhead Diary – Forester Landlord On Pub Changes And His Gold Hill Gaffe View From The Hill – London Family Love Shaftesbury’s Nature Shaftesbury What’s Ons Consultation Event Will Discuss Planned Fontmell Estate Sunday Story – Liz Foster Reads ‘Helter Skelter’
9/2/202359 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 2nd September 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Homeless Man Evicted from Barton Hill Car Park Mampitts Community Building Plans Unveiled Water Leaks Around Guys Marsh Addressed Shaston Seasonal Reflections- Win Green Paul Merefield's Pub Quiz Kyiv City Ballet Coming to Shaftesbury and North Dorset Meet My Pet: Eve Stone and Archie View from the Hill – Friends from Cologne Walk of the Week with Anne Davies- Wardour to Donhead St Andrew Kate Scott's Chicken Keeping Diary Karen Cole Reviews 'Someone Like' by Awais Khan
9/1/202359 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 1st September 2023

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8/31/20231 hour, 6 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 31st August 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:    Churchill Plans More Shaftesbury Retirement Housing But The Location Is Controversial | Shaftesbury What's Ons | Shaftesbury's Last-Minute Ticket-Buying Culture Is Jeopardising Arts Centre Show | Great Parents Needed To Support New Mums And Dads In Shaftesbury Area | See 'The Real Shaftesbury' At Arts Centre Exhibition With Rob Adams | Matt Boatwright's Property Matters - EV Chargers And Selling A Fallout Shelter! | Shaston Seasonal Reflections | View From The Hill- Visitor From Ely, Cambs
8/30/202359 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 30th August 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:   'Two Brewers' Landlord 'Sad To Leave' But Staying Would Lead To 'Massive' Debt North Dorset Tourism: New Videos Praised, But Dorset Council Chair Wants "Shocking" Signs Removed Saxon Or Vikings - Which Will You Choose On Sunday At Shaftesbury Abbey? View From The Hill. Alan ​And ​Claire ​From ​Winchester Enjoyed Our Abbey Chicken Rescue UK Recruiting Shaftesbury Supporters Ahead Of September 'Re-homing' Nature Observations With Kathy ​Morgan, ​Sarah ​English And​ Joe ​Hashman Charlie Farran Brings Seven Decades of Blues to Donhead St. Andrew Last Chance to Learn with Shaftesbury's Bridge Masters TV Chef Lesley Waters' Tips For Shaftesbury's Blackberry Bounty ​Shaftesbury Poet Marigold Rumble Reads 'Dream Team'
8/29/202359 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 29th August 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Thirteen-Year-Old Punch and Judy Man Entertains the Crowds at Donhead Fête Burnt Toast and Unattended Bonfire Keep Shaftesbury Fire Crew Busy on Bank Holiday Motcombe Wine Expert 'Denied Boarding' Endures 3-Day Journey from Lisbon to London The Shaftesbury Man Putting Dorset Dialect on T-Shirts Fontmell's Folk Music Man Tim Laycock Previews Performance with Nick Crump Shaftesbury What's On Help Shape Shaftesbury's Future – Event Will Encourage Locals to Stand for Council Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Joe Hashman
8/28/20231 hour, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 28th August 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:  Shaftesbury Firecrew Rescue Horse From River Stour  All The Fun Of Fives Fest – Sunday’s Gasgoigne’s Lane Event Family Fun With The Animals At Madjeston Milk Station Shaftesbury What’s Ons History Expert Praises Shaftesbury Author’s Abbey-Set Novel Bingo Fundraiser For Brothers Who Lost Everything In Caravan Blaze Ludwell Mindfulness Talk From Buddhist Tutor With 50 Years’ Experience Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Joe Hashman And Kathy Taylor Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaftesbury Charity Shop Bargains
8/27/202359 minutes, 24 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 27th August 2023

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8/26/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 26th August 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: 'Better than counselling' Berwick festival boosts ex-services' mental health Blackmore Vale GPs Intend To Sell Frontmell Surgery Meet My Pet - Winston, St James' Cockapoo Walk of the Week- Shermel Gate And Sixpenny Handley Paul Merefields Pub Quiz Shaston Seasonal Reflections  Shaftesbury What's Ons Karen Coles' Book Review - The Silent Man by David Fennell
8/25/202359 minutes, 35 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 25th August 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:  Semley And Donhead St Mary Councils Oppose Barn Conversion For Business Use Gold Hill Museum Plans New Shop And Considers Houses Town's Historic Maces MP Praises Shaftesbury FC's Youth Work And Presents £1K Cheque From Persimmon Free Fontmell Down Walk Seeking Out Late Flowering Summer Plants View From The Hill - Family From New Milton And Hertford Meet On The Gold Hill Virginia Edwyn-Jones' Volunteers - Julia Markus And Murray Walker of Read Easy Shaftesbury Tourism Information Hub News With Trevor Clements - A Cheap Family Day Out Adrian Ryder's Bell Street Bookshelf- Fontmell's Brewery
8/24/20231 hour, 13 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 24th August 2023

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8/23/202359 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 23rd August 2023

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8/22/202359 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 22nd August 2023

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8/21/202359 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 21st August 2023

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8/20/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 20th August 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:  Shaftesbury What's On Life as the Air Ambulance Helicopter Pilot – Shaftesbury Resident Hannah Nobbs Cyclists to Celebrate Mary Emerson-Reed's Life, Riding to Her Favourite Café French Mill Lane Closed for Emergency Repairs Lifetime Achievement Award for Shaftesbury Cricket Legend Terry Warder Motcombe Not-for-Profit Wellness Retreat Opens with Cold Water Therapy Sessions View from the Hill – Verwood Visitors Staying at Holyrood Campsite Kate and Karren Chat over the Garden Fence Nature Notes – Joe Hashman Sunday Short Story – Sarah English Reads 'Night Fright'
8/19/202359 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 19th August 2023

