Home to Resurgence Dorset - an active group of greenloving folk who meet monthly for inspiring talks on environmental and social justice issues at Blandford Town Museum, in the historic Georgian market town of Blandford on the banks of the River Stour. Blandford Stour Weir Image thanks to Chris Parker…
Bournemouth is a Fairtrade Town, and the Council have endorsed the Earth Charter supporting environmental protection and human rights.This coastal resort has an active Transition movement. Find out more about organisations and events in this area and connect with our Sustainability Champions.
The vibrant market town has many active social enterprises and a thriving local food economy. Bridport was the first place in Dorset to host a SOUP event.
Christchurch is a registered Fairtrade Town working with schools, businesses, faith groups and in the community to promote the awareness and understanding of the role Fairtrade plays in a more sustainable future. Find out more about organisations and events in this area and connect with our Sustainability Champions.
The county town of Dorset, Dorchester hosts a thriving Transition group, which has a community farm on the outskirts of Poundbury, two community orchards and the beginnings of a community woodland.
The greenest county in the land, home to a great number of flourishing, enterprising and sustainable initiatives.
Turn Lyme Green promotes sustainable living in Lyme Regis, engaging the community in environmental issues.
Poole is the world's first Sustainable Fish City and is a newly established Fairtrade town. It has many active Transition projects, including a community orchard and food coop.
The limestone Isle of Portland reached via the Chesil Beach causeway is home to the Transition Town of Weymouth and Portland.
Home to the Purbeck Environment Action Team (PEAT) advocates of sustainable food production, renewable energy and living lightly.
Shaftesbury, famous for that view from Gold Hill, situated in the Blackmore Vale has been a Fairtrade town since 2008, and is home the to the Threshold Centre a cohousing community and sustainable education centre. Find out more about organisations and events in this area and connect with our Sustainability…
Sturminster Newton - a Transition Town in the Blackmore Vale is home to Dorset Energised and Energise Stur Valley. Sturminster Mill image thanks to Dave_S flickr. Find out more about organisations and events in this area and connect with our Sustainability Champions.
Swanage a coastal town on the Isle of Purbeck is a stunning location with a Blue Flag beach and impressive chalk cliffs. It is an ideal place to begin exploring the Jurassic Coast.
Weymouth on the fossil-rich Jurassic Coast is home to Tumbledown Farm and the Weymouth and Portland Transition Town. Weymouth Harbour Image thanks to Julian Walker flickr
Wimborne Minster market town is home to the East Dorset Heritage Trust, an environmental education charity. Find out more about organisations and events in this area and connect with our Sustainability Champions.
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