Planet Purbeck Articles & News

October 18, 2022
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Closes 31st October 2022 We're only 2 years old, have no cash reserves and need to ask our funders for £££ to deliver the festival each year. Hearing all about your festival experience is the best way to show them.... Read More
May 9, 2024
This beauty took us 10 months & nearly 7,000 responses to rustle up... so please read it! We promise it's short, snappy & colourful! Huge thanks to everyone who got involved - this is as much your report as it.... Read More
April 15, 2024
Meet Oly Rush - A Sustainable Worth Open Event
⏰ Thurs 25th April 7pm for 7.30pm 🌍 Worth Matravers Village Hall 💪 “I want to make sure that when I’ve got to the end of my short existence, I can look back and know I’ve done all I can to.... Read More
December 16, 2022
Energy Saving Advice
Groups from Purbeck have put together energy saving tips, practical advice and information on financial support Click here to view the page on our website or click here to download the PDF.... Read More
February 10, 2022
Hedging our bets - investing in nature
We want to say a big thank you to everyone who attended the Planet Purbeck hedge laying training in January. By all accounts it was a real success, so thank you, everyone, for your enthusiasm and commitment. In particular, we'd like to thank.... Read More
January 30, 2022
"Come on in, the water is lovely (sometimes)"
Guest Post by Dave Pratten, who lives in Swanage, is a Swanage Beach Buddy and a key member of Sustainable Swanage and Planet Purbeck. One of the few positive outcomes from the pandemic has been the significant increase in people.... Read More
January 29, 2022
1 Degree World Already Having a Big Impact
Guest Post by Harold Forbes, member of the Planet Purbeck Campaigns Team, Wareham area Men's shed and the author of "How to be a Humankind Superhero: A Manifesto for Individuals to Reclaim a Safe Climate" As we ‘enjoyed’ our warmest.... Read More
January 29, 2022
Tapping your spoke to turn the Purbeck wheel – and how Poole dolphins can help too
Guest Post by Ian Curtis, support staff at the Environmental Change Institute, at Oxford University “I know” she said. “But I want to be able to say that I was here”. The village hall was full. The first time for.... Read More
January 29, 2022
"Let’s be realistic"
Guest Post by Rebecca Saville, who has a background in geography and town planning. She is currently reading for a PhD in Economics at SOAS, University of London and is also a member of the Planet Purbeck Campaigns Team. Politicians.... Read More
January 18, 2022
SARAH BROOKES  Nurse and Community Organiser Every community needs someone like Sarah. She trained as a psychiatric nurse, but her energies seem to buoy up so many different projects in Purbeck; from organising local responses to COVID to fund-raising for.... Read More
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