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  • A helping hand for communities in 2021

    This year, we supported organisations and charities across Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire, Bath and Bristol.

  • 10 tips for a better bedtime

    Dragging yourself out of bed can sometimes feel like an impossible task – especially if you’re already not a great sleeper.

  • 6 ways to reduce your waste at Christmas

    In the UK, we produce 30% more waste over the Christmas period than we do during the rest of the year, but by becoming more waste-conscious we can start reducing this number.

  • 3 ways to reduce climate impact impact of your water usage

    As the climate change conference unfolds, I’m trying to remain optimistic that world leaders will strike deals that will help protect people and our precious planet.

  • How we’re adapting to the impacts of climate change

    COP26 is here and as conversations about reducing emissions take place between world leaders for the next few days, there is another topic that is increasing in importance: adaptation.

  • What is it like to be an apprentice at Wessex Water?

    We recently caught up with Rising Star award winner Josh Gatton to learn a bit more about life as an apprentice at Wessex Water.

  • Creating a cleaner Dorset

    Based in Poole, Oceans to Earth was set up by environmentalists Jake Sculthorp and Rosie Bailey with the aim of preserving the natural beauty of our planet. We provided the pair with a grant from our Environment Fund to support a project to clean oceans and coastlines across Dorset.

  • A boost for bats in south Wiltshire

    Since the 1990’s Wiltshire Bat Group has been helping bat species to thrive across the county through a range of activities.

  • Enhancing outdoor learning in Bristol

    Located in the heart of the city, St Phillips Marsh Nursery School provides an essential green space for children to play and learn in Bristol. The nursery recently received funding from our Environment Fund to make improvements to its outdoor space.

  • Schools are buzzing to keep bees in Somerset

    Set up in August of 2018, Root Connections is a community interest company (CIC) that supports its local community through a range of initiatives. The CIC received a grant from our Environment Fund to help carry out a beekeeping project at Manor Farm in Stratton-on-the-Fosse.

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