Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and the Jurassic Coast team have pulled together a series of short downloadable walks to help people explore Dorset’s coast and countryside.
April 7 is National Walk to Work Day. Introduced to encourage people to be mindful of their health and their carbon footprint.
New figures show that solar energy systems installed by Dorset County Council between 2012-2015 have delivered £77,500 in savings. The 14 systems (including County Hall) installed over this period have made carbon savings equivalent to taking 2,000 cars off the road.
Local residents and businesses are being invited to join discussions on future development in the district of Purbeck.
Last year, the Dorset Waste Partnership (DWP) removed bring banks across Dorset for materials that can now be recycled at the kerbside, such as glass, paper, cans and plastics.
An update to avian influenza (bird flu) controls that have been in place across the country since December.
Do you support the idea of art installations on Highcliffe Beach? Would you like to see a boardwalk installed? Christchurch Borough Council has launched an innovative new website ‘Christchurch Coastal Connections’ to help you quickly and conveniently join the conversation and give your feedback. The website, www.christchurchyoursay.co.uk, is a brand new site which encourages residents… Read more Have your say on coastal projects in Christchurch
There is still time to submit questions for a session taking place on Thursday 16 March at the Purbeck School, Wareham.
Local residents are asked to give their views on possible new locations for future waste and recycling facilities in the Blandford and Purbeck area.
Beef from one of Dorset County Council’s most entrepreneurial tenants is from this month going on sale in the Durlston Country Park restaurant.
The Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) team is celebrating £320,000 Lottery funding for a project that helps people with dementia to improve their health and wellbeing through nature.
A Dorset resident was recently issued a fixed penalty notice after their waste was fly-tipped, despite the fact that they didn’t dump the rubbish themselves.
A question and answer session is to take place on 16 March on the partial review of the Purbeck Local Plan. This will be held at The Purbeck School.
The Dorset Waste Partnership (DWP) is continuing to help residents recycle more, while delivering a great service and saving money for local councils.
Families in the Littlemoor area of Weymouth are being invited to adopt a fruit tree as part of a new community orchard project.
People who drop litter including cigarette ends in Weymouth and Portland in January will face £75 fines.
A school was recently presented with a special prize and cookery equipment when one of their pupils won a competition with a difference. The Dorset Waste Partnership (DWP) asked children aged 7-11 years from seven Dorset schools to trial a new, free competition with fantastic prizes. The idea was simple. Each child was challenged to… Read more Dorset Waste Partnership looks to schools to cook up Christmas treats
International volunteering day is raising the profile of the benefits of volunteering. And here in Dorset lots of organisations are looking for volunteers to help local people.
People are being asked to stay away from a section of sea wall in Swanage damaged by Storm Angus.
Students from Beaucroft Foundation School in Colehill donned their high-vis vests and gardening gloves, and came to help improve a section of their weekly walk into town. Allenview car park’s flower bed was in need of some TLC, and with the help of Knoll Gardens a new… Read more Students Lend Their Green Fingered Helping Hands