Funding Award Received

Fantastic news – we’ve been awarded £1,500 from the Wessex Water Foundation via Dorset Community Foundation towards our community and visitor educational activities, including workshops to support a proposed community orchard, tree planting and fostering. All we need now are more volunteers to help us put our plans into action – could that be you?!  […]

Wareham Solar Streets Zoom meeting this Thursday evening

An online Zoom meeting for Wareham Solar Streets will take place this Thursday, 36th May at 7pm. You may have received or picked up a leaflet for this local initiative, that seeks to give residents of Wareham and surrounding villages a competitively priced solar panel installation. Thursdays Meeting is an opportunity to find out more about the […]

New recycling opportunities at local shops

Our ‘Rethinking Rubbish’ workstream volunteers have been working hard to find new local recycling opportunities for previously hard to recycle items. If you’ve been holding on to various items thinking, “surely there should be a way to recycle this,” then you may now find you can do so! We’re delighted to announce the following items […]

Purbeck Repair Café is in Wareham this Saturday 14th May!

The Purbeck Repair Café is in Wareham this Saturday 14th May, from 10am to 2pm, in Wareham Town Hall. Our focus this time is on simple sewing repairs such as visible mending, learning simple sewing techniques and repurposing old clothes to make something you’d like to wear again. Just bring an item and your ideas […]

Solar Streets are coming to Wareham!

The Solar Streets initiative will soon be launched in Wareham, enabling residents to get a competitive quote on a rooftop solar panel installation. Solar Streets work with groups like Sustainable Wareham to promote solar power in the community and then the design and installation is carried out by IDDEA, an accredited national installer. The scheme has been […]

Christmas Fair Success!

On Saturday 12th November Sustainable Wareham organised their first Christmas Fair in Wareham Town Hall and brought together a number of local community groups for a really successful event. Sustainable Wareham’s stand presented latest advice on where and how to recycle domestic waste, updates on Electric Vehicle charge points for the town and general advice […]

Sustainable Wareham Half-Term Children’s Workshop and Stalls

Community Fun for all ages at Half-Term Wednesday, 27 October, 2021 10am-12.15pm at Stoborough Village Hall Come and join us at Sustainable Wareham’s first fundraising event, where there will be a children’s workshop as well as refreshments and cakes, bric-a-brac, pre-loved clothes (adults and children), toys, books and puzzles, and of course a raffle and our […]

Planet Purbeck Youth Group has launched!

Young people 11 years plus are welcome to join the new Planet Purbeck Youth Group, meeting Wednesdays 6-8pm at the Purbeck Youth Group & Community Foundation in Wareham. Email julia.galbenu@nationaltrust.org.uk with any enquiries.

Nature Tots starting at National Trust Studland Bay

By Charlie Stockley (engagement volunteer) Are you and your family interested in connecting with nature? Join us at Nature Tots, which is a fun and creative way for you and your children to connect with your local environment. We are offering a range of fun and interactive nature-based activities for you and your little ones.  […]

Wanda the Waste Warrior Fish to visit Wareham?

Wanda the waste warrior fish

The 6-metre-long fish sculpture which landed in Poole in April to highlight the problem of ocean plastic pollution now has a name. Of 240 suggestions submitted, ‘Wanda the Waste Warrior Fish’ was the overwhelming favourite. Wanda will soon be travelling on around the Bournemouth Christchurch Poole area to highlight the harm caused by marine plastic […]