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Health Injustice of Planned Waste Incinerator by Canford Heath A recent chance sighting of a BCP notice on a lamppost of a revised planning application for a waste incinerator, led to a resident informing those affected in the local community Facebook groups of Bearwood, Merley and Canford Heath. MVV Environment Ltd....
The world is at a turning point because of the growing urgency of environmental action and the developing climatic challenges. The "Fridays for Future" campaign, spearheaded mostly by young activists who passionately support global climate justice, has grown into a powerful force at this crucial moment . With the increasing...
New signs and art installations at Friars Cliff, and across Steamer Point Nature Reserve, will reveal Christchurch’s natural qualities and important historical contributions to national defence. Funded through local development contributions, works to introduce the new installations, as well as upgrades to existing signage, will take place on 26 and...
Dorset Climate Action Network (Dorset CAN), a charity instigating measures to address the climate and ecological crisis, has recently welcomed funding for the Great Big Dorset Hedge project from Dorset CPRE, the local branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (The Countryside Charity).    Dorset CPRE has recognised that the...
In a reply to the BBC report that “Perenco UK pledges no repeat” of the oil spillage in Poole Harbour, local activists from Extinction Rebellion say the only way for Perenco to honour this pledge is to stop oil extraction in Poole Harbour now. Extinction Rebellion groups from Bournemouth-Christchurch-Poole (XR BCP), Wimborne,...
The world is at a turning point because of the growing urgency of environmental action and the developing climatic challenges. The "Fridays for Future" campaign, spearheaded mostly by young activists who passionately support global climate justice, has grown into a powerful force at this crucial moment . With the increasing...
As the one-year anniversary of the oil spill at Poole Harbour approaches, two reports have been published that look at the incident, the clean-up operation, and the local impacts of the spill. A report into the incident, undertaken by consultants Hatch, and commissioned by Dorset Council and BCP Council on...
As we enter 2024, Extinction Rebellion (XR) in the UK has embarked on a bold journey, marking a critical phase in the fight against climate change . Underpinned by a strategy of mass mobilisation and public engagement, XR aims to reshape the conversation and action around climate and ecological...
Members of Extinction Rebellion Wimborne staged a colourful protest at the gates of St Giles House in Wimborne St Giles, the seat of the Earl of Shaftesbury, on Monday 18th March, the St Patrick’s Day Bank Holiday in Northern Ireland. “We want to raise awareness of the Earl of Shaftesbury’s...
Five towns and villages have the approval to proceed with the introduction of 20mph zones or speed limits. The town/parish councils for Langton Matravers, Bridport, Wimborne, Pimperne and Winfrith successfully applied to Dorset Council in 2023 for the new limits and zones. Residents gave their comments, support, or objections to the...