Shaftesbury Snowdrops New Site Found by BBC Countryfile
“BBC1’s Countryfile is coming to Shaftesbury next month to feature our town’s snowdrop celebrations. Business and community leaders say that promotion on a programme watched by 4 million viewers could provide a welcome boost to our visitor economy.”
“The new snowdrops website was launched three weeks ago, and Tim [Cllr Tim Cook] says that piqued the programme-makers’ interest. ““The BBC picked up on that and decided that they wanted to come to the town. It has proved its worth by making a small town in rural North Dorset a centre for snowdrop tourism and the publicity,””
Read Keri Jones’ full article here on thisisalfred.com:
or listen to the podcast on This is Alfred here:
Visit the Shaftesbury Snowdrops site here:
Edit 22nd February
Last Sunday the web site got 1000 visits just because of a brief mention of Shaftesbury Snowdrops at the end of BBC Countryfile. I am assured by our server guys that we have enough bandwidth to cope with the flood of visits it will get tomorrow night.
BBC Countryfile in Shaftesbury
Sunday 6:10pm BBC1
Don’t miss it! I will be watching it with the lovely snowdrops people!