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8/18/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 18th August 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:  Sadness After Shaftesbury Church Is Burgled- Again Shaftesbury School Head Reacts To ‘A’ Level Results Pound Lane Closure On 31st August Meet The Volunteers Driving Shaftesbury’s Car Link Read Easy North Dorset Appeal For Tutors And Adult Literacy Students Tourism News From Trevor Clemence At The Tourist Info Hub Shaston Season Reflections Shaftesbury Weekend What’s Ons Adrian Ryder’s Bell Street Bookshelf- Fontmell Stories
8/17/202359 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 17th August 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:    Today on our Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show Special: - Show Secretary: Nick Hill - Businesses: Jim Highnam, MD of BV Dairy - MP: Simon Hoare - Nicky Scourse of the Tweed Boutique, Cann - Most Unusual Food: Ooomami of Bournemouth's Deep Fried Ravioli - Ben Coombes of Dorset SAR Search and Rescue - Fun Food and Farming Marquee with Lucy Peck - Joint Master of South Down Bloodhounds: Jeremy Whaley talks with Kathy Morgan - Lily Smith and Her Rare Breed Pigs - Pauline Griffiths, Rabbit Expert - Bee Keeper: Claire Commons - Simon Ledger, Ring Commentator - Shepherd Hut Owner: Hamish Goddard - Kipling Carnival Club's Jenny Merefield Also today: - Shaston Seasonal Reflections: Natures Notes with Joe Hashman and Sarah English - Textile Artists from Across the West Exhibit in Shaftesbury - View from the Hill: Visitor from Turin
8/16/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 16th August 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:   own Council Discuss Complaint About Caravan Parked At Barton Hill From Rollercoasters To Rolling Hills - North Dorset Painter Who Designed Alton Towers Rides Supporting New Estate Plans Could Protect West Street Fields, Say Fontmell Council Shaston Seasonal Reflections - Elderberries And Dragonflies Inspector Sacked -Shaftesbury Residents Told Dorset Police Won't Tolerate Misogyny, Racism And Homophobia Dorset And Wiltshire Fire Call Outs Increase But Response Time Shortens Contest Could Bring Cash Before Christmas For Shaftesbury's Best Artists Welsh Seaside Visitor Shares Opinion Of Shaftesbury
8/15/202359 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 15th August 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:  All Change at Fontmell’s Shop - A Service That’s More Secure After Locals Bought the Building. Former Gill and Shaftesbury Showman Sam Braddick Reflects on 70 Years of Attendance. Bach to Brazil – Emily Burridge Previews Her Donhead Cello Concert. Huge Surprise for Shaftesbury Town Band Musician Playing at Salisbury Cathedral Organ. Annabel Turner celebrates one of St James's impressive outdoor spaces. Five Days from Script to Show as Shaftesbury Kids Host Second 'Musical in a Week'. Shaftesbury What’s On.
8/14/202359 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 14th August 2023

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8/13/202359 minutes, 40 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 13th August 2023

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8/12/202359 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 12th August 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Dorset Police Commissioner Says His Changes Brought Huge Decline in Rural Crime Costs Shaftesbury What's Ons The Best of Melbury and Cann's Producers on Display Today Margaret Millward on Thirty Years Arranging the Horse Section of Gill & Shaftesbury Show Meet My Pet – Mischief the Cat of Great Lane Walk of the Week with Dave Hardiman – Old Wardour Castle My Shaftesbury Paul Merefield's Quiz Karen Cole’s Book Review: ‘Death of a Lesser God’ Soundscape – Jackdaws on Park Walk Shaston Seasonal Reflections - Flowers on Ye Olde Two Brewers' Wall View from the Hill - Dartford Visitors  
8/11/20231 hour, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 11th August 2023

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8/10/202359 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 10th August 2023

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8/9/202359 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 9th August 2023

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8/8/202359 minutes, 8 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 8th August 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Diversion Routes Queried After St James’ Locals Sent Through Stur To Reach Shaftesbury YFC Celebrates 90 Years of Sharing Former Members’ Memories Shaftesbury Charity Appeals For Help In Finding Mental Health Grants Compare Today’s Shaftesbury With The Past Using New Town Walking Guide Booklover Wanted To Help Manage Shaftesbury Oxfam New ‘Crowdpuller’ Sheep Shearing Challenge For Gill And Shaftesbury Show View From The Hill – Russian Visitor Dislikes Our Fish ‘n’ Chips Shaftesbury What’s On One Year Of Encouraging And Support Musicians At Monthly Melbury Meet-Up Poem – Enmore Green Wassailing Read By John Cluett Soundscape- Bumble Bees On Breach Lane By Nick Crump
8/7/202359 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 7th August 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Developer Offers Site For New Melbury Abbas Village Hall Wallpaper Mag Founder Opens Home Style Store In Semley – Names Range After Village Shaftesbury Hospital Is ‘Thriving’ Says Matron  But Staffing Needs Creative Solution Town Council Discuss Refurbishment Of The Mitre Inn Shaston Seasonal Reflection – Signs Of Autumn In Shaftesbury My Shaftesbury- Sophie Lester From The Arts Centre View From The Hill- Visitor From Milan Charity Shop Bargains This Week From Oxfam And Cancer Research Shaftesbury What’s Ons Memories Of Swans Trust- Tamara Essex Soundscape- Swallows At Breach Lane
8/6/202359 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 6th August 2023

