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Adjustments to the temporary pedestrianisation measures in Shaftesbury will be made as the summer season draws to a close. Temporary safety measures to the High Street were introduced in June to align with government social distancing advice and enable non-essential shops to reopen. Due to the...

SHAFTESBURY TOWN COUNCIL  Town Hall, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8LY FROM:         The Town Clerk, Mrs Claire Commons DATE:          21st July 2020 SUBJECT:    Temporary Pedestrianisation of Shaftesbury High Street Shaftesbury Town is unique with its array of wonderful independent High Street retailers, a town we are all proud to work and...

Following the Government announcement that play areas could now be opened, the Town Council has carried out a thorough inspection of all its equipped play areas and they are now safe and ready for use.  You may notice some areas with equipment gaps, this has...

Welcome to the High Street Pedestrianisation survey. We are seeking the views of businesses and shoppers to understand more about the shopping experience and impact of the temporary plans.   Click here to complete the survey if you are a Business.   Click here to complete the survey if you...

Welcome to the High Street Pedestrianisation survey. We are seeking the views of businesses and shoppers to understand more about the shopping experience and impact of the temporary plans.   Click here to complete the survey if you are a Business.   Click here to complete the survey if you...

Please click here to read an open public letter to everyone in Dorset from all NHS provider trusts and NHS Dorset CCG for you and your volunteers. Thank you for everything you and/or your group are doing to support your community. ...

SHAFTESBURY TOWN COUNCIL Town Hall, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8LY FROM:         The Town Clerk, Mrs Claire Commons DATE:          1st June 2020 SUBJECT:    Temporary Pedestrianisation of Shaftesbury High Street Plans are underway to introduce temporary safety measures to the High Street in Shaftesbury. The Town Centre with its narrow pavements means shoppers cannot...

SHAFTESBURY TOWN COUNCIL Town Hall, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8LY   FROM:         The Town Clerk, Mrs Claire Commons DATE:          1st June 2020 SUBJECT:    Wildflower Verge Trial Just before the lockdown the Shaftesbury Town Council Grounds team had prepared four sites across the town for the sowing of wildflower seeds. Several weeks later...