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Shaftesbury

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 …

Textile designer Georgie Faulkner-Bryant has left her shop Decor by Georgie in Salisbury Street, Shaftesbury, to ‘go mobile’ – but not because of any rent increase. It’s because she says she’s become too …
Angola, Shaftesbury

The new managers of Angola 76 in Shaftesbury, Sally and Andy Francis, are hoping for a new lease of life and new success after leaving The Two Brewers in St James to take …
electric cars Gillingham

Gillingham and Shaftesbury appear in danger of being left behind in the impending electric vehicle revolution, report Michael Streeter and Richard Thomas. Each town currently only has one, relativity slow-charging electric vehicle charge …
Dorset Police

A man charged with murder in connection with the death of fellow employee at a farm near Blandford has been found not guilty following a trial. On the evening of Friday 28 September …
Sewers, Wessex water, Shaftesbury, Gillingham

Wessex Water says it has teamed up with Environmental Compliance and Services (ECAS) to work with Shaftesbury’s food sector on how to correctly dispose of cooking and food waste – so it doesn’t …
Ship Inn Shaftesbury, CAMRA

The historic, and ironically named, Ship Inn in Shaftesbury has been named pub of the year 2019 by the Heart of Wessex branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA). Chosen from around …
Friars Moor, vets, Shaftesbury

Friars Moor Vets’ new and improved small animal branch in Shaftesbury opened last month and now has a fully-equipped operating theatre, longer opening hours from 8.30am to 6pm every weekday, daily nurse clinics …
car theft Shaftesbury

Police officers investigating the theft of a car from Shaftesbury are issuing an image of the vehicle and asking for witnesses to come forward. At around 4pm on Wednesday 19 June 2019 a …