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Tim Pears is the acclaimed author of the spellbinding West Country Trilogy, a trio of books that begins on the Devon-Somerset border in 1911 and over the following four years follows the very …
Brionne Shaftesbury twinning

Shaftesbury Town Twinning Association recently enjoyed a very successful visit from their twin town of Brionne in Normandy, boosted by beautiful sunny weather. After a first day with their host families, the visitors …
Mark Dawson

In a fascinating talk top-selling local author Mark Dawson described how he went from being a ‘not very good lawyer’ who just wanted to write novels to a highly-successful author who has sold …
Mark Dawson

Mark Dawson does not have a publishing company behind him, but he is still a hugely successful author and tonight he will be sharing the secrets of his success at the first of …
neighbourhood plan

Residents in Shaftesbury have just ten more days to have their say about the town’s long-awaited Neighbourhood Plan. Consultation on the plan began on 1 August and will end on Thursday 26 September. …
Norddis Gillingham

An organisation dedicated to informing and helping disabled people, their carers and the elderly in Gillingham and the surrounding area is celebrating its 25th year. The North Dorset Disability Information Service (NorDDIS), whose …

There is good news for Shaftesbury residents who want to keep fit with a new gym opening this month. Hawkers Hill Gym at Wessex House on Longmead Industrial Estate is getting ready to …
online fraud banks Shaftesbury

Dorset police officers are renewing their appeal for residents to remain vigilant after scammers have targeted elderly residents in Shaftesbury. In the morning of Thursday 22 August 2019 an elderly woman received a …

Can You Fix It?! Do you watch Repair Shop and marvel at what can be restored? Moreover do you like tinkering about and mending stuff? If the growing landfill mountains are a concern …