Planet Purbeck Articles & News

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 sustainability in the fashion and textile industry. Jane explained: “We’re trying to open up a […]

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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 by helping them to understand the biodiversity around them. He goes on to say; “Most […]

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Respond to the Beaver Consultation

Residents in Purbeck have until 17th November 2021 to take part in a consultation to reintroduce beavers to England After around 400 years of extinction in England, in August 2020 a wild population of beavers were officially given permission to remain in the River Otter, Devon. The government has now launched a landmark consultation regarding […]

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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 you to everyone who completed the festival feedback survey, here's a summary of the impact the festival had on our local community:

71% of respondents felt inspired to make a positive change due to the festival

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The Planet Purbeck Response to the Dorset Local Plan Consultation

March 2021 Introduction Planet Purbeck stands with anyone who is ready to take action to protect and improve the community, landscape and wildlife here on the unique Purbeck peninsula. Planet Purbeck is a movement that gathers together individuals, groups and organisations who understand that climate change and loss of biodiversity jeopardise everything we hold dear […]

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Our Green Journey

An easy guide. By Doug Skinner - Purbeck resident and Greenpeace speaker. Take a look at this great downloadable resource; it's not just comprehensive list information and resources that we all need to be aware of, but an excellent overview of ways we can contribute to a brighter, cleaner future for all. A zero-emissions society […]

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Some of the organisations we are working with
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