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8/5/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 5th August 2023

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8/4/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 4th August 2023

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8/3/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 3rd August 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:   Shaftesbury Mayor Puts Developers on Notice over Enmore Court Home Designs Maltings Resident Pleased with Council Response to Water Pooling on Path Council Asked to Move Bimport Parking for Improved Safety Dorset Council Residents Urged to Verify Electoral Register Details via Email Shaftesbury Runner Joph Heap Plans His Second Marathon in Six Months Cheshire Visitor Loves Our Town New Chairwoman Nicky Gill Plans to Increase Motcombe Film Audiences Pining for the Past - Antique Natters with Pete Edwards Shaftesbury What's On Shaston Seasonal Reflections
8/2/202359 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 2nd August 2023

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8/1/202359 minutes, 22 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 1st August 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Each Shaftesbury Town Council Grant Applicant Will Get Money – Councillor Objects to Hospital Friends Bid Fontmell Magna's Pub Reopened By Couple Who First Met There New Fruit & Veg Store Opening on Shaftesbury High Street This Week  Dorset Council Urged To Add Drop-Down Curbs To Help Shaftesbury Chair Users Shaftesbury Gardening With Annabel Turner – The Library Sensory Garden Four Workshop Sessions Where Shaftesbury Kids Can Learn New Craft Skills Shaftesbury What's Ons View From The Hill - Visitor From Hunter Valley, Australia Timmy Mallett Tells St Edwards Story At Shaftesbury Abbey Shaston Seasonal Reflections Shaftesbury Bowls Club Plan Holiday Fun For Kids
7/31/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 31st July 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Carnival Volunteers Respond To Crash On Christy’s Lane Classic Car Show Receives Generous Boost Amidst COVID Comeback Sparks Fly Over 'Blind Copy' Email Debate in Shaftesbury Town Council What’s Ons For Tuesday And The Week Ahead Motcombe Professor Sheds Light on Prison Nursing & Dementia Care Bournemouth Artists Swap Seaside for Shaftesbury: 'Everyday' Inspires Unique Exhibition View From The Hill – Berkshire Visitors Brave The Rain Shaston Seasonal Reflections From  Sewing Ideas, Trees to Sculptures: Shaftesbury Charity Shop Bargains Soundscape- Dogs Cooling Off In Fontmell
7/30/202359 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 30th July 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:   Deputy Mayor Amused As National Paper Places Shaftesbury By The Sea Police Witness Appeal After Car Collides With Wall Near Udder Farm Shop The Shaftesbury Man You’ve Seen On Top TV Shows As An ‘Extra’ Kate And Karren Chat Over The Garden Fence Shaftesbury Short Story- Richard Foreman Reads ‘The Royal Wave’ Shaftesbury Wellness Summer Season Ends But Will Return In ‘24 Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaston Seasonal Reflection Lynda Appleby Learns A New Approach For Donhead St Andrew’s Fete View From The Hill- 95-Year-Old Woman Travels From Arizona To See Gold Hill
7/29/202359 minutes, 33 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 29th July 2023

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7/28/202359 minutes, 42 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 28th July 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:   Shaftesbury Street Resurfacing Suspended After Alleged Attack On Roadworkers  Shaftesbury Pedestrianisation Proposals Delayed But Still Progressing Shaftesbury Man Will Walk Forty Miles In A Day In Memory Of Schoolmate News From Trevor Clements At Shaftesbury Tourism Hub Celebrating Shaftesbury Brings Positive Response For Councillor The Farmer Who Put Motcombe On The Map - Adrian Ryder's Bookshelf Forty Cars Already Booked For Ray Humphries Classic Car Show On Sunday Folk Singer Anna Tam Returns To Shaftesbury Shaftesbury What's Ons View From The Hill - Couple From Leipzig  
7/27/202359 minutes, 40 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 27th July 2023

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7/26/202359 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 26th July 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today:  Councillor Says Ratepayer-Funded Grants For Shaftesbury Good Causes Are 'A' Joke Shaftesbury Man 'Relieved' To Be Home After Evacuation From Wildfire-Ravaged Rhodes Vintage Tractors Trek From Motcombe To Mere And Back This Sunday Dorset Council Has Drifted £10M Off-Budget In The Last Three Months Colourful New Addition To Sunday's Shaftesbury Wellbeing Fair 10 am-5 pm at Shaftesbury Town Hall on Sunday. Motcombe Matters: Meet The Deputy Manager At Motcombe Grange Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Hazel And Wasps View From The Hill - Former Finnish MEP And MP Visits Shaftesbury Changes On The High Street Hugh Notley Previews 'Fleabag' At The Arts Centre
7/25/202358 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 25th July 2023

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7/24/202359 minutes, 24 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 24th July 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Town Council Warned Shaftesbury Car Park Charges May Rise After Weymouth Protest Landlord Says Lack Of Gillingham Transport Links Need Addressing For Next Fringe Seen ‘The Sixth Commandment?’ Meet The Shaftesbury Woman Who Promoted The Show How Shaftesbury’s Slopes Inspired The Animated BFG Movie Travel Author Shares Stories Of Death Around The World At Semley Talk Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaftesbury Mental Health Website Saved Huge Response To Shaftesbury Cinema Survey Following Alfred Broadcast Brothers Who ‘Lost Everything’ In Caravan Fire ‘Overwhelmed By Clothes Donations Shaftesbury Traffic – Fontmell Closure And Stur Works Postponed View From The Hill – Daventry Campers Arts And Gardening Books New In At Shaftesbury’s Oxfam Soundscape – Hedgehogs On Haimes Lane
7/23/202359 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 23rd July 2023

