Planet Purbeck News

Dorset Council's Local Plan Consultation

Planning affects us all.  The Council’s planning policies are set out in Local Plans which are the legal starting point in determining planning applications. Public and stakeholder engagement is an important part of the plan-making process. Involving residents, businesses, organisations, experts, infrastructure providers and town and parish councils allows local knowledge and expertise to be gathered […]

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Contribute to the future of Dorset: A User Guide for Responding to Dorset Council's Climate Emergency Strategy

In May 2019 Dorset Council declared a climate emergency and recently published a draft Climate and Ecological Emergency Strategy. It contains eight key areas for action the Council can take to change the way it delivers services in the area. The Council have invited our feedback on their plans, this is an incredibly important opportunity […]

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A Christmas Wish to Dorset Council: A more secure future for our children

Local supporters of Extinction Rebellion were accompanied by Dorchester Councillor and Town Crier Alistair Chisholm when they presented Dorset Council with a Christmas message on Tuesday. The message was delivered by XR on behalf of the recent People’s Assemblies on climate action. These were a series of public events for people of all ages across […]

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Climate Outreach

Turn climate concern into climate action, support their appeal and put the public at the heart of addressing climate change...

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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 other parish council initiatives. This meeting is a people's assembly; a fun and accessible format […]

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Dorset Council's Climate and Ecological Emergency Strategy; Now in public consultation

In July 2020, a draft Climate and Ecological Emergency Strategy was produced by Dorset Council in response to its declaration of Climate emergency in 2019. The strategy presents eight key areas for action to ensure that the Council changes the way it delivers services. The Council aims to have all its services carbon-neutral by 2040 […]

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