Planet Purbeck Articles & News

November 4, 2021
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.... Read More
March 26, 2021
The CEE Bill: Act Now
The Climate & Ecological Emergency Bill (CEE Bill) is due it's 2nd reading / re-introduction to Parliament in the early summer (potentially May). If passed, this would be game-changing legislation and would accelerate the ability of local authorities, such as Dorset Council and.... Read More
February 9, 2021
Wareham Quay Pedestrianisation
Planet Purbeck is supporting a terrific proposal by a group of Wareham residents to pedestrianise Wareham Quay. Like them, we feel it is a perfect way to provide a safe, tranquil, traffic-free space that can become Wareham’s throbbing heart at.... Read More
January 24, 2021
DC's Local Plan - Everything you need to know
The deadline for responses is 15th March Why Does It Matter? The Plan will last at least until 2038, so will shape all development for the next 17 years – that’s a long time.  And anything built in that time.... 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
January 11, 2021
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..... Read More
December 22, 2020
Dorset Council Carbon Neutral by 2030 - Petition
We want Dorset Council to lead the way by applying themselves to this problem with the scale and urgency it requires.  We want them to change their carbon zero target from 2040 to 2030.  You can send a clear message by.... Read More
December 22, 2020
Planet Purbeck’s response to Dorset Council’s Climate Emergency Strategy and Action Plan - December 2020
Planet Purbeck (PP) offers broad support for Dorset Council’s (DC’s) vital initiative in drafting a Climate Emergency Strategy and Action Plan (C&EE) for the Council and the County. Nevertheless, Planet Purbeck intends to argue that the strategy and action plan.... Read More
December 22, 2020
Dorset Council's Young Persons Climate Strategy Survey
If you're lucky enough to be a young person living in Dorset, there is now a shorter version of Dorset Council's Climate Strategy survey aimed at you. The consultation period ends 20th January, so take the opportunity to have you.... 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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