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October 18, 2022
We need your feedback!
It takes just 5 minutes of your time to help us make the 2023 festival a reality! Closes 31st October 2022 We're only 2 years old, have no cash reserves and need to ask our funders for £££ to deliver.... Read More
September 12, 2022
Festival will be going ahead in honour of our late Queen
Planet Purbeck wishes to offer the Royal Family its sincere condolences on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.  During our upcoming festival, Planet Purbeck will honour our late Queen by asking all event hosts to hold a minute’s.... Read More
June 27, 2022
SPECIAL EVENT! Energy Security in Dorset - Thurs July 14th 7:00-8:30 pm (online event)
Sign up here: Event Registration  Exploring the opportunities and challenges for energy security and net zero The format will be informal and conversational with plenty of time for questions. We guarantee a very lively debate! Guest speakers are experts in the field of energy generation, energy security, climate change and how we.... Read More
February 10, 2022
Hedging our bets - investing in nature
Hedgerows are important because they provide vital corridors for our wildlife. Many species rely on hedgerows for shelter and food. Protecting our hedgerows and strategically laying more of them will directly benefit the preservation of wildlife in Purbeck. We want.... 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 using our.... 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 ever.... 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
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
January 18, 2022
WILLIAM SPICER
WILLIAM SPICER    THE VETERANS’ FORGE Walking into Will Spicer’s barn-sized forge is a revelation. His tools and techniques are not just a blast from the past, they’re a testament to how to build a future. Will arrived in Purbeck after.... Read More
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