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Would you like to be part of the fastest growing movement in Purbeck? Would you like to play a positive role in addressing the greatest challenge of our lifetime: The Climate & Ecological Crisis & create a sustainable future here in Purbeck? Would you like to be part of an experienced, skilled and positive 'let's do this' team? If your answers are YES! Please […]

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NEW: Sustainable Wareham

A new environmental group born out of a Women’s Institute has taken root in Wareham. Sustainable Wareham is the brainchild of founder Mary Morris, who has been the Climate Ambassador for Stoborough WI for two years. She decided to take things beyond the realms of the WI to launch an open-to-all unisex group based in […]

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The Swanage School Art Competition

We challenged students from the Swanage School to create their vision of Purbeck in the year 2030.....

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The Planet Purbeck Response to the Dorset Local Plan Consultation

March 2021 Introduction Planet Purbeck stands with anyone who is ready to take action to protect and improve the community, landscape and wildlife here on the unique Purbeck peninsula. Planet Purbeck is a movement that gathers together individuals, groups and organisations who understand that climate change and loss of biodiversity jeopardise everything we hold dear […]

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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 Planet Purbeck Newsletter March - April 2021

A Message From Rob... Yes spring is here and we’re coming out of lockdown!Woooohooooo!Thank you to everyone who's played a role in making Planet Purbeck the movement it is today. My personal highlights are being part of the Planet Purbeck zoom events, watching 150 + people from all areas of our community working together, enjoying […]

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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 all our Town and Parish Councils to tackle the C&EE and rapidly reduce carbon emissions. […]

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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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Guest Speakers - Jeremy Sampson

As Purbeck braces itself for another ultra-busy season of staycations, many of us are asking ourselves how we can welcome tourists while at the same time protecting our cherished landscape and wildlife. One man with the answers is Jeremy Sampson, CEO of The Travel Foundation. And Planet Purbeck is delighted to announce that he will […]

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