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7/22/202359 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 22nd July 2023

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7/21/202359 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 21st July 2023

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7/20/202359 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 20th July 2023

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7/19/20231 hour, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 19th July 2023

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7/18/202359 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 18th July 2023

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7/17/202359 minutes, 30 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 17th July 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Mitre Inn Staff Praised For Their Rapid Response By Shaftesbury Fire Station Boss Edible Eble – Discover Produce On Our Doorstep With A Bus Ride From Shaftesbury Motcombe Councillor Wants To Reinstate 'Threadbare' Hedge And Remove Ragwort Shaftesbury Charity Shop Bargains – Bargains For Homemakers And Opera Buffs Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Swiss Chard At Yeatmans Close Councillor Fears Damage Now Extra-Long HGVs Are Allowed On Dorset Lanes Shaftesbury Area Road Closure - Foyle Hill, Semley And Fontmell Weymouth Visitors Say Shaftesbury Isn't "Fuddy Duddy" As They'd Imagined September's Carnival Plans Progress But Social Media Comments Have Caused Upset West Melbury Farmer Jon Stanley – Dealing With Both The Heatwave And Flooding Soundscape - Swans Eating Pond Weed At Melbury Mill Pond Shaftesbury Poet Marigold Rumble reads 'Minimal to Crotchety'
7/16/202359 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 16th July 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury New Music Event Fives Fest Could Become an Annual Show" High Street Closed As Fire Crew Attend The Mitre Inn Bob Shearn On The Former Cann Pub He Turned Into a Recording Studio Kate And Karren Chat 'Over the Garden Fence' Shaston Seasonal Reflections Shaftesbury What's On Shaftesbury Jolliest Band Entertain Ugly Duckling Diners With Ukulele Favorites Shaftesbury's Astronomy Club Plan Pub Quiz All About Stars And Planets Sunday Short Story – Time and Tide By Sarah English Soundscape - Long-tailed Tits In Fontmell By Nick Crump
7/15/202359 minutes, 20 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 15th July 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Dorset Council Will Decide Future Of Motcombe Stone Cutting Business On Tuesday Love Stories – Writer To Reveal Humorous Side Of Romance At King Alfred’s Kitchen Shaftesbury What’s Ons Meet My Pet – Ruth And Her Romanian Rescue Dog Walk Of The Week – Dave Ford On A Trek Around Ashmore Paul Merefield’s Pub Quiz My Shaftesbury – Deputy Mayor Andy Hollingshead On Why He Loves Our Town Kate Scott’s Shaftesbury Chicken Chat Shaftesbury Seasonal Reflections Karen Cole Reviews ‘The Fascination’ by Essie Fox
7/14/202359 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 14th July 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Councillor Warns Tisbury And Gill Station Downgrade Will Be Worse Than First Thought Tourism News with Trevor Clements Graffiti Expert Gives His Verdict On New Art Under A30 Flyover Resident Withdraws Offer To Give Abbey School Free Car Parking Migrants' Situation And Contribution Recognised As Dorset Councillors Object To Asylum Barge Shaftesbury What's Ons Shaston Seasonal Reflections Shaftesbury Exhibition Of Friends' Work Inspired By Dorset Hills, Coast And Trees Adrian Ryder's Bell Street Book Shelf- History Of Melbury Abbas
7/13/202359 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 13th July 2023

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7/12/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 12th July 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Kiev City Ballet To Visit Shaftesbury – Thanks To Our Refugee Group Motcombe, Melbury And Shaftesbury Councillors To Call For A30 Safety Measures The Tree That Serves As Tribute To Shaftesbury’s Ivan Hayter Crime Commissioner To Tackle Retail Theft - Shaftesbury Traders Unimpressed With Police Shaftesbury What’s Ons Shaftesbury Orchestra’s Uplifting Concert Will Remember Mary Overnight Van Break-Ins Reported In Shaftesbury Firecrew Attend Car On Roof In Cann This Morning Season’s Café Will Be Sold To Blandford’s Black Cactus Bob And Kathy Morgan’s Antique Natters – Silverplate View From The Hill – Bedfordshire Visitors To Shaftesbury Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Knapweed Marigold Rumble’s Poetic Tribute To The Arts Centre Gallery
7/11/202359 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 11th July 2023

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7/10/202359 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 10th July 2023

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7/9/20231 hour, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 9th July 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Monthly Menopause Group Marks One Year Of Supporting Shaftesbury Women Five Decades Of Serving Shaftesbury’s Community – Sara Jacson MBE Mitre Inn Promotes Shaftesbury Abbey With Video Rain Was Expected But The Rhino Was A Surprise At Semley’s Second Festival Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Flying Ants Kate And Karren Chat ‘Over The Garden Fence’ – The Challenge Of Salisbury Street Parking View From The Hill – Portland Residents Visit After Seeing Facebook Selfie Sunday Story – Elaine Cadogan Reads ‘Grave Humour’  
7/9/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 8th July 2023

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7/7/202359 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 7th July 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Collision closes A30 At Sherborne Causeway Shaftesbury School Boarding House Will Close – Head Confirms Twyford And Fontmell Burglaries – And Dangerous Drugs Stolen From Vets Celtic Challenge As 300 Cyclists Ascend Gold Hill And Ride To Motcombe Shaftesbury What’s Ons For The Weekend Five Years Of Fitness And Friendships- Shaftesbury Walking Group Shaftesbury’s Secret High Street Vineyard - Backbreaking Work To Produce 30 Bottles View From The Hill – Devon And London Friends Meet In Shaftesbury TV Chef Prepares Medieval Meals And Sample Saxon Snacks At The Abbey Adrian Ryder’s Bell St Bookshelf- A 1960s Trip To Springhead
7/6/202359 minutes, 50 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 6th July 2023

