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Shaftesbury

Hovis loaf gold hill

The well-known Hovis loaf money box has been restored and put back in its rightful place at the top of Shaftesbury’s iconic Gold Hill. The collection box, which was built nearly 40 years …
bike theft Shaftesbury

Police officers investigating the theft of four bicycles in Shaftesbury are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. On Monday 10 September 2018, Dorset Police received a report of a …
artists, Morganne Cannon-Langford, Phillip Olney,

Two talented young artists have set up a pop-up exhibition for a week in an empty shop on the High Street in Shaftesbury. Morganne Cannon-Langford, 19, who went to Gillingham School, and Phillip …

Campaigners against the sale of the cattle market site to a supermarket have won an overwhelming victory in a parish poll demanding the town council ‘fund and support’ a judicial review into the …
parish poll shaftesbury

A parish poll calling for a judicial review of the sale of Dorset’s last cattle market site is likely to be held in Shaftesbury on Thursday 9 August. Meanwhile Shaftesbury Town Council has …
Shaftesbury parish poll cattle market

A standing-room only public protest meeting in Shaftesbury on Tuesday 10 July demanded Shaftesbury Town Council launch a judicial review to prevent North Dorset District Council selling Dorset’s last remaining cattle market site …
Justice for Shaftesbury

A new pressure group set up to fight North Dorset District Council’s decision to sell the cattle market site in Shaftesbury has won a last-minute battle to hold a public meeting in the …
Shaftesbury High Street

A surprise admission this week by Shaftesbury’s mayor Councillor Piers Brown, who is also a member of North Dorset District Council’s cabinet, that NDDC’s decision to sell the cattle market site in Shaftesbury …
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 …