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Canford Heath set alight again

Unfortunately, Canford Heath was the scene of another devastating heath fire yesterday afternoon. Thanks to the swift action of Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service, the fire was brought under control and extinguished after two hours. Although it wasn't as...

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We’re recruiting!

The Urban Heaths Partnership is looking for an education officer to join the team. This post is an exciting opportunity for someone who is dedicated to environmental education and has a passion to enthuse others. You will be working within a small team representing...

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Education officer role

UHP team manager at national conference

Paul Attwell, the Urban Heaths Partnership team manager, was at the 12th National Heathland Conference in Suffolk yesterday where he talked about the wildfire reduction work we've been doing. It was a really interesting and productive day and an opportunity to meet...

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Paul Attwell at Heathland Conference Suffolk

Victoria Pendleton CBE supports launch of campaign

Working with our partners, today sees the return of our #Operation Heathland Campaign and we’re asking for your help. This year we have celebrity support and are asking everyone to create and share their own photos and video clips across social media to say why our...

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Victoria Pendleton holding an Operation Heathland hashtag

UHP welcomes two seasonal wardens to the team

Two enthusiastic seasonal wardens have joined the UHP team for the summer, Sally Pegg and Phil O’Keefe. They’ll be working on behalf of Dorset Council, wardening, monitoring and engaging with the public. Say hello if you meet them out and about. Sally has a...

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Seasonal wardens for summer 2022