Council News

Formal plans for Remembrance Day have been cancelled this year following the restrictions which are to start on Thursday 5th November 2020. As Covid-19 cases are rising rapidly across the whole of the UK and in other countries, the Government has asked everyone to act now...

The Mayor, Councillors and Officers of Shaftesbury Town Council are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Ray Humphries. Ray was a stalwart of the Town and deeply involved in our community. He was a town councillor for 13 years and a Mayor twice,...

SHAFTESBURY TOWN COUNCIL Town Hall, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8LY   FROM:         The Town Clerk, Mrs Claire Commons DATE:          17th September 2020 SUBJECT:    Temporary Pedestrianisation of Shaftesbury High Street Update Pedestrianisation of Shaftesbury High Street continues under a temporary arrangement. Introduction of bus services heading East (down the High Street) will...

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...