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April 5, 2022
Planet Purbeck Festival 2022 Launch Event
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.... Read More
February 10, 2022
Hedging our bets - investing in nature
Hedgerows are important because they provide vital corridors for our wildlife. Many species rely on hedgerows for shelter and food. Protecting our hedgerows and strategically laying more of them will directly benefit the preservation of wildlife in Purbeck. We want.... Read More
November 30, 2021
Stitch It, Don't Ditch it
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.... Read More
November 12, 2021
The Corfe River Wildlife Event
In this short film, we speak with Steve Oliver (Dorset Wildlife Trust) and Gen Crisford (National Trust) as they host an event inviting locals to explore wildlife in the Corfe River. Steve explains that events like this engage local people.... Read More
October 29, 2021
Planet Purbeck Festival Impact & Highlights
Thank you all for your support in making this festival happen! What an uplifting and energising week it was! We have had so much positive feedback from our community with everyone already saying they are looking forward to next year's festival. Thank.... Read More
March 10, 2021
Guest Speakers - Jeremy Sampson
As Purbeck braces itself for another ultra-busy season of staycations, many of us are asking ourselves how we can welcome tourists while at the same time protecting our cherished landscape and wildlife. One man with the answers is Jeremy Sampson,.... Read More
March 2, 2021
Beaver Fever Q&A's Update
A response from Gen Crisford - Engagement Officer for the National Trust on the Purbeck beaver feasibility project Thank you for attending the Planet Purbeck meeting and for so many good questions in the breakout rooms. The below answers cover.... Read More
January 11, 2021
Corfe Castle Parish Council Environmental Group People's Assembly
A first for Dorset Parish Councils! An empowering People’s Assembly - hosted by Corfe Castle Parish Council Environmental Group on 5 Jan 2021. The People’s Assembly approach is totally new to our village so we were thrilled & heartened with.... Read More
December 21, 2020
Corfe Castle Parish Environmental Group People's Assembly 5th January 2021
Have your say on Dorset Council's Climate Strategy in Corfe Castle on Tuesday 5th January. Corfe Castle Parish Environmental Group has been doing some great work in the area including hosting presentations on green energy and biodiversity, tree give-aways and.... Read More
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