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Blandford Forum Transition Town & dt11 Green Group Blandford Forum
A small transition towns group has now formed in Blandford - and we have met a few times - building on the work of the long established dt11 (local...
Bridport Environment Group
Promote sustainable practice in Bridport area. Initiate and support environmental projects. Protect and enhance local natural and built environment....
Bridport Renewable Energy Group Dorset
- To promote awareness of climate change and encourage use of renewable energy. - To act as a resource for information relating to renewable energy...
Bridport TLC Dorset
- To find sustainable solutions to waste, energy and natural resources by working in partnership with LA's, schools, businesses and community...
BTCV (Dorset) Dorset
To create a more sustainable future by inspiring people and improving places.
Campaign to Protect Rural England (Dorset Branch) Dorset
Dorset CPRE is a charity that works to protect the environment, to promote the conservation of the countryside, villages and towns from threats of...
Child Okeford Sustainability Initative
The Child Okeford Sustainability Initiative comprises people living in Child Okeford and Farrington who areconcerned that the twin threats of...
Christchurch Energy & Environment Advice Centre Dorset
To promote environmental awareness and energy conservation in the house.
Churches Together in Dorset Dorchester
To facilitate common witness by the churches as they: 1. proclaim the gospel. 2. teach, baptise, nurture new believers. 3. respond to human need...
Common Ground Shaftesbury
Common Ground links nature & culture working to inspire, inform & involve people in learning about and taking more responsibility for their...
Compassionate Dorset
Compassionate Dorset is a voluntary animal welfare group promoting compassionate living throughout our county. Our aim is to improve farm animal...
Creative Dynamo Network Dorset
Inspiring community learning through recycling and renewable 'ecotainment' road shows
Dorset Cohousing Group (DORSCOH)
We aim to create a co-housing community of 20-50 units in the Bridport - Weymouth area, with a diversity of age, income and household size. We want...
Dorset Community Renewables Dorset
To maximise the generation of electricity and heat from renewable Dorset resources by providing free advice, consultancy, project development and...
Dorset Coppice Group Dorset
To raise the public awareness of the valuable tradition of coppicing by highlighting the link between the use of locally produced wood products and...
Dorset Cyclists Network Wareham
To promote cycling and represent the interests of cyclists in Bournemouth, Poole and the County of Dorset. 
Dorset Energized
 Our mission is to get Dorset Energized by connecting YOU with renewable energy.
Dorset Low Impact Policy Group Bridport, Dorset
To promote the idea of a introducing a low impact development planning policy into the Local Development Framework, and thereby help aspiring...
Frack-Free Dorset
Community group based in Dorset who want to protect the Dorset environment from Fracking.
Friends of the Earth (East Dorset) Dorset
Campaigning organization working on local, national and global environmental issues.
Friends of the Earth (South Dorset) Weymouth
Campaigning organisation concerning the environment - we work at a national level with a lot of other organisations.
Friends of the Earth (West Dorset)
To support the aims of Friends of the Earth and campaign on environmental issues, especially as they affect West Dorset and adjacent areas.
Heart of Dorset Environment Group Ansty
The group covers the Hilton Parish, encompassing Ansty, Hilton and Melcombe Bingham. As well as advising the community on green energy and monitoring...
Hilfield Community Dorchester
To nature and share the Franciscan values of peace, justice and the intergrity of creation, as a resource for all who are inspired by St Francis and...
Iwerne Valley Climate Change Forum
LETS North Dorset (Local Exchange Trading System) Gillingham
To provide a means of exchanging goods & services without cash at a grass roots level; an alternative economy.
LETS SW Dorset (Local Exchange & Trading System) Bridport
To promote local trade through a currency based on friendship and available to all.
LETSystem, Dorchester & South Dorset (Local Exchange Trading System) Dorchester, Dorset
The project is providing a way for people to trade goods, skills and services with each other by means of a simple bartering system where members can...
Long Crichel Garden Dorset
Growing organic vegetables to Soil Association standards in order to provide seasonal veg & fruit to the local community via veg boxes, farmers...
Magdalen Project Somerset
To provide an inspirational exploration of sustainability, organic food production and ecological land management. Here a diverse range of managed...
Purbeck Environmental Action Team (PEAT) Dorset
PEAT aims to: (1) Raise public awareness and understanding about sustainability (2) Support or initiate projects which demonstrate sustainability...
Purbeck Fairtrade Network WAREHAM
To support and promote Fairtrade in Purbeck. Objectives: - to plan and co-ordinate activities during Fairtrade Fortnight - to increase awareness of...
South Wessex Waste Minimisation Group (SWWMG) Dorset
The South West Waste Minimisation Group was establish to develop and promote the use of the best practical techniques for the profitable and economic...
Sustrans (West Dorset) Dorchester
Sustainable Transport. National cycle Network.
Thorncombe Transition Village Dorset
Coming together as a community, we can address the two great issues of our time: a changing climate and declining oil production. Our aim is to find...
Transition BH
On the 11th of December 2008, 24 people in a pub in Parkstone met and agreed to form a Transition Towns “Temporary Initiating Hub.” This...
Transition Town Bridport
Our mission is to generate a sustainable lifestyle in Bridport and the surrounding region by becoming as self-sufficient as possible, whilst...
Transition Town Christchurch
The challenges presented to us today by global warming and diminishing oil and gas supplies (peak oil) are great. However, this time also brings a...
Transition Town Dorchester
 It’s simple, by working together, we can create a more sustainable future.Transition Town Dorchester is a project set up to bring people...
Transition Town Shaftesbury
Transition Town Sherborne
Transition Sherborne Area (a transition town in West Dorset) is positively committed to tackling the twin challenges of climate change and fossil...
Transition Town Sturminster Sturminster Newton
Transition Town Sturminster Newton is something you will hear regularly over the coming year as we raise awareness within the town of what it is to...
Transition Town Wimborne
First meeting held 9th July 2009
Turn Lyme Green
Turn Lyme Green promotes sustainable living in Lyme Regis.  Set up in 2007, we engage the community in environmental issues.  We...
Wessex Organic Movement (WORM) Dorset
To raise awareness about organic food and farming and create links between local consumers and producers.
West Dorset Pro Wind
Our first aim is to provide accurate information about wind energy and the 3 current wind farm proposals. Our second aim is to encourage everyone...
Weymouth and Portland Transition Town
We are the people around Weymouth and Portland who are inspired by the vision of Transition Town – An orderly transformation of our locality...
Weymouth Environmental Action Centre (WEAC) Weymouth.
The Weymouth Energy Advice Centre (WEAC) is run by a small team of volunteers,  who staff a stand in Weymouth Library two half days a week. We...
Worth Community Property Trust Swanage
We are a not for profit organisation for the benefit of the community of the parish of Worth Matravers. Our vision is the regeneration of Worth...