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
July 28, 2021
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.... Read More
April 18, 2021
Countryside Code Updated 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.... Read More
April 1, 2021
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March 19, 2021
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.... 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
February 11, 2021
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.... 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
December 22, 2020
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.... Read More
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