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7/5/202359 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 5th July 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Enmore Green Estate Developer Skips Meeting They Called, Angering Residents Publicans Take Action To Scupper Shaftesbury ‘Rumours’ Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Lime Green Spiders, Gascoigne Lane Colours Last Saturday Trial Market, High Street Will Look “Less Gappy” With Sunday Events ‘My Shaftesbury’ – Alex Chase Chats With Jeanette Hardiman Memories Of 60s Enmore Green Farm And Ivan Hayter – With Peter Herbert Shaftesbury What’s Ons Road Closures: Gold Hill, The Venn, Umbers Hill, Ratcliffe Garden, West St In Fontmell Shaftesbury Photographers Sought For AONB Calendar Contest Shaftesbury Poet Marigold Rumble’s Wimbledon Verse Soundscape – Wren and Whitethroat in Duncliffe Woods
7/4/202359 minutes, 36 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 4th July 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Fringe Hopes For Biggest Festival – Includes TV Actor's Debut Comedy Show Tributes To Mary Emerson-Reed, Sadly Killed Cycling Home From Filly Loo Why You Should Go To The Former Yugoslavia – Travel Author Talks in Semley Tonight First Recorded Sightings of Two Butterflies In Shaftesbury View From The Hill – Amesbury Visitor Loves Calm Shaftesbury Shaftesbury What's On Shaston Seasonal Reflections – The Intelligence of Ravens Town Council To Seek Local Advice Because Changing Glyphosate Policy Tourism News – Bigger Snowdrop Likely Event for 2024 Showers Mean Slugs – Shaftesbury Gardener, Jan Walls' Tips Shaftesbury and Motcombe Cheese and Wine Experts Offer Sunday Tasting at the Abbey Poetry from North Dorset Writer John Paris – 'My Predicament' Soundscape – Baby Blue Tits In Breach Lane
7/3/202359 minutes, 46 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 3rd July 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Sixth former Ethan Speed crowned national poetry performance champion. Shaftesbury Rotarians plan a bigger two-day Gold Hill festival next year. Shaftesbury firefighters show festival crowds the unusual kit on their fire engine. Antiquarian map and the book for art and bird lovers - the latest this week at Shaftesbury Oxfam bookshop. Join our Sunday night Shaftesbury swift tour and find out why they are 'amazing.' Shaftesbury mental health campaigner carries the baton in Bristol's anti-suicide rally. Crown Bowls? Mayor dedicates a bench to the King at Barton Hill Bowling Green. View from the Hill - Poole regulars love St James' and share secret garden tips. Shaston seasonal reflections – Joe Hashman. Supermarket vouchers for Dorset residents in need – available tomorrow. Dorset Police security warning for horse owners.
7/2/202358 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 2nd July 2023

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7/1/202359 minutes, 30 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 1st July 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury’s Grease Musical Will Include The Movie’s Greatest Hits Shaftesbury Children Society Chairman Wants To Find His Successor The Gold Hill Hovis Loaf- Restored And Ready To Collect Dough For Charity Duncliffe Guided Woodland Walk Will Showcase Special Butterflies Meet My Pet – Alison And Dog Florence Walk Of The Week- Author Jon Woolcott Takes Up To Hambledon Hill Shaftesbury Chicken-Keeping Diary With Kate Scott Paul Merefield’s Saturday Pub Quiz Karen Cole’s Book Review – ‘The Last Dance’ by Mark Billingham View From The Hill – Dad Brings Three Daughters To Shaftesbury For Weekend
6/30/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 30th June 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Town Councillors Oppose Housing Development Next To Fire Station - Again Shaftesbury Area Pupils Create Clothes From Recyclables For Sustainable Fashion Show Jazzercise Launches Four Week Free Trial On Castle Hill This Saturday Can You Uncover Untold Stories of Cranborne Chase Figures - Ahead Of Shaftesbury Show This Autumn Artistic Collaboration Brings A Unique Perspective To Boating Scenes At Shaftesbury Arts Centre Shaftesbury What's Ons Shaftesbury Jobs Shaston Seasonal Reflections - Joe Hashman Adrian Ryder's Bell Street Book Shelf
6/29/20231 hour, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 29th June 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Man Cycles Dunkirk to Amsterdam For Local Childhood Cancer Charity Dorset Planners Reject Bungalows In Garden Plan For Motcombe's Elm Hill Shaftesbury What's Ons Help Shaftesbury Tree Group Survey Local Hedges To Protect Them From Developers Tree Group Will Formally Request Shaftesbury Becomes An Orchard Town Britain In Bloom Judges Positive About Shaftesbury's Winning Chances Jackie And Jeanette Reminisce About Photos From The 60s View From The Hill - Visitor From Melbourne, Australia Shaston Seasonal Reflections – 'A Drive Down The A 350 Lower Blandford Road' Shaftesbury Bowling Club Open Day This Sunday Lack Of Support From Countywide Agencies Prompts Shaftesbury Mental Health Drop-In Closure
6/28/202359 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 28th June 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Decision to Fell Significant Tree Will Alter Appearance Of  Shaftesbury Street Dorset Councillor Wants School To Help Identify Young Carers Shaston Season Reflections - Joe Hashman Share Your Life Stories At Motcombe Meet-Up and Inspire Belle Street's Next Show View From The Hill - Visitor Stops For The Loo and Loves Shaftesbury Disruption To Gill And Tisbury Trains Possible Next Week Melbury Artist Designs Leaflet to Suggest Ways We Can Encourage Wildlife From Gold Hill Fair To This Weekend's Festival - Dan Evans, Shaftesbury Rotary's Music Man Fetching Photography From Shaftesbury's New Pet Picture Specialist Property Questions With Matt Boatright - Solar Panels And Why Searches Matter
6/27/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 27th June 2023

