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Reflections on village achievements

This website was created as the result of the Parish Plan development in 2010. Maureen Lock reflects on other outcomes from the plan. One of the recommendations of the Parish Plan which was compiled following extensive public consultations was to improve the ”Street Scene” of the High Street. The Parish Council looked at ideas to cover the unusable seat opposite the Town Hall. After much research and advice the decision was made and in 2015 the shelter was erected.

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Milborne Port Climate and Nature Action

 climate emergency logoClimate change is an emergency which demands an emergency response - from each of us

The climate is changing at an unprecedented rate because of the impact of human activity on Earth - 170 times faster than it has changed with natural forces alone. The world has certainly been hotter before now but this exceptionally rapid change is dangerous because the high rate of global warming can overwhelm the ability of many marine and land species to adapt to it and we depend on the natural world which we take too much for granted for the air we breathe, clean water, suitable conditions for growing the food we eat, pollination of most of our foods as well as the plants that underpin the ecosystems that support us, for many raw materials, for the breakdown and recycling of all organic waste matter, flood alleviation and so on. For our lives.

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WI hold socially distanced committee meeting

WI logoWe had our first committee meeting since Lockdown early in July.  It was in the open air and we were all socially distanced, of course.   It was good to see people again, the downside was we had to shout to make ourselves heard at times, especially above the noise of the traffic etc.   We couldn't discuss past meetings and activities as obviously none had taken place and we couldn't make any firm plans for the future as that is still unknown!

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Friends of Milborne Port Library (FOMPL 2020) - August 2020

hullabaloo blueOur lovely librarians at Milborne Port Library have asked us to share the following with you: I am happy to send your Draw with Rob pack from HarperCollins! If you want to share the pack with anyone else could you please direct them to the Chatterbooks resources page: https://readingagency.org.uk/resources/4497/.

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