Category Archives: Green Living

Pupils at St Osmund’s School in Dorchester have unveiled new, secure cycle storage facilities.
 The new bike shelters will encourage more students and staff to cycle to school and is part of a project by charity Sustrans.

Sustrans is working with schools, students and parents to persuade them to choose two wheels for the school run.

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Dorchester-based environmental group Dorset Energized has gone nationwide after three years of continuous progress with its renewable energy website.

Let’s Get Energized is a new national renewable energy communication hub that will have increased appeal for anyone interested in food, gardening and wildlife, and who wants to know more about green energy.

Let’s Get Energized is an...

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If you are environmentally aware and would like to meet like-minded people in Dorchester, then Green Drinks is for you!

This international green social networking phenomenon offers a chance for people who are interested in environmental issues to meet socially for a drink and a chat.

Started in London in 1989, Green Drinks events are now held...

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It’s amazing what citizens can do when they get together, whether it is to make an event happen or to respond to a concern they share. Frack-Free Dorset is one such local example.

Oil companies have been issued with new licences that, subject to county council planning permission, give them the right to explore and develop...

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Transition Town Dorchester is one of well over a thousand Transition Town initiatives that have sprung up all over the world in the last few years.

So what is a Transition Town? These communities have started up projects in areas such as food, transport, energy, education, housing, and waste...

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Eco-homes in and around Dorchester will be open to visitors again this year, and this time homes in the Bridport area will be open, too. Altogether there will be 19 eco-homes available to visit. They are opening up to demonstrate how homes can be more comfortable, cheaper to run, and greener at the same time.

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