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6/26/202359 minutes, 37 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 26th June 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury's new pay-and-display opens soon, but two councillors want free parking Shaftesbury Library staff will help you with online and device problems Discover the magic of swifts at Shaftesbury and Donheads events Shaftesbury charity shop bargains Robert Mullins' history: Why was the railway rerouted away from Shaftesbury? Breezy Ridge Social nights will help single diners form friendships Shaftesbury What's On Shaftesbury seasonal reflections: Joe Hashman and Sarah English Soundscape - Jackdaws in Enmore Green by Nick Crump
6/25/20231 hour
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The Alfred Daily – 25th June 2023

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6/24/202359 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 24th June 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury What's Ons Fontmell Council Chair 'Delighted' That Pub Is Reopening Next Month Vintage Fire Engine, Flowers And Traditional Folk Dancing At Ashmore's Filly Lou Meet My Pet – Cyd, the Shaftesbury Schnauzer Walk of the week - Author Jon Woolcott on rumours about a demolished stately home Paul Merefield's Pub Quiz 'My Shaftesbury' Marigold Rumble Wiltshire Police Seek Witnesses To Charlton Crossroads Crash Dorset Councillor In Charge Of Education Quits After Seven Weeks Karen Cole's Book Review - 'Last Dance At The Discotheque For Deviants' Bridge over Stour At Durweston Closed Each Night Next Week
6/23/202357 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 23rd June 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury Councillor Requests 30mph Zone On A350 From Redrow To Royal Chase Record Number Of Affordable Homes Built In Dorset Last Year - None In Shaftesbury Artist Urges Dorset Council To Return Statue Outside Bell Street Library Tourism Update from Trevor Clements Adrian Ryder's Bell Street Bookshelf - Shaftesbury in the Domesday Book Shaston Seasonal Reflections - Joe Hashman and Sarah English Classic Car Owners Encouraged To Enter Shaftesbury Carnival Fundraiser East Orchard Church May Be Converted To Three-Bedroom Home View from the Hill - Buckhorn Weston Local Returns from New Zealand The Mystery of Dorset Council's Missing Facebook Page Junior Showtunes Fans Wanted For Shaftesbury Show TV Celebrity Show Hosts Cooking School At Shaftesbury Abbey Soundscape - A Wren in Ferne Hollow
6/22/20230
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The Alfred Daily – 22nd June 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury to Glasgow charity motorbike round trip departs 1 am Friday Shaston Seasonal Reflections – rain revives meadows Recruitment drive for a project to help shape the future of Shaftesbury Two colleagues of murdered Semley PC Yvonne Fletcher publish a book with new evidence The Secretary of State must sign off on work to fill Park Walk potholes Dorset NHS warns that pharmacy queues will continue without affordable staff accommodation Arts Centre exhibitors host a 'meet the artist' event this Saturday View from the Hill - U.S family visit Shaftesbury to celebrate college graduation Job - mechanic wanted Jackie and Jeanette on '60s and '70s fashions
6/21/20231 hour, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 21st June 2023

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6/20/202359 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 20th June 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Enmore Green honesty box moved after money and plants pinched £22M lost to cyberfraud prompts Dorset Police to offer online safety lessons Fire Crew and former Southampton Stars compete in Shaftesbury charity footy game Final plans for Friday’s Ashmore Filly Lou Revealed Date set for School Boarding House decision after twenty write to oppose closure Musician who re-invented the oboe will play Shaftesbury lunchtime concert New midsummer offroad cycling event will visit Shaftesbury area View from the hill- Ipswich visitors rate Shaftesbury Shaftesbury what’s ons Jan Wall’s gardening guide Two Shaftesbury retail jobs
6/19/20231 hour, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 19th June 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Motcombe Councillor Shocked at Levels of Sewage Release into Village Stream £3M works upgrade between Shaftesbury and Gill should make Stour cleaner Don't hang up when pocket dialling 999, say Dorset Police Shaftesbury What's Ons Can't get Glastonbury tickets? See former performers on Park Walk, Thursday Latest bargains at Shaftesbury charity shops Twelve months of organ music at St. James' recital this Saturday View from the Hill – Elizabeth from Poole's kids' free visit New departure from Shaftesbury's "Bite The Boxer" musician Matt Parks Shaston seasonal reflections – Sarah English and Joe Hashman  
6/18/20231 hour, 2 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 18th June 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Low Cost Fashion on The Catwalk At St. Peter's Church Fundraiser Motcombe Fête To Donate Over £9000 For Village Causes Shaston Seasonal reflections - Joe Hashman Shaftesbury School Want employers to help develop pupils' interview skills You have until 30th June to apply for Town Council Grants Big Crowds in Berwick for sunny village fete View from the Hill-Minnesota resident sees Shaftesbury for the first time Early morning midsummer ride will send cyclists to Shaftesbury area next Sunday Shaftesbury's Gold Hill Hovis Loaf update Kate and Karren chat over the garden fence Maggie Pierce reads 'The Convert.'  
6/17/202359 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 17th June 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Abbey Primary Pupils Show Their Outdoor Learning Area To The Public Plan to protect Cranborne Chase's unique chalk streams from pollution agreed MP tells Parliament Zig Zag Hill Is Britain's 'Bendiest' Road Meet My Pet - Lizzie Wildman and Harvey My Shaftesbury – Steve Hodgson, Shaftesbury's longest-serving shopkeeper View from the Hill – Californian's tracing Shaftesbury-area roots Paul Merefield's Quiz Shaston Seasonal Reflections - Joe Hashman Shaftesbury weekend what's ons Walk of the Week - Badbury Rings and its butterflies with Rachel Diment Kate Scott's Shaftesbury chicken-keeping diary Karen Cole reviews 'The Final Party' by A.A. Chaudhuri
6/16/202359 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 16th June 2023

