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cattle market lester taylor

Shaftesbury town council is instructing a barrister to explore the possibility of legal action to stop the sale of Dorset’s last cattle market following a bad-tempered public meeting in Shaftesbury last night, Tuesday …
Robert Tizzard Shaftesbury

A second attempt to build 55 houses on a greenfield site on the southern edge of Shaftesbury has been controversially lodged with North Dorset District Council by the same investment company who applied …
westminster memorial hospital shaftesbury

A surprise attempt by Shaftesbury Town Council to protect Westminster Memorial Hospital from sale or redevelopment by getting it put on the register of ‘assets of community value’ unexpectedly stalled last night, 29 …
Dorset police

Detectives are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward after a teenager was robbed at knifepoint in Shaftesbury. The victim, who is 15 years old, was walking down an alleyway …

  Margaret Marande, 81, is now half way on her marathon 220-mile trek of The Hardy Way, having left Hardy’s Birthplace Visitor Centre on 18 April. As reported in the May issue of …
cattle market shaftesbury

Shaftesbury Civic Society has launched a last-ditch attempt to stop the sale of the town’s cattle market site to a supermarket by calling on its town council to immediately register the site ‘as …
hail storm shaftesbury

One of the heaviest hailstorms in recent years hit Shaftesbury this afternoon with hail lying more than an inch deep in places, turning surfaces white and causing local flooding on roads. The intense …
Lidl shaftesbury

The supermarket chain Lidl has confirmed it is looking to open a store in Shaftesbury. The popular store, which already has branches in Gillingham and Blandford, told Gillingham & Shaftesbury News: ‘We are …
Dorset police

Shaftesbury’s county councillor Derek Beer has declined to comment on a recent attack made on him at his café The John Peel in High Street, Shaftesbury. He confirmed he had informed Dorset Police …