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Promoting environmental careers

This week some of the UHP team went along to the Thomas Hardye School Careers Fair alongside many other organisations, companies, and further education providers. Year 11 students and the Sixth Form were given the opportunity to browse the stands and find out about...

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Canford Park SANG tour

Last week the UHP team took a trip to Canford Park SANG along with some of our partners. We were given a guided tour of Phase 2 of the Suitable Alternative Natural Greenspace which has recently opened. This extends the existing area, meaning more space for...

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Waggy tails at Wareham Forest!

Dorset Dogs had a beautiful morning for their pit stop at Wareham Forest, much-loved by local dog owners and doggy visitors to Dorset too. They joined Forestry England for an information pop-up along with the Rural Crime Team and Firewise UK. They met lots of happy...

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Giant sand lizard seen in Purbeck!

A giant sand lizard has been seen firstly, in a field near Creech, and now on the side of Corfe Castle's hill. But don't fear, this sand lizard is no monster, but rather an incredible art installation by local artist Eilidh Middleton, and created in conjunction...

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The Purbeck Sand Lizard by artist Eilidh Middleton

Free fun library sessions this summer!

The UHP education team is running free library sessions for kids this summer. With crafts and games for all ages, there’s plenty to keep them busy during the holidays. So why not pop along to the sessions below. Monday 7th August – Corfe Mullen 10:30-12:00. Tuesday...

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Heath Week is back!

Heath Week is a week of events celebrating our amazing and precious heathlands across the region, from 24 to 30 July. This is the 3rd year we’ve teamed up with partners and colleagues to create a series of both virtual and live events. From wildlife walks and...

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