We want a future in Purbeck with less waste & traffic, more wildlife, cleaner air and rivers, food and energy independence and tourism that works for us all.

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  1. Grow a network of people of all ages, backgrounds and professions with a shared determination to protect and enhance our beautiful home of Purbeck.

  2. Work with community groups, NGOs,  our local authorities, schools and businesses 

  3. Amplify community efforts of individuals and groups supporting our vision and mission.

  4. Create a mass community movement by focusing on the broadest possible appeal and looking for the best ways to find common ground.

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The Local Plan may come across as a dry subject but it is vitally important for our communities. Thurs July 7th 9:30-10:15am - Zoom Event Dorset Deserves Better Campaign, why is it so important? The Local Plan may come across as a dry subject but it is vitally important for our communities. The current draft […]

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Wareham Litter Picks

9 Jul 2022 | 9:30 am

Litter-free Purbeck are leading litter picks every second Saturday of the month. Enjoy the outdoors, meeting people and helping out your community? Join Litter-free Purbeck for one of their litter picks in your local area. Bring sturdy boots, weather-appropriate clothing and your best smile - meeting outside of Westport House, Worgret Road, Wareham. If you’d […]

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Community Pop-Up Event

13 Jul 2022 | 9:00 am

On the 13th of July, 9am - 12pm, there will be a community pop-up event at Knoll Beach. Prejudice Free Dorset, Citizens Advice, Dorset Police, Planet Purbeck, Purbeck Youth & Community Foundation, and partners from the Purbeck Heaths National Nature Reserve will all be there. This is a time for the local public to share […]

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Exploring the opportunities and challenges for energy security and net zero This is an online event taking place Thurs July 14th 7:00-8:30 pm organised by Planet Purbeck and Dorset CAN. The format will be informal and conversational with plenty of time for questions. We guarantee a very lively debate! Guest speakers are experts in the field of energy generation, energy security, climate change and how we […]

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‘The Big Wild Sleep Out'

23 Jul 2022 | 3:00 pm

‘The Big Wild Sleep Out’ at RSPB Arne is a unique opportunity for families to sleep out in the wild. Saturday 23rd 3pm - Sunday 24th July 12 noon Spend the night in an idyllic private area of the reserve overlooking Poole harbour and the Purbeck hills, along with a hearty locally sourced dinner and […]

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With over 50 booked events now the Planet Purbeck Festival lineup is looking really exciting!

Hear Matt Jones, owner of The Blue Pool as he explains why it's so special and what he has planned for the Festival in September.

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Sign up here: Event Registration  Exploring the opportunities and challenges for energy security and net zero The format will be informal and conversational with plenty of time for questions. We guarantee a very lively debate! Guest speakers are experts in the field of energy generation, energy security, climate change and how we can realistically achieve net zero. Speakers confirmed so far...... Chris Goodhall  ...
Wed 4th May 7:00-8:00pm on Zoom Register here We want to hear from you, because a Festival run by the community and for the community reminds us of our combined strengths, shows the potential to make a difference, and commits us to caring for Purbeck’s Land, Sea and Community. Here's ...
https://youtu.be/Vdi6oYaz8MA Stitch It, Don't Ditch it At Sandy Hill Studios During the Planet Purbeck Festival, Jane Colquhoun and her friends organised a mending session at Sandy Hill Studios; it was a gentle way to sit for a while, stitch and find out about sustainability in the fashion and textile industry. Jane explained: ...
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👀Did you know that RSPB Arne is one of the few places in our country where you see all six species of British reptile, including the rare sand lizard!

🐍 Dont miss the unique opportunity to join a ‘Reptile Survey Walks’ and take part in one of the reserve’s actual reptile surveys.

📆 Surveys take place every Tuesday throughout June, July, and August, 9.30 am-12 noon.

👣Small groups will survey some of the more sensitive areas of the reserve to explore where these creatures call home.

🌟By taking part in this event, you will not only get a chance to see rarely seen species, but help safeguard their populations!

🎟️Book here to join in: https://bit.ly/ArneSnakeSurvey

📸 Photo Credit: Smooth snake coiled up at RSPB Arne by Fabian Harrison (rspb-images.com)

👀Did you know that RSPB Arne is one of the few places in our country where you see all six species of British reptile, including the rare sand lizard!

🐍 Don't miss the unique opportunity to join a ‘Reptile Survey Walks’ and take part in one of the reserve’s actual reptile surveys.

📆 Surveys take place every Tuesday throughout June, July, and August, 9.30 am-12 noon.

👣Small groups will survey some of the more sensitive areas of the reserve to explore where these creatures call home.

🌟By taking part in this event, you will not only get a chance to see rarely seen species, but help safeguard their populations!

🎟️Book here to join in: bit.ly/ArneSnakeSurvey

📸 Photo Credit: Smooth snake coiled up at RSPB Arne by Fabian Harrison (rspb-images.com)
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5 days ago
Planet Purbeck
📣🌟 A massive well done to Sustainable Wareham who have recycled 1357 bras since May 2021 through the bra bank at Bare Necessities Wareham in aid of breast cancer research and small businesses in developing countries in Africa.

📣🌟 A massive well done to Sustainable Wareham who have recycled 1357 bras since May 2021 through the bra bank at Bare Necessities Wareham in aid of breast cancer research and small businesses in developing countries in Africa. ... See MoreSee Less

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And what happens to them once these worn out bras are worn out there - they end up as landfill. Africa shouldn't be used to dump our stuff and we mustn't offshore our rubbish - sorry!

2 weeks ago
Planet Purbeck
📣 Event Reminder! 👣 Do you use local footpaths and bridleways?
 
🗺️Find out more about the 95 rights of way in Swanage, hear about the findings from the recent survey to grade each route and discover how you may be able to support this work please come to the open evening on: 21st June at 7pm at the Emmanuel Church.

Sustainable Swanage Swanage Town Council National Trust Swanage Community Pantry

📣 Event Reminder! 👣 Do you use local footpaths and bridleways?

🗺️Find out more about the 95 rights of way in Swanage, hear about the findings from the recent survey to grade each route and discover how you may be able to support this work please come to the open evening on: 21st June at 7pm at the Emmanuel Church.

Sustainable Swanage Swanage Town Council National Trust Swanage Community Pantry
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2 weeks ago
Planet Purbeck
⏰ Reminder! The Planet Purbeck Land Use Team have their next online meeting on Tuesday 21st June 7pm - 8.30pm!

👏 Find out more about our recent and ongoing partnership with the Community Payback Scheme and the Ministry of Justice.

🌳Well be hearing from National Trust about their plans for Weston Farm as well as Dorset Wildlife Trust about Wild Woodbury and Wareham Amphibian and Reptile Conservation - be sure you dont miss out!

🔗Join via Zoom: 
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85109375947?pwd=RDZIRUY0VWVHN3kvOGphYUdVK3FrQT09
Meeting ID: 851 0937 5947
Passcode: 824916

⏰ Reminder! The Planet Purbeck Land Use Team have their next online meeting on Tuesday 21st June 7pm - 8.30pm!

👏 Find out more about our recent and ongoing partnership with the Community Payback Scheme and the Ministry of Justice.

🌳We'll be hearing from National Trust about their plans for Weston Farm as well as Dorset Wildlife Trust about Wild Woodbury and Wareham Amphibian and Reptile Conservation - be sure you don't miss out!

🔗Join via Zoom:
us02web.zoom.us/j/85109375947?pwd=RDZIRUY0VWVHN3kvOGphYUdVK3FrQT09
Meeting ID: 851 0937 5947
Passcode: 824916
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