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Cost of living: What can I do
and save the planet too?

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  • Planting Trees to make ANOTHER woodland!
    Sat, 25 Mar
    Lower Coombe Farm
    25 Mar, 10:00
    Lower Coombe Farm, Donhead St Mary, Shaftesbury SP7 9LY, UK
    Join this last community planting day of the season, help to make a new wood. We're making good progress, planting trees to fight climate change. Families with young children are welcome.
  • Hedgehog Extravaganza!!
    Sat, 25 Mar
    Wareham Town Hall
    25 Mar, 10:00 – 14:00
    Wareham Town Hall, East St, Wareham BH20 4NS, UK
    Everything hedgehogs at this event raising funds to establish Dorset's first specialist hedgehog hospital. Local crafts: Hedgehog, Bird & bug homes. Hog signs. Raffle & lucky dip. Original artworks. Colin Varndell wildlife photos. Easter goodies & fun! Cakes & drinks. Colouring area. & More!
  • Earth Hour
    Sat, 25 Mar
    Location is TBD
    25 Mar, 20:00
    Location is TBD
    Every year, at 8:30 pm on the last Saturday of March, millions of people across the world show their support for our planet, raising awareness of nature loss and climate change. What will you do?
  • Mend, Save, Love at the Vintage & Eco Market
    Sun, 02 Apr
    Shaftesbury Town Hall
    02 Apr, 10:00 – 16:00
    Shaftesbury Town Hall, High Street Shaftesbury Dorset SP7 8LY
    At the Town Hall on the first Sunday of the month. Variety of stalls, interesting food. Market & Repair cafe 10am-4pm.
  • Planet Shaftesbury monthly meeting
    Thu, 20 Apr
    Shaftesbury Town Hall
    20 Apr, 19:30
    Shaftesbury Town Hall, 21 High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8JE, UK
    April's monthly meeting, the day before 'The Big One' (national protest about the shortfall in effective response to global challenges) and an opportunity to review our local activities as we approach Great Big Green Week and move into the summer. Open to all. Free admission.
  • 100,000 people at the Houses of Parliament
    Fri, 21 Apr
    Houses of Parliament
    21 Apr, 11:00 – 24 Apr, 17:00
    Houses of Parliament, London SW1A 0AA, UK
    Impossible to ignore. The climate, nature and humanity face disaster. We know it’s time to act. Do you trust politicians to do the right thing for us? For the planet? Join The Big One: 100,000 people holding them to account.
  • Earth Day
    Sat, 22 Apr
    Location is TBD
    22 Apr, 09:00
    Location is TBD
    22nd April is Earth Day, marked by environmentalists world-wide since 1970.
  • Shaftesbury School - Future Series
    Wed, 10 May
    Shaftesbury School
    10 May, 08:30 – 16:00
    Shaftesbury School, Shaftesbury SP7 8NP, UK
    The Future of Fashion. Two half days of talks and workshops for pupils from local schools: primary in the morning, secondary in the afternoon. Planet Shaftesbury may be offering volunteer support.
  • Great Big Green Week
    Sat, 10 Jun
    Location is TBD
    10 Jun, 10:00 – 18 Jun, 21:00
    Location is TBD
    We're aiming to have many events across the Shaftesbury area during this national week that celebrates community action to protect climate and nature. Planning is under way and you can join in - see details below.
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