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6/15/20231 hour, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 15th June 2023

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6/14/202359 minutes, 13 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 14th June 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Developer Loses Appeal For 45 Motcombe Homes Because Of Flood Risk Mayor's Call For Voluntary Support Brings £1,000 Donation For St James' Gardeners Motcombe Councillor Plans To Research Stories Of Villagers On War Memorial Arts, Crafts And A Good Yarn – Book Now For Gutchpool's Making and Writing Classes View from the Hill - A Couple From 'The Hilly Part Of The Netherlands' Visit Shaftesbury Shaftesbury Fire Crew Rehearse Guy's Marsh Prison Rescue MP Asked For Support For Shaftesbury Lido On Visit To Open Air Pool Shaston Seasonal Reflections - The Cool Glades OF Breach Common Warning of A303 Delays Next Week During Solstice Celebrations Locals Share Items That Explain Their Climate Emergency Response In Town Hall Exhibition Dorset Council Has Saved £96M And Avoided Key Service Cuts – Cabinet Member Tells Alfred Poetry – 'Another View From My Window' Marigold Rumble Soundscape - Barn Owlets
6/13/202359 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 13th June 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Persimmon's estate plans – fewer houses, hotel and care home and uncertainty over new school Police seek witnesses after early morning Grosvenor Hotel burglary. Lloyds ends 109-year Shaftesbury relationship - East Knoyle's David Webster is the final customer. 'Consolidation' is Peter Wildman's goal as the new Shaftesbury Abbey Chairman. Shaston seasonal reflections - Joe Hashman watches 'an invertebrate grand prix.' Maltings Garden Guru Jan Walls. Motcombe's Sue Hollis supporting animals displaced by war. View from the hill – Veronica from Leeds loves the 'wonderful' Shaftesbury people. Topsoil needed for Fontmell's new playpark. Motorcycle trainers respond to Cann man's concerns about promoting the 'thrills' of Zig Zag Hill. Shaftesbury singer-songwriter Conor to focus on music rather than a music video with the next release.
6/12/202359 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 12th June 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: North Dorset MP Simon Hoare Defends Controversial Expenses Claim As 'Honest Mistake' Motcombe Remembers Military Event With Meal, Music And Major Johnston Shaftesbury Refugee Group Now Helping 200 people - AGM report Plans for 30-metre mobile mast receive poor reception from Ashmore villagers My Shaftesbury - Artist Jess Simms Charity Shop Bargains From Oxfam, Weldmar And Cancer Research, Shaftesbury Shaftesbury what’s ons Shaston Seasonal Reflections – Joe Hashman
6/11/202359 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 11th June 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Don’t mind the gaps – Shaftesbury market organiser explains stall spacing View from the hill- Shaftesbury is ‘stupendous’ says trio from Stroud Meet the Motcombe fete stallholders Motcombe schoolkids to sing to the archbishop of Canterbury Kate and Karren chat ‘over the garden fence’ National newspaper features Shaftesbury Lido Shaftesbury what’s ons Donhead exhibition reveals how villagers are nurturing nature Short story – Louella Hamer’s ‘Keep on Running’
6/10/202359 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 10th June 2023

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6/9/202359 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 9th June 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Poster found in thatched cottage gives glimpse into 18th century Shaftesbury nightlife North Dorset councillor calls for action on dog mess following lack of enforcement revelation Visitor elated as Shaftesbury tourism hub resolves deflated camp bed crisis Shaston's seasonal reflections: Red Valerian and oxide daisy Welly wanging and crockery smashing - traditional highlights of Saturday’s Semley's fete View from the hill - Shaftesbury tempts Weymouth visitors Art pylon-eers – masts and aerials feature in Shaftesbury exhibition Explore Fonthill's stunning grounds and support retired service dogs and horses Adrian Ryder’s Bell Street Bookshelf - Berwick church and its special stonework Wiltshire Wildlife head applauds Planet Shaftesbury's achievements
6/8/202359 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 8th June 2023

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6/7/20231 hour, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 7th June 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: New Compton Airfield boss on future plans and Spitfires flying here tomorrow Police say thefts at Grosvenor and from cars 'not necessarily connected'  Channel 5 will film Shaftesbury's high market – with 100 traders this Saturday Motcombe's classic English cottage garden will open for a church fundraiser Farnfields donate £3000 to Shaftesbury breast cancer charity  View from the hill - Former Shaftesbury schoolboy returns. Local Orangutan volunteer will share Borneo aid work stories at Grosvenor Shaftesbury in Bloom needs an early morning watering team - meet 5pm at the police station today Learn to paint outdoor scenes in aid of St James' church.
6/6/202359 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 6th June 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury what's ons Agreement to open Coombe House pool for local clubs expected today Bell Street church removes roof netting after bird deaths New song celebrating Shaftesbury, one of two debuts at Abbey outdoor concert Maltings gardener Jan Walls with watering time-saving tips Boutique bargains, cakes, and a carriage ride as Berwick fete aims for an £11k target Shaftesbury, Motcombe, and Fontmell academy operator adds 18th school Record traders and visitors expected at the two-day Gill & Shaftesbury Show Israeli visitors love Shaftesbury’s scenery Air Ambulance boosted by Donhead Sports memorial match Poetry - a child’s view of the outside lab by Elaine Cadogan Soundscape - stonechat at Fontmell  
6/5/20231 hour, 2 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 5th June 2023

