Planet Purbeck Articles & News

Bees and the Impact of Harmful Chemicals

The use of harmful chemicals was debated at the Langton Matravers Allotment Association AGM meeting earlier this year. A presentation was given by Dr Chris Spilling (B.Sc, D Phil) Entomologist on the effects of using harmful chemicals on the land and its impact on the human immune system, in an excerpt from his presentation he […]

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Countryside Code Updated

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-countryside-code/the-countryside-code-advice-for-countryside-visitors The updated version launched by Natural England and Natural Resources Wales features a “refreshed” tone, which its creators hope will be a welcome guide for newcomers to the countryside rather than a forbidding list of rules. They say -  “With more people than ever before seeking solace in nature, this refresh could not come at a […]

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The March 2021 IPPR Report On The Climate Commons: A Planet Purbeck Summary

In this post we breakdown this latest 52 page report, released in March 2021 by the Progressive Policy Thinktank (IPPR) on how communities can thrive in a climate changing world See the full guide This new report will strike a chord with and inspire community activists everywhere. The prestigious cross-party think tank has researched a […]

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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 only the specific topics which were asked about in this part of the meeting. If […]

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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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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 will leave a legacy lasting for several generations.  We cannot afford to get it wrong. […]

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Climate Outreach

Climate Outreach exist because climate change doesn’t communicate itself, even with the increasing number of climate impacts. They help people understand this complex issue in ways that resonate with their sense of identity, values and worldview. Informed consent and support from people across society and around the world creates what we call a social mandate for […]

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