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Organic September – Organic September is a month-long campaign to raise awareness of the many benefits of organic food and farming
National Heritage Days - it's your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences – all of which are FREE to explore.
Save your waste and help good causes!
IMPORTANT: THE VENUE IS UNABLE TO TAKE ITEMS IN ADVANCE.
If you wish to please wear a mask and use the sanitiser.
Only items listed below can be taken, please have your donations pre-sorted.
International day for the Preservation of the Ozone layer – The ozone layer, a fragile shield of gas, protects the Earth from the harmful portion of the rays of the sun, thus helping preserve life on the planet.
Planet Purbeck Festival - Our aim is to bring everyone together, to have fun, celebrate our local environment and engage with local green sustainability projects.
Great British Beach Clean
The Great British Beach Clean is a week-long citizen science event, where hundreds of beach cleans take place up and down the UK. Litter data collected drives our conservation work and also feeds into the International Coastal Clean-up (ICC)
One of Planet Wimborne’s affiliated groups is St John’s Church, where a whole crowd of children from Wimborne had great fun this summer taking part in the church’s annual holiday club, ‘KidsVenture’. This year’s theme focussed on the Christian idea of real transformation that can be found through God – including the need for things to change for the better in the way we care for our planet.
Dorset Council has issued an update on the development of the local plan, following a Cabinet Meeting on Tuesday 26th July 2022. You can see the update here: Dorset Council Local Plan – Cabinet update
This update is particularly relevant to the Dorset Deserves Better Campaign and is the first information received from the council for many months. You can find the latest information on the DDB campaign here: Dorset Deserves Better
Planet Wimborne is asking for shops and businesses to take part in the Global Goals trail as part of the Wimborne Green Festival (15th - 22nd October 2022).
Families visiting Wimborne over the week of the Green Festival, can wander around the town to search out the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals in shop and business windows. Once they have found all 17 Goals, they can enter a prize draw to win sustainably themed prizes!