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6/4/202359 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 4th June 2023

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6/3/202359 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 3rd June 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Shaftesbury What's Ons Motcombe Fete organisers expect 3,000 visitors next Saturday Dorset Council asks MPs to request fairer government funding for county roads Lamppost-based EV chargers will present a challenge in Dorset Art to make you happy – Sandy Roberts' Shaftesbury exhibition Joe Hashman's Shaston seasonal reflections Meet My Pet – Mollie and astrologer owner Claire Martin – hounds have horoscopes! View from the Hill – London couple worry about our Airbnbs Paul Merefield's Quiz My Shaftesbury – artist Gary Cook Kate Scott's chicken-keeping diary Karen Cole's book review – "Italian Rules" by Tom Benjamin Soundscape – cuckoo and buzzard at Tollard Royal
6/2/202359 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 2nd June 2023

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6/1/202359 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 1st June 2023

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5/31/202358 minutes, 37 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 31st May 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Dorset Council reverses Shaftesbury Library cutback plan following local opposition. Shaftesbury businesses have a good chance of winning Dorset business awards, says Chamber CEO. Less attractive buy-to-let is affecting Shaftesbury rental market - Matt Boatwright. Parking permits could make seaside, shopping, or work trips cheaper - but there are Shaftesbury restrictions. Tributes to James Saumarez from Motcombe locals and in his own words. Shaftesbury what's on. View from the hill - geocacher visits Shaftesbury. Soundscape - squirrel on Breach Common.
5/30/202359 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 30th May 2023

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5/29/202359 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 29th May 2023

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5/28/202359 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 28th May 2023

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5/27/20231 hour, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 27th May 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Abbey Primary pupils go Victorian to celebrate school’s 150th Shaftesbury holiday weekend events Monthly Porsche meet ups start in Compton Local art on sale at today's hospital fair No trains in North Dorset next Friday Defashion Dorset - Why vintage clothes fans are prepared to pay more Paul Merefield's quiz Meet my Pet - Eileen and her dogs in the trolley Walk of the Week - Chicksgrove to Swallowcliffe Joe Hashman’s seasonal reflections ‘A Game of Deceit’ by Tim Glister - Karen Cole's book review View from the Hill - Newbury visitors
5/26/20231 hour, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 26th May 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Witness appeal following a three-car crash that closed the A350 A cyclist pedals from Lyon to Shaftesbury to see a penpal and raise diabetes cash Anything goes with Motcombe's annual scarecrow contest Bell Street car park closed by fire crew after an electric charger fire Tourism information hub update - Trevor Clements Semley, Donhead, Berwick, and Ludwell refuse collection will now accept items with batteries Strike set to suspend train service through Gillingham and Tisbury Shaftesbury's Great Big Green Week organiser promises a politics-free celebration Helpers needed for Shaftesbury charity street collection Adrian Ryder's Bell Street Book Shelf - F. S. Hinchy's impression of Shaftesbury in 1957
5/25/202359 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 25th May 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: GP shares challenges revealing One-fifth of Abbey View blood test patients are ‘no shows’ Shaftesbury mental health charity founders put themselves up for auction Semley’s potholed roads could increase accident risk warns parish chair and Station Rd flooding is investigated Jeanette and Jackie on scrap books and Shaftesbury’s old fair ground No North Dorset communities considered for 20mph yet- but Shaftesbury’s bid is in Dorset CPRE suggest solar panels over car parks and on new homes to save fields Joe Hashman’s Shaston seasonal reflections Shaftesbury weekend what’s ons View from the hill- Milton visitors saddened by our empty shops
5/24/202358 minutes, 50 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 24th May 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Amber wildfire warning has been issued for Dorset, including Shaftesbury, until weekend. Government gives Dorset £200,000 to tackle drugs and save lives. Joe Hashman's nature notes - swooping St James' blackbirds. Shaftesbury area events for the Bank Holiday weekend. AONB replace walking week with a season of guided strolls. National Theatre's 'Life of Pi' roars into Shaftesbury Arts Centre. View from the Hill - visitors from Weston-super-Mare. Morris Men from Norfolk take Whitsun tour to Shaftesbury Abbey. Coffee Companions: cultivating friendship at Shaftesbury's Royal Chase. Countdown to De Fashion Dorset: a festival of sustainable style. Soundscape - whitethroat on Coles Lane.
5/23/202359 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 23rd May 2023

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5/22/202359 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 22nd May 2023

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5/21/202359 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 21st May 2023

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5/20/20231 hour, 1 second
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The Alfred Daily – 20th May 2023

On The Alfred Daily Today: Glyphosate spraying on Gold Hill breaches Town Council ban Shaftesbury what's ons Town Band debut new and complex piece at Sunday’s concert Three grant funds invite applications from Shaftesbury projects New folk night launches in Shaftesbury Meet my Pet - Jane and Cody her Japanese breed Butterfly expert leads Sunday spotting walk Walk of the Week - Dave Ford scales Hambledon Hill Shaftesbury in Bloom needs help on Sunday Joe Hashman on weedkiller chemicals in Shaftesbury Kate Scott's chicken keeping diary Karen Cole reviews The Predators Soundscape – A wren at Charlton
5/19/202359 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Alfred Daily – 19